Josh Allen named consensus All-American

LEXINGTON, Ky. - University of Kentucky senior linebacker Josh Allen has been named a consensus All-American, it was announced by the NCAA Thursday.
To be selected a player must be named first team on at least two of the five selected All-America teams. Second teams were used to break ties. Allen was one of eight players who were unanimous choices at specific positions by the five organizations used in the consensus chart — American Football Coaches Association, Associated Press, Football Writers Association of America, The Sporting News and Walter Camp Foundation.

Allen has been named a first-team All-America choice by Walter Camp Football Foundation, Sports Illustrated,, ESPN, AP, College Football News, Football Writers Association of America, Sporting News, USA Today, CBS, American Football Coaches Association and Athlon.

Kentucky’s Consensus All-Americans:
1950 Bob Gain, T
Babe Parilli, QB
1951 Babe Parilli, QB
1956 Lou Michaels, T
1957 Lou Michaels, T
1965 Sam Ball, T
1977 * Art Still, DE
1998 Tim Couch, QB
1999 James Whalen, TE
2002 Derek Abney, AP/KR
2018 * Josh Allen, LB

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