University of Kentucky fans flip car, light fire after win over Florida

Couch thrown into fire on State Street

Fans of the University of Kentucky Wildcats football team flipped over a car and set furniture on fire in Lexington, Kentucky, while celebrating the team’s 26 to 16 win over the University of Florida Gators on Sept 10. (Daniel Hager/Kentucky Sports Radio via Storyful)

Fans of the University of Kentucky Wildcats football team flipped over a car and set furniture on fire in Lexington, Kentucky, while celebrating the team’s 26-16 win over the University of Florida Gators on Sept 10.

Videos recorded by Daniel Hager show fans overturning a car and throwing a couch into a fire on State Street, near the school’s campus, on Saturday.

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No injuries or arrests were reported, according to local news.

Local news reports said a local car dealership offered to help the student whose car was damaged in the celebrations.

The Wildcats, ranked No. 20, beat the Gators in Gainesville, marking Kentucky’s second consecutive win over No. 12 Florida.


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