Montgomery, Hill Take SEC Football Honors

LSU's Sam Montgomery
LSU's Sam Montgomery
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BATON ROUGE -- Defensive end Sam Montgomery and freshman running back Jeremy Hill each earned Southeastern Conference Player of the Week honors following their performances against then-No. 3 South Carolina on Saturday.

Montgomery, the league's Defensive Lineman of the Week, had two of LSU's four sacks and forced a fumble in LSU's 23-21 victory.

Hill, who took co-Freshman of the Week honors, had 118 of his career-best 124 yards rushing in the second half of the Tigers' win. His 50-yard touchdown run with 5:03 remaining proved the game-winner.

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SEC Football Players of the Week (Games of Oct. 13)

OFFENSE - Johnny Manziel, Texas A&M
DEFENSE - C.J. Mosley, Alabama
SPECIAL TEAMS - Bryson Rose, Ole Miss; Zach Hocker, Arkansas; Cordarrelle Patterson, Tennessee
OFFENSIVE LINEMAN - Tobias Smith, Mississippi State; Jon Halapio, Florida
DEFENSIVE LINEMAN - Sam Montgomery, LSU
FRESHMAN - Jeremy Hill, LSU; Johnny Manziel, Texas A&M

 

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