SEC announces Week 11 Players of the Week

With another weekend of college football in the books, the SEC league office has officially named its Week 11 SEC Players of the Week:

Offensive Player of the Week – Kerryon Johnson, RB, Auburn

  • Ran for 167 yards while recording two catches for 66 yards and a touchdown in the 40-17 upset of No. 1 Georgia.
  • Recorded the most rushing yards for an Auburn player against Georgia since 2005.
  • Johnson now has 16 total touchdowns in SEC games this season, tied with Cam Newton (2010) and Tim Tebow (2007) for most in conference games in a season since 2000.

Defensive Player of the Week – Devin White, LB, LSU

  • Led the Tigers with 14 total tackles in the win over Arkansas.
  • Added a half tackle for loss and a QB hurry while helping limit the Razorbacks to 318 yards.
  • Recorded his sixth double-digit tackles game and continues to lead the SEC in tackles with 103.

Special Teams Player of the Week – Daniel Carlson, K, Auburn

  • Was a perfect 8 for 8 on kick attempts in the win over No. 1 Georgia.
  • Kicked four field goals with a long of 54 yards. His third field goal gave Auburn a 9-7 lead that it would hold for the remainder of the game.
  • Broke the SEC career record of field goals made with his fourth of the game. He broke the previous record held by Georgia’s Billy Bennett.

Co-Freshman of the Week – Nick Starkel, QB, Texas A&M

  • Received the start Saturday and completed 21 of 30 passes for 416 yards and four TDs, all in the first half of play.
  • The 416 yards are ninth most for a single game in A&M history.

Co-Freshman of the Week – Larry Rountree III, RB, Missouri

  • Ran for a career-high 155 yards and a touchdown in the 50-17 win over Tennessee.
  • Carried the ball 18 times for an average of 8.6 yards per carry with a long of 64.
  • Caught one pass for 19 yards and returned kickoffs for the Tigers with an average return of 23 yards.

Offensive Lineman of the Week – Casey Dunn, C, Auburn

  • Helped pave the way for an Auburn offense that gained 488 yards of total offense against No. 1 Georgia.
  • Led the Tigers rushing attack to 237 yards on the ground.
  • Graded at 91% for the game with six blocks that led to a first down or touchdown.

Co-Defensive Lineman of the Week – Denzil Ware, DE/LB, Kentucky

  • Recorded three tackles, two sacks, and an interception in the win over Vanderbilt.
  • Had a tackle for no gain and a sack on one possession that forced a Commodores punt.
  • The two sacks tied his career high in a game.

Co-Defensive Lineman of the Week – Marcell Frazier, DL, Missouri

  • Recorded two sacks and two QB hurries against Tennessee.
  • Added three tackles with two tackles for loss.
  • Now has 5.5 sacks on the season.

Source: Saturday Down South

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