December 8, 2013
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) - Arkansas quarterback Ryan Mallett,
Kentucky linebacker Sam Maxwell and Alabama punt returner Javier
Arenas are the SEC players of the week.
Mallett passed for 313 yards and five touchdowns in a win over
Mississippi State. He set the school record with 28 TD passes in a
Maxwell had a career-high 11 tackles in the Wildcats' win at
Georgia, including a stop at the 1-yard line in the final minutes
and a fumble recovery on the next play.
Arenas scored on a 66-yard return, his SEC-record seventh score
on a punt return.
Linemen of the week announced by the league Monday were
Mississippi guard Reid Neely and Tennessee defensive tackle Wes
Vanderbilt running back/return specialist Warren Norman was the
freshman of the week.