Monday, October 12, 2009
SEC players of the week
By Chris Low
Posted by ESPN.com's Chris Low
The league office has announced its top performers for Week 6 in the SEC:
Jonathan Crompton, QB, Tennessee: Had the best game of his career in the 45-19 win over Georgia with a career-high 310 yards passing to go along with four touchdown passes and just one interception. Three of his touchdown passes came in the second quarter as the Vols took control of the game.
Brandon Spikes, LB, Florida: Collected a team-high 11 tackles in Florida's 13-3 win over LSU, which included a career-best three sacks and a fumble recovery. Florida held LSU to 162 total yards.
Dennis Johnson, RB, Arkansas: Had three kickoff returns for 145 yards in Arkansas' 44-23 win over Auburn. Johnson's longest return was for 70 yards. He now has three kickoff returns this season of 50 yards or longer.
William Vlachos, C, Alabama: Did not allow a sack and wasn't called for any penalties in Alabama's 22-3 win over Ole Miss. Helped clear the way for Alabama's 200 yards rushing in the game.
Corey Peters, DT, Kentucky: Had a career-high 3.5 tackles for loss, including 2.5 sacks, in Kentucky's 28-26 loss to South Carolina. Also had a quarterback hurry that forced an incomplete pass.
Alshon Jeffery, WR, South Carolina: Hauled in three touchdown catches in South Carolina's 28-26 victory over Kentucky and finished with seven catches for 138 yards. One of his touchdown catches was a one-handed grab in the end zone.