Spirits high among Kentucky Wildcats after big win in opener

NCAA Football: Tennessee-Martin at Kentucky

The Kentucky Wildcats made a statement with a convincing 59-14 victory over UT Martin in Saturday’s season opener, leaving the Cats feeling pretty good about themselves in the aftermath.

More than a few of the players took to Twitter Saturday night and Sunday morning to share their excitement with the fan base.

Offensive coordinator Neal Brown was more than pleased with his team’s 59-point effort, but he made sure to thank the fans after the game:

Quarterback Patrick Towles gave all the credit to his offensive line after dazzling in his first career start:

Veteran linebacker Khalid Henderson was pleased with the win, but was far from satisfied after one game, which should make a few UK fans happy:

Highly touted freshman defensive tackle Matt Elam gave a shout out to his fellow freshmen, calling out the future of the program after the rookies put their stamp on Saturday’s win:

Tailback Mikel Horton was simply grateful to have the opportunity to score two touchdowns against the Skyhawks:

And finally, defensive end Bud Dupree put the rest of the country on notice after a dominant performance by the defense:

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