UK Football v3 300LEXINGTON, KY (11/19/12) – University of Kentucky junior linebacker Avery Williamson has been named Honorable Mention Linebacker of the Week by the College Football Performance Awards for his impressive performance Saturday vs. Samford.
 
Williamson was very impressive against the Bulldogs, leading Kentucky with 13 tackles, including two sacks and a pass breakup. The native of Milan, TN, currently has 128 tackles on the season, which leads the Southeastern Conference. Williamson is averaging 11.6 tackles per game this season, which ranks him first in the SEC and third nationally in that category.
 
Williamson has gathered 10 or more stops in eight of UK’s 11 games this season, including four straight games. In those four games, Williamson has posted 13 or more tackles, making him the first player since Randy Holleran in 1990 to post four consecutive games with 13 or more tackles.
 
This is the second-consecutive game for Williamson to be recognized by the College Football Performance Awards. He also earned honorable-mention honors after his 20-tackle performance against Vanderbilt on Nov. 3.
 
For more information on the Kentucky football team, follow @UKFootball on Twitter or go to www.facebook.com/kentuckyfootball.
 
SurfKY News
Information provided by UK Athletics

e-max.it: your social media marketing partner

LIKE SurfKY on Facebook - Click here to LIKE us now.

© Copyright 2015 SurfKY News Group, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, or rewritten without permission. SurfKY News encourages you to share this story on social media.

In Other News...

Henderson Man Faces Charges of Wanton Endangerment

HENDERSON, Ky. (5/26/15) — According to a Henderson Police Department report, on May 24, 2015, two individuals… Read More

Hopkins Fiscal Court Public Safety Committee Meeting Cancelled

HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (5/27/15) — The Hopkins Fiscal Court Public Safety Committee special called meeting for Friday, May… Read More
1 DOW 18,162.99
+121.45 (0.67%)    
2 S&P 2,123.48
+19.28 (0.92%)    
3 NASDAQ 5,106.59
+73.84 (1.47%)    

Most Read This Week

May 22, 2015 7634

Madisonville Man Charged with First-Degree Rape

by SurfKY News
May 23, 2015 7427

Missing 5-Year-Old Boy Found

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
May 27, 2015 4159

VIDEO: Sparks Fly Over Hanson Rezoning Issue

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
May 25, 2015 3472

Can Sunscreen Save Your Life?

by Melissa Patrick
May 21, 2015 3436

Police Charge Madisonville Man with Harassing…

by SurfKY News

Most Read This Month

May 15, 2015 10853

New Madisonville Business In Full Operation Soon

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
May 22, 2015 7634

Madisonville Man Charged with First-Degree Rape

by SurfKY News

Stories Trending Now

May 27, 2015 4159

VIDEO: Sparks Fly Over Hanson Rezoning Issue

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
May 26, 2015 2607

Mandarin House Gearing Up to Open Soon

by Gary Gates, SurfKY News
May 26, 2015 2484

Large Necklace on Rearview Mirror Lands Driver in…

by SurfKY News
May 26, 2015 1899

Governor Announces Hopkins County as Kentucky…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
May 26, 2015 1690

Two Central City People Jailed on Meth Charges

by SurfKY News
May 26, 2015 1430

Veterans Honor Veterans

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
May 25, 2015 1189

‘Remembering Those That Paid All’

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
May 26, 2015 1181

Hopkins District Court Fines Handed Down

by SurfKY News
May 26, 2015 1164

Bremen Man Charged with Concealed Brass Knuckles…

by SurfKY News
May 26, 2015 1108

Teenager Injured during Multiple Rollover…

by SurfKY News