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Two Cats Honored By The SEC

Posted: Nov 19, 2012 10:28 AM by Alan Cutler
Updated: Nov 19, 2012 10:29 AM

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UK's Donte Rumph has been named the SEC Defensive Lineman of the Week.

The 6-foot-3 inch 301 pounder had five tackles (four solos) with a sack (-7 yards) and a caused fumble in Kentucky's 34-3 win against Samford.

In the second quarter, Rumph recorded a sack and knocked out the football, which Tristian Johnson returned 25 yards for a touchdown.

UK's defense limited Samford to -2 yards rushing on 27 attempts and recorded five sacks of Bulldog quarterbacks. Samford had 102 total offensive yards.

Tailback Raymond Sanders made the other outstanding performances after running for a for career-high 123 yards on 15 carries and a touchdown.