Bulldogs Blog

SEC hands out weekly awards

Alabama senior defensive back Rashad Johnson and freshman wide receiver Julio Jones were each named Southeastern Conference players of the week Monday for their performances in Saturday’s 27-21 overtime win at LSU.

Johnson, the defensive player of the week, recorded 4 tackles, 3 interceptions and 1 tackle for a loss.

Jones is the freshman of the week for catching a season-high 7 passes for 128 yards.

Florida junior quarterback Tim Tebow was the top offensive player. He completed 12-of-17 passes for 171 yards and 3 TDs. He also rushed for a game-high 88 yards in the Gators 42-14 win at Vanderbilt.

Auburn senior Tristan Davis won special team honors for returning the game’s opening kickoff 95 yards to help the Tigers beat Tennessee-Martin 37-20.

Georgia center Ben Jones was named offensive lineman of the week. South Carolina’s Jordin Lindsey captured defensive lineman honors.