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SEC Football Players of the Week: Week 11

18 days ago
SEC Staff
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Offensive Player of the Week
Jayden Daniels  LSU
QB • Sr. San Bernardino, Calif.
  • Set the SEC record for total offense, racking up 606 total yards in the 52-35 win over Florida ... Became first player in FBS history to pass for 350 yards and rush for 200 yards in the same game as he totaled 372 yards through the air and 234 on the ground.
  • Accounted for 5 TDs - 3 passing and 2 rushing ... Scored on runs of 85 and 51 yards ... Completed 17-of-26 passes with no interceptions and averaged 21.9 yards per completion ... The 85-yard run was the longest by a quarterback in school history.
  • Threw TD passes of 6, 37 and 7 yards ... Averaged 19.5 yards per carry ... As a unit, LSU piled up 701 total yards - the third-highest total in school history and the most-ever given up by a Florida defense.
  • LSU had 300 rushing yards and 300 passing yards for the fifth time in school history and only the second time in an SEC game (other came vs. Mississippi State in 1967).
  • Became first player in FBS history to pass for 12,000 yards and rush for 3,000 yards in a career.

Defensive Player of the Week
Jalen McLeod  Auburn
LB • Jr. Washington, D.C.
  • Turned in career highs in tackles (nine), tackles for loss (4.0) and sacks (3.0) while also forcing a fumble in Auburn' 38-point road win at Arkansas.
  • Became the first Auburn player with 3.0 sacks, 4.0 tackles for loss and a forced fumble in a game in at least the last 18 seasons.
  • His 4.0 tackles for loss are the most by an Auburn player since Deshaun Davis against Alabama on Nov. 26, 2016, and his 3.0 sacks are the most since Derick Hall vs. Alabama on Nov. 27, 2021.
  • His 4.0 tackles for loss are tied for the league lead in a conference game this season and his 3.0 sacks are tied for second most in a SEC game.
  • Led Auburn's defense that held Arkansas to three points in the Razorbacks' first nine drives - those nine drives included five three-and-outs and two turnovers that resulted in 10 points.
  • The game marked the unit's third straight game of allowing 15 or fewer points, marking the first time to accomplish the feat since 2016.

Special Teams Player of the Week
Keionte Scott  Auburn
PR • Sr. San Diego, Calif.
  • Returned a first-quarter punt 74 yards for a touchdown to put Auburn ahead 14-0 less than five minutes into the game.
  • The punt return touchdown was Auburn's first non-blocked punt return touchdown since Quan Bray vs. Louisiana Tech in 2014 (76 yards) and the first by Auburn against a SEC opponent since Chris Davis at Tennessee in 2013 (85 yards).
  • The punt return was the third-longest in the league this season and sparked Auburn's 21-point first quarter, marking the team's highest-scoring first quarter in a SEC game since 2017.

Offensive Lineman of the Week
Charles Turner  LSU
C • 5Y Sr. Canton, Ohio
  • Played a dominant game, allowing no sacks and serving as a catalyst for an LSU offense that racked up 701 yards and 52 points in the win over Florida.
  • LSU topped the 300-yard mark in both rushing and passing for only the second time in an SEC game (first since Mississippi State game in 1967).
  • QB Jayden Daniels set the SEC mark with 606 yards of total offense, rushing for 234 yards and passing for 372 ... Daniels had scoring runs of 85 and 51 yards as he became first player in FBS history to pass for 350+ and rush for 200+ in a game.
  • LSU averaged 9.4 yards on 35 rushes and 11.5 yards on 61 total plays ... LSU only had 6 third-down opportunities, converting 4 of them.
  • LSU topped the 200-yard mark for rushing yards in the sixth straight game..

Defensive Lineman of the Week
Darius Robinson  Missouri
DL • Gr. Southfield, Mich.
  • Recorded a sack in his sixth consecutive contest and leads the Tigers with 6.5 for the season.
  • Added two tackles and a QB hurry.
  • MU held one of the nation's most explosive offenses to seven points, the Vols lowest scoring output in the Josh Heupel era. It was the fewest points the Tigers have allowed since shutting out Vanderbilt in 2020.
  • The Vols were limited to under 83 rushing yards, marking the first time they have been held under 100 yards since their matchup with Georgia in 2022 and their lowest total overall since 2021 vs. UGA.

Freshman of the Week
C.J. Allen  Georgia
ILB • Fr. Barnesville, Ga.
  • Started his first game and was Georgia's leading tackler with nine stops with a performance that included a sack.
  • Filling in for Jamon Dumas-Johnson, helped keep the Ole Miss offense to only 17 points in four quarters.