From College Sports
BIRMINGHAM, AL (AP) - Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel is the Southeastern Conference offensive player of the week.
Manziel produced 345 total yards and two passing touchdowns to lead the Aggies to an upset of Alabama.
Defensive backs D.J. Swearinger of South Carolina and LSU’s Craig Loston share league defensive honors.
Swearinger had 13 tackles and scored on a 69-yard interception return against Arkansas. Loston had a 100-yard interception return against Mississippi State.
Missouri kicker Andrew Baggett and Florida’s Loucheiz Purifoy share special teams honors. Baggett kicked the game-winning 35-yard field goal in the fourth overtime to beat Tennessee. Purifoy blocked a punt with two seconds left against Louisiana-Lafeyette that Jelani Jenkins returned 36 yards for the game-winning TD. Georgia’s David Andrews and Vanderbilt’s Walker May secured the offensive and defensive line honors, respectively.
(© Copyright 2012 The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)
Also Check Out:
- 4-Year-Old Set To Undergo 40th Surgery
- North Texas Man Jailed For Skipping Jury Duty
- Rockwall Teen Found Dead In Apparent Homicide
- Bell Helicopter Shows Off Newest Product
- Badly Injured Dog Struggles To Survive