Kentucky's Abney sets record for kick return TDs

Updated: October 25, 2003, 4:28 PM ET

LEXINGTON, Ky. -- Kentucky's Derek Abney tied the NCAA career record for kick return touchdowns with an 80-yard punt return in the third quarter in the Wildcats' 42-17 victory over Mississippi State on Saturday.

Abney, who broke or tied five NCAA and nine Southeastern Conference records for kick returns last season, has returned eight kicks for touchdowns -- six punts and two kickoffs -- in his career.

Abney tied the NCAA career record for total kick return touchdowns held by Cliff ...

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