Josh Allen named Walter Camp National Defensive Player of the Week

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LEXINGTON, Ky. -- Kentucky senior linebacker Josh Allen has been named the Walter Camp National Defensive Player of the Week.

The senior from Montclair, New Jersey recorded 11 tackles, two sacks, two forced fumbles and two tackles for loss in Saturday's thrilling 15-14 win over Missouri.

The Kentucky defense held the Tigers to zero first downs in the second half to clinch a winning SEC season for the first time since 1977.

Josh Allen is the first Kentucky player to earn Walter Camp National Player of the Week honors since 2004.

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