Several SEC players had standout weeks. And the folks over at Pro Football Focus took notice.
A total of seven SEC players made Pro Football Focus’ Team of the Week. Texas A&M led the way with two Aggies making the list.
On offense, Kentucky offensive guard Nick Haynes and Texas A&M center Eric McCoy made the list. The defense was represented by Tennessee defensive end Derek Barnett, Auburn defensive back Joshua Holsey and Georgia safety Aaron Davis. The SEC took two of the three special teams spots, as Daniel Carlson of Auburn was the nation’s top kicker, while Christian Kirk took home the return man award.
PFF also put out an SEC team of the week, which can be seen below. Of the SEC players, Holsey had the highest grade, finishing with a 93.9. That was the highest grade of any player in college football.
|Quarterback||Nick Fitzgerald||Mississippi State||82.2|
|Running back||BJ Snell||Kentucky||81.6|
|Wide receiver||Donald Gray||Mississippi State||80.8|
|Wide receiver||Deebo Samuel||South Carolina||80.5|
|Tight end||Evan Engram||Ole Miss||80.7|
|Offensive tackle||Robert Leff||Auburn||80.2|
|Offensive tackle||Justin Senior||Mississippi State||80.0|
|Offensive guard||Nick Haynes||Kentucky||88.4|
|Offensive guard||Braden Smith||Auburn||84.0|
|Center||Mike McCoy||Texas A&M||86.2|
|Defensive end||Derek Barnett||Tennessee||85.2|
|Defensive end||Jabari Zuniga||Florida||83.1|
|Defensive tackle||John Atkins||Georgia||79.5|
|Defensive tackle||Trent Thompson||Georgia||79.2|
|Linebacker||T.J. Holloman||South Carolina||83.2|
|Cornerback||Jamarcus King||South Carolina||91.5|
|Return man||Christian Kirk||Texas A&M|
Auburn led all SEC teams with five players on the SEC team of the week.