The Kentucky coaches noticed in pre-game warmups that Miami of Ohio was doing something different with its option package. The Cats had practiced one thing — Miami running the option out of the gun — where the Red Hawks appeared to be ready to run a different thing — the double slot option.
So defensive coordinator D.J. Eliot and head coach Mark Stoops made some adjustments before the game.
Yes, before the game.
Here, Eliot talks about it.