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Mark Stoops confirms Kentucky football staff changes coming

Expect UK to be making some staff changes in the coming weeks.

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The Kentucky Wildcats will have a different coaching staff when the 2016 college football season opens.

How different it will be remains to be seen, but after hinting at possible changes on Tuesday, head coach Mark Stoops confirmed there will be changes during an interview Wednesday on KSR.

"There will be," Stoops answered when asked of potential changes on his staff. "There's just a lot of things that go into that. You’re affecting a lot of people. You’re affecting them, their families. I’m just not in a position right now, even legally, to talk about those changes."

Listening to the interview, there's really no doubt at least one current coach will leaving soon, voluntarily or involuntarily. Without knowing at all what's really going on, I'd venture to guess that Stoops is giving whichever coaches he plans on parting with a chance to find another job with another program. That way, they can leave UK for another job instead of being fired from this job. Whatever the case is, expect staff changes to be announced in the coming weeks, at the very latest being before the dead period ends on January 13th.

Here's a link to the full interview, which I recommend any UK football fan listen to: