Levis' 4 TDs help No. 8 Kentucky hold off Northern Illinois 31-23
Will Levis tied a career best with four touchdown passes, including critical scores of 70 and 40 yards to Barion Brown and Tayvion Robinson, respectively, after halftime, and No. 8 Kentucky held off Northern
After allowing the pesky Huskies a tying touchdown seconds before halftime, Levis put the Wildcats ahead 21-14 just 58 seconds into the third quarter by hitting Brown across the middle on third and 10.
Robinson's second TD catch made it 31-14, a cushion Kentucky needed to withstand NIU's rally to within a possession late in the game. Levis overcame five sacks. The Wildcats travel to Oxford, Mississippi to take on Ole Miss Saturday. Kickoff is at noon.