Kentucky QB Luke Wright says tests were 'good' after collapsing on sideline

Kentucky QB Luke Wright collapsed in the fourth quarter. (Via Icon Sportswire)

Kentucky quarterback Luke Wright was taken off the field on a stretcher in the fourth quarter of the Wildcats’ 40-34 win vs. Missouri on Saturday.

Wright, who was standing on the sideline, fell to the ground during a break in play and was immediately tended to by the team’s training staff. He was placed on a stretcher and wheeled off the field.

He tweeted Saturday night that “all came back good.”


Kentucky coach Mark Stoops said after the game that Wright was responsive when he was taken off the field. Wright could be seen briefly on the SEC Network telecast of the game falling to the ground behind Stoops before the production truck cut away from the shot.

“Nobody likes to see that and our team was definitely a little bit shook, but once we kind of figured out what it was, at least it was better than some other things that could have been going on, I guess, without getting into it,” Stoops said in his postgame press conference via the Lexington Herald-Courier.

Wright, a junior, threw three passes in 2015 and four in 2016. He hasn’t attempted a throw in 2017.

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