From the AP: Standing on the Kentucky sidelines following the worst quarter of football he’d ever experienced â€” the Wildcats falling behind No. 1 Florida 31-0 â€” the sophomore wide receiver let loose with the kind of verbal tirade normally reserved for coach Rich Brooks.
“I’ve never done that, I’ve felt like I’ve never had to do that,” Cobb said. “Something just came through to me and I felt like I had to say something.”
Cobb’s words may have come 15 minutes too late, but the message was clear: This cannot happen again.
“That’s just something you don’t want to be a part of,” he said. “You don’t want to be remembered as the team that got beat like that.”
The Wildcats (2-1, 0-1 Southeastern Conference) have a chance to atone on Saturday when they host No. 3 Alabama (4-0, 1-0), but know they can’t afford to continue falling behind early.
Kentucky’s woeful first quarter against the Gators â€” when 12 offensive snaps netted minus-1 yard of total offense â€” is nothing new. The Wildcats have been outscored 139-44 in the opening stanza since the start of the 2008 season. (read the entire AP report embedded in this post.)