Kentucky OG Warford named AP 3rd team All-American

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Associated Press

Posted on December 14, 2012 at 7:00 PM

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky offensive guard Larry Warford has been named to The Associated Press' All-America third team.

Warford is the 12th Wildcats offensive lineman to earn All-America honors and the first since Mike Pfeifer in 1989. He's the first to be honored by the AP since Warren Bryant made second team in 1976.

The 6-foot-3, 333-pounder has already been selected to the All-Southeastern Conference second team by league coaches, the AP and CollegeSportsMadness.com. ESPN.com and CBSSports.com named Warford o their All-SEC first teams on Monday.

The Richmond, Ky., native did not allow a quarterback sack this season, grading at 90.3 percent while totaling 48 knockdown blocks. Warford played 47 career games with 37 consecutive starts.

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