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Two UA players awarded by the SEC

Cedric Mason- Touchdown Alabama Magazine

Alabama center Ryan Kelly and kicker Adam Griffith were both instrumental in the team’s 30-16 win over LSU last week.

The Southeastern Conference recognized both players Monday morning as honorees for the week.

Kelly, a senior, was named offensive lineman of the week.

He blocked for 434 total yards, with 250 coming on the ground. Kelly guided Alabama running back Derrick Henry to 210 rushing yards and three touchdowns on 38 carries.

Griffith, a junior, earned special teams player of the week honors. He nailed three critical field goals, with one coming from 55 yards in the second quarter. Griffith executed three touchbacks on seven kickoffs, averaging 64 yards per kick.

Kelly, Griffith and Alabama will face Mississippi State this week at Starkville, Miss.

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Stephen Smith is a 2015 graduate of the University of Alabama. He is a senior writer and reporter for Touchdown Alabama Magazine. He has covered Alabama football for 10+ years and his knowledge and coverage of the Crimson Tide's program have made him among the most respected journalist in his field. Smith has been featured on ESPN and several other marquee outlets as an analyst.

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