Kentucky may have lost the game, but the performances from two Wildcats in Saturday’s loss did not go unnoticed.
Javess Blue was named Honorable Mention All-Purpose Performer of the Week by the College Football Performance Awards. Blue caught six passes for 58 yards and returned five kicks for 134 yards. The junior JUCO transfer is UK’s leading receiver on the season with 15 catches for 197 yards and a touchdown through three games.
On the other side of the ball, Avery Williamson was named one of two Defensive Players of the Week by the Beyond Sports Network. Williamson had 15 tackles against Louisville and leads the SEC with 35 total tackles this season. He ranks sixth nationally with 11.6 tackles per game.