TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — Alabama’s coaching staff recognized nine players for their performances in the Crimson Tide’s 34-6 win over Kentucky on Saturday.
Running back Joshua Jacobs, wide receiver Calvin Ridley and left tackle Cam Robinson on were named on offense. Linebackers Reuben Foster, Shaun Dion Hamilton and Tim Williams were tabbed on defense. Defensive back Keaton Anderson, kicker Adam Griffith and running back Bo Scarbrough made the list on special teams.
Jacobs and Ridley both had career days against the Wildcats. Making his first career start, Jacobs rushed 16 times for a career-high 100 yards and a touchdown. He also added a career-best three receptions for 44 yards to finish with 144 yards of total offense.
Ridley caught 11 passes for 174 yards, both career-high marks, while adding two touchdowns. Ridley average 14.5 yards per catch with seven of his 11 catches going for a first down.
Robinson posted a dominant performance at left tackle to grade out at 88 percent. He added a pair of knockdown blocks while not allowing a sack or committing a penalty.
Foster, Hamilton and Williams were key to the Tide defense limiting Kentucky to only 161 yards of total offense. Foster finished with six tackles and a quarterback hurry on the day. Hamilton tied for the team-high and set a new career-high mark with eight tackles. Williams, who served a first half suspension, recorded four stops, including a team-high three tackles for loss and one sack.
Anderson and Scarbrough helped limit Kentucky to zero punt return yards and only 79 yards on kickoffs. Griffith made all four of his extra point attempts and added field goals from 44 and 24 yards out.