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Josh Allen Earns Another All-SEC Honor


Kentucky’s Blitz Bro is in elite company.

Today Josh Allen was named First Team All-SEC by Pro Football Focus.  The media outlet grades film on each player and Allen was ranked as the No. 2 edge rusher in the SEC, just slightly behind South Carolina’s Dante Sawyer.

Allen led the SEC in sacks for most of the first half of the season after a hot start, but cooled off down the stretch as injuries piled up.  He finished the season tied for sixth in the SEC with seven sacks.  Allen also had a team-high 10.5 tackles for loss, he was fourth on the team with 58 tackles, he picked off a pass and forced two fumbles.

Arguably his most impressive stat illustrates what he did to opposing quarterbacks.  Allen had 40 total QB pressures, the third-most among draft-eligible SEC edge defenders.

Article written by Nick Roush

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