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Bray, Barron and Crowell claim SEC weekly honors

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Bray named SEC Offensive Player of the Week
Tennessee quarterback Tyler Bray is the Southeastern Conference's offensive player of the week after a record-setting performance in a win against Cincinnati.

The sophomore from Kingsburg, Calif., is the Volunteers' first SEC offensive player of the week in nearly two years.

Bray threw for a career-high 405 yards and completed 34-of-41 for a school-record 82.9 percent in the 45-23 victory against the Bearcats on Saturday.

He threw for four touchdowns, extending his streak of throwing two or more touchdown passes in a game to eight, eclipsing Peyton Manning's team record streak of seven consecutive multiple-touchdown games.

The 6-foot-6, 210-pound Bray also ran for a touchdown, making him the only SEC player to have five touchdowns in a game so far this season.

Alabama's Mark Barron earns SEC defensive honor
Alabama safety Mark Barron is the Southeastern Conference Defensive Player of the Week for his role in the Crimson Tide's win at Penn State.

Barron, a senior captain from Mobile, recorded seven tackles (five solos) and added both an interception and a fumble recovery as Alabama stymied the Nittany Lions 27-11.

The two-time first-team All-SEC selection's eleventh career interception stopped a Penn State drive inside the Alabama ten-yard line.

Georgia's Crowell wins SEC freshman honor
ATHENS, Ga. (UGA) --
 Georgia running back Isaiah Crowell is one of the Southeastern Conference Co-Freshmen of the Week following his performance versus No. 12 South Carolina. 

Crowell, a 5-11, 215-pound native of Columbus, rushed for 118 yards and a touchdown on 16 carries (7.4 average) against the Gamecocks. He also snagged the first two receptions of his career for 40 yards, including a 17-yard touchdown from quarterback Aaron Murray.

Crowell's scoring catch capped a 43-yard drive in which the Bulldog freshman accounted for all of the yards on both of his receptions and a rush.

The SEC also honored Kentucky running back Josh Clemons with the honor. This marks the first SEC weekly honor for a Bulldog this year.

The Bulldogs (0-2, 0-1 SEC) host Coastal Carolina (2-0) on Saturday at 1 p.m. The game will be on pay-per-view.

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