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Chris Rodriguez Joins Elite Rushing Company in Kentucky History

Chris Rodriguez
UK Athletics

Chris Rodriguez joined elite company in Kentucky’s 27-17 win vs. Mississippi State at Kroger Field Saturday night.

The UK running back carried the ball 31 times for 197 yards rushing and two touchdowns, surpassing the 3,000-yard mark for his Kentucky career.

Rodriguez is the third player in Kentucky history to eclipse 3,000 career rushing yards, joining Sonny Collins, Moe Williams, and Benny Snell Jr.

Rodriguez now has 3,135 yards in his career, the fourth most in program history. He needs 198 yards to advance to third.

The performance was the 17th 100-yard rushing game of his career.


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