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Sep 22, 2009 9:46 AM by Alan Cutler

Locke...Player Of The Week

The SEC Honors Locke, who lost his breakfast after his 100 yard return in UK's win over Louisville.

Kentucky's Derrick Locke is third in the nation and leads the SEC in kickoff returns, averaging 47.75 yards per return.

Locke is also the National Kickoff Returner of the Week by the College Football Performance Awards

Return Specialist
5-9 • 190 • Junior
Hugo, Okla. (HS)

• Had four kickoff returns for 191 yards, including a 100-yard touchdown jaunt, in Kentucky’s 31-27 win over Louisville.

• Locke totaled 310 all-purpose yards and two touchdowns, including 47 receiving yards and 72 rushing yards and a TD.

• He became the first player in school history and third player in SEC history to have two 100-yard kickoff returns in his career.

• The 191 KOR yards set a school record (old: 185 by Keenan Burton vs. Louisville, 2006).

One other UK note,the Alabama game on October 3rd kicks off at Noon.


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