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Alabama LB Will Anderson named SEC Defensive Player of the Week following LSU win

Will Anderson makes a tackle against LSU
Photo by Crimson Tide Photo

Alabama linebacker Will Anderson Jr. was selected as the Southeastern Conference’s Defensive Player of the Week, the league office announced on Monday. The conference honor is Anderson Jr.’s fourth of the season and UA’s ninth as a team.

 

Defensive Player of the Week

Will Anderson Jr.

  • Paced the Tide defense with a career-high 12 tackles
  • Spent the night in the LSU backfield, contributing four tackles for loss (-13 yards) and 1.5 sacks (-8 yards)
  • Added one pass breakup and a pair of quarterback hurries to his stat line
  • Played a key role in limiting the Tigers to just 295 yards of total offense

**This information was acquired from a recent press release from Alabama Athletics.**

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Patrick Dowd is a Reporter for Touchdown Alabama Magazine. You can follow him on Twitter, via Pat_Dowd77

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