Kentucky took a nice step forward and could improve again, but will Mark Stoops' Wildcats be less overwhelmed by good opponents this time around?
Chapter Seven of the preview series focuses on the defensive backs, but it begins with push-back against their perceived performance last season.
Looking at the roster make-up for next season, as well as speculating on the size of the 2015 signing class.
Kentucky plays a decent bend-don't-break defense, but if Missouri can run the ball well, the Tigers might be able to avoid passing downs and awkward down-and-distance situations.
Let's go over some reasons as to why the defense has improved this year. Then let's look at the future offenses UK will face.
While Commonwealth Stadium is fitted for the Air Raid sirens to get all the work, the bells on third down are the ones getting worn out.