Smith Practices, Hope To Be Close To 100% By Saturday

Reported by: Dan Rieffer

Contributor: Alex Risen
Set Text Size SmallSet Text Size MediumSet Text Size LargeSet Text Size X-Large
Updated: 9/25/2012 7:33 pm
Kentucky quarterback Maxwell Smith practiced Tuesday and offensive coordinator Randy Sanders says he expects Smith to be close to 100% for Saturday's game against South Carolina.

LEXINGTON, Ky. - Although Kentucky head coach Joker Phillips said on Monday that he didn't expect quarterback Maxwell Smith to practice until Wednesday, Smith was out there throwing on Tuesday.

Offensive coordinator Randy Sanders said Smith is not 100% yet but expects him to be by Saturday's game against South Carolina.

Smith is recovering from a shoulder injury suffered against Western Kentucky. He said he wanted to play against Florida, the coaches held him out after deciding it was too risky.

Sanders said the Gamecocks have the best defensive front UK will see all season. Because of that, Sanders said he'll have to move the pocket some or else Smith "will get killed" if he drops back in the same spot every play.
0 Comment(s)
Comments: Show | Hide

Here are the most recent story comments.View All

No comments yet!

Inergize Digital This site is hosted and managed by Inergize Digital. supports children's privacy rights. All persons under the age of 13 MUST have parental permission to use this website and direct parental supervision is strongly recommended.