LEXINGTON, Ky. (11/4/13) – University of Kentucky sophomore punter Landon Foster has been named Honorable Mention Punter of the Week by the College Football Performance Awards for his impressive game last weekend against Alabama State, it was announced Monday.
 
Foster had a strong game for Kentucky in the win over Alabama State, punting five times for 245 yards and a 49.0 yards-per-punt average. The native of Franklin, Tenn., drilled a 58-yard punt in the game, which tied a career high.
 
On the season, Foster has punted 42 times with a 42.9 average, including five punts of 50-plus yards. The sophomore had one of his best games of the season against No. 1 Alabama where he had eight punts for a 44.8 yards-per-punt average, including a career-tying 58-yard punt. Foster has three 58-yard punts in his career.
 
In just his second season with Kentucky, Foster already qualifies for UK's career punting average record list, ranking second all-time with a 42.8 yards-per-punt average.
 
This is the first weekly honor of the season for Foster, who was named Third-Team Preseason All-Southeastern Conference by CollegeSportsMadness.com and Fourth-Team Preseason All-SEC by Phil Steele’s College Football this preseason. Last week, Foster was named one of 85 candidates for the 2013 Ray Guy Award, which annually honors the nation’s best punter.
 
The Wildcats will return to action Saturday when it continues conference play at Noon ET against No. 9/9 Missouri inside Commonwealth Stadium. The game will be televised on ESPNU.
 
Kentucky-Vanderbilt Game Time/TV Selection Set for Nov. 16: The University of Kentucky football game with Vanderbilt on Saturday, Nov. 16 has been set for a 12:21 p.m. ET kickoff on SEC TV. It will be the first time this season that Kentucky has played on SEC TV.
 
Reminder to Media, E-mail Vanderbilt Requests to Larry Leathers: Media who plan to cover the Kentucky-Vanderbilt game on Nov. 16 should e-mail their credential requests as soon as possible to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . Game time is 12:21 p.m. EST, 11:21 a.m. CST in Nashville.
 
Stoops Holds Monday News Conference: Complete coverage, including video from Monday’s weekly news conference with head coach Mark Stoops: http://bit.ly/HFHtn7.
 
Practice Schedule: Listed below is a tentative practice schedule. Practice times are subject to change. Media desiring interviews after practice should gather in the lobby of the Nutter Training Center and register requests with media relations staff by the interview request deadline. Practices will be at the Nutter Training Center but could be moved to the Nutter Field House in case of bad weather.
 
Note to Media Covering Practice: When coming for interviews at the end of practice, media should enter the Nutter Training Center through the front doors on Sports Center Drive or the side doors next to the Shively building. Please do not enter from the practice field gates or set up tripods before the end of practice. Thanks for your help with this.
 
–Tues. Nov. 5 Interview request deadline 5:15 p.m. [tentative]; defensive players/coaches
–Wed. Nov. 6 Interview request deadline 5:15 p.m. [tentative]; offensive players/coaches; SEC Coaches’ Teleconference 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. ET; Stoops at 12:40 p.m. ET; Call-in number 877-381-5694; contact This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it from SEC office for passcode to ask questions.
–Thurs. Nov. 7 No availability
–Fri. Nov. 8 No availability
–Sat. Nov. 9 No. 9 Missouri at Kentucky – Noon ET – ESPNU – Commonwealth Stadium

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