"I imagine, one day, the streak will be broken," Mullen said before the game.

That day finally came Saturday at Ben Hill Griffin Stadium as Kentucky ended the nation’s longest active losing streak in an annual series with a 27-16 upset of No. 25 UF.

Florida Gators head coach Dan Mullen watches the referees during the second quarter of the game. (Monica Herndon, Times)
Florida Gators head coach Dan Mullen watches the referees during the second quarter of the game. (Monica Herndon, Times)
Florida Gators head coach Dan Mullen gets ready to run out of the tunnel during the game. (Monica Herndon, Times)
Florida Gators head coach Dan Mullen gets ready to run out of the tunnel during the game. (Monica Herndon, Times)
Kentucky Wildcats running back Benny Snell Jr. (26) flies through the air during the second quarter of the game. (Monica Herndon, Times)
Kentucky Wildcats running back Benny Snell Jr. (26) flies through the air during the second quarter of the game. (Monica Herndon, Times)
Florida Gators tight end Moral Stephens (82) celebrates a second quarter touchdown with teammates. (Monica Herndon, Times)
Florida Gators tight end Moral Stephens (82) celebrates a second quarter touchdown with teammates. (Monica Herndon, Times)
Florida Gators place kicker Evan McPherson (19) celebrates an extra point during the second quarter of the game. (Monica Herndon, Times)
Florida Gators place kicker Evan McPherson (19) celebrates an extra point during the second quarter of the game. (Monica Herndon, Times)
Florida Gators quarterback Feleipe Franks (13) runs for a gain of 11 yards during the first quarter of the game. (Monica Herndon, Times)
Florida Gators quarterback Feleipe Franks (13) runs for a gain of 11 yards during the first quarter of the game. (Monica Herndon, Times)
Florida Gators quarterback Feleipe Franks (13) runs for a gain of 11 yards during the first quarter of the game. (Monica Herndon, Times)
Florida Gators quarterback Feleipe Franks (13) runs for a gain of 11 yards during the first quarter of the game. (Monica Herndon, Times)
Florida Gators defensive back Marco Wilson (3) gets hurt during the first quarter of the game. (Monica Herndon, Times)
Florida Gators defensive back Marco Wilson (3) gets hurt during the first quarter of the game. (Monica Herndon, Times)
Florida Gators tight end Moral Stephens (82) scores a second quarter touchdown. (Monica Herndon, Times)
Florida Gators tight end Moral Stephens (82) scores a second quarter touchdown. (Monica Herndon, Times)
Kentucky Wildcats wide receiver David Bouvier (33) scores a touchdown during the first quarter of the game. (Monica Herndon, Times)
Kentucky Wildcats wide receiver David Bouvier (33) scores a touchdown during the first quarter of the game. (Monica Herndon, Times)
Florida Gators quarterback Feleipe Franks (13) runs for a gain of 11 yards during the first quarter of the game. (Monica Herndon, Times)
Florida Gators quarterback Feleipe Franks (13) runs for a gain of 11 yards during the first quarter of the game. (Monica Herndon, Times)
Florida Gators defensive back Marco Wilson (3) leaves the game after getting hurt during the first quarter of the game (Monica Herndon, Times)
Florida Gators defensive back Marco Wilson (3) leaves the game after getting hurt during the first quarter of the game (Monica Herndon, Times)
Florida Gators running back Jordan Scarlett (25) carries for 30 yards during the first quarter of the game. (Monica Herndon, Times)
Florida Gators running back Jordan Scarlett (25) carries for 30 yards during the first quarter of the game. (Monica Herndon, Times)
Florida Gators quarterback Feleipe Franks (13) runs for a gain of 11 yards during the first quarter, (Monica Herndon, Times)
Florida Gators quarterback Feleipe Franks (13) runs for a gain of 11 yards during the first quarter, (Monica Herndon, Times)
Florida Gators wide receiver Josh Hammond (10) gets tackled by Kentucky Wildcats safety Jordan Griffin (3) during the first quarter of the game. (Monica Herndon, Times)
Florida Gators wide receiver Josh Hammond (10) gets tackled by Kentucky Wildcats safety Jordan Griffin (3) during the first quarter of the game. (Monica Herndon, Times)
Florida Gators head coach Dan Mullen talks with Florida Gators quarterback Feleipe Franks (13) during the first quarter. (Monica Herndon, Times)
Florida Gators head coach Dan Mullen talks with Florida Gators quarterback Feleipe Franks (13) during the first quarter. (Monica Herndon, Times)
Florida Gators wide receiver Van Jefferson (12) runs for a 13 yard gain during the first quarter of the game. (Monica Herndon, Times)
Florida Gators wide receiver Van Jefferson (12) runs for a 13 yard gain during the first quarter of the game. (Monica Herndon, Times)
Florida Gators head coach Dan Mullen gets ready to walk onto the field during the game on September 8, 2018 at Ben Hill Griffin Stadium in Gainesville, Fla. At the half, the Gators were up 10 to 7. (Monica Herndon, Times)
Florida Gators head coach Dan Mullen gets ready to walk onto the field during the game on September 8, 2018 at Ben Hill Griffin Stadium in Gainesville, Fla. At the half, the Gators were up 10 to 7. (Monica Herndon, Times)
Florida Gators tight end Moral Stephens (82) scored a touchdown during the second quarter of the game. (Monica Herndon, Times)
Florida Gators tight end Moral Stephens (82) scored a touchdown during the second quarter of the game. (Monica Herndon, Times)
Florida Gators head coach Dan Mullen gets ready to walk onto the field. (Monica Herndon, Times)
Florida Gators head coach Dan Mullen gets ready to walk onto the field. (Monica Herndon, Times)


Kentucky Wildcats linebacker Josh Allen (41) takes aim for Florida Gators quarterback Feleipe Franks (13) during the third quarter. (Monica Herndon, Times)
Kentucky Wildcats linebacker Josh Allen (41) takes aim for Florida Gators quarterback Feleipe Franks (13) during the third quarter. (Monica Herndon, Times)
Kentucky Wildcats wide receiver Lynn Bowden Jr. (1) celebrates a 54 yard touchdown pass during the third quarter. (Monica Herndon, Times)
Kentucky Wildcats wide receiver Lynn Bowden Jr. (1) celebrates a 54 yard touchdown pass during the third quarter. (Monica Herndon, Times)
Florida Gators quarterback Feleipe Franks (13) passes during the third quarter of the game. (Monica Herndon, Times)
Florida Gators quarterback Feleipe Franks (13) passes during the third quarter of the game. (Monica Herndon, Times)
Florida Gators running back Kadarius Toney (4) carries for a first down during the third quarter, (Monica Herndon, Times)
Florida Gators running back Kadarius Toney (4) carries for a first down during the third quarter, (Monica Herndon, Times)
Florida Gators head coach Dan Mullen reacts after a missed field goal call during the third quarter of the game. (Monica Herndon, Times)
Florida Gators head coach Dan Mullen reacts after a missed field goal call during the third quarter of the game. (Monica Herndon, Times)
Kentucky Wildcats linebacker Josh Allen (41) breaks up a pass intended for Florida Gators linebacker R.J. Raymond (45) during the third quarter. (Monica Herndon, Times)
Kentucky Wildcats linebacker Josh Allen (41) breaks up a pass intended for Florida Gators linebacker R.J. Raymond (45) during the third quarter. (Monica Herndon, Times)
Kentucky Wildcats quarterback Terry Wilson (3) carries for a touchdown during the third quarter of the game. (Monica Herndon, Times)
Kentucky Wildcats quarterback Terry Wilson (3) carries for a touchdown during the third quarter of the game. (Monica Herndon, Times)
Florida Gators defensive back Chauncey Gardner-Johnson (23) gets hurt during the third quarter of the game. (Monica Herndon, Times)
Florida Gators defensive back Chauncey Gardner-Johnson (23) gets hurt during the third quarter of the game. (Monica Herndon, Times)
Florida Gators quarterback Feleipe Franks (13) scrambles during the third quarter. (Monica Herndon, Times)
Florida Gators quarterback Feleipe Franks (13) scrambles during the third quarter. (Monica Herndon, Times)
Florida Gators running back Lamical Perine (22) carries during the fourth quarter of the game on September 8, 2018 at Ben Hill Griffin Stadium in Gainesville, Fla. The Florida Gators lost 16 to 27. (Monica Herndon, Times)
Florida Gators running back Lamical Perine (22) carries during the fourth quarter of the game on September 8, 2018 at Ben Hill Griffin Stadium in Gainesville, Fla. The Florida Gators lost 16 to 27. (Monica Herndon, Times)
Florida Gators wide receiver Freddie Swain (16) can\t catch a pass during the fourth quarter of the game. (Monica Herndon, Times)
Florida Gators wide receiver Freddie Swain (16) can\t catch a pass during the fourth quarter of the game. (Monica Herndon, Times)
Florida Gators wide receiver Freddie Swain (16) celebrates after a fourth quarter touchdown during the game. (Monica Herndon, Times)
Florida Gators wide receiver Freddie Swain (16) celebrates after a fourth quarter touchdown during the game. (Monica Herndon, Times)
Florida Gators head coach Dan Mullen leaves the field after the game. (Monica Herndon, Times)
Florida Gators head coach Dan Mullen leaves the field after the game. (Monica Herndon, Times)
Kentucky Wildcats players celebrate after the game. (Monica Herndon, Times)
Kentucky Wildcats players celebrate after the game. (Monica Herndon, Times)