Preseason Awards Summary

Aug. 22, 2009

LEXINGTON, Ky. - With most preseason awards and watch lists having been announced, here are the Kentucky Wildcats who have received preseason honors:

John Conner, FB

  • Best blocking back in the SEC by Birmingham News

Zipp Duncan, OT

  • All-SEC second team by SEC Media
  • All-SEC third team by SEC Coaches, Phil Steele's College Football

Jorge Gonzalez, C

  • Watch list for Rimington Trophy
  • All-SEC second team by Birmingham News
  • All-SEC third team by SEC Coaches

Mike Hartline, QB

  • All-SEC third team by SEC Coaches

Micah Johnson, LB

  • All-America third team by Phil Steele's College Football
  • All-SEC second team by SEC Coaches, SEC Media, Birmingham News, Phil Steele's College Football, Lindy's, Athlon College Football

Trevard Lindley, CB

  • Watch list for Chuck Bednarik Award (best defensive player), Bronko Nagurski Trophy (best defensive player), Jim Thorpe Award (best defensive back)
  • All-America first team by ESPN.com, Phil Steele's College Football, Playboy, Athlon College Football
  • All-America second team by The Sporting News
  • All-SEC first team by SEC Coaches, SEC Media, ESPN.com, Birmingham News, Phil Steele's College Football, The Sporting News, Sports Illustrated, Lindy's, Athlon College Football

Corey Peters, DT

  • All-SEC third team by SEC Coaches
  • All-SEC fourth team by Phil Steele's College Football

Wildcats on the 2009 Award Watch Lists