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Monday, November 5, 2012
SEC players of the week

By Edward Aschoff

Here are the SEC's players of the week announced by the league Monday:

SEC Co-OFFENSIVE PLAYERS OF THE WEEK
SEC DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK

Adrian Hubbard, LB, Alabama: Hubbard had a career-high and game-high tying 12 total tackles, including 2.5 for losses, in Alabama’s 21-17 win at LSU. Hubbard was in on the tackle stopping an LSU fourth-and-1 attempt at the Alabama 24-yard line in the fourth quarter. He was also in on quarterback sack for minus-7 yards early in second quarter, forcing LSU to punt. The Alabama defense finished the game with 10.0 tackles for loss, including three sacks. Alabama ranks first nationally in scoring defense (9.1 ppg) and second in total defense (228.9 ypg).

SEC SPECIAL TEAMS PLAYER OF THE WEEK

Carey Spear, K, Vanderbilt: Spear connected on both of his field goal attempts and all three of his PAT attempts in Vanderbilt’s 40-0 win at Kentucky. His 48-yard field goal in the fourth quarter was a career long. Spear is second in the SEC in field goals per game (1.44) and third in field goal percentage (81.3). Spear is just three field goals shy of matching the Vanderbilt single-season record for field goals, held jointly by Ryan Fowler (2009) and Ricky Anderson (1984).

SEC Co-OFFENSIVE LINEMAN OF THE WEEK
SEC Co-DEFENSIVE LINEMAN OF THE WEEK
SEC FRESHMAN OF THE WEEK

Johnny Manziel, QB, Texas A&M: Manziel completed 30 of 36 passes for 311 yards and also rushed for 129 yards on 21 carries and two touchdowns in Texas A&M’s 38-13 win at Mississippi State. Manziel directed an Aggies offense that tallied 693 total yards on 97 offensive plays and just one turnover.

For other top SEC performances from the weekend, check the SEC's official website.