Levis transferred to Kentucky this offseason after taking part in three seasons at Penn State, the place he performed as each a quarterback and operating again.
In asserting the choice, Stoops praised Levis’ effectivity operating the offense.
“He gained the job,” Stoops stated.
Levis performed in eight video games final season, beginning as soon as. Throughout that point, Levis accomplished 33 of 55 passes for 421 yards and a rating. He additionally rushed the ball 82 occasions for 260 yards and three touchdowns.
Levis beat out former Auburn switch Joey Gatewood to grow to be the starter. Stoops stated that Gatewood knowledgeable him that he meant to switch.
Kentucky is scheduled to open the season at dwelling in opposition to UL-Monroe on Sept. 4.