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AJ Rose Named MVP of the TaxSlayer Gator Bowl

AJ Rose
UK Athletics

AJ Rose closed his Kentucky career in a big way Saturday with a 23-21 win vs. North Carolina State in the TaxSlayer Gator Bowl.

The UK senior running back carried the ball 12 times for a career-high 148 yards on his way to being named Kentucky’s MVP of the TaxSlayer Gator Bowl.

Collectively, Kentucky totaled 248 yards rushing as a team to win the program’s third straight bowl game under Mark Stoops.

Stoops is now 3-2 in bowl games under Mark Stoops, with wins in the VRBO Citrus Bowl, Belk Bowl, and TaxSlayer Gator Bowl.

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