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Mark Stoops concerned 2020 season will be affected due to Coronavirus

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Nothing in this world right now is a given.

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Nothing in this world is a given right now, and that includes the 2020 college football season.

Despite not starting until September, no one knows for sure when the deadly Coronavirus outbreak will slow down.

Thus, when asked whether or not he feared the 2020 season would be impacted by the pandemic Kentucky Wildcats head coach Mark Stoops gave a candid answer.

”I am, but as you know, I also try to stay in my lane as best possible,” Stoops said on a teleconference Friday. “We’re going to continue to work and prepare to play that opening game. That’s where my mindset is. To say it hasn’t crossed my mind or I don’t think about it, that’s a lie.”

Stoops continued to say, “You do [worry], but you have to block it out and continue to push and work and do the best you can to be prepared. That’s what I’m worried about is getting the team ready. I have no control over that as you know. This is much bigger than the University of Kentucky. We will do the things necessary and do what we’re told, but as of right now, we’re preparing to play.”

There is no way of knowing anything for sure, but Stoops made it clear he and his staff will prepare to play until they’re told not to.