LEXINGTON, Ky. (WKYT) - Kentucky senior linebacker Josh Allen, sophomore wide receiver/kick returner Lynn Bowden Jr., senior safety Mike Edwards, junior running back Benny Snell Jr., senior offensive guard Jervontius “Bunchy” Stallings and head coach Mark Stoops have received Southeastern Conference recognition on one or both of the All-SEC teams authored by Athlon Sports and ESPN.
Allen, Snell and Stallings are first-team All-SEC by both selectors. Athlon tabbed Bowden second team as an all-purpose player and Edwards as a third-teamer. Athlon chose Stoops as its SEC Coach of the Year and Allen as its SEC Defensive Player of the Year. ESPN announced only a first team (no second or third teams) and did not choose a defensive player of the year.