LEXINGTON, Ky. – University of Kentucky junior running back Benny Snell, Jr. is one of 20 semifinalists for the 82nd annual Maxwell Award, given to the Collegiate Player of the Year by the Maxwell Football Club. Benny leads the SEC in rushing with 935 yards on 179 carries this year and in all purpose yards with 1010 yards. In his short career at UK he is second in career rushing yards with 3,359 and is the career leader in all touchdowns and rushing touchdowns with forty-one.
For immediate relase from the UK Communications and Public Relations. Photo Credit to UK Athletics LEXINGTON, Ky. – Kentucky men’s basketball freshman guard Keldon Johnson is the second Wildcat in as many days to earn a spot on a preseason list for the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame’s positional awards. Johnson is among 20 candidates for the 2019 Julius Erving Award, which honors the nation’s best small forward. Johnson joins Tyler Herro, who was named to the early