Auburn quarterback Jarrett Stidham and Georgia running back Nick Chubb each had big performances in leading their teams to wins on Saturday. On Monday, the duo earned co-SEC Offensive Player of the Week honors for those showings.
Stidham went 13-for-16 for 264 yards and two touchdowns in the Tigers’ 49-10 win over Mississippi State.
Chubb rushed for 109 yards on 16 carries in the Bulldogs’ 41-0 win over Tennessee. It was his 20th career 100-yard rushing game.
Alabama defensive back Levi Wallace earned SEC Defensive Player of the Week honors for his two-interception game in the Crimson Tide’s 66-3 win over Ole Miss. Wallace also scored his first career defensive touchdown, a 35-yard pick-six in the first quarter.
Here’s a full list of the SEC Players of the Week for Week 5:
Offense: Jarrett Stidham, Auburn QB; Nick Chubb, Georgia RB
Defense: Levi Wallace, Alabama DB
Special teams: Josh Paschal, Kentucky DE
Freshman: Malik Davis, Florida RB; Nick Coe, Auburn DL
Offensive line: Brett Heggie, Florida OL
Defensive line: Landis Durham, Texas A&M DE
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