Three Kentucky football players have been named to the All-Southeastern Conference first team selected by SEC head coaches.
Wildcats junior cornerback Trevard Lindley of Hiram, Ga.; junior linebacker Micah Johnson of Fort Campbell; and senior punter Tim Masthay of Murray were all chosen for the first team.
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Senior offensive tackle Garry Williams of Louisville and senior defensive tackle Myron Pryor of Louisville were named to the second team.
Only divisional champions Alabama and Florida had more players on the All-SEC first team than Kentucky. Georgia and LSU also had three players on the first team.
Lindley has four interceptions and 11 pass breakups this year and ranks second in the SEC and 15th nationally for total passes defended. He set the school record for pass breakups in a career with 34.
Johnson has made 87 tackles despite missing two games because of injury, ranking third in the SEC in tackles per game.
Masthay leads the SEC and is fifth nationally with an average of 45.3 yards per punt.
Pryor has 29 tackles this season, including 10 for loss and 4.5 quarterback sacks. Williams has given up only one quarterback sack this season.