Alabama linebacker Will Anderson Jr. was named the Bednarik Award Player of the Week Tuesday, it was announced by the Maxwell Football Club. The recognition is Anderson Jr.’s third from the Bednarik, as the sophomore was also selected for the weekly honor following the Ole Miss and Tennessee games.
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
Anderson was also named SEC Defensive Player of Week and was recognized by the Alabama coaching staff as one of the team’s players of the week from the LSU game.
**This information was acquired from a recent press release from Alabama Athletics.**
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