Kentucky coach Mark Stoops is not one to give a lot of injury updates but Monday at his weekly press conference he did offer some insights on players he has injured.
Q. (Linebacker) Kash Daniel said it was dizziness he was dealing with or what (after the Georgia game)?
MARK STOOPS: “Yeah, I don’t really want to get into the injury, but he’s injured. ”
Q. You mentioned he had been in the concussion protocol on your radio show. How concerning I guess is that?
MARK STOOPS: “Well, any time, any time you have somebody in the concussion protocol it’s concerning. And the doctors do a great job and we’ll continue to monitor all injuries. ”
Q. What about (running back) Kavosiey (Smoke)?
MARK STOOPS: “Kavosiey, he’s got an AC joint sprain. That’s a pain tolerance deal. So we’ll see what happens there. ”
Q. Is (defensive lineman) Phil (Hoskins) closer to be back able to play?
MARK STOOPS: “Phil is closer. He should be out there this week. Like I said, I think that we get, with the bye after this week. It’s five games, we have five games and then a bowl game, so we have to look at the redshirt guys again and just see if there’s somebody that can help us.”
Q. Do you have an update on (receiver) Isaiah (Epps)?
MARK STOOPS: “No update. I mean, he hasn’t been out there yet. Like I said last time I talked to you about it, he tried to run and it aggravated it a little bit.”