Will Florida's streak continue against Kentucky? Yes - and here's why


UP NEXT: Florida returns home to take on Vanderbilt, looking to move to 3-0 in SEC play.

With less than 10 seconds to play, the Cats looked like the were in field goal range on a Benny Snell carry, but a holding call on the offensive line prevented what could've been a game-winning field goal. Austin MacGinnis' kick was straight, but fell short.

He has completed 9 of 13 passes for 100 yards and 2 lovely TDs so far.

Luke Del Rio, in relief of ineffective starter Feliepe Franks, threw a 5-yard touchdown pass to an uncovered Freddie Swain with 43 seconds remaining to give Florida a a 28-27 victory over Kentucky on Saturday night. The Wildcats led the SEC in stopping the run, allowing only 57 rushing yards per game. Just four games during the streak have been decided by five or fewer points, and only two of those have come since 1993.

Kentucky is intent on snapping Florida's long win streak over the Wildcats, and QB Stephen Johnson is putting on a show in the first half.

Florida did not lead until the final minute of the game, and they had to overcome a 27-14 deficit.

On fourth-and-3 out of timeout, Kentucky's defense left wide receiver Cleveland completely uncovered Tyrie Cleveland for a 45-yard touchdown pass that evened it up 14-14 with 3:16 to go before the half. The 50-yarder was the 58th in MacGinnis' career, breaking a school record.