SEC Players of the Week

Posted by ESPN.com's Chris Low

The SEC league office has announced its top performers from Week 9:


Anthony Dixon, RB, Mississippi State: Rushed for a school-record 252 yards and two touchdowns in Mississippi State’s 31-24 win at Kentucky. His 3-yard touchdown run in the final minute of the third quarter put the Bulldogs ahead to stay. Dixon now has 1,001 rushing yards on the season.


Walt McFadden, DB, Auburn: Tied a career high with five tackles, including 1.5 tackles for loss, and had two interceptions in the Tigers’ 33-20 victory over Ole Miss. He returned his first interception 29 yards for a touchdown, and his second interception sealed the game with Ole Miss driving in the final minutes.


Caleb Sturgis, PK, Florida: Booted a career-long 56-yard field goal in the first half against Georgia, while also completing a 44-yard attempt in the Gators’ 41-17 win against the Bulldogs. His 56-yarder was the second-longest field goal in school history and the longest field goal in the SEC this season.


Mitch Petrus, G, Arkansas: Led a Hogs' offensive line that didn't allow a sack in the 63-27 win over Eastern Michigan. The Hogs finished with 297 yards passing and 292 yards rushing.


Antonio Coleman, DE, Auburn: Recorded five tackles, while tying career highs with four tackles for loss, including two sacks, along with one forced fumble, four quarterback hurries and one blocked kick in the Tigers’ 33-20 victory over Ole Miss.


Janzen Jackson, DB, Tennessee: Collected seven solo tackles, forced a fumble and contributed two pass breakups in Tennessee’s 31-13 win over South Carolina. His big hit on the game’s third play from scrimmage resulted in a South Carolina fumble that Tennessee recovered and turned into seven points just two plays later.