Brian Milam of WKYT reports Oats’ family says, “it is not related to COVID- 19,” and that he is “Expected to move to a physical rehabilitation center in the near future.”
UK linebacker Chris Oats is in the hospital due to a medical issue. The family says it is not related to Covid 19. Oats is expected to move to a physical rehabilitation center in the near future. The family requests that their privacy be respected during this time.
— Brian Milam (@brianwkyt) May 22, 2020
Oats’ family requests their privacy be respected at this time.
The linebacker is on track to begin his junior season for the Wildcats in 2020 and is projected to start at middle linebacker. He’s made 73 total tackles, forced two fumbles and recovered two fumbles, including one to end Kentucky’s 2019 Citrus Bowl victory over Penn State.
This story is developing.