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By LARRY VAUGHT
Linebacker Avery Williamson was Kentucky’s leading tackler last season, but the Cats won just two games and now have a new head coach in Mark Stoops.
“We needed a change to get ourselves going. Really, a lot of guys were just down in spirits. We needed it bad,” said Williamson of the coaching change. “It can happen with any team. I am feeling good about what we are doing now. I am very confident in these coaches and what they are doing. It’s a great staff and they are going to get the best out of all these players on our team
“I know our talent was better than a two-win team last year. We had a lot of talent. I just don’t feel like we had enough of it. We just needed a full team commitment. Some guys were not as into the program as they should have been. You have to get everybody to buy into it, and guys are doing that now. We are getting better as a team and guys are coming with the mentality to get better every practice. That’s why I think the change (in coaches) was good.”
Williamson, who had 135 tackles in 12 games last year, has no problem proving himself to Stoops or defensive coordinator D.J. Eliot, who also coaches linebackers.
“You should come out each year feeling like you have to prove yourself no matter what. I feel like as a player and a senior, I have to prove myself to these coaches but each year I feel like I have to prove myself again that I am getting better and developing as a player,” Williamson said.
Williamson had to do the same thing when he got to UK after leading Milan (Tenn.) to consecutive 14-1 seasons and two state championship game appearances. He made 125 tackles with one interception as a senior and 119, including 21 for loss, as a junior. He was one of the top 15 ranked players in Tennessee, but he did not receive an abundance of major college attention.
“It does come back to that just like it did in high school,” Williamson said. “You have to have a chip on your shoulder and set out to prove yourself every day in practice and games as well.
“I am still fighting. This summer I am going to work out hard. This spring I am getting better and working on fundamentals and things. There is always something you have to get better at. You can never be at your best.”
Yet Williamson was always confident he could not only play at Kentucky, but confident he could be a huge playmaker as he was last year when he got his chance to shine after playing in 25 games his first two season without making a start.
“I knew I had the work ethic to get me there. I knew if you worked hard enough, it’s going to happen. I was just confident in myself. I worked through high school to be the best and knew in college I would not be any different and would work just as hard,” Williamson said.
When he returns home now, some people admit “I never thought you could do it” and become a SEC standout.
“Sometimes I didn’t think I could do it but I kept working until I got to a SEC school,” Williamson said Friday after practice. “I go home about four times a year. I went hope spring break and got to see everybody. Probably go home in May again. I do have lot of friends there. Now they see you on TV and lot of people think it is cool. We have not had a guy (from Milan) play in the SEC since the 1990’s. It is a really big deal around my area.”
He says if he somehow made it to the NFU, “it would be crazy” in his hometown.
“I dreamed about playing in the NFL, but I try not to get too far ahead of myself,” Williamson said. “I am motivating myself right now for the fall and thinking about getting this team back on a high note and finishing with a high note. I feel once I get done with the season, I will focus more on the NFL.”
Currently Williamson is continuing to be a team leader that Stoops knows he needs.
“I always work so hard and guys kind of expect you to be a leader. It doesn’t come that easy. We have a lot of guys on the team that are hard to deal with sometimes, but you have to be tough and stand up to them,” Williamson said. “If they see you doing the right thing it will make the guys look up to you even more.”
“I’m not out there right now trying to be a leader. I can’t yell because I am messing up myself. If you think too much and try to impress coaches, you might mess up more.”
Williamson believes the defensive system Stoops and Eliot brought with them from Florida State is “simpler” than the one defensive coordinator Rick Minter used last year at UK.
“Less communication is being made, which is better and helps us out because you don’t have to make as many calls. Communication is probably the biggest thing that is different,” Williamson said.
He said the new staff’s energy is contagious.
“They really get after us and get us going. They don’t want any sluggish pace from drill to drill. They want everybody moving fast,” Williamson said. “We are just fed up and sick of losing. We really have a statement to prove to all these other teams in the SEC and everybody that we can compete in the SEC and that is what we are going to do.”
He says the $110 million in Commonwealth Stadium renovations recently approved have also helped team morale.
“It is cool. Really cool. I just hope I get to see a lot of stuff get done,” Williamson said. “I think it is great for the program that we are going to get stuff a lot of other schools already have. I am glad they are moving this program to the next level and now we have to do our part on the field, too.”
By Evan Crane, UK Media Relations
LEXINGTON, Ky. – Three University of Kentucky football players have been named All-Southeastern Conference performers by Phil Steele’s College Football, the publication announced Wednesday.
Senior offensive lineman Larry Warford headlined the honors as a second-team performer, while junior linebacker Avery Williamson and sophomore linebacker Alvin “Bud” Dupree were named to the third team.
Warford, who earned third-team All-America honors Tuesday from The Associated Press, has now earned five All-SEC honors. The talented offensive lineman has already received praise this season from SEC coaches, AP, CollegeSportsMadness.com, ESPN.com and CBSSports.com. He is the first UK O-lineman to receive All-SEC accolades for three-consecutive seasons since Warren Bryant in 1974-76.
This is the second honor for Williamson, who was also named second-team All-SEC by CollegeSportsMadness.com. Dupree, who was named a second-team Sophomore All-America by CollegeFootballNews.com, was also named a third-team All-SEC performer by CollegeSportsMadness.com.
Warford received high praise throughout the season from the UK coaching staff for playing with amazing skill up front. He did not allow a quarterback sack all year, grading at 90.3 percent for the season and totaling 48 knockdown blocks.
The native of Richmond, Ky., ended his UK career having played in 47 games with 37 consecutive starts. The senior was named SEC Co-Offensive Lineman of the Week after UK’s win over Kent State, handling blocking responsibilities on KSU’s star lineman Roosevelt Nix. In the game, Warford collected eight knockdown blocks and graded out at 91.7 percent.
Warford began the season on the Outland Trophy and Lombardi Trophy Watch Lists. Warford led the UK offensive line, being named game captain five times throughout the season. Warford helped UK tailbacks earn 4.9 yards per carry during the season, including rushing for 342 yards against Samford.
Williamson ended the season first on the team in tackles with 135, including three sacks, 4.5 tackles for loss, four pass breakups, two fumbles caused, one fumble recovered, one interception and a quarterback hurry. The high tackle mark ranks him second in the SEC and sixth nationally in tackles per game. The best game of Williamson’s career game this season against Vanderbilt when he recorded 20 tackles to become the first UK player to record 20 or more in a game since Chad Anderson in 2003.
The native of Milan, Tenn., followed his 20-tackle performance with 13 tackles against Samford, becoming the first UK player with 13-plus tackles in four consecutive games since Randy Holleran in 1990. Williamson also had two sacks and a pass breakup against Samford. Williamson posted 10 or more tackles in eight games during the season, including 12 or more in seven games.
Dupree had a breakout year for Kentucky in 2012, finishing second on the team in tackles with 91. The native of Irwinton, Ga., led the team in quarterback sacks and tackles for loss with 6.5 and 12.5, respectively. Dupree’s best game came against Tennessee when he posted 10 tackles, one sack and three tackles for loss. The sophomore posted a career-high 12 tackles against Western Kentucky. Dupree started all 12 games this season and has had a sack, tackle for loss, fumble caused, fumble recovered or pass breakup in 13 of the last 16 games he has played.
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Warford Named to Senior Bowl Roster: University of Kentucky senior offensive lineman Larry Warford has been selected to participate in the Senior Bowl on Jan. 26, 2013 at Ladd-Peebles Stadium in Mobile, Ala. Kickoff for the game is at 4 p.m. ET and will be televised on the NFL Network. Warford is the first UK player to be selected for the Senior Bowl since Derrick Locke in 2010.
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By LARRY VAUGHT
Sometimes it’s hard to remember the impact University of Kentucky football players can have on youngsters — no matter whether the team is winning or losing.
Kentucky junior linebacker Avery Williamson is almost a folk hero in his hometown of Milan, Tenn. He’s also quite a role model for youngsters there as shown by what fifth grader 10-year-old Hunter Orman wrote for a class project on what college he would like to attend. Enjoy the paper he wrote:
“I would like to go to Univ. of Kentucky. One of my friends goes there.He is #40 on the football team and he is awesome in football. You need to make good grades and do your best in school. My friend is on a billboard. He makes good grades and does his best in school and puts school first and that’s what I will do too. People can tell that Avery is going to make it to the NFL and I hope that I can get the same scholarship so that I can make it too, but the key to success is to put school first and you have to believe you can make it.”
Hunter’s father, James, noted that the comments were written in class where his son had no one to help him.
“You will hear a lot more about Avery I’m sure. Avery is a first class person no matter what he does on the field,” James Orman said.
By LARRY VAUGHT
His first two seasons at Kentucky, linebacker Avery Williamson was used to seeing capacity crowds — or near capacity — at Commonwealth Stadium when the Wildcats played. This year, that has changed dramatically thanks in part to UK’s 1-6 record going into Saturday night’s game against Georgia.
“You can tell, you can sense it if they (the stands) are really full or not,” said Williamson, who ranks third in the Southeastern Conference in tackles per game (9.7). “That is just part of it. You have to take it.”
After last week’s 49-7 loss at Arkansas when UK trailed 42-0 at halftime, the Wildcats could have an even smaller crowd at the Georgia game. Williamson insists while he notices the crowd size, it does not impact his play.
“If it is not full, it is not. I am not going to change my game because fans are not there,” Williams said. “I would play if my mom and dad were just out there in the stands. I am going to play the same tempo. Hopefully the fans will come out and support us. If not, I am still going to be out there flying around and going 100 miles per hour.”
Senior center Matt Smith says the Cats have to put the 49-7 loss behind them but also remember the feeling so it does not happen again in the remaining five games.
“It was one of the more embarrassing games that I have been part of,” Smith said Monday. “We looked at the film yesterday and saw what we could do better and just take that and go from there and put it behind us and focus on rest of season because we still have a lot of good teams left to play.”
The players understand why fans are upset and do sense many have given up on the team.
“I know that it is not going to be the same when you are losing,” Williamson said. “I feel like some of the fans have kind of shifted away from us. Hopefully we can gain it back with a win this week.”
“There is always the fans that are going to feel resentful toward us and feel we should have done more and be mad at the coaching staff and players. It’s all understandable,” Smith said. “We have fans and a lot of people that are getting hold of me through Twitter and I am getting a lot of text messages and stuff and there are fans still behind us, and that’s encouraging.
“To see the fans who traveled to Arkansas and know that we are still going to have fans in the stadium on Saturday is encouraging. We know there are fans who will always be behind us no matter what. It is tough when you have won only one game to keep all the fans you had at the beginning of the season, obviously. We know that the Kentucky fan base has always been a good fan base for every sport that we have. We are just happy that we have those fans still.”
What if more fans than expected showed up Saturday”
“It would mean a lot. We need as much support as possible. It would mean a whole lot for the fans to show up,” Williamson said.
Both Williamson and Smith says the players have no reason not to finish the season playing as hard as they can despite the record or speculation about coach Joker Phillips’ future.
“We just say we have to finish the season out as strong as possible. We can’t just give up and put our heads down and pout about it. We have to go out and have a good practice every day,” Williamson said.
“Some of the younger players sometimes might get down. You just kind of have to bounce them back. You have got to be a leader. Juniors, sophomores and seniors have to tell those guys we have to keep fighting. They are young and it is a long, physical season. It is tough on older guys as well. We have to keep them positive.”
Smith says strength coach Ray “Rock” Oliver told the team to push the “reset button” after last week’s loss.
“Get it out of our minds and start fresh and move forward in a new direction and just come together as much as a team as we can,” Smith said. “I know what we can do, but it is a matter of putting it all together on Saturdays.
“One of the things about the team this year that I love is that a lot of these guys don’t give up. I know it is not a part of me to give up and it is not a part of a lot of these guys that are seniors and have been around. That is the last thing on their mind to give up like this. I think that attitude has rubbed off on guys. During practice we are practicing just as hard as we have been. As long as we can keep that going and keep the guys’ spirits up, and I know it is tough to do that right now, but the older guys are taking the leadership and younger guys are following and we are not going to give up.”
By LARRY VAUGHT
The more freshman linebacker Khalid Henderson plays, the better he seems to be.
He had a career-high five tackles last week against Mississippi State and now has 12 tackles in Kentucky’s six games as he gets set for Saturday’s Southeastern Conference matchup at Arkansas. He’s one of 14 true freshmen that UK is playing and appreciates the opportunity he’s getting.
“I am kind of glad for the opportunity the freshman class is having. I just feel like we are going to get better. I feel like it is a big plus,” said Henderson. “It gives us the opportunity to improve our talent and ultimately improve the team as a whole. It is a little frustrating at times not to be winning, but you just have to roll with the punches and take each day as another opportunity to get better. Every game you get another chance to get out there and get a W (win).”
Henderson shared these other thoughts about his play and the Kentucky program.
Question: Are you still learning the defense?
Henderson: “Coach Minter’s defense is very complex I might say. Every guy has the same job and you all have to know it. When it all comes together in one piece, it works. Certain calls are left to certain people, so everybody has to know their job and do it. If somebody messes up, that’s what comes with it.”
Question: Has any one player taken you under his wing and helped you a lot?
Henderson: “Really, the big reason why I cam here was (linebacker) Avery Williamson. He is kind of like my big brother and is my big brother when it comes to the team. (Bud) Dupree also has a big impact on me, too. We all bond together and work together. They help me improve and I help them, too. Young guys can help older guys.”
Question: Do you ever feel the deck is just stacked against this team having to play so many young players?
Henderson: “We are so young, we just don’t worry about it. I feel like it is better to have young guys in there. Fresh legs and creates a more growing process for them and helps the older guys get rest. That feels like it is better for the game. Keeping putting in new packages, new packages and get rest for older guys and keep fresh legs in the game.”
Question: But how do you avoid being frustrated with a 1-5 record?
Henderson: “I feel like in a sense like a father does. You know how a father has bad times and keeps rolling with them. Some bills might not get paid, but you work hard to get to the next one. You have to keep moving on. It eats away at you, but you have to take it and learn. We all have winning backgrounds in some sense. I have never been used to losing. I just wish we could turn the season around and I am waiting for it to happen.”
Question: Why was Williamson such a big influence for you?
Henderson: “It started with my recruiting. Some guys you just hit it off with at first. That’s how it was when I first came around Avery. I talked to the guy and we just kind of had a good flow about things. We talked to each other and I got a good vibe from him.”
Question: Is he the biggest reason you are at Kentucky?
Henderson: “I would have to say yes. He is making my game better. He keeps an eye on me. He keeps me working hard. He keeps me focused in the weight room and classroom as well. He is just helping me take in this process because I am expecting so much so soon. He is just helping me not being stressed out and working hard and moving on to the next game.”
Question: Do you stress out after losses?
Henderson: “Certainly you can get stressed out, but you just have to take that day or night when it happened and not let it suck the life from you and keep improving.”
Question: Have you learned things from the way Williamson helped recruit you that you can use with future recruits?
Henderson: “Of course. I want to say he is my role model. I learn from him based on his mistakes and improvements. He wasn’t a five-star, four-star recruit coming in. He’s just improving his game. He is looked at as the face of the defense right now.”
Question: Would you enjoy hosting recruits and selling UK to them and why would you tell them to come to Kentucky?
Henderson: “Of course. I love that. I am going to give you the God-honest truth. I am going to tell you some things you may want to hear, some things you may not want to hear. I am going to tell you the truth because I don’t want you to come to a place and be miserable for four years. I want you to enjoy your time here at the University of Kentucky and enjoy being around a family atmosphere and a great college.”
Question: Would you tell recruits they can win at Kentucky?
Henderson: “Of course you can win. You have to work, too. Your attributes are going to contribute to the team.”
Question: What might you tell a player that he might now want to hear?
Henderson: “You may not get your chance like you think you will or you may not be as talented as you think you are right now. You might have to keep working. You might have to sit out a year. You might have to do some extra things to improve your game. You might not like the atmosphere. You might not like being a student if this is your first time to really be a student.”
Question: Is the student part tougher than some realize?
Henderson: “It is lot tougher than I thought it would be. I worked hard in school and my mom made sure she was on me about having good grades, but when I came to college it was a different atmosphere. Anybody would tell you that you have to do your thing and I have enjoyed the people at CATS (academic center) who have helped me.”
By LARRY VAUGHT
Christen Ferrell was working in Bardstown in 2009 when her younger sister was a sophomore at Milan (Tenn.) High School and she got a chance to meet the team’s star football player, Avery Williamson.
“He was a senior at Milan High. My younger sister was a sophomore. They were close friends,” said Ferrell. “My parents wanted for me to get to know Avery because he was going to be going to UK in the fall and I was only a hour away from Lexington. He didn’t have any family near Lexington, so I wanted to be there for him.”
“She was a huge help to me when I got here. They are coming up to the Georgia game and it is good to have support from people like that back home. It helps so much,” Williamson said.
Ferrell says it was not hard to be impressed with Williamson.
“I instantly loved him! He was so down to earth and had the most contagious smile! He’s the brother I never had. Everyone loves Avery. He was the all-star standout in Milan and I knew he would be successful.”
She was right, too, as he leads Kentucky in tackles and is among the top tacklers in the Southeastern Conference.
“Avery is like a celebrity to the town of Milan,” Ferrell said. “He’s very friendly and courteous. He has an innocence to him that most 20 year olds don’t have, but I’m kind of partial.”
“I was a UK fan before Avery, but I had never attended a game before he started playing. Another Milan boy, Christian Coleman, is a UK Wildcat and is going to make a name for himself, too. We are very proud of him as well.”
Williamson says is it nice that “everybody knows me” back home.
“Everybody is proud of me and supports me. It is pretty cool,” Williamson said. “I try to tell a lot of young guys to be positive and make smart decisions and don’t be scared to do the right thing. They listen to me.
“I will be back home in December. I don’t get to go home as much because I am busy up here, but when I do go home I see other high school guys. I go up to the school to talk to them just to give them some support and know they can do the same as I am doing. I stay in touch with former teammates, too. A few of them came up watch the game with South Carolina. It was good to just see them and stay close.”
Ferrell, who is a registered nurse, now works in Jackson, Tenn., and has not been able to attend as many UK games as she did when she was working in Bardstown.
“I’m a die-hard UK fan. I love UK football and, of course, UK basketball.,” she said.
However, she’ll always be a Williamson fan.
“My Dad was the biggest Milan Bulldog football fan! He loved Avery,” Ferrell, 29, said.
That presented a bit of a conflict for him since her father, Charlie Reagan, was also a “big” Tennessee fan.
“The first and only UK game my Dad attended was Avery’s freshman year. Georgia played at Commonwealth. My Dad went at halftime and bought a UK cap and came back to the stands wearing it,” Ferrell said. “Of course, that’s illegal, unheard of for a UT fan. After the game he would only allow for Avery to sign it.”
He never got a chance to see Williamson play again because the following summer he was robbed and murdered at his place of business in Milan.
“We had his favorite football boys be the pallbearers at his funeral. They wore their jerseys. Avery and Christian Coleman drove down for the funeral and Avery was a pallbearer. That meant so much to my family,” she said.
It meant a lot to him as well.
“He was special. He supported our team. He was a true Bulldog fan,” Williamson said. “It really hurt me to know that he got killed like that. I felt like I should go back and help out with funeral. It wasn’t easy. It was pretty difficult. Still it will never be the same not having him in the town.”
By ASHLEY SCOBY
Some Avery Williamson quotes to get you through one of the last few days without college football in your life:
On the development of Tyler Brause at the LB position (currently listed at the top of the depth chart at WLB):
“He’s really been stepping up and making plays. He’s running with us at 1’s at the WILL position and he’s running MIKE with the 2’s. He’s really been working hard this camp and he really surprised me stepping up and taking that 1 spot.”
“I’m proud of Brause. He’s doing real good. He’s a really smart guy and he picked up on the system real well. They transitioned him to a WILL linebacker and I feel like he’s a defensive guy that can really play that position…He’s a pretty tough guy and he’s got great size. The best thing about him is he’s smart, he really can diagnose things. I mean he’s a quarterback…he’s got a real brightness about him.”
On the comment Coach Rick Minter made about Williamson being “the man”…
“He knows that I put in a lot of time this spring and this summer on learning my plays and it really showed this fall because I made a lot of plays in camp and knowing what everyone else is doing on the defense. If you go out there and put the extra time in, you’re gonna make plays.”
On preparing for Louisville…
“The tempo’s been good. The coaches have really been pressing us to go fast in practice and try to get used to game-like situations – we talk about hurry up offense and they really been pressing the tempo in all aspects of practice – special teams, and offense and defense.”
“They (Louisville) have some great athletes…They have a good quarterback, Teddy Bridgewater is a good quarterback, I’ll give him that credit and we just got to go in there and get ready to stop the run. They have a good Wildcat system as well, so if we go in there and shut down the run, I feel like we can really do some damage to the offense.”
On Teddy Bridgewater specifically…
“He has a good arm but he can run with the ball too. You’ve got to really be careful when you’re dropping down in coverage at the linebacker position because he can take off in a heartbeat and he can really take up some ground.”
“When Bridgewater came in (last year), he did light it up. He took advantage of our mistakes, we weren’t sound in the secondary and at the linebacking positions and really all over the field, we weren’t sound because we weren’t making the right calls. He took great advantage of our missed cues.”
“I plan on getting me some sacks in this game too. I feel like Bud on the edge…that’s gonna wreak havoc I feel like. We got a great defensive line, we really should get some hits on the quarterback…. I love them quarterbacks. I haven’t really had the chance to hit the quarterback since I’ve been here, you know, minimal playing time, but I’m excited about it. I’m ready to.”
On how good it would feel to “put a lick” on Bridgewater if Williamson were to be squared up against him on Sunday…
“Ah, it’d be real nice. Just got to go out there and take advantage every time. You got to show him it’s not gonna be a finesse game. If you go out there and put a good lick on him, he’ll really be looking for you next time.”
On how the UK defense has improved this year…
“The fact that we really know what we’re doing this year… Last year there was a lot of confusion and even at the linebacker position, we were confused on making different calls and this year, we really got it down and there’s a lot more team commitment this year. That’s why I’m so excited about what’s in store for this season.”
On the fan negativity and the fact that UK will be the underdog against Louisville…
“A lot of people are doubting us, so we just got to go in there and believe in ourselves. We’re pretty much the only people that believe in us…We’ve proved a lot of people wrong in different games, and I feel like this is a game to prove everybody wrong in.”
“We didn’t make a bowl game last year, we lost to Louisville… it’s disheartening, I’m sure, as a fan. And as a player, myself, I was upset going home and not going to a bowl game. I’m sure some of the fans are kind of upset with us and that’s our job, to gain that trust back and go out there and win some good games for them this fall.”
On the trash talk coming from Louisville…
“I really don’t pay attention to all that talk because it really doesn’t mean anything. What matters is what happens on the field. I’m not really the type to put stuff on twitter. I just go out there and talk with my pads. It makes you mad but you can’t really do anything about it ‘til game day.”
On how he has improved as a player within the last year…
“It’s a good feeling. I really know what I’m doing out there now, so I can be the guy that’s out there eating up all the tackles. I know where the run is gonna go and I know how to make plays now so it’s a good feeling to know that I can just go out there and dominate.”
By LARRY VAUGHT
Jamy Orman of Milan,Tenn., was the first to predict to me that Avery Williamson would eventually be a star linebacker and that Kentucky had got a gem when it recruited him out of Tennessee. Now Williamson is set to be UK’s starting middle linebacker and has been called a team leader both by UK coach Joker Phillips and defensive coordinator Rick Minter. Orman, who says he loves football and hunting, can’t wait to see Williamson as a full-time starter and offered these insights on a key player in this year’s UK defense.
Question: How long have you known Avery Williamson and how do you get to know him?
Orman: “I’ve known Avery fo six years. My son (Hunter) and his cousin played baseball together is how I got to know him.”
Question: What impresses you the most about him?
Orman: “Avery is never satisfied with his accomplishments. If he sets a goal and achieves it, he reaches higher. When his team has time off, he is still working to get better. He can dominate and take over a game.”
Question: What impresses you the most about him as a person?
Orman: “You will not find a person with better character than Avery. He comes from a great family. He’s always smiling and never meets a stranger. He always has time for young kids that look up to him after games when other guys headed to the bus.”
Question: Why were you always so convinced that he would be a big-time player at Kentucky?
Orman: “Avery’s work ethic and desire to be the best is unmatched. Ask Avery about the tire and his Dad’s cow pasture … true desire to get better! He gives 110 percent whether its in the classroom, weight room, watching film, practice field or in a game. Avery is very humble, but very hungry to be the best.”
Question: What kind of expectations do you have for him this season?
Orman: “I look for Avery to lead the UK defense in tackles and be in the top five in the SEC. He had 49 tackles last year playing one third of the snaps. I see Avery having over 100 this season as a full-time starter.”
Question: What’s one thing Kentucky fans should know about Avery Williamson?
Orman: “Avery is a great football player, but an even better person .UK is blessed to have him representing BBN.”