Mark Stoops was visibly upset, to say the least, when Kentucky’s successful onside kick attempt was called back for offsides against Mississippi State. But it’s time to move on, put the loss behind him, and prepare for Alabama State, right? Well, not quite.
Stoops said on his radio show Monday night that the offsides call on the onside kick will haunt him for the rest of his life.
He addressed the mistake earlier in the day too, telling reporters, “I thought we gave ourselves another opportunity to win the game last week with a special teams play. Coach Peveto had it set up; he worked it all week. It’s a game changer, and we’re six inches offsides, for no reason. I addressed it personally on Thursday and Friday. That’s not very smart.”
But haunt him for the rest of his life? That’s intense. Almost as intense as his initial reaction…