Streak drives UK, UT

Wildcats try to end 25 years of losing

KNOXVILLE - In many ways, including the competitiveness of the games, the gargantuan gap between the Tennessee and Kentucky football programs has narrowed in recent years.

But the winner and the loser haven't switched sides in a quarter century.

Kentucky topped Tennessee in a 17-12 stunner in 1984, but the Volunteers have since won every late-November clash with their Southeastern Conference foes to the north.

Right tackle Brad Durham, like many Kentucky seniors, has grown tired of walking around campus this week the past four or five years and hearing classmates say, "This is the year!"

But the past four or five years, along with the previous two decades, haven't produced that magical moment year.