Monday, October 31, 2016

UK Player Adrian Middleton Named SEC Defensive Lineman of the Week

Adrian Middleton, DT, Kentucky

  • Made four tackles, including a tackle for loss, in Kentucky's 35-21 win at Missouri.
  • His tackle for loss came at a key moment. o With UK leading 7-0, on a 3rd-and-1 play at the end of the first quarter, Middleton threw a Tiger back for a two-yard loss to force a punt.
  • UK took the punt and turned it into a touchdown drive, increasing the lead to 14-0.
  • The Kentucky defense opened the game by forcing six straight punts, enabling the Wildcats to build a 21-0 lead.
  • The UK defense limited Missouri to 4 of 15 on third-down conversions.

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