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Russell, Jones earn top SEC honors
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BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — Mississippi State quarterback Tyler Russell is the Southeastern Conference offensive player of the week, Georgia linebacker Jarvis Jones received defensive honor and Florida kicker Caleb Sturgis turned in the top special-teams performance.
Russell completed 20 of 29 passes for 222 yards and three touchdowns against Auburn. Jones had nine tackles, two sacks, an interception and two forced fumbles against Missouri.
Sturgis hit a 51-yard field goal and scored eight points in Florida’s 20-17 win at Texas A&M.
Co-offensive lineman of the week honors went to Kentucky guard Larry Warford and Mississippi guard A.J. Hawkins.

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