Sophomore right tackle Jedrick Wills was named SEC Offensive Lineman of the Week by the league office on Monday. It’s the first such honor of his career.
Wills graded out at a career-high 91 percent. He didn’t allow a sack or pressure and had only one missed assignment. He had four knockdown blocks in the game.
Wills was also one of three players of the week on offense as chosen by the Alabama coaches. Running back Josh Jacobs and wide receiver Jerry Jeudy were the other two. Jacobs had 52 rushing yards on nine carries, picking up four first downs. Jeudy had three receptions for 147 yards, including an 81-yard touchdown on the second play from scrimmage.
Outside linebacker Christian Miller, inside linebacker Mack Wilson, defensive back Saivion Smith and defensive lineman Quinnen Williams were named players of the week on defense. Miller led the team with three pressures, also adding three tackles, 1.5 tackles for loss and a pas breakup. Williams posted the first safety of Alabama’s season among his two tackles for loss and seven total tackles. Wilson led the team with 11 tackles, including 1.5 tackles for loss and the first sack of his career. Smith had two interceptions and four tackles.
Jacobs and kicker Joseph Bulovas were named players of the week on special teams. Jacobs returned three kickoffs for 88 yards, including one of 50 yards. Bulovas made four PATs and a career-high three field goals.