Lynn Bowden Jr. Kentucky Offensive Superstar is Named SEC Offensive Player of the Week!

Congratulations Kentucky Offensive Superstar Lynn Bowden Jr. on being named SEC Offensive Player of the Week! Go Cats!

  • Rushed 22 times for a career-high 284 yards and career-high four touchdowns – breaking or tying six records in the process — in Kentucky’s 45-13 win over Louisville.
  • 284 yards broke the Southeastern Conference record for most rushing yards by a quarterback in a single game.
  • Set Governor’s Cup records for most rushing yards and most rushing touchdowns and was given the Howard Schnellenberger Award as the game’s Most Valuable Player.
  • Tied the school records for most touchdowns in a game and most rushing touchdowns in a game.
  • Averaged 12.9 yards per rushing attempt, third-best in SEC history (min. 20 attempts), highlighted by a career-long 60-yard touchdown run.
  • Broke the school record for most rushing yards in a season by a quarterback and became the ninth 1,000-yard rusher in school history.
  • 284 yards in one game is the third-most in the nation this season.
  • Already has been named National Player of the Week by the College Football Performance Awards.
  • Led UK’s offense that generated a school-record 517 rushing yards and set an SEC record with 12.9 yards per rushing attempt.
  • The erstwhile wide receiver has directed UK to a 5-2 record since moving to quarterback seven games ago.

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