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Kent State Golden Flashes
Freshman Jalen Whitlow passed for one touchdown and ran for another, Raymond Sanders rushed for a career-high 123 yards and a TD and Kentucky blew out Samford 34-3 Saturday night to end an eight-game losing streak.
The Wildcats (2-9) scored their highest point total since beating Kent State 47-14 on Sept. 8. Kentucky's skid led to the Nov. 4 firing of coach Joker Phillips, who will finish the season on Saturday at Tennessee.
Whitlow completed 10 of 13 passes for 66 yards and an 11-yard touchdown to senior wide receiver Gene McCaskill. He also rushed for a 20-yard touchdown and finished with 59 yards on seven carries.
Sanders rushed for a 14-yard touchdown that made it 24-3. Tristian Johnson followed with a 25-yard fumble return for a touchdown.
Kentucky, which scored on six of its first eight drives, outgained Samford 455-102 including 342 rushing compared to minus-2 for Samford.
Dyshawn Mobley rushed for 82 yards on 16 carries and Jonathan George added 76 on 17 attempts.
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LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) -- Freshman Jalen Whitlow passed for one touchdown and ran for another, Raymond Sanders rushed for a career-high 123 yards and a TD and Kentucky blew out Samford 34-3 Saturday night to end an eight-game losing streak.
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