SEC announces Week 1 Players of the Week
The SEC had an impressive opening week in college football, posting a 13-1 record which included victories over No. 6 Washington and No. 8 Miami.
On Monday, the SEC announced their official Players of the Week:
Scottie Phillips, RB, Ole Miss
In his Ole Miss debut, Phillips rushed for 204 yards and two touchdowns to help lead the Rebels over Texas Tech in Houston. His 204 yards are the most ever by an Ole Miss running back in a debut, and he became just the eighth running back to run for over 200 yards in a game.
Darrell Williams, LB, Auburn
Williams led his team in tackles with a career-high eight in Auburn’s 21-16 win over No. 6 Washington. He also had one tackle for a loss and one fumble recovery. Auburn’s defense overall was very impressive on Saturday, holding Washington’s potent offense to just 16 points.
Jacob Phillips, LB, LSU
In his first career start, Phillips recorded seven tackles and an interception in LSU’s 33-17 win over Miami on Sunday night. He returned the interception 45 yards for a touchdown to push LSU’s lead to 24 points in the second quarter, a pivotal play in the game. LSU’s defense held Miami to just 83 rushing yards and forced two turnovers in the upset victory.
Luke Logan, PK, Ole Miss
Logan hit all four of his field goal attempts and all five of his extra point attempts. Those totals were both personal highs.
Cole Tracy, PK, LSU
In his LSU debut, Tracy went a perfect 4-for-4 on field goals and also tied a school record with a 54-yarder in the third quarter. Tracy finished with 15 total points, which ranks tied for fourth in LSU history for points in a game by a kicker.
Jaylen Waddle, WR/PR, Alabama
Waddle returned four punts for 80 yards with a long return of 31 yards against Louisville on Saturday. He also caught three passes for 66 yards including a long of 49 yards.
Greg Little, OL, Ole Miss
Little paved the way for the Ole Miss offense, helping the Rebels pile up 546 total yards against Texas Tech.
Nick Coe, DL, Auburn
Coe had two tackles, both for a loss, one quarterback sack and a forced fumble in Auburn’s win on Saturday. He led Auburn with 36 production points, including four pressures and one QB knockdown. Coe also forced a fumble on the Auburn 3-yard line that gave the Tigers possession.
Quinnen Williams, DL, Alabama
In Quinnen’s first career start, he led the Crimson Tide in tackles and tackles for loss. He accounted for six total tackles with 3.5 tackles for a loss of 12 yards. Alabama held Louisville to just 16 rushing yards for the game on 26 attempts.
You can view the full listings in more detail here.