Woodyard, Leger Among SEC Weekly Honorees

By: Associated Press
By: Associated Press

Florida quarterback Tim Tebow, Kentucky linebacker Wesley Woodyard and Auburn punter Patrick Tatum were named Southeastern Conference players of the week on Monday.

Continue to 2nd paragraph Tebow accounted for 427 yards of total offense, including a school record 166 rushing yards by a quarterback, in Florida's 30-24 win at Ole Miss.

He also had career-highs in completions (20), attempts (34) and rushing attempts (27). Tebow threw for 261 yards and two touchdowns.

His 427 total yards is a high for the SEC this season.

Woodyard had 17 tackles, forced a fumble and had a quarterback pressure in Kentucky's 42-29 win at Arkansas.

He caused the fumble that Trevard Lindley returned 66 yards for a touchdown to pull Kentucky to within six points.

Woodyard became the first Kentucky player in 14 years to reach 300 tackles in his career (306).

Tatum earned special teams honors after averaging 45.5 yards on four punts, burying all four inside the 20-yard line in Auburn's 55-20 win over New Mexico State.

The SEC offensive lineman of the week was Kentucky guard Jason Leger. LSU's Glenn Dorsey won defensive lineman honors.

The freshman of the week was Georgia running back Knowshon Moreno.


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