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Kentucky Wildcats Football Tickets

Kentucky Wildcats Football

College: University of Kentucky (Kentucky, UK)

Conference: Southeastern Conference

Stadium: Kroger Field (capacity 61,000)

Head Coach: Mark Stoops (2013-present)

2023 Season Record: 7-6

Legendary Alumni: George Blanda, Dermontti Dawson, Babe Parilli, Art Still

Fight Song: “On, On, U of K”, “Kentucky Fight”

National Championships: 1 claimed (1950)

Kentucky Wildcats Football

The Kentucky Wildcats gained their scrappy nickname in the early 1900s, after they won a game against the favored Illinois Fighting Illini in 1909 and were said to have fought “like wildcats.” The name stuck and so the Wildcats they remained. For many years, the team’s results were solid if unspectacular, hovering around .500 overall and leading to many mid-conference finishes. In 1950, however, the Wildcats finally broke through, not only winning the Southeastern Conference with a 11-1 record, but also claiming the Sugar Bowl with a 13-7 victory over the Oklahoma Sooners. The team followed up this success with a Cotton Bowl victory in the very next year. Following many more years of mediocrity, the Wildcats have emerged somewhat again in recent seasons, winning two Citrus Bowls and a Gator Bowl since 2018. 

How can I get cheap tickets to Kentucky Wildcats football games?

With a capacity of 61,000, it might seem like finding a ticket for a Kentucky Wildcats football game at Kroger Field would not be a problem, but the popularity of the team means that fans travel from all over Kentucky to attend games and partake in the festivities. This is what makes the atmosphere at Kentucky Wildcats football special, but it can render tickets hard to find. Our TicketX listings have all the cheapest tickets to Kentucky Wildcats football games. You can buy the cheapest Kentucky Wildcats tickets with the lowest commission fees from TicketX with just one click! Use our handy stadium seating chart to compare different seating options in terms of price and location. 

Kentucky Wildcats football rivalries

The Kentucky Wildcats have several big rivalries, particularly a state rivalry with the Louisville Cardinals, which doubles as a basketball rivalry. The two teams contest the Governor’s Cup when they meet. The Wildcats have also developed a heated conference rivalry with the Florida Gators since the early 1990s. Other rivalries of note include games against the Tennessee Volunteers, Indiana Hoosiers, and Vanderbilt Commodores. 

Are Kentucky Wildcats football games exciting?

Win or lose, the Kentucky Wildcats can always rely on the passionate support of their fans, who pack Kroger Field in their thousands, clad in blue and white, belting out “On, On, U of K” and “Kentucky Fight” along with the marching band to try to inspire their team. Tailgating parties around the stadium are extremely popular, with fans gathering to drink, grill, and catch up with old friends in the buildup to kickoff. Make sure you’re not the one who misses out; get your Kentucky Wildcats football tickets on TicketX today!


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