Kentucky’s Josh Paschal Diagnosed with Malignant Melanoma

Kentucky Wildcats sophomore Josh Paschal has been diagnosed with malignant melanoma, according to Kentucky head coach Mark Stoops.

“Our hearts and prayers are with Josh and [offensive line coach John Schlarman, who is dealing with an undisclosed health issue] as they battle this issue,” Stoops said in an announcement on Friday, per Kentucky Football.

“We’re very close to both of their families and spent time with both of the families this week. We will continue to be supportive and be family and be for them in any way we can.”

Paschal’s diagnosis comes after he had skin lesions on his foot tested.

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