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Week 1: Football Players of the Week

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Nick Chubb, RB, Georgia
• Chubb returned from a season-ending knee injury during the sixth game of the 2015 season (Oct. 10) to lead #18 Georgia over #22 North Carolina 33-24.
• He tallied his 14th game over 100 yards and his third game over 200 yards after rushing for 222 yards on 32 carries (6.9 avg.) and two touchdowns.
• Chubb leads the SEC and is second nationally in yards rushing with a performance that was highlighted by a 55-yard touchdown run for Georgia's final score that put the game out of reach for the Tar Heels late in the fourth quarter.


Jonathan Allen, DL, Alabama
• The senior picked up right where he left off last season with four tackles and two sacks.
• Both of his tackles for loss, which covered 15 yards, were sacks of USC quarterback Max Browne.
• Along with this four solo tackles, Allen batted down two passes at the line of scrimmage.
• Led a defense that surrendered just 194 total yards, zero touchdowns, six points and just 64 yards rushing.


Elliott Fry, PK, South Carolina

• Fry got the Gamecocks on the board with a 48-yard field goal in the third quarter, then hit on a career-long 55-yard attempt in the final minute to lift the Gamecocks to a 13-10 win at Vanderbilt in the season opener.
• The 55-yard field goal was three-yards further than his previous best, and tied for the second-longest field goal in school history.
• He totaled seven of the Gamecocks 13 points.


Jonah Williams, OL, Alabama
• Became the second true freshman to start at tackle for the Crimson Tide during head coach Nick Saban's tenure.
• Earned a grade of 85 percent from his starting right tackle position.
• He recorded two knockdown blocks.
• Helped clear a path for Damien Harris to average 15.3 yards per carry with 138 yards rushing while clearing the way for three rushing touchdowns for the Tide.


Erik McCoy, C, Texas A&M
• In his first action as a redshirt freshman offensive lineman, Erik McCoy made the calls along the offensive front and together with his offensive line kept quarterback Trevor Knight from being sacked by the 16th-ranked UCLA Bruins.
• The offensive line also cleared the way for 203 net rushing yards on the ground and three rushing touchdowns.


Deatrich Wise, DE, Arkansas
• Part of a critical third down sack in the fourth quarter during Arkansas' season-opening win.
• Now has at least a half-sack in his last five regular season games dating back to last season.
• Seven tackles equaled a career-high and tied for second among SEC defensive lineman during the first week.
• Six of his seven tackles came in the second half.