3. Not sure how Kentucky did it, but …
Don’t try to figure out how the sausage was made.
The Wildcats were able to run well, they were able to come up with the key special teams plays, and they were able to not screw up.
Kentucky needed to win the time of possession battle – it did.
It needed to win the turnover battle. It was a +2.
It got outgained 410 yards to 297, and it didn’t matter.
This is a team that all year defied logic and reason. It managed to control games without always controlling the clock – the Wildcats converted just 3-of-14 third down tries.
It didn’t have much of a passing game, it struggled to put the game away, because of …