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Week 7: Football Players of the Week

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Ty Davis-Price, RB, LSU

  • Set the LSU single-game rushing record with 287 yards and three touchdowns on 36 carries in leading the Tigers to a 49-42 win over 20th-ranked Florida.
  • A junior from Baton Rouge, he became the first player in LSU history to rush for more than 200 yards against the Gators ... Davis-Price's 287 rushing yards were the most ever against a Florida defense, breaking the previous mark of 238 set by Georgia's Heisman Trophy winning running back Herschel Walker in 1980.
  • It also stands as the 10th-highest single-game rushing total in Southeastern Conference history ... Davis-Price scored on runs of 18, 40 and 25 yards as he averaged a staggering 8.0 yards per carry on 36 attempts.
  • The 36 rushing attempts tie for the sixth-highest total in LSU history, while his 8.0 yards per carry set the school mark on a minimum of 30 carries in a game.

Matt Corral, QB, Ole Miss

  • Accounted for 426 yards, including a career-high 195 on the ground, in leading Ole Miss at Tennessee.
  • Became the first Rebel to rush 30 times in a game since 2007 (BenJarvus Green-Ellis, Missouri).
  • Finished the game 21-of-38 for 231 yards and two passing touchdowns. Moved into No. 3 in total offense and passing touchdowns in the Ole Miss career record book.

Will Anderson Jr., LB, Alabama

  • Anderson was a wrecking crew for the Alabama defense in Starkville against Mississippi State
  • He became just the third player in school history to record four sacks in a single game, joining Derrick Thomas and Leroy Cook
  • His four sacks accounted for -35 yards rushing as the Tide held State to minus-one yard rushing for the game
  • He was officially credited with six total tackles, including five solo stops
  • His four tackles for loss give him 15 on the season, which leads the nation at 2.1 per game
  • Alabama coaches credited him with 6 quarterback pressures
  • Anderson also batted down a pass
  • Helped hold State to 18.8 points below their season average and 72 yards below their passing offense average entering the game

Kai Kroeger, P, South Carolina

  • Kroeger had four punts for 227 yards against Vanderbilt on Saturday, a 56.8-yard average with all four going for 50-plus yards (54, 70, 53 and 50).
  • Three of the sophomore's four punts were placed inside the 20. He boomed a career-long 70-yard punt, the longest for a Gamecock since Joseph Charlton had a 73-yarder in 2017.
  • Vandy had 0 return yards, so the Gamecocks had a net of 56.8 yards per punt.

Colby Wooden, DL, Auburn

  • Four tackles including 2.0 (minus 13) quarterback sacks and 2.0 TFLs
  • Two sacks were a career high

Jalen Carter, DL, Georgia

  • Carter finished with six tackles, including a sack and 2.5 tackles for loss, and blocked an extra point during Georgia's 30-13 beatdown of #11 Kentucky
  • With Georgia leading 14-7, Carter sacked the Kentucky quarterback to force a 4th-and-15 situation and help the Bulldogs head into the locker room up by a touchdown
  • He finished his day by blocking the Wildcat extra point after Kentucky pushed in their second touchdown with just :04 left in the game
  • Carter was one of the anchors in the middle as Kentucky managed only four first downs on the ground and just 3.5 yards/play

Kenyon Green, OL, Texas A&M

  • The returning All-American offensive lineman moved against this week moving back to left guard from his left tackle position against Alabama.
  • The offensive line plowed the way for 283 net yards rushing with Isaiah Spiller gaining 168 and Devon Achane gaining 124 yards.
  • The offensive line allowed one quarterback sack on 25 pass attempts.

Brock Bowers, TE, Georgia

  • Bowers hauled in six catches for a game-high 101 yards and two touchdowns as Georgia left #11 Kentucky behind 30-13
  • He helped the Bulldogs distance themselves 21-7 from the Wildcats with an acrobatic 27-yard catch in the end zone
  • In the fourth quarter, Bowers put the game out of reach for Kentucky as he caught a 20-yard touchdown catch that was lofted over the hands of the Wildcats
  • Bowers tied the mark for most TD catches by a TE in school history dating back to at least 1968 (Leonard Pope, 6 in 2004).