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Two Kentucky players named to SEC’s All-Freshman Football Team

Herald-Leader Staff Report

Tight end C.J. Conrad and defensive back Chris Westry were among 23 players named Thursday to the Southeastern Conference’s 16th annual All-Freshman Football Team.

Voting was conducted by the league’s 14 head coaches, who were not allowed to vote for their own players.

Alabama and Texas A&M led the league with four selections each to the team. Kentucky was among six teams with two or more choices.

Conrad started nine of Kentucky’s 12 games, catching 15 passes for 149 yards and one touchdown. Westry, who started all12 games, made two interceptions and had 23 tackles.

Texas A&M's Christian Kirk, who was named the 2015 SEC Freshman of the Year on Wednesday, earned three selections on the team, placing as a wide receiver, all-purpose player and return specialist. Kirk is the first player in SEC history to receive three spots on the All-SEC Freshman Team.

SEC All-Freshman Football Team

OFFENSE

Position

Name

School

TE

C.J. Conrad

Kentucky

OL

William Clapp

LSU

OL

Martez Ivey

Florida

OL

Ross Pierschbacher

Alabama

OL

Chance Hall

Tennessee

C

Zach Bailey

South Caroilna

WR

Christian Kirk

Texas A&M

WR

Calvin Ridley

Alabama

QB

Kyler Murray

Texas A&M

RB

Derrius Guice

LSU

RB

Rawleigh Williams III

Arkansas

AP

Christian Kirk

Texas A&M

DEFENSE

DL

Arden Key

LSU

DL

Terry Beckner

Missouri

DL

Walter Brady

Missouri

DL

Cece Jefferson

Florida

LB

Dre Greenlaw

Arkansas

LB

Gerri Green

Mississippi State

LB

Darrin Kirkland Jr.

Tennessee

DB

Minkah Fitzpatrick

Alabama

DB

Carlton Davis

Auburn

DB

Marlon Humphrey

Alabama

DB

Chris Westry

Kentucky

SPECIAL TEAMS

P

Corey Fatony

Missouri

RS

Christian Kirk

Texas A&M

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