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Week 13: Football Players of the Week

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Treylon Burks, WR, Arkansas

  • Burks set an Arkansas single-season school record with his sixth 100-yard receiving game of the season, catching seven passes for 129 yards and a touchdown in the Razorbacks' win over rival Missouri.
  • The junior's 52-yard touchdown catch in the third quarter was his team-best 11th of the season and matched Marcus Monk for second in Arkansas history in a single season. Burks also added a 43-yard catch to increase his league-leading total to 20 catches of 20+ yards.
  • He became just the fourth Arkansas wide receiver all time to eclipse 1000 yards in a single season and first since 2012 with 1104 yards on the year through 12 games.

Damone Clark, LB, LSU

  • Led LSU with 10 tackles, 3.5 tackles for loss and 2.5 sacks in the 27-24 win over Texas A&M.
  • Upped his nation's best tackle total to 135 for the season ... The 135 tackles rank as the fourth-highest total in LSU single-season history.
  • LSU held the Aggies to season lows in rushing yards (54) and total yards (296) ... Had two sacks on A&M's final possession.
  • His tackles for loss totaled 15 negative yards.
  • As a unit, LSU sacked the A&M quarterback four times and held 1,000-yard rusher Isaiah Spiller to only 27 yards on 11 carries.

Will Anderson, LB, Alabama

  • Anderson was a wrecking crew for the Alabama defense in Auburn against the Tigers
  • He recorded double-digit tackles for loss for the sixth straight game
  • Finished with 3.0 tackles for loss (-15 yards) to give him 30.5 on the season
  • Added another sack (-11 yards) to increase his SEC leading total to 14.5
  • Finished with seven total tackles, including six solo stops
  • Tide coaches credited him with two quarterback pressures
  • Helped hold Auburn to just 22 rushing yards, 155 yards below their season average and just 159 total yards, 269 below their average

Cade York, PK, LSU

  • Kicked field goals of 50 and 47 yards and made all three of his PATs in helping LSU to a 27-24 win over Texas A&M.
  • Extended his school-record streak of consecutive PATs to 118.
  • With nine points, he moved past Kevin Faulk into second place in LSU history for career scoring with 326 points.
  • He also extended his LSU record for career 50-yard field goals to 15.

Sam Williams, DL, Ole Miss

  • Tallied two sacks and led a stout Ole Miss defense in an Egg Bowl win at Mississippi State.
  • Limited MSU to its second-lowest offensive output of the season (420 total yards).
  • Held the opposition without a first-half touchdown for the third straight game and marked just the second time this season for the Bulldogs (Alabama).
  • Moved into third in the Ole Miss career record book (modern day) with 22.5 career sacks.
  • Rose to seventh all-time at Ole Miss in career TFLs with 32.5.

Darian Kinnard, OT, Kentucky

  • Led the offensive line that helped generate 52 points in Kentucky's Governor's Cup win over in-state rival Louisville
  • Had two knockdown blocks, did not allow any quarterback sacks, and did not have any penalties or missed assignments
  • Had 11 blocks at the point of attack, including a key fourth-down conversion that set up a score
  • Kentucky rushed for a season-high 362 yards, averaging 7.4 yards per rush
  • UK rushed for seven touchdowns, breaking the Governor's Cup record for most rushing TDs
  • Kentucky scored on seven of the eight possessions in which he played, with the only time not scoring being the possession that ended the first half

Jaylen Wright, RB, Tennessee

  • Wright rushed for a game-high and career-best 112 yards on 15 carries with one touchdown as Tennessee topped Vanderbilt 45-21 in the regular season finale.
  • Wright, stepping up in an injured Vol backfield, averaged 7.5 yards per carry while 46 of his rushing yards came after contact.
  • He was part of a UT ground attack that finished with 285 rushing yards, 100 yards above what the Commodores came into the contest allowing per game.
  • Wright provided a 10-yard rushing touchdown in the fourth quarter. In the entire month of November, Wright led all SEC freshmen in rushing yards per game (64.75) and total rushing yards (259).