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SEC football week 12 honors

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Russell Hansbrough, RB, Missouri

• Playing in his home state of Texas, Hansbrough led Mizzou to a huge 34-27 road win at #24 Texas A&M Saturday evening, thanks to his career-high 199 rushing yards. He averaged 9.9 yards per carry, as he rushed 20 times, which included TD runs of 49 and 45 yards on consecutive 3rd-quarter possessions as the Tigers rallied from a 13-6 halftime deficit.
• Hansbrough's 199 yards marked the most rushing yards by a Tiger running back in a conference game since Oct. 10, 1998, when All-American Devin West ran for 252 yards (on 40 carries, 6.3 avg.) at Iowa State. The total also ranks 13th on Mizzou's single-game rushing list.
• Thanks to Hansbrough's career night (his previous rushing best was 126 vs. South Dakota State on Aug. 30, 2014), Mizzou ran for a season-high 335 yards, surpassing the previous season best of 244 yards, while amassing a season-best 587 yards of total offense.
• Hansbrough leads Mizzou with 790 rushing yards and 9 TDs on the year, while he's averaging 5.6 yards per attempt. He now ranks 10th in the SEC in rushing with his 79.0 per game average.

Nick Perry, S, Alabama

• Had the best game of his career with a game-high and career-high 12 tackles (9 solo) including a half TFL.
• Recorded one of three Dak Prescott interceptions when he picked him off at the UA 22-yard line to end a seven-play, 50-yard drive and keep the Tide ahead 5-0 in the 2nd quarter.
• Helped Alabama take a 19-3 halftime lead as defense limited conference's top offense to 146 total yards in the first two quarters.
• Three of his tackles came on third down with the first stopping the Bulldogs short on a third and six rush on the following drive in the 2nd quarter.
• The defense also got on the board first in the game with its first safety of the year in the first quarter .
• The victory was the first-ever for Alabama over a No. 1 team at Bryant-Denny Stadium.
• UA now ranks second nationally in scoring defense and sixth nationally in total defense.

Martrell Spaight, LB, Arkansas
• Led the Razorbacks with 10 tackles (five solo) and posted 1.0 sack, 1.0 TFL and forced a fumble in the 17-0 shutout victory over No. 17 LSU
• His sack of LSU QB Anthony Jennings came on LSU's second possession of the game, stalling a drive that led to a Tigers punt
• Stripped Jennings midway through the fourth quarter as Arkansas recovered to preserve the first Razorback shutout against an SEC team since 2002 at South Carolina
• Helped the Razorback defense limit LSU to -1 yards in the first quarter, their lowest output in a quarter this season
• The Razorback defense held LSU to just 123 yards of total offense, the lowest output for the Tigers since Oct. 6, 2012
• Has made nine or more stops in six consecutive games
• Leads the Razorbacks in tackles in seven of the 10 games played this season

JK Scott, P, Alabama

• True freshman punted seven times for 319 yards (45.6 average) in the win over No. 1 Mississippi State.
• Dropped five of the seven inside the 20.
• Leads the nation with 53.5 percent (23-of-43) of his punts inside the 20.
• Helped Alabama take a 19-3 lead at halftime with all four of his punts landing inside the 20 and Mississippi State's average start in the first half was the 15-yard line.
• Long punt was 56 yards.
• Alabama ranks second nationally in net punting (43.28) and Scott is second individually in the NCAA stats with an average of 46.8 yards per punt.
• The victory was the first-ever for Alabama over a No. 1 team at Bryant-Denny Stadium.

Nick Chubb, RB, Georgia

• Chubb had his fifth consecutive 100-yard rushing game thanks to 144 yards on 19 carries (7.6 avg.) and two touchdowns, including a 9-yard run on a 4th-and-1 situation to put the Bulldogs' up 14-7, and two catches for 48 yards during Georgia's 34-7 win over #9 Auburn.
• He became the 12th Bulldog in school history to reach 1,000 yards rushing in a season; Chubb is the first freshman to reach 1,000+ since Todd Gurley in 2012 (1,385).
• Chubb has started the last five games at tailback and has 815 yards on 121 carries (6.7 yds/carry) and seven rushing touchdowns.

Dan Skipper, OT, Arkansas

• Graded out at 83 percent, the team's highest mark in the 17-0 shutout win over No. 17 LSU.
• Part of an offensive line that allowed just one sack against the SEC's best pass defense.
• Protected QB Brandon Allen as he completed 16 of 27 passes for 169 yards against the SEC's best pass defense.
• Matched a team high with seven knockdowns against a stout LSU run defense.
• Did not miss an assignment on any of his 62 plays.
• Helped the Razorback offense score 17 points against the third-best defense in the SEC.

Derek Barnett, DE, Tennessee

• Recorded seven tackles, 2.0 sacks, and 4.0 tackles for loss in Tennessee's 50-16 win over Kentucky.
• Extended his Tennessee freshman record in sacks (9) and tackles for loss (18).
• Ranks third in the SEC in sacks (9) and tied for 1st in tackles for loss (18).
• Has multi-sack efforts in three of his last four games (8 total) and last two consecutive.
• Has 15 tackles for loss in his last six games.