SEC honors freshmen duo for performance against Tennessee

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Tyler Waldrep

On Monday, the SEC recognized two Alabama freshmen for their performance in the Crimson Tide’s 49-10 win over the Tennessee Volunteers.

Quarterback Jalen Hurts was named the SEC Freshman of the Week. He finished 16-of-26 for 143 yards through the air, and carried the ball 12 times for a team-high 132 rushing yards and a career-high three touchdowns. This was the third time this season that Hurts was recognized by the conference for one of its weekly awards. 

Right tackle, Jonah Williams was named the SEC Offensive Lineman of the Week for his role in an offense that recorded 594 total yards against Tennessee. Williams also helped the offense pick up 438 yards on the ground for an average of 8.9 yards per carry.