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Week 11 Players of the Week

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Alabama Crimson Tide OFFENSE
Derrick Henry, RB, Alabama

• Derrick Henry cracked the 200-yard rushing mark for the second straight week with 204 yards and two touchdowns.
• Became the first Alabama running back to rush for 200 yards in back-to-back games and matched Bobby Humphrey's school record (1986) for most 200-yard rushing games in a season with three.
• Carried the ball a 22 times for a 9.3 yards per carry average.
• Broke loose for touchdown runs of 74 and 65 yards.
• Cracked the 100-yard rushing barrier for the seventh game this season, including four straight.
• Leads the SEC with 19 rushing touchdowns, tying Mark Ingram (2009) for the second most in a single season in school history.
• His 1,458 rushing yards now ranks fourth in the single-season records at Alabama and second in the nation in 2015. His 145.8 ypg ranks fourth nationally.

Vanderbilt Commodores DEFENSE
Oren Burks, S, Vanderbilt

• Burks posted two interceptions, including one returned for an important Commodore touchdown in Vanderbilt's 21-17 victory over Kentucky.
• Burks' 30-yard touchdown return, the first defensive score by Vanderbilt in more than a year, gave the Commodores a second quarter lead that it never relinquished.
• Burks ranks among the SEC top ten with three interceptions and nine passes defended.

Georgia Bulldogs SPECIAL TEAMS
Isaiah McKenzie, PR, Georgia

• McKenzie tied a pair of school records with his 53-yard punt return for a touchdown to put Georgia in front 17-10 in the fourth quarter.
• It was his fifth career return for a TD, tying him with Brandon Boykin (2008-11) as McKenzie now has four punt return TDs and one kickoff return TD in his career.
• McKenzie's four punt return TDs ties him with Buzy Rosenberg (1970-72) at the top of the Bulldog record books.
• McKenzie accounted for Georgia's other TD as well against Auburn, which was his first offensive score of his career, coming on a four-yard rush.
• Before Saturday, Auburn had not allowed a punt return for a TD in 10 years (LSU's Skyler Green in 2005 for 66 yards).
• Also in 2015, Auburn had allowed just 31 punt return yards on four coming into Saturday's game and that ranked fourth nationally.

Arkansas Razorbacks FRESHMAN
Dre Greenlaw, LB, Arkansas

• Led Arkansas in tackles for the fifth time since entering the starting lineup in week three.
• His 12 tackles at LSU marked his fourth double-digit performance in the last six games.
• Forced a fumble on his first career sack at No. 9 LSU which led to a touchdown and a 21-0 Arkansas lead.
• Has 65 tackles over his last six games.
• Leads Arkansas and ranks sixth in the SEC with 84 tackles.
• Tops among SEC rookies and tied for second nationally among FBS freshman with 84 stops on the year.

Arkansas Razorbacks OFFENSIVE LINE
Dan Skipper, OL, Arkansas

• Arkansas ran the ball on 40 of 56 offensive plays, rushing for a season-high 299 yards with three touchdowns - most rushing yards against LSU since Sept. 20, 2014.
• Sixth time this season, including five of six SEC games, Arkansas has rushed for over 200 yards compared to five times in 2014 and once in SEC action.
• Arkansas leads the SEC with five 200-yard rushing games in SEC play and is second yards per game (204.3).
• Arkansas' 299 yards rushing at No. 9 LSU were its most in an SEC game since it had 385 at LSU on Nov. 23, 2007.
• Arkansas had three runs of 25-plus yards by three different players in its win at No. 9 LSU.
• Running back Alex Collins reached the 100-yard plateau for an SEC-best eighth time this season, while three players rushed for over 70 yards.

Alabama Crimson Tide DEFENSIVE LINE
Jonathan Allen, DE, Alabama

• Jonathan Allen led Alabama's assault on Dak Prescott with three of the Crimson Tide's nine quarterback sacks.
• He set a career-best and became the first Alabama player to record three sacks in a game since Courtney Upshaw had three against Auburn in 2010.
• Allen added seven total tackles with four solo stops.
• Forced a Mississippi State fumble and added one quarterback hurry.
• He leads all Crimson Tide players with nine sacks on the season to rank eighth nationally and second in the SEC at .90 sacks per game.