Courtesy of the Southeastern Conference
SEC FOOTBALL PLAYERS OF THE WEEK (Games of Nov. 6)
SEC OFFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK
6-0 • 220 • So. • Missouri City, Texas
• Davis rushed for 110 yards on 22 carries and scored three TDs in Arkansas’ 41-20 win at South Carolina.
• His 22 carries and three rushing TDs tied his career highs.
• Davis’ rushing effort was against a Gamecock defense, which entered the game leading the SEC and ranked 11th nationally kn rushing defense.
• Davis’ three rushing scores tied the most given up by the Gamecocks to a player this season (Cam Newton, Auburn).
• Two of Davis’ three touchdowns came in the second quarter to give Arkansas a 24-10 halftime lead.
SEC DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK
6-3 • 240 • Sr. • Stone Mountain, Ga.
• Sheppard recorded seven tackles and combined for a half-sack in LSU’s 24-21 win over Alabama.
• He added a first quarter interception and recovered a fumble in the fourth quarter in the LSU victory.
• LSU kicked a field goal following the interception for a 3-0 lead and his fumble recovery led to a field goal four plays later that gave the Tigers a 24-14 lead with just over five minutes left in the contest
• Key member of LSU defense that limited Alabama to just 102 rushing yards, with only 30 coming in the second half.
SEC SPECIAL TEAMS PLAYER OF THE WEEK
Return Specialist/Running Back
5-9 • 176 • Jr. • Lakeland, Fla.
• Rainey blocked two Vanderbilt punts and led the Gators with 136 all-purpose yards in Florida’s 55-14 win at Vanderbilt.
• The first block was recovered at the Vanderbilt three yard line and led to UF's first score to give the Gators a 7-0 lead.
• The second block was returned 42 yards by Solomon Patton to give UF a 41-0 lead.
• He returned two punts for 39 yards and a kickoff for 14 yards.
• Rainey also shared team lead with four catches for 75 yards with a 40-yard TD reception. Rainey added three carries for eight yards.
SEC OFFENSIVE LINEMAN OF THE WEEK
6-6 • 310 • So. • Lynchburg, Va.
• Massie helped the Ole Miss offense pile up 478 total yards, including 298 rushing, in a 43-21 victory over Louisiana-Lafayette.
• He posted 11 finishes and four knockdowns while grading out at 92 percent on run plays and 90 percent on pass.
• The Rebels did not allow a sack for the third time this year and second straight game.
• Massie anchors a line that tops the SEC in sacks allowed (7) and ranks second in rushing offense (221.6 ypg)
• He has started 14 straight games at right tackle.
SEC DEFENSIVE LINEMAN OF THE WEEK
6-2 • 285 • Sr. • Marrero, La.
• Nevis led an LSU defense that limited Alabama to just 102 rushing yards with seven tackles and a sack for a 6-yard loss in a 24-21 win over Alabama.
• He also forced a fumble, broke up a pass and added a QB hurry in the Tigers’ victory.
• LSU held Alabama to only 30 rushing yards in the second half.
• This week marks the fourth time this season Nevis has been named SEC Defensive Lineman of the Week. He was also named the National Defensive Player of the Week for his effort by the Walter Camp Foundation.
SEC FRESHMAN OF THE WEEK
6-6 • 210 • Kingsburg, Calif.
• Bray made his collegiate starting debut and turned in one of the best halves of football in Tennessee history in the Vols’ 50-14 win at Memphis.
• He completed 17-of-28 passes for 308 yards and five touchdowns – all in the first half.
• Bray finished the game 19-of-33 for 325 yards with no interceptions, but it was his first 30 minutes that set school records for both yards and touchdowns in a half.
• Bray completed his TD passes to five different receivers as Tennessee carried a 40-7 advantage into the break.
OTHER OUTSTANDING PERFORMANCES FROM WEEK 10
RB MARK INGRAM (Alabama) -- Rushed for 97 yards on 21 carries and a touchdown against LSU.
PK ZACH HOCKER (Arkansas) -- The freshman hits two field goals, including a 51-yarder, and accounted for 11 points against South Carolina.
QB CAM NEWTON (Auburn) -- Completed 15-of-21 passes for 317 yards and four TDs and rushed for 24 yards and another score against Chattanooga.
WR TERRELL ZACHERY (Auburn) -- Caught seven passes for 148 yards and a TD and had a 10-yard rush against Chattanooga.
DT SHARRIF FLOYD (Florida) -- The freshman accounted for seven total tackles, including 2.5 for losses (-10 yards) against Vanderbilt.
PK BLAIR WALSH (Georgia) -- Connected on two field goals, includinga 53-yarder, while scoring 12 points, against Idaho State.
C BEN JONES (Georgia) -- Anchored an offense that racked up 450 total yards on offense and 55 points against Idaho State.
QB MIKE HARTLINE (Kentucky) -- Completed 15-of-24 passes for 272 yards with two TDs and an interception against Charleston Southern.
SS WINSTON GUY (Kentucky) -- Registered game-high 16 total tackles (4 solos) against Charleston Southern.
QB JORDAN JEFFERSON (LSU) -- Completed 10-of-13 passes for 141 yards and a touchdown and rushed for 27 yards on seven carries against LSU.
RB BRANDON BOLDEN (Ole Miss) -- Rushed for 136 yards on 18 carries and two TDs and caught four passes for 80 yards and another score against Louisiana-Lafayette.
WR ALSHON JEFFERY (South Carolina) -- Caught seven passes for 99 yards against Arkansas.
DT MALIK JACKSON (Tennessee) -- Had team-high eight tackles with three for losses (-15 yards), including two sacks, and an interception against Memphis.
LB CHRIS MARVE (Vanderbilt) -- Led the Commodores with 10 tackles with two sacks (-15 yards) against the Gators.