LEXINGTON, Ky. (WYMT) – Spring practice wrapped up for Kentucky on Saturday, but the Wildcats took an gigantic hit as sophomore inside linebacker, D’Eryk Jackson suffered a season-ending injury during spring practice.
“I’m disappointed for D’Eryk because he was having a terribly factual spring,” UK head coach Mark Stoops said on Jackson’s injury.
Stoops explained that Jackson was going via warmups earlier than final Saturday’s scrimmage when he went down with a non-contact, lower-physique injury. Jackson had a hit surgical operation, according to Kentucky Sports activities Radio.
Jackson was anticipated to exchange Jamin Davis, who’s notion about a first or 2d spherical prospect by many publications in the upcoming 2021 NFL Draft. Jackson performed in nine games for the Cats in 2020. He had four tackles and an interception on the final play of the sport against Mississippi Negate.
“We luxuriate in now got gamers right here on campus that can step up. Subsequent man up mentality cherish we continuously enact,” Stoops said.
That next man up will be incoming freshman Trevin Wallace, who was in the raze-150 in the category of 2021 and rated as the No. 9 linebacker in the country, all according to 247Sports activities Composite. Michigan Negate transfer Luke Fulton will be a candidate to fleshy that space.
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