There was no shortage of big offensive and defensive performances over the weekend. The League announced its seven players of the week Monday morning.
Offensive: Trevor Knight, QB, Texas A&M
Knight led the Aggies to an overtime victory against the unbeaten Tennessee Volunteers. He accounted for five total touchdowns, Passing for two and rushing for three more. He completed 17-of-34 passes for 239 yards and ran for 110 yards.
Defensive: Minkah Fitzpatrick, DB, Alabama
Fitzpatrick added to his list of honors Monday. He was already named the Walter Camp National Defensive Player of the Week for his three-interception performance. He returned his final pick for a 100 yard touchdown.
Special Teams: JK Scott, P, Alabama
Scott averaged more than 50 yards per punt in Alabama’s victory over Arkansas. His longest punt was 63 yards, and he pinned the Razorbacks inside their own 20-yard line twice.
Freshman: Jalen Hurts, QB, Alabama & Traveon Williams, RB, Texas A&M
Hurt passed for for 253 yards and two touchdowns in a victory over Arkansas. He scored on two of his eight rushing attempts as well.
Williams, a true freshman, ran for 217 yards and a touchdown in Texas A&M’s victory over Tennessee.
Offensive Line: Jon Toth, C, Kentucky
Kentucky rushed for 258 yards — the most for the Wildcats since 2010 — thanks to Toth. The center had nine knockdown blocks and 23 blocks at the point of attack. He also didn’t allow a sack in pass protection.
Defensive Line: Carl Lawson, DE, Auburn
Lawson had two sacks for the second consecutive game. He also forced a fumble that led to a touchdown in Auburn’s blowout victory over Mississippi State.
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