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Alabama coaches name seven Players of the Week from Texas A&M game

Alabama wide receiver Isaiah Bond catches a touchdown against Texas A&M
Mandatory Credit: Troy Taormina-USA TODAY Sports

The Alabama coaching staff named seven players of the week to eight spots following the Crimson Tide’s 26-20 win at Texas A&M last Saturday. Isaiah Bond, Jermaine Burton and Jalen Milroe on offense; Chris Braswell, Justin Eboigbe and Time Keenan III on defense; and Braswell and Will Reichard on special teams were all selected for their efforts against the Aggies.



Isaiah Bond

  • Caught seven of his nine targets for 96 yards and a touchdown
  • Converted five first downs to go with a 52-yard score
  • Averaged 13.7 yards per reception with his 52-yarder representing the long play by either team


Jermaine Burton

  • Caught an Alabama career-high nine passes for 197 yards and two touchdowns
  • Was targeted 13 times and converted seven first downs
  • Led the Crimson Tide in targets, receptions and receiving yards
  • Averaged 21.9 yards per catch against the Aggies with explosive plays of 45, 21, 15, 46 and 19 yards


Jalen Milroe

  • Finished 21-of-33 passing for a career-high 321 yards and three touchdowns to go with an interception
  • Completed at least one pass to six different UA receivers on the day
  • Added eight rushes with a long carry of 12



Chris Braswell

  • Recorded five tackles in SEC Western Division matchup
  • Contributed one sack (-3 yards) while adding a quarterback hurry
  • Helped the Tide post 5.0-plus sacks for the third time in the last four games


Justin Eboigbe

  • Registered five tackles, including two solo stops and a quarterback hurry
  • Posted a team-high 1.5 sacks (-10 yards), including the key sack in the Aggie end zone for a safety
  • Helped limit A&M to just 306 yards of total offense and only 67 yards on the ground


Tim Keenan III

  • Recorded eight tackles to lead the Tide defense
  • Posted one tackle for loss (-6 yards) and one sack (-6 yards) on the day
  • Played a key role late in the game as the UA front seven continually pressured the Aggie quarterback



Chris Braswell

  • Blocked a Texas A&M field goal, plowing through the right side of the line to block the kick
  • Scooped up the blocked kick and returned the loose ball


Will Reichard

  • Was perfect again kicking, nailing his only field goal attempt from 39 yards and hitting three extra points
  • Also stepped in at punter following an injury to James Burnip
  • Racked up 165 yards on four punts to average 41.2 yards per boot with a long punt of 45
  • Averaged 61.4 yards across five kickoffs with two touchbacks

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

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