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The Cats are preparing for the biggest game in college football this weekend

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All eyes will be on Kentucky Football this weekend as the Wildcats take on the Georgia Bulldogs in the biggest game of the weekend.

The 11th-ranked Wildcats will take on the newly crowned #1 team in the country in Georgia.

The Cats have to prepare for a Bulldogs defense that is unquestionably the best in the country. The Bulldogs enter the game allowing the fewest points in the country per game at 5.5 and the fewest offensive yards allowed at about 201 per game.

Kentucky has had success running the ball this season, but the Bulldogs are among the best in the country against the run, ranking fourth in rushing yards allowed at 64.2 ypg.

It’s a significant challenge ahead for a Kentucky team riding a wave of momentum following big-time home wins over Florida and LSU over the last two weeks. The Wildcats will have to execute a near-perfect gameplan to leave Athens with a win against the top team in the country, but Kentucky may be the stiffest challenge Georgia has faced this season, depending on how you view Arkansas.

Going in as a 22-point underdog, Kentucky’s odds aren’t great, but hardly anyone thought Texas A&M would beat Alabama last week either, so anything can happen. This week of practice will be key for Kentucky to shock the world and take down the Bulldogs.

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Headlines

Kirby Smart and UGA are preparing for Kentucky’s physicality - KSR

The Cats will bring the fight to Athens.

DeAndre Square says Kentucky will be ready for Georgia - Cats Pause

This team is focused.

Mark Stoops doesn’t have to leave to get a good coaching job - Herald Leader

He has one in Lexington.

Jon Gruden is out in Vegas - ESPN

The end of the Raiders-Gruden marriage is upon us.

Ben Simmons is in Philadelphia - Bleacher Report

Could the Sixers and Simmons work things out?

Urban Meyer should probably adjust his expectations - Yahoo

The Jaguars aren’t playing an FCS team anytime soon.

The Manning brothers will be back on MNF soon - CBS

They’ve been a great addition to Monday nights.