Originally posted on The Cardinal Connect  |  Last updated 9/13/13
Kentucky head coach Mark Stoops will coach his third career game for the Wildcats on Saturday. Stoops had success as a defensive coordinator at Arizona and Florida State prior to taking over the Kentucky program. While he’s done an incredible job on the recruiting trail since being hired, former head coach Joker Phillips didn’t exactly leave him with a lot to work with. The Wildcats were projected to come in last place in the Southeastern Conference this season and face one of the toughest schedules in the country. They started the season with a disappointing 35-26 loss to Western Kentucky in Nashville, but bounced back last week at home against Miami of Ohio, winning convincingly 41-7. After this weekend’s game against No. 7 ranked Louisville, it doesn’t get much easier for Stoops and his team. Their following three games will be against Florida, South Carolina and Alabama. Offense As I’m sure you are already aware, Kentucky uses a two-quarterback system. Sophomore Jalen Whitlow g...
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