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KSR Sources: Kentucky is optimistic game vs. Vanderbilt will be played as scheduled

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Kentucky’s game against the Vanderbilt Commodores this weekend is in jeopardy, Kentucky Sports Radio has learned.

According to KSR’s own Matt Jones, it’s “50-50″ the game is played as scheduled.

“I would say right now it’s 50-50 the game with Vandy gets played,” a source told Jones. “They have major Covid issues and we have some as well. Could go either way”

This news comes after UK head coach Mark Stoops announced that three members of his offensive coaching staff are out. While he did not reveal the coaches’ names nor confirm that their absences are due to COVID, he shared the news when asked about the impact the pandemic has had on his team.

“We’re dealing with some situations here right now. I am down three offensive staff members right now who are not here, so we just have to deal with it the way it comes at us and do the best we can.”

“We’ve had issues,” Stoops said later when asked about the coronavirus. “I don’t think I’m allowed to get into specifics on that but yeah, we have issues with COVID. It’s not out of control. Let’s hope it stays that way.”

———-UPDATE———–

In response to the update, the University of Kentucky released the following statement:

“Kentucky looks forward to hosting Vanderbilt Saturday as currently scheduled.”

The Southeastern Conference is reportedly prepared to make an announcement regarding its schedule at 4 p.m. ET.

———-UPDATE 2———–

The SEC has announced that the Alabama at LSU and Texas A&M at Tennessee football games scheduled for Nov. 14 have been postponed due to positive tests, contact tracing & subsequent quarantine of individuals within the LSU and A&M football programs.

As of now, Kentucky’s matchup with Vanderbilt remains on as scheduled.

———-UPDATE 3———–

A second source tells Matt Jones that UK is now “optimistic” the game can be played as scheduled.

Article written by KSR

10 Comments for KSR Sources: Kentucky is optimistic game vs. Vanderbilt will be played as scheduled



  1. UKFanSC
    4:20 pm November 10, 2020 Permalink

    I’m so f:cking sick if this virus



    • runningunnin.454
      5:17 pm November 10, 2020 Permalink

      No reason to curse; oh hell, yeah it is…$HIT!



    • bbn606
      5:38 am November 11, 2020 Permalink

      Every friend I had who had the virus were mask wearers.



  2. 4burgoo
    6:56 pm November 10, 2020 Permalink

    Maybe Gran will be out for the game! If so, Cats by 90!!!



  3. Blueballz
    8:01 pm November 10, 2020 Permalink

    100% got it from Eskimo brother’ing Tyler T



  4. zoupman
    8:37 pm November 10, 2020 Permalink

    So sick of the China virus made in Wuhan. Sure hope the Cats play Sat.



    • Irish son
      8:51 pm November 10, 2020 Permalink

      If y’all would have been wearing mask all along this virus would be whipped by now. Good job listening to a narcissistic slob instead of Scientist



    • Pensacola_Cat_Fan
      12:45 am November 11, 2020 Permalink

      Irish, you are the definition of moron.



  5. Pensacola_Cat_Fan
    12:44 am November 11, 2020 Permalink

    Basically, all the other sec teams will get extra bye weeks except for us.



    • KYCat4EVER
      5:08 am November 11, 2020 Permalink

      Bye Week?

      With Coach Stoop-id and Grann calling offensive plays each week… we have nothing but “bye bye” weeks!

      GO BIG BLUE