Kentucky football freshman shine, Stoops makes history in win over Miami

Kentucky Wildcats wide receiver Barion Brown (Credit: Jordan Prather-USA TODAY Sports)
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Kentucky Wildcats quarterback Will Levis is tackled (Credit: Jordan Prather-USA TODAY Sports) /

The biggest cause for concern Big Blue Wall has a lot of cracks, backs are thin

The biggest concern and area with the most uncertain holes coming into the game were evident during and after that it’s still a problem.

The Big Blue Wall offensive line has lots and lots and lots of work to do.

Maybe they are still looking for the right people to step up, and maybe more movement is needed, but something has to improve before next week.

Levis had little time to throw and Kentucky running backs had to make immediate cuts once they touched the ball because of the RedHawks in the backfield.

There are going to be a lot more Gators next week looking to take a chomp out of them.

With Chris Rodriguez suspended the backfield was going to be run by a committee and was supposed to have a variety of capable fill-ins.

Kavosiey Smoke (32 yards), JuThan McClain (16), Ramone Jefferson (10) and La’Vell Wright (10) accounted for 68 yards, but then Levis was sacked for negative 18 yards. That’s a grand total of 50 yards rushing.

Making matters worse Jefferson and McClain both left the game with injuries, and if C-Rod remains suspended it’s going to be a long, long day in the Swamp, even if Stoops downplayed it.

"“Yeah, it’s a good thing we have some depth at that position. But, you know, running backs, they do have a tendency to get, you know, beat up. And we’ll see what the extent of these injuries are and we’ll see.”"

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