Blog – MSU’s Smith wins SEC DL of the Week again

Mississippi State senior Preston Smith, for the third week in a row, is the SEC Defensive Lineman of the Week, the first in conference history.

The last SEC player to win a weekly award three times in a row, Texas A&M’s Johnny Manziel. He ended up winning the Heisman Trophy.

The Stone Mountain, Ga., native needs just one more to match the four that former Bulldog and current Philadelphia Eagle Fletcher Cox won in 2011.

Smith registered two sacks, blocked a field goal and forced a fumble.

Arkansas running back Alex Collins wins the Offensive Player of the week. He rushed for 212 yards and two touchdowns as the Razorbacks beat Texas Tech 49-28.

Missouri’s Shane Ray is the Defensive Player of the Week. He accounted for seven tackles, two sacks and four tackles for loss as the Tigers beat Central Florida.

Florida’s Kyle Christy is the Special Teams Player of the Week. He punted the ball six times for an average of 48.7 yards in a  win over Kentucky in triple overtime.

Kentucky wide receiver Garrett Johnson wins the Freshman of the Week, after hauling in six passes for 154 yards.

South Carolina’s Corey Robinson is the Offensive Lineman of the Week, as the Gamecocks beat Georgia.

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