Kentucky football: Denzil Ware named SEC Defensive Lineman of the Week

Kentucky outside linebacker/defensive end Denzil Ware was named SEC Defensive Lineman of the Week on Tuesday.

Ware did just about everything, finishing with two tackles, a tackle for loss, a sack, a forced fumble and two fumble recoveries in Kentucky’s 24-17 win Saturday at Southern Miss.

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The second fumble recovery gave Ware the first touchdown of his Kentucky career. The junior from Opp, Alabama, scooped and scored from 20 yards out on a fumble caused by junior safety Darius West.

Kentucky’s defense held Southern Miss to 55 rushing yards on 38 carries.

Ware was named All-SEC second team by both the media and the league’s coaches heading into the season.

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