LEXINGTON, Ky. (WDRB) -- University of Kentucky head football coach Mark Stoops held a news conference Monday to discuss Saturday's season opener against Southern Miss. 

During Monday's news conference, Stoops noted it's always difficult to prepare for the first game of the season. While a game plan is in place, it is subject to change at any time. 

Stoops says he plans to build on last year's momentum, and noted that the team learned a lot from it's loss to Southern Miss last season. 

Click on the video player above to watch the news conference in its entirety.

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