Walker's look at All-SEC

Recently I was asked who from Kentucky I would place on either the first or second team all-Southeastern Conference teams if I had to vote right now. That's a good, and difficult, question. Randolph Morris might be second team.

I don't know if I can put him on first team with Joakim Noah, Al Horford, Glen Davis and some other guys. But I think he's worthy of being second team right now. He needs to get back to the way he was playing in December when he was more dominant and assertive. He was certainly that the second half against Florida, but he needs to play that way all the time. If he does that, then he is a legitimate second team all-SEC player.

Outside of that, I think Crawford and Bradley those guys have played well enough to maybe earn attention for a third team. I don't know if they are quite good enough at this point for me to put them on the second team.

Now if you are looking for a freshman to put on an all-freshman team — and I know I am going to sound biased being from Georgia — but I really like Jodie Meeks. He has been up and down, but given the minutes he's had, he has been a very productive player and big spark. I kind of compare his career to mine. I didn't play a lot until the end of my freshman year when I started to come on. I just really like the way he plays the game. He is worthy of some attention for the freshman team.

And I can't rule out Derrick Jasper. I think he has done a great job. He has kind of tailed off a bit here lately, but given the circumstances and pressure of being the point guard at Kentucky and the responsibility that spot has, I think he has done an outstanding job running the team. He deserves some attention for that.

When you look around the league, and I am not putting Kentucky down with this, but there are a lot of teams with more overall talent than Kentucky. Kentucky has played well. They have fought through some adversity. I think they have overachieved to be honest.

At the end of the day, talent is going to prevail when you talk about winning any kind of championship whether it is SEC or national championship. You can have a good group of guys that play hard, but at the end of the day if they don't have the talent against teams with talent that play hard, you won't win.

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