LEXINGTON, Ky. – University of Kentucky football head coach Joker Phillips has announced that sophomore quarterback Maxwell Smith and sophomore wide receiver Demarco Robinson have been named game captains for Kentucky’s home opener Saturday against Kent State at 7:30 p.m. ET.
Game captains are usually chosen on the basis of performance in the previous game. Smith had a solid first game for Kentucky, completing a career-high 35 completions to 11 different receivers for 280 yards and two touchdowns. The 35 completions against Louisville was only one off Tim Couch’s Governor Cup record.