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Kentucky routs rival Louisville 52-21; Levis runs for 4 TDs

The Wildcats earned their fourth rivalry win in five meetings
Credit: AP
Kentucky quarterback Will Levis (7) signals to the crowd as he crosses the goal line during the first half of an NCAA college football game against Louisville in Louisville, Ky., Saturday, Nov. 27, 2021. (AP Photo/Timothy D. Easley)

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Will Levis rushed for career highs of four touchdowns and 113 yards, and Kentucky scored on its first four possessions to cruise past rival Louisville 52-21 and win the Governor’s Cup for the third consecutive time. 

Big contributions by his feet and arm helped the Wildcats’ junior quarterback outgain Louisville by himself (195-144) by halftime. 

Levis rushed for TDs of 29 and 7 yards on their first two possessions, then followed Matt Ruffolo’s 43-yard field goal with a 5-yard score and 1-yard TD.

The Wildcats earned their fourth rivalry win in five meetings.

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