Zach Mettenberger, Loucheiz Purifoy headline SEC Players of the Week

Sep 28, 2013; Athens, GA, USA; LSU Tigers quarterback Zach Mettenberger (8) throws a pass in the first half against the Georgia Bulldogs at Sanford Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Daniel Shirey-USA TODAY Sports

The SEC has announced their Players of the Week from last weekend’s games and the list was headlined by LSU quarterback Zach Mettenberger and Florida cornerback Loucheiz Purifoy, who earned offensive and defensive honors, respectively.

Mettenberger threw for 340 yards and two touchdowns, while Purifoy racked up four tackles, three pass break ups, one interception, one sack and forced one fumble.

In additional to SEC Defensive Player of the Week honors, Purifoy was recognized as the National Defensive Player of the Week for his performance by the Walter Camp Football Foundation.

Here are all of the SEC Players of the Week from Week 6 of the college football season:

Offensive Player: Zach Mettenberger, quarterback, LSU
Defensive Player: Loucheiz Purifoy, cornerback, Florida
Special Teams: Marshall Morgan, kicker, Georgia
Freshman: Carl Lawson, defensive end, Auburn
Offensive Lineman: Chris Burnette, guard, Georgia
Defensive Lineman: Michael Sam, defensive end, Missouri

Congratulations to all of the men who were recognized for their standout performances in Week 6.

You can get a full breakdown of each player’s performance from the weekend here.

Topics: Auburn Tigers, Florida Gators, Football, Georgia Bulldogs, Loucheiz Purifoy, LSU Tigers, Missouri Tigers, Sec Football

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