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Fortner named SEC Co-Offensive Lineman of the Week

Started first game at Center for the Wildcats
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Posted at 1:09 PM, Sep 07, 2021
and last updated 2021-09-07 13:09:48-04

LEXINGTON, Ky. — Kentucky Senior Luke Fortner has been named the SEC's Co-offensive lineman after week one of the college football season. He shared the weekly award with Kenyon Green of Texas A&M.

In his first game playing at center for the Wildcats, Fortner had four knockdown blocks, eight blocks at the point of attack and did not allow a sack. He also helped Kentucky gain 564 yards of total offense in the 45-10 win over ULM.

Fortner and the Wildcats play their first SEC game of the season this coming Saturday when they host Missouri at 7:30. You can see the game on the SEC Network.