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Alabama RB named player of the week on both offense, special teams

Alabama coaches selected eight — technically nine — players of the week after the team’s win over Missouri on Saturday.

Those players:


Running back Josh Jacobs

Jacobs ran for 52 yards on nine carries, averaging a team-best 5.8 yards per carry. Four of Jacobs’ nine runs produced first downs.

Wide receiver Jerry Jeudy

Jeudy had three catches for a career-high 147 yards and a touchdown. He had an 81-yard touchdown catch on the second play from scrimmage.

Right tackle Jedrick Wills

Wills, the SEC Offensive Lineman of the Week, graded out at a career-best 91 percent. He had four knockdown blocks and didn’t allow any sacks or quarterback pressures.


Outside linebacker Christian Miller

Miller posted three tackles, 1.5 stops for a loss, a pass breakup and three quarterback pressures.

Cornerback Saivion Smith

Smith had two interceptions and four tackles.

Defensive lineman Quinnen Williams

Williams recorded seven tackles, a team-high two stops for a loss, a sack for a safety and two additional quarterback pressures.

Inside linebacker Mack Wilson

Wilson posted a team-high 11 tackles, including 1.5 stops for a loss and his first career sack.


Kicker Joseph Bulovas

Bulovas was 3 of 4 on field goals.


Jacobs had a 50-yard kick return and averaged 29.3 yards per return on his three kick returns.

Matt Zenitz is an Alabama and Auburn reporter for the Alabama Media Group. Follow him on Twitter @mzenitz.

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