Aug 31, 2013; Atlanta, GA, USA; Alabama Crimson Tide wide receiver Christion Jones (22) makes a catch for a touchdown against the Virginia Tech Hokies during the third quarter of the 2013 Chick-fil-A Kickoff game at the Georgia Dome. Mandatory Credit: Paul Abell-USA TODAY Sports

Alabama WR Christion Jones, Virginia S Anthony Harris named players of the week

With most of Week 1 of the college football season in the books, the Walter Camp Foundation has named their players of the week. The honors go to Alabama wide receiver Christion Jones, who had a great all-around day on offense and special teams, and Virginia safety Anthony Harris.

Here is what the Walter Camp Foundation said about each player:

Junior, Wide Receiver/Kick Returner, Adamsville, AL/Minor
Christion Jones accounted for 256 all-purpose yards and three touchdowns as the top-ranked Crimson Tide defeated Virginia Tech, 35-10. Jones scored on a 72-yard punt return and added a 94-yard kickoff return for a score – becoming the first Alabama player (since at least 1944) to score twice on returns. He also added a 38-yard touchdown reception.

Junior, Strong Safety, Chesterfield, VA/Lloyd C. Bird
Anthony Harris posted 11 tackles (3 solo) and recorded one quarterback sack, one interception, and broke up one pass while also blocking a punt to lead the Cavaliers to a season-opening 19-16 victory over BYU. Harris’ blocked punt and interception set up two UVA scores.

Congratulations to each player for receiving the honor. It feels so great to finally have football back.

Tags: Alabama Crimson Tide Christion Jones Virginia Cavaliers

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