LEXINGTON, Ky. (WYMT) - Kentucky football's offensive and defensives standouts Benny Snell and Josh Allen continue to pick up accolades as the college football season is halfway over.
The pair has been named to the 2018 CBS Sports Midseason All-America Team.
Snell is third in the SEC and ranks ninth nationally in rushing yards per game (117.5). He is 11th in the nation in total rushing yards (699).
Snell ranks seventh among active FBS players in career rushing yards with 3,123. He currently ranks third all-time at UK. To become UK’s all-time leading rusher, Snell needs 713 yards to break
Sonny Collins’ (3,835/1972-75).
Senior linebacker Josh Allen has been a pass rush terror so far this season. He is 10th in the nation with 10.5 tackles for loss. His six quarterback sacks also ranks 10th nationally.