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Kentucky Wildcats teammates honor linebacker Chris Oats, wear his No. 22, support GoFundMe

The Kentucky Wildcats are playing the 2020 football season in support of former Winton Woods High School standout Chris Oats, the UK junior linebacker who is being treated at a physical rehabilitation center after suffering a medical emergency in May.

UK announced it is choosing a different Wildcats player each week this season to wear Oats' No. 22, and showing support for Oats' family and a GoFundMe page to assist with medical bills.

In addition, the Wildcats are wearing #22OATSSTRONG wristbands to show their support, and they conclude each team practice with "22!