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Week 4: Football Players of the Week

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Emory Jones, QB, Florida

  • Set career-highs in passing yards (209), completions (21), and rushing yards (144)
  • With 209 yards passing and 144 yards rushing, Emory Jones became the first Gators player to pass for 200-plus yards and rush for 100-plus yards in the same game since Tim Tebow accomplished the feat on Nov. 21, 2009 vs. FIU.
  • Jones' 144 yards rushing are the fourth-most by a Gators quarterback in a single game in the last 25 years and the third-most by any FBS quarterback this season.
  • His 147 yards rushing was most by an SEC player this week

Treylon Burks, WR, Arkansas

  • Recorded season-highs of six catches and 167 yards with a touchdown in No. 16 Arkansas' 20-10 win over No. 7 Texas A&M.
  • Burks recorded his sixth career 100+ yard receiving game, moving him into a tie for sixth-most such games in school history.
  • Scored a TD on an 85-yard pass reception, his second-longest scoring play of the year after tallying a 91-yard TD reception against Georgia Southern. He is the only Razorback in history with two touchdown catches of 85+ yards.
  • Burks' 167 receiving yards were the most Texas A&M allowed to a single receiver since Alabama's John Metchie (181 yards) on Oct. 3, 2020.
  • Burks ranks second in the SEC and 22nd nationally with 373 receiving yards.

Damone Clark, LB, LSU

  • Set a career-high with 15 tackles in LSU's win over Mississippi State.
  • On opening possession of game, scooped up a fumble at the LSU 30-yard line and returned it 35 yards setting up the Tigers' first touchdown of the game.
  • LSU never trailed in the contest after going up 7-0 following the Mississippi State turnover.
  • LSU's defense was on the field for 88 plays and limited the Bulldogs to 5.5 yards per play.
  • Mississippi State's first seven possessions of the game resulted in only one field goal as the Tigers forced the Bulldogs to punt 3 times, forced 2 turnovers and a missed field goal late into the third quarter.

Jameson Williams, KR, Alabama

  • Jameson Williams became the first player in Alabama history to return two kickoffs for a touchdown in the same game
  • His two kickoff returns were the 27th and 28th for touchdowns in school history
  • His first was the eight in school history to cover 100 yards while the second return went for 83 yards
  • Returned three kickoffs for 177 yards
  • He is just the second player in school history to return two kickoffs for touchdowns in a career, much less a single game

Tre Williams, DE, Arkansas

  • Created havoc in No. 16 Arkansas' 20-10 win over No. 7 Texas A&M, recording 4 tackles, 2.0 sacks and three quarterback hurries.
  • Tied his career-high in sacks and tackles for loss.
  • Tied his career-high in quarterback hurries.
  • Helped hold Texas A&M to a season-low 272 total yards.
  • Earned a game-high 85.0 defensive game grade from Pro Football Focus.

Luke Fortner, C, Kentucky

  • Anchored the offensive line that helped UK rush for 230 yards in the win at South Carolina
  • Graded at 84 percent, with 26 blocks at the point of attack, no missed assignments and did not allow any quarterback sacks or pressures
  • With Kentucky clinging to a 16-10 lead late in the game, the Wildcats ran out the clock with five straight rushing plays, earning two first downs, with Fortner having a block at the point of attack on all five plays
  • Helped Chris Rodriguez Jr. rush for 144 yards, moving into 11th place in UK career history

Brock Bowers, TE, Georgia

  • Bowers led the Bulldogs in receiving for the fourth straight game with four catches for 69 yards and two touchdowns
  • He added his first career rushing touchdown on an end-around from 12 yards out
  • He is the first Bulldog to score three touchdowns in a game since Sony Michel versus Kentucky in 2017
  • Bowers is leading his team in both catches (18) and yards (272) and has also scored a team-high five touchdowns this season