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UA coaching staff recognizes nine players of the week, following win over Texas A&M

Cedric Mason - Touchdown Alabama Magazine

TUSCALOOSA—Alabama head coach Nick Saban and his staff recognized nine players of the week Monday morning, following a 33-14 win over Texas A&M last week.

Each phase of the team received three honorees. Damien Harris, Bradley Bozeman and Cam Robinson represented the offense. Jonathan Allen, Reuben Foster and Marlon Humphrey were named on defense.

JK Scott, Keith Holcombe and Mack Wilson got awarded on special teams.

Harris shredded Texas A&M’s defense for a game-high 125 yards rushing on 18 carries. He recorded two 30-yard gainers, while accounting for eight runs that resulted in first downs. The duo of Bozeman and Robinson blocked for 451 total yards, including 287 yards rushing and a touchdown. Bozeman and Robinson paved the way for five yards per rush and 5.5 yards per play. Robinson, who graded out at 89 percent, did not allow a sack or quarterback hurry at left tackle. Both players also blocked for 169 passing yards and two touchdowns.

Allen had a monster game, earning honors for a second straight week.

He posted six total tackles, including one for loss and a sack. He recorded his second defensive touchdown of the year; a 30-yard fumble return in the third quarter—giving Alabama its 12 non-offensive touchdown.

Allen also totaled a career-high four quarterback hurries, moving him to 10 on the season.

Foster led the Tide’s defense with 12 total tackles, which also stood as a game-high. He chimed in with eight solo stops, and anchored a unit that limited the Aggies to 14 points and 278 yards. Humphrey registered his second interception of the season, while adding three tackles, a tackle for loss and a pass breakup to his credit.

The combination of Holcombe and Wilson limited the Aggies to an average of two yards on punt return, while Wilson accounted for two jaw-dropping tackles. Scott booted two punts for 107, averaging 53.5 yards per attempt. His longest punt traveled 60 yards during the contest.

Stephen M. Smith is a senior analyst and columnist for Touchdown Alabama MagazineYou can “like” him on Facebook or “follow” him on Twitter, via @Smsmith_TDALMag.

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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