July 25, 2007

Woodson a star at SEC Media Days

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - Flash bulbs popped, crowds gawked and autograph seekers shoved pens, photographs, footballs and helmets in his face. Although there wasn't a rock star in attendance at least one college football player made you think there was.

Meet your public André Woodson, and what an adoring - and unexpected one - it was. The Kentucky quarterback was swarmed the moment he entered The Wynfrey hotel on the first afternoon of the Southeastern Conference's Media Days, a scene UK's sports information staff compared favorably to Tim Couch's appearance at the event.

"He's the man. Dré's the man," teammate Marcus McClinton said as he watched Woodson navigate the gauntlet. "He's a good guy and, what, the number one quarterback in the SEC?"

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