It’s a rarity for a team from the Mid-American Conference to have a puncher’s chance against the biggest of the big on the football field. Granted, the Kentucky Wildcats may not be a national title contender, but they are an exceptionally talented team from the SEC, long believed the deepest and most tradition-rich football conference in the country. They are, however, fresh of a devastating loss to the Florida Gators and teams respond to losses in different ways. Will the Cats be slow out of the gate? Come out on fire to prove a point? One of those things is better than the other for the Eastern Michigan Eagles.
It will be a gorgeous day in Lexington, but don’t expect a raucous home crowd. This UK fanbase exerted all their energy last week, selling out Kroger Field in an era where sellouts are more rare than shutouts. If there ever was a time for a disciplined team with talent to at least get them in the conversation, EMU is that team.
Your pertinent information...
Kickoff time: 4:00PM
Television: SEC Network
Stream: WatchESPN app, pending cable provider
Weather: Sunny, 72°
Line: Kentucky -14.5
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