Kentucky’s Boom Williams was picked Third Team All-Southeastern Conference by members of the media in Hoover, Ala., this week for the annual Media Days.
The junior running back averaged a school record 7.1 yards per carry last season rushing for 855 yards in 10 games in 2015 with six touchdowns.
Over his two-year career at UK, Williams has 195 rushes for 1,341 yards and 11 touchdowns. He has managed 2,088 all-purpose yards as well.
This is the second preseason honor for Williams, who was named a preseason candidate for the 2016 Doak Walker Award, which annually honors college football’s top running back, on Thursday.
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Georgia running back Nick Chubb and Louisiana State’s Leonard Fournette were selected to the First Team. Tennessee’s Jalen Hurd and Vandy’s Ralph Webb were tabbed Second Team.