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Alabama football names Six Players of the Week after Texas game

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The University of Alabama football team looks to bounce back after a loss to Texas.

Nick Saban and the Crimson Tide prepare for South Florida, but its coaching staff did recognize Six Players of the Week.

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Kobe Prentice, a sophomore wide receiver, was the lone offensive player honored. Malachi Moore (defensive back) and Deontae Lawson (linebacker) were rewarded on defense. James Burnip, Will Reichard, and Kendrick Law were recognized on special teams.

Kobe Prentice

  • Caught five of his six targets for a team-leading 68 yards receiving
  • Converted three first downs with a long reception of 28 on the night

Malachi Moore

  • Recorded five tackles and added one pass breakup in his start

Deontae Lawson

  • Finished second on the Tide defense with eight total tackles

James Burnip

  • Accumulated 263 yards on five punts against the Longhorns
  • Averaged 52.6 yards per boot with a career-long 61-yard punt
  • Pinned the Longhorn offense inside the 20 on three of his kicks

Kendrick Law

  • Returned one kickoff for a gain of 18 yards
  • Also contributed on the Tide’s coverage units

Will Reichard

  • Finished with 11 points on the night, converting three field goals to go with a pair of PATs
  • Hit on his three-point tries from 42, 30, and a season-long 51 yards
  • Added five kickoffs for a combined 325 yards with four touchbacks

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Stephen M. Smith is the managing editor and senior writer for Touchdown Alabama Magazine.  You can “like” him on Facebook or “follow” him on Twitter, via @CoachingMSmith. 

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