LOOK: Mark Stoops and Vince Marrow welcome Chris Oats back home
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LOOK: Mark Stoops and Vince Marrow welcome Chris Oats back home

Zack Geogheganover 1 year


Article written by:Zack GeogheganZack Geoghegan


Kentucky beat Mississippi State by 22 and No. 22 made his return home from the hospital all in the same weekend. Following the Wildcats 24-2 victory against the Bulldogs, head coach Mark Stoops posted a picture on Sunday of himself, Oats, associate head coach Vince Marrow, and linebackers coach Jon Sumrall. https://twitter.com/UKCoachStoops/status/1315377258408873984 Of the things we love to see, this is most definitely one of them. Oats had been hospitalized since May with a serious medical condition and finally returned home this weekend. The Oats' family has organized a GoFundMe that has already crossed the $28,000 mark. Fellow linebacker Jamin Davis donned the No. 22 jersey against MSU, continuing the weekly tradition of a different Wildcat player wearing Oats' jersey number. #22Strong [UPDATE: An earlier version of this article stated that Chris Oats returned to Lexington, however, he returned to his home in Ohio.]

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