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SEC Football Week 5 Players of the Week

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SEC staff
Photo: B.C. Romano


Alabama Crimson Tide Derrick Henry, RB, Alabama
• Junior running back Henry set a career-high with 148 yards and a touchdown.
• The game captain matched the Alabama record for consecutive games with a rushing touchdown at 10.
• Set a career-high with 26 carries.
• Broke free for a touchdown run of 30 yards.
• Had four rushes of 10 or more yards while accounting for five first downs.


Florida Gators Antonio Morrison, LB, Florida
• Recorded 16 tackles in the contest, five of those being unassisted, in the home win over No. 3 Ole Miss.
• Contributed 3.5 tackles for a loss of nine yards.
• Part of the defensive unit that sacked Ole Miss quarterback Chad Kelly four times, Morrison contributing half a sack to that total.


Auburn Tigers Johnathan Ford, KR, Auburn
• Returned two kickoffs for 81 yards, including a career-long 58 yarder.
• Both returns set up Auburn touchdowns.
• Defensively had a career-high 14 tackles


Alabama Crimson Tide Calvin Ridley, WR, Alabama
• Freshman receiver Calvin Ridley caught five passes for 120 yards and a touchdown.
• Is the first true freshman receiver to have a 100-yard receiving game since Amari Cooper in the BCS National Championship Game against Notre Dame.
• The 120 yards was a career-best after having just 125 yards on the season entering the game.
• Two of his five catches were 45 yards or longer, with a 50-yard grab in the first quarter and a 45-yard touchdown in the second quarter.
• Averaged a career-best 28.75 yards per reception.
• Three of his five receptions converted first downs for the Crimson Tide.
• Has caught 19 passes for 223 yards in the last four games.


Arkansas Razorbacks Sebastian Tretola, OL, Arkansas
• Played all 73 offensive plays, no sacks, four knockdowns, 83 percent grade.
• Tretola helped pave the way for Arkansas' third straight game with over 225 yards on the ground, as it ran for 275 yards in Saturday's win at Tennessee.
• At left guard for all 73 snaps on Saturday, Tretola helped clear the way for both Alex Collins and Rawleigh Williams III to both go over 100 yards on the ground, becoming the first Arkansas tandem to do so in an SEC game since Darren McFadden and Felix Jones in 2007.


Texas A&M Aggies Myles Garrett, DE, Texas A&M
• Led the team with seven overall tackles, five unassisted which included one sack for loss of seven yards and two tackles for losses of eight yards.
• Broke up one pass, forced a fumble and showed his speed from sideline to sideline tracking down runners.
• He now has 7.5 sacks on the season.