From the Southeastern Conference
SOUTHEASTERN CONFERENCE FOOTBALL PLAYERS OF THE WEEK (Games of Nov. 19)
SEC OFFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK
6-3 • 220 • Jr. • Greenwood, Ark.
• Wilson completed 32-of-43 passes for 365 yards with three touchdowns and no interceptions in Arkansas' 44-17 win against Mississippi State.
• His 32 pass completions set a new Arkansas single-game record previously held by Joe Ferguson (31, vs. Texas A&M, 1971). The number is also the highest in a conference-game this season.
• His 365 yards is the second-highest of his career and the most against an SEC opponent. It was also his fourth 300+ passing yardage game of the season, most in the SEC.
• Wilson completed five passes of 20-or-more yards and ten of 15-or-more.
• Wilson leads the SEC in passing yards (3,215), completions (243), second in touchdown throws (21) and third in passing efficiency (148.66 rating).
SEC Co-DEFENSIVE PLAYERS OF THE WEEK
5-9 • 178 • Sr. • Irving, Texas
• Brooks had four tackles, one sack (-11 yards), a forced and recovered fumble and returned an interception 46 yards for a touchdown in LSU's 52-3 win at Ole Miss.
• His interception came on the first Rebel drive of the game and his sack came in the third drive of the contest.
• Brooks has two interceptions and seven pass deflections on the season.
6-1 • 232 • Sr. • Leesburg, Fla.
• Trevathan recorded 17 total tackles, had three tackles for loss (-9 yards), including a sack (-6) and caused two fumbles in Kentucky's 19-10 loss at Georgia.
• The 17 stops ties his career high, which he has recorded three times in Kentucky's last four games.
• Trevathan leads the SEC and is third in the nation in total tackles (135) and fumbles forced (5).
SEC SPECIAL TEAMS PLAYER OF THE WEEK
5-10 • 192 • Sr. • Boca Raton, Fla.
• Walsh tied his career high, going 4-for-4 on field goals, in Georgia's 19-10 win against Kentucky.
• He connected on three 39-yard field goal attempts and also had a 25-yarder in the contest.
• His 13 points (also had an extra point kick) now give him 394 in his career, which puts him second in SEC and UGA history behind former Bulldog Billy Bennett (409 points).
• Walsh's four field goals were Georgia's only points of the contest until early in the fourth quarter.
• Walsh now has 72 field goals in his career, which is fifth in SEC history.
SEC OFFENSIVE LINEMAN OF THE WEEK
6-4 • 303 • Sr. • West Monroe, La.
• Blackwell led the LSU offensive line with nine knockdown blocks in the Tigers' 52-3 win at Ole Miss.
• He helped pave the way for LSU to achieve a season-best 353 rushing yards. LSU had five players with 50-or-more rushing yards.
• The Tiger offensive line did not allow a sack against the Rebels as LSU amassed 458 total yards in scoring a season-best 52 points.
• LSU is second in the SEC in rushing offense (209.45 yards per game) and scoring offense (37.91 points per game).
SEC Co-DEFENSIVE LINEMAN OF THE WEEK
6-5 • 270 • Sr. • Northridge, Calif.
• Playing in his final game in Neyland Stadium, Jackson recorded six total tackles, 1.5 tackles for loss, including a half-sack, a forced fumble and two quarterback pressures in Tennessee's 27-21 overtime win against Vanderbilt.
• The Vols held Vanderbilt to 90 rushing yards on 36 carries and recorded two sacks.
6-3 • 309 • Jr. • Warner Robins, Ga.
• Jones tallied four tackles, including 1.5 for losses, in Georgia's 19-10 win against Kentucky.
• Georgia limited Kentucky to just 23 rushing yards on 21 attempts (1.1 yards per carry). The Wildcats had just one rushing gain of more than 10-yards against the Bulldogs.
SEC FRESHMAN OF THE WEEK
6-3 • 215 • West Palm Beach, Fla.
• Maggitt recorded seven tackles, with 2.5 for losses, in Tennessee's 27-21 overtime win against Vanderbilt.
• He tallied a key TFL on a 3rd-and-5 early in the second
quarter when he stopped Vandy's Zac Stacy for a one-yard loss, forcing a missed field goal.
• Maggitt is second among SEC freshmen with 49 total tackles (25 solos) and tackles for losses (5.5).
OTHER OUTSTANDING PERFORMANCES FROM WEEK 12
RB TRENT RICHARDSON (Alabama) -- Tied a career-high with 175 rushing yards on 32 carries and two touchdowns and scored a third on a 4-yard reception against Georgia Southern.
QB A.J. McCARRON (Alabama) – Completed 14-of-19 passes for 190 yards with three touchdowns and no interceptions against Georgia Southern.
DE JAKE BEQUETTE (Arkansas) -- Recorded three tackles, including two sacks (-24 yards) and a forced fumble against Mississippi State.
RB MICHAEL DYER (Auburn) -- Rushed 30 times for 157 yards and a touchdown against Samford.
LB DAREN BATES (Auburn) -- Had a team-best 12 total tackles, with 1.5 for losses (-5 yards) along with a pass deflection and quarterback pressure against Samford.
QB JOHN BRANTLEY (Florida) -- Connected on 16-of-28 passes for 329 yards and four touchdowns against Furman.
PK CALEB STURGIS (Florida) -- Went 2-for-4 on field goals and 5-for-5 on extra-point attempts against Furman.
TB BRANDON HARTON (Georgia) -- Rushed for 101 yards on 23 carries against Kentucky.
SAF CODY PREWITT (Ole Miss) -- Recorded a game-high nine tackles (6 solos) with a half-TFL against LSU.
CB JOHNTHAN BANKS (Mississippi State) -- Tallied seven total tackles (6 solos) with one sack (-13 yards) and a forced fumble against Arkansas.
QB CONNOR SHAW (South Carolina) -- Completed 16-of-18 passes for 217 yards with three touchdowns and also rushed for 90 yards on 11 carries and another touchdown against The Citadel.
LB RODNEY PAULK (South Carolina) -- Collected a career-high 12 total tackles (7 solos) with a tackle for loss (-4 yards) and forced fumble against The Citadel.
WR DA'RICK RODGERS (Tennessee) -- Tied a career-high with 10 receptions totaling 116 yards and two touchdowns against Vanderbilt.
LB ARCHIBALD BARNES (Vanderbilt) -- Notched two interceptions against Tennessee, including one returned for 100 yards for a touchdown (longest in school history).
2011 SEC FOOTBALL PLAYERS OF THE WEEK
Week 1 (Games of Sept. 1-3): Offense - Vick Ballard, RB, Mississippi State; Defense - Tyrann Mathieu, DB, LSU; Special Teams - Joe Adams, WR/RS, Arkansas; Offensive Lineman - Rokevious Watkins, OT, South Carolina; Co-Defensive Lineman - Jaye Howard, DT, Florida; Luke McDermott, DT, Kentucky; Co-Freshman - Trey Depriest, LB, Alabama; Tre Mason, RB/RS, Auburn.
Week 2 (Games of Sept. 10): Offense - Tyler Bray, QB, Tennessee; Defense - Mark Barron, SAF, Alabama; Special Teams - Melvin Ingram, DE, South Carolina; Offensive Lineman - Alvin Bailey, OG, Arkansas; Defensive Lineman - Rob Lohr, DT, Vanderbilt; Co-Freshman - Josh Clemons, RB, Kentucky; Isaiah Crowell, RB, Georgia.
Week 3 (Games of Sept. 15-17): Co-Offense - Chris Rainey, RB, Florida; Marcus Lattimore, RB, South Carolina; Defense -Trey Wilson, DB, Vanderbilt; Special Teams - Caleb Sturgis, PK, Florida; Offensive Lineman - Wesley Johnson, C, Vanderbilt; Defensive Lineman - Bennie Logan, DT, LSU; Freshman- Odell Beckham, WR, LSU.
Week 4 (Games of Sept. 24): Offense - Trent Richardson, RB, Alabama; Defense -Melvin Ingram, DE, South Carolina; Special Teams - Brad Wing, P, LSU; Offensive Lineman - Barrett Jones, OT, Alabama; Defensive Lineman - Jaye Howard, DT, Florida; Freshman- Isaiah Crowell, RB, Georgia.
Week 5 (Games of Oct. 1): Co-Offense - Tyler Wilson, QB, Arkansas; Jarius Wright, WR, Arkansas; Defense - Melvin Ingram, DE, South Carolina; Special Teams - Steven Clark, P, Auburn; Offensive Lineman - William Vlachos, C, Alabama; Defensive Lineman - Sam Montgomery, DE, LSU; Freshman - Isaiah Crowell, RB, Georgia.
Week 6 (Games of Oct. 8): Offense - Connor Shaw, QB, South Carolina; Defense - Mike Gilliard, ILB, Georgia; Special Teams - Blair Walsh, PK, Georgia; Offensive Lineman - Will Blackwell, OG, LSU; Defensive Lineman - Fletcher Cox, DT, Mississippi State; Freshman - Tevin Mitchel, CB, Arkansas.
Week 7 (Games of Oct. 15): Offense - Trent Richardson, RB, Alabama; Co-Defense - Corey Lemonier, DE, Auburn; D.J. Swearinger, FS, South Carolina; Special Teams - Steven Clark, P, Auburn; Offensive Lineman - Chris Faulk, OT, LSU; Defensive Lineman - Fletcher Cox, DT, Mississippi State; Co-Freshman - Bruce Ellington, WR, South Carolina; Ray Drew, OLB, Georgia.
Week 8 (Games of Oct. 22): Offense - Dennis Johnson, RB, Arkansas; Defense - Dont'a Hightower, LB, Alabama; Special Teams - Brad Wing, P, LSU; Offensive Lineman - Ryan Seymour, OG, Vanderbilt; Defensive Lineman - Barkevious Mingo, DE, LSU; Freshman - A.J. Johnson, LB, Tennessee.
Week 9 (Games of Oct. 29): Offense - Michael Dyer, RB, Auburn; Co-Defense - Jerry Franklin, LB, Arkansas; Jarvis Jones, OLB, Georgia; Special Teams - Zach Hocker, K, Arkansas; Offensive Lineman - Cordy Glenn, OT, Georgia; Defensive Lineman - Fletcher Cox, DT, Mississippi State; Freshman - Brandon Wilds, RB, South Carolina.
Week 10 (Games of Nov. 5): Offense - Jeff Demps, RB, Florida; Defense - Eric Reid, SAF, LSU; Special Teams - Dennis Johnson, RS/RB, Arkansas; Offensive Lineman - Ben Jones, C, Georgia; Co-Defensive Lineman - Jake Bequette, DE, Arkansas; Sam Montgomery, DE, LSU; Freshman - Maxwell Smith, QB, Kentucky.
Week 11 (Games of Nov. 12): Offense - Zac Stacy, RB, Vanderbilt; Defense - Dont'a Hightower, LB, Alabama; Special Teams - Joe Adams, WR/RS, Arkansas; Offensive Lineman - Ben Jones, C, Georgia; Defensive Lineman - Travian Robertson, DT, South Carolina; Freshman - Isaiah Crowell, RB, Georgia.