SEC names players of the week following Week 5 action
The SEC has named its top performers following Week 5 action.
Alabama quarterback Mac Jones made the cut for the second consecutive week. He completed 25 of 31 pass attempts for 387 yards. He also added a rushing touchdown.
Auburn receiver Seth Williams got the nod for the other Offensive Player of the Week slot. He made 8 catches for 150 yards and the game-winning touchdown in the Tigers’ 35-28 victory over Ole Miss.
On defense, Missouri linebacker Nick Bolton gets the honor after the Tigers defeated Kentucky 20-10. Bolton helped Mizzou limit Kentucky to just 145 total yards of offense. Bolton had a team-high 7 tackles, including a sack and a QB hurry.
Co-Offensive Players of the Week: QB Mac Jones, Alabama; WR Seth Williams, Auburn
Defensive Player of the Week: LB Nick Bolton, Missouri
Special Teams Player of the Week: KR Trey Palmer, LSU
Freshman of the Week: RB Tank Bigsby, Auburn
Offensive Lineman of the Week: OL Chase Cook, Missouri
Defensive Lineman of the Week: DE BJ Ojulari, LSU