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Mizzou's Sheldon Richardson named SEC Defensive Lineman of the Week

From Southeastern Conference

SEC DEFENSIVE LINEMAN OF THE WEEK

SHELDON RICHARDSON

Defensive Tackle

MISSOURI

6-4 • 295 • Jr. • St. Louis, Mo.

• Richardson tallied five tackles (3 solos) with a forced fumble and a fumble recovery in Missouri's 33-10 win over Kentucky.

• On Kentucky's game-opening drive, Richardson stripped the UK rusher of the football, and returned it 60 yards to set up Missouri's first touchdown of the game.

• The Missouri defense forced 3-and-outs on nine of Kentucky's 14 possessions in the game.

• Richardson leads the Tigers with 57 total tackles this season, leading all SEC interior linemen in tackles this season.

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