UK Football v4 300LEXINGTON, Ky. (9/17/13) – University of Kentucky football junior wide receiver Javess Blue and senior linebacker Avery Williamson have been honored for their strong play in UK’s game with top-10 ranked Louisville last weekend. Blue was named Honorable Mention All-Purpose Performer of the Week by the College Football Performance Awards, while Williamson was named one of two Defensive Players of the Week by the Beyond Sports Network.
 
Blue paced Kentucky with six receptions for 58 yards against the Cardinals, including a 25-yard reception. The Babson, Fla., native also gave UK a spark on special teams, returning punts and kickoffs. Blue had five kickoff returns in the game for 134 yards, including an impressive 43-yard return. Blue averaged 26.8 yards per kickoff return against Louisville and currently ranks fifth in the Southeastern Conference and 30th nationally with 25.2 yards per kickoff return average.
 
For the season, Blue is UK’s leading receiver with 15 catches for 197 yards and a touchdown. The junior is averaging 13.1 yards per catch, while his 88-yard touchdown reception against Miami (Ohio) two weeks ago was the fourth-longest pass play in school history.
 
Williamson led all players on Saturday against Louisville with 15 tackles, adding a tackle for loss. The native of Milan, Tenn., has had three or more tackles in 22 consecutive games for Kentucky. Williamson has 35 tackles this season, including a tackle for loss, quarterback hurry and fumble recovery. The linebacker leads the SEC 35 total tackles, while sitting sixth nationally with 11.7 tackles per game.
 
SurfKY News
Information provided by Wes Crane (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 This material may not be published, broadcast, or rewritten without permission.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.

Posted on 2/2/14
3/13 - 16
3/13 - 16

Most Read This Week

August 24, 2015 11169

Teen Reports Slasher Attempted to Attack Him on…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
August 24, 2015 6176

Alleged Burglar Calls 911 to Report Fire

by SurfKY News
August 24, 2015 5095

UPDATE: Four Dead, Two Survive Boating Accident

by SurfKY News
August 27, 2015 4647

All is Well after MNHHS Lockdown

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
August 24, 2015 4370

MPD Coducting Sobriety Checkpoints

by SurfKY News

Most Read This Month

August 06, 2015 16512

Muhlenberg Woman Reportedly Suffers Violent…

by SurfKY News
August 24, 2015 11169

Teen Reports Slasher Attempted to Attack Him on…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News

Stories Trending Now

August 30, 2015 2754

UPDATED: 'He Fought the Law ... but, the Law Won'

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
August 29, 2015 1545

UK Part of First Study on Marijuana Compound…

by SurfKY News
August 29, 2015 1235

Happenings, Meetings Listed for Following Week

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
August 29, 2015 1116

All Occasions Formals to Host Celebration to…

by Rita Dukes Smith, SurfKY News Director
August 29, 2015 1105

Kentucky State Park Camping Deal Offered in…

by SurfKY News
August 29, 2015 988

UK Student Gaming System to Support Learning for…

by SurfKY News
August 29, 2015 934

Police Searching for Suspect for Attempted ATM…

by SurfKY News
August 30, 2015 566

Commission Recommends Zoning Changes at Mahr…

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
August 29, 2015 529

Keeping the Faith - 'The Wisdom to Wait'

by SurfKY News
August 29, 2015 494

Hooked on Science - 'Inertia Antenna'

by SurfKY News