LEXINGTON, Ky. (WKYT) - Kentucky linebacker Josh Allen picked up yet another postseason honor on Thursday, being named to the Sports Illustrated All-America team. Allen was chosen to SI’s first-team.
Allen set school records for career sacks, sacks in a season, becoming the school’s first Bronco Nagurski Award winner, given annually to the nation’s top defensive player.
UK guard Bunchy Stallings was named to Sports Illustrated’s second-team All-America squad. Stallings is the first UK offensive lineman to win all-America honors since Mike Pfeifer in 1989.
Stallings has been part of UK’s rushing attack, helping open holes for Benny Snell, Jr., who gained 1,305 yards this season.