Kentucky is one of those SEC teams that seem like they might not ever get over the conference hump.
The Wildcats haven't seen the postseason in six years, but according to SEC Network analysts Jordan Rodgers and Clint Stoerner, this is the season they turn that corner. The pair has Kentucky taking conference showdowns with South Carolina, Mississippi State, Missouri, and pulling off a stunner at home against Georgia Nov. 5.
The Wildcats return nine starters on offense, but that doesn't include a good chunk of its production from last season in quarterback Patrick Towles, who transferred to Boston College this year in the wake of a dismal 5-7 finish that included dropping five in a row and six of their last seven.
The lone returning bright spot on offense is junior running back Stanley "Boom" Williams. Williams rushed for 855 yards and 6 touchdowns in 2015 and added another 511 yards as a return man. And to get anywhere near the 7-5 (4-4) predicted here, they're likely to need even more production out of Williams.
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