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Mark Stoops and Wildcats recap Saturday’s scrimmage

We’re now just two weeks away from Game 1 vs. Toledo.

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Kentucky wrapped up its second team scrimmage of training camp on Saturday. According to Mark Stoops, it was an improvement from last week.

Stoops was especially pleased with the offense, which is primed for a major jump in production this year thanks to a great run game, an improved passing game, and a big jump from junior quarterback Terry Wilson.

“Offensively, we’re going to be fine. We’re going to be good,” Stoops stated. “They continue to run the ball very effectively. We’re doing some very good things. There’s some hard plays to defend out there, and I think Terry’s getting more and more comfortable with the 1st and 2nd-down passing game.”

Still, there were plenty of things Stoops need to see improved before his team opens regular-season play in two weeks vs Toledo.

“I felt like there were times when one side or there other had success because the other side was a bit sloppy. I wanna see more good fundamental football across the board where one side is winning because the other side is making outstanding plays.

“That wasn’t always the case today, but I feel like our position on the football was much better defensively. We were much more sound across the board. I feel like the offense worked for their yards.”

The Wildcats will wrap up training camp next week, then get into game week mode as they prepare to face Toledo on Aug. 31.

Here is a recap of everything Stoops, Wilson, offensive guard Logan Stenberg, and linebacker DeAndre Square had to say of today’s scrimmage, courtesy of UK Athletics:

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