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Kentucky-Missouri football, 1968

Posted on October 29, 2016 | in Uncategorized | by
Kentucky's Dicky Lyons crossed the goal line in front of Missouri's Elmer Benhardt, scoring the winning touchdown, September  21, 1968 as the Wildcats defeated the Tigers 12-6 in Lexington. Thirty-four thousand sun-drenched fans witnessed the season opeing win at Stoll Field, however UK would finish the year 3-7, ending coach with Charlie Bradshaw's resignation. It would be 44 years later for the two teams to meet again, when Missouri joind the Southeastern Conference in 2012. UK and Mizzou will meet for the seventh time Saturday. Photo by Frank Anderson | Staff

Kentucky’s Dicky Lyons crossed the goal line in front of Missouri’s Elmer Benhardt, scoring the winning touchdown on Sept. 21, 1968, as the Wildcats defeated the Tigers 12-6 in Lexington. A crowd of 34,000 sun-drenched fans witnessed the season-opening win at Stoll Field. However, UK would finish the year 3-7, ending with coach Charlie Bradshaw’s resignation. It would be 44 before the two teams met again, when Missouri joined the Southeastern Conference in 2012. UK and Mizzou played for the seventh time ever in 2016, with the Cats coming out on top. Photo by Frank Anderson | Staff

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