Top-ranked Alabama steamrolls Kentucky

Top-ranked Alabama scored 56 unanswered points and coasted to a 63-3 win over short-handed Kentucky on Saturday afternoon in Tuscaloosa, Ala.Mac Jones threw for 230 yards and two touchdown passes before being replaced in the third quarter with the outcome not in doubt, and DeVonta Smith caught two touchdowns as part of nine catches for 144 yards.Smith set the SEC record for most touchdown catches in a career with Nos. 32 and 33. Former Crimson Tide receiver Amari Cooper (2012-14) and Florida’s Chris Doering (1992-95) held the old mark of 31.Running back Najee Harris added 83 rushing yards and a pair of scores. The Crimson Tide (7-0, 7-0 SEC) have scored 35 or more points in 20 straight games, the longest streak in major college football history.Alabama, playing its first game in three weeks, has 96 straight wins over unranked teams, 30 straight wins over SEC East opponents and seven in a row against the Wildcats, and is 38-2-1 all-time against Kentucky.Freshman Bryce Jones came off the bench to throw his first career college touchdown pass, zipping the ball into a tight space to Smith for an 18-yard scoring play with 1:42 to go in the third quarter.Roydell Williams, Jase McClellan and Brian Robinson Jr. added rushing touchdowns for the Tide. Alabama racked up 509 yards of total offense, with McClellan leading the ground attack with 99 yards on 10 carries.

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