* University of Kentucky senior linebacker Josh Allen has been named a consensus All-American, as announced by the NCAA on 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, TheAthletic.com, ESPN, AP, College Football News, Football Writers Association of America, Sporting News, USA Today, CBS, American Football Coaches Association and Athlon. Allen is UK’s first consensus All-American since wide receiver/kick returner Derek Abney in 2002 and the first unanimous selection since defensive lineman Art Still in 1977.
* The Univ. of Kentucky Football Team is preparing for their Post-season bowl game on January 1, 2019 as the Wildcats will face the Penn State Nittany Lions in the Citrus Bowl.