The Southeastern Conference has announced the players of the week in college football for Week 3 of the 2010 season.
Below you will find those players along with other notable performances throughout the conference provided by the SEC office.
To get a detailed breakdown of Week 3 in the SEC, read this post.
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SEC FOOTBALL PLAYERS OF THE WEEK (Games of Sept. 18)
SEC OFFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK
6-6 • 238 • Jr. • Texarkana, Texas
• Mallett completed 21-of-33 passes for 380 yards with three touchdowns and no interceptions in Arkansas’ 31-24 win at Georgia.
• He engineered a three-play touchdown drive with just 47 seconds left to play, which was capped by his 40-yard TD pass to Greg Childs with 15 seconds remaining.
• Mallett’s TD passes were from 57, 22 and 40 yards. His 57-yard scoring pass to Chris Gragg in the first quarter was Mallett’s eighth scoring throw of 50-or-more yards in 16 games at Arkansas.
• The 380-yard passing total was the second highest total ever for an Arkansas quarterback in a road game and the most for a Razorback in an SEC road opener.
• In the third quarter, had a 43-yard punt for his first collegiate punt.
SEC DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK
6-2 • 235 • Sr. • Lauderdale Lakes, Fla.
• Bynes registered a game-high 11 total tackles, including two for losses (-6 yards) and a pass deflection in Auburn’s 27-24 overtime win against Clemson.
• His 11 tackles against Clemson are the most by an Auburn player this season.
• He was part of an Auburn defense that held Clemson 24 points below its season average and just 147 yards and seven points in second half.
• The effort was Bynes’ fifth career double-digit tackle effort and most since recording 12 against West Virginia in 2009.
• Bynes leads Auburn in tackles (23) and is tied for ninth in SEC.
SEC SPECIAL TEAMS PLAYER OF THE WEEK
5-11 • 171 • Sr. • Memphis, Tenn.
• Jasper set an LSU record, one shy of tying the SEC mark, with five field goals in the 29-7 win over Mississippi State.
• He kicked four field goals in the first half and then followed with one in the second half .
• Jasper’s field goals were from 44, 32, 51, and 37 in the first half and 21-yards in the second half.
• He finished the game with 17 total points, tying the school-record for points in a game by a kicker.
• He ran his streak of consecutive made field goals to seven straight.
• Jasper also punted once for 39-yards, which was downed on the Mississippi State 5-yard line and also had a touchback on a kickoff. The Bulldogs’ average starting field position was its own 18 yard line.
SEC OFFENSIVE LINEMAN OF THE WEEK
6-5 • 280 • Fr. • Nashville, Tenn.
• The first-year starting left tackle contributed six knockdown blocks and played every offensive snap, helping Vanderbilt to a 28-14 road win over Ole Miss.
• Johnson provided key blocks on two long Commodore touchdown rushes – an 80-yarder by Warren Norman and 35-yarder by Zac Stacy. Norman’s score tied the team’s second longest rush ever.
• The Vanderbilt offense amassed 217 rushing yards, its highest total against an SEC opponent since gaining 239 against Kentucky on Nov. 10, 2007.
• The victory ended a 10-game conference losing streak for the Commodores. It also marked Robbie Caldwell’s first win as a head coach.
SEC DEFENSIVE LINEMAN OF THE WEEK
6-2 • 285 • Sr. • Marrero, La.
• Nevis is the SEC?Defensive Lineman of the Week for the second straight week. He set a career-high with 9 tackles, including 1.5 tackles for losses, in LSU’s 29-7 win over Mississippi State.
• He intercepted the first pass of his career in the third quarter deep in MSU territory, which led to an LSU touchdown and a 26-7 lead three plays later.
• He anchored a defense that limited Mississippi State to just 268 total yards and one that forced five turnovers.
• LSU held its second straight SEC opponent scoreless in the first half and the Tigers have allowed just 10 points in its first two conference games, the fewest points in the first two league games by LSU since the 2004 season.
SEC FRESHMAN OF THE WEEK
6-1 • 223 • Olney, Md.
• Jenkins matched his career-high with six tackles (two solos)?in Florida’s 31-17 win at Tennessee.
• He recorded his first career sack at Tennessee, which came on a 2nd-and-15 at the UT 11 in the fourth quarter and put the Vols at its own 1-yard line.
• Jenkins also had six total tackles in Week 2 against South Florida.
• For the season, Jenkins has 15 total tackles, which is third among all SEC freshmen.
OTHER OUTSTANDING PERFORMANCES OF WEEK THREE
RB MARK INGRAM (Alabama) — In first game back this season from knee injury, rushed for 151 yards and two touchdowns on nine carries against Duke..
OG CHANCE WARMACK (Alabama) — Sophomore earned Tide offensive line’s highest grade and did not allow a sack or have a penalty against Duke.
P DYLAN BREEDING (Arkansas) — Had a career-high 47.3 yard punting average on six attempts including two punts over 50 yards against Georgia.
DT NICK FAIRLEY (Auburn) — Tallied seven tackles with three behind the line (-10 yards), including a sack and four QB pressures against Clemson.
RB/RS JEFF DEMPS (Florida) — Accounted for 177 all-purpose yards against Tennessee including 73 rushing, 34 receiving (3 catches) and 70 on kickoff returns.
QB AARON MURRAY (Georgia) — Completed 15 of 27 passes for 253 yards with a touchdown and interception and had nine yards rushing against Arkansas.
RB/RS DERRICK LOCKE (Kentucky) — Rushed for 166 yards on 17 carries and two touchdowns and had three catches for 29 yards against Akron.
LB DANNY TREVATHAN (Kentucky) — Led Wildcats with eight total tackles with one for a loss (-4 yards) against Akron.
QB JEREMIAH MASOLI (Ole Miss) — Completed 19-of-35 passes for 190 yards and also rushed for 104 yards and a TD on 19 carries against Vanderbilt.
LB K.J. WRIGHT (Mississippi State) — Had a game-high 12 total tackles (4 solos) with half-TFL (-1 yard) and a pass deflection against LSU.
RB MARCUS LATTIMORE (South Carolina) — Rushed for game-high 97 yards on 19 carries and a touchdown against Furman.
CB STEPHON GILMORE (South Carolina) — Totaled five tackles, a pass deflection and returned an interception 80 yards for a touchdown against Furman.
LB NICK REVEIZ (Tennessee) — Tallied a game-high 14 total tackles (0.5 TFL -1 yard)?and a fumble recovery against Florida.
DB EDDIE FOSTER (Vanderbilt) — Registered five total tackles with one for a 1-yard loss and returned an interception 21 yards for a touchdown against Ole Miss.