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SEC football week 14 honors

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OFFENSE
Amari Cooper, WR, Alabama

• Tied his own school record with 13 catches for 224 yards and three touchdowns in the 55-44 win over Auburn.
• Scored from 17 yards out in the first quarter and his 39-yard catch in the third cut the lead to 33-27 while his 75-yard reception on the next series pulled the Tide within two at 36-34.
• Seven of his catches were for first downs and five were explosive plays of 16 yards or more.
• Set the new Alabama school record for touchdowns in a single season (14) and became UA's all-time reception leader (207).
• Now holds school record for most 100-yard games in a season (7) and in a career (14).
• Moved into second all-time in term of SEC career receiving yards.
• Walter Camp National Offensive Player of the Week.
• Athlon Sports National Player of the Week.
• Alabama ranks second nationally and 16th nationally in total offense (489.3 ypg).

DEFENSE
Tony Conner, DB, Ole Miss

• Had seven tackles and led the Rebels with a career-high 3.0 tackles for loss and a career high-tying 1.0 sack in a 31-17 win over No. 4 Mississippi State.
• Also broke up a pass and recorded a quarterback hurry.
• As the Rebels' "Huskie" defensive back, he played a key role in both rush and pass defense as Ole Miss limited Mississippi State to a season low-tying point total.
• Pressured Dak Prescott into an incomplete pass on 2nd-and-goal from the 4-yard line, leading to a turnover on downs two plays later in a crucial fourth-quarter defensive stand.
• Helped Ole Miss finish the regular season with the nation's No. 1 scoring defense (13.8 points allowed per game).

SPECIAL TEAMS
Andrew Baggett, PK, Missouri

• Made two field goals from beyond 50 yards in the first half Friday to help keep the Tigers afloat until the offense found its way in the 2nd half of MU's 21-14 win over Arkansas to clinch the SEC Eastern Division title.
• With the Tiger offense scuffling in the 1st half, came through with field goals of 52 and 50 yards to keep Mizzou within 14-6 at halftime. His first was a 52-yarder at the 14:23 mark of the 2nd quarter to make it 7-3, with the kick marking a career long.
• His next kick came at the halftime gun and was good from 50 yards to make it 14-6. He became the first Tiger kicker in history to make two 50-yard field goals in the same game.

Cameron Sutton, PR, Tennessee
• Returned a punt 76 yards for a touchdown to open the scoring in Tennessee's 24-17 win at Vanderbilt.
• Was the first punt return for a touchdown (excluding blocked punts) since UT's last trip to Vandy on Nov. 17, 2012.
• Also recorded two tackles and one pass breakup in the win.
• Tennessee became bowl eligible with the victory.

FRESHMAN
Leonard Fournette, RB, LSU

• Rushed for a career-high 146 yards and a TD in LSU's 23-17 road win over Texas A&M.
• Scored on a 22-yard run in second quarter when he barreled over an Aggie defender.
• That play was No. 1 on ESPN's SportsCenter that day.
• Averaged 7.7 yards per carry and led an LSU offense that racked up 384 rushing yards, the most in an SEC game for LSU since 1997 when the Tigers had 400 yards on the ground against Kentucky.

OFFENSIVE LINE
Austin Shepherd, OL, Alabama

• Led the team with a grade of 92 percent as he started at right tackle, but had to move to left tackle at the start of the fourth quarter when Cam Robinson was injured.
• No sacks allowed, no pressures, no missed assignments and no penalties.
• Made the key block after going to left tackle on Derrick Henry's 25-yard TD run that put UA up 55-36 with 3:46 remaining to seal the victory.
• Alabama totaled 539 yards of total offense (312 pass, 227 rush) and tied the record for most points in the Iron Bowl.
• Tide averaged 6.7 yards per rush and 11.6 yards per pass attempt.
• OL as a unit gave up just one sack in the game and now ranks first in the SEC and sixth nationally in fewest sacks allowed (11).
• Alabama ranks second nationally and 16th nationally in total offense (489.3 ypg).
• Part of a senior class that became the first in SEC history to win 11 or more games in four consecutive seasons.

DEFENSIVE LINE
C.J. Johnson, DE, Ole Miss

• Posted season bests with six tackles, 1.5 tackles for loss and a sack in a 31-17 win over No. 4 Mississippi State.
• Spearheaded a Rebel defense that limited Mississippi State to a season low-tying point total.
• Helped Ole Miss collect nine TFLs and three sacks, the most surrendered by the Bulldogs all year in either category.
• With the Rebels up 24-17 early in the 4th quarter, sacked Dak Prescott for a 10-yard loss that led to an MSU punt.
• Helped Ole Miss finish the regular season with the nation's No. 1 scoring defense (13.8 points allowed per game).

Alvin "Bud" Dupree, DE, Kentucky
• Had seven tackles, three tackles for loss (-17) and one quarterback sack (-8) vs. Louisville.
• Caused two fumbles, both of which resulted in points for Kentucky.
• First caused fumble was recovered by UK and set up a field goal.
• His quarterback sack caused another fumble that was recovered by UK and returned for a touchdown.
• Named National Defensive Lineman of the Week by the College Football Performance Awards.