UPDATE: All 6 UK football players involved in the fight have returned to practice per a source. @BBNTonight— Anna Maria Tarullo (@tarullotweets) September 28, 2021
Head coach Mark Stoops has not made an announcement on the players returning to practice, but he did hint at some good news during his Monday call-in show.
Mark Stoops says he got a bit of good news during his call-in radio show. "We'll leave it at that," he said.— Jack Pilgrim (@JackPilgrimKSR) September 27, 2021
Back in August, first-degree burglary charges were issued as a result of an incident in March at a fraternity party. Three students who say they were at the party told WDRB that the players forced themselves into the house and assaulted multiple people before Lexington police were called and the crowd dispersed.
The players in question are offensive lineman Reuben “RJ” Adams, running back Robert “Jutahn” McClain, cornerback Andru Phillips, wide receiver Earnest Sanders, defensive back DeVito “Vito” Tisdale, and defensive back Joel Williams. Tisdale was also charged with wanton endangerment for allegedly brandishing a gun.
However, after an investigation was conducted by UK following the fight, all six players were cleared and even took part in fall camp before the charges came down. Since then, the players have been held out of practice as UK wanted to see if any new information comes out through the discovery process once the players were charged.
It’s unclear if any of the players will be able to play this week when Kentucky hosts the 10th-ranked Florida Gators. I would guess no since they’ve not been practicing and need to get back into football shape.
We will update this story if more details come out.