Kentucky Kentucky senior wide receiver Keenan Burton will be featured this week as the SEC Community Service Team Player of the Week on this weekend’s Lincoln Financial Sports telecast of the Mississippi State at Kentucky contest.
The Louisville, Ky. native has been very active in the “Cats That Care” service program during his four years as a Wildcat. Burton, who returned to Kentucky for his senior season after considering the National Football League draft, has been a frequent visitor to Kentucky Children’s Hospital at the University of Kentucky, participated in the Cats Cultivating Character, a character development program at Russell Cave Elementary and has been a guest reader at Picadome Elementary School.
He has also volunteered at Northside Library’s Summer Reading Kick-Off, been a guest speaker at 100 Black Men Convention, where he addressed over 3,000 middle school students on the importance of working hard in school and has been a visitor at various other schools, hospitals and other events.
Each week during the SEC football season, Lincoln Financial Sports will highlight a representative of the 2007 SEC Football Good Works Team.
Student-Athletes earn SEC Good Works Team recognition for their community service and campus activities.
The SEC sponsors 16 GoodWorks Teams during the season, including one for each sport in the SEC, combining the indoor and outdoor track &field and cross country teams into one unit.
Below is a list of this year’s SEC Football Good Works Team:
SEC Football Good Works Team Honorees
Week 1 - Tim Tebow, Florida
Week 2 - Corey Reamer, Alabama
Week 3 - Zach Gilbert, Auburn
Week 4 - Jason Cook, Ole Miss
Week 5 - Jeremy Burgess, South Carolina
Week 6 - George Smith, Vanderbilt
Week 7 - Kelin Johnson, Georgia
Week 8 - Jerod Mayo, Tennessee
Week 9 - Keenan Burton, Kentucky
Source: SEC SPORTS MEDIA