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Wildcats win Governor’s Cup, 1997

Posted on November 25, 2017 | in Uncategorized | by

University of Kentucky lineman John Schlarman, left, and Dele Ali carried the Governor’s Cup trophy off the field at Commonwealth Stadium on Aug. 30, 1997, after defeating Louisville, 38-24. The Wildcats won under new coach Hal Mumme with sophomore quarterback Tim Couch leading the “Air Raid” offense. This year’s in-state rivalry kicks off at noon at Kroger Field in Lexington. Kentucky leads the series, 15-14. Photo by David Perry | Staff

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