Posted September 25, 2012 on
Kentucky hopes to have starting quarterback Maxwell Smith back on the field Saturday when the Wildcats play host to No. 6 South Carolina, but freshman Jalen Whitlow is getting more reps just in case he gets the call.

Kentucky QB Smith has separated throwing shoulder

Kentucky quarterback Maxwell Smith expects to play with a separated shoulder Saturday night against No. 6 South Carolina. The sophomore missed Saturday's 38-0 rout at No. 11 Florida with what was described as a bruised right shoulder. Smith was injured during a 32-31 loss to Western Kentucky on Sept. 15. He threw on Tuesday and practiced handoffs on Wednesday, switching the...

Next up: Kentucky

Joker Phillips met with the media for his weekly press conference to discuss Saturday's contest with South Carolina. The hot topic was the health of quarterback Maxwell Smith, who injured his shoulder two weeks ago against Western Kentucky. Phillips also gives an interesting take on the defensive success South Carolina has had.
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