The Lexington Herald Leader reports a true freshman will start for Kentucky in Saturday’s game at Texas A&M. Freshman Chris Oats will start at middle linebacker while Kash Daniel sits out the first half of the game for a targeting penalty in Saturday night’s win over South Carolina.
Meanwhile, freshman Darian Kinnard is listed as the backup at both left and right offensive tackle.
Kentucky defensive tackle Josh Allen received his third SEC Defensive Player of the Week honor of the season today. Allen had three quarterback sacks in Saturday night’s win over South Carolina.