SEC players of the week

The SEC league office has announced its top performers for the final week of the regular season. There were co-offensive players of the week and co-defensive linemen of the week:


Montario Hardesty, RB, Tennessee: Rushed for 179 yards on 39 carries and three touchdowns -- all career highs -- as Tennessee defeated Kentucky 30-24 in overtime.

Tim Tebow, QB, Florida: Completed 17-of-21 passes for 221 yards and three touchdowns, while adding 90 rushing yards on 15 carries and two touchdowns in Florida’s 37-10 win over Florida State.


Rolando McClain, LB, Alabama: Registered a team-high 12 total tackles with a sack, another half-tackle for loss and a pass deflection in Alabama’s 26-21 win at Auburn.


Josh Jasper, PK, LSU: Tied a school record with four field goals, including a 41-yarder with four seconds left in regulation to send the game into overtime, in LSU’s 33-30 win over Arkansas. Jasper’s 36 yard field goal in overtime was the eventual game-winner.


Mike Pouncey, G, Florida: Graded out at 96 percent and had three knockdown blocks in Florida’s 37-10 win over Florida State. The 96 percent grade earned Pouncey a Champion’s mark at Florida, a status he has earned in each game this season.


Pernell McPhee, E, Mississippi State: Credited with five total tackles and a quarterback pressure in Mississippi State’s 41-27 win over Ole Miss. McPhee led a defensive front that held Ole Miss to just 90 yards rushing and forced four turnovers.

Ladi Ajiboye, T, South Carolina: Collected four tackles, including three solo stops, as South Carolina defeated Clemson 34-17. Ajiboye was instrumental in holding Clemson’s C.J. Spiller to just 18 yards rushing on nine carries.


Washaun Ealey, RB, Georgia: Rushed for a career-high 183 yards on 20 carries in Georgia’s 30-24 win at No. 7 Georgia Tech. Ealey had 139 of his rushing yards before the half on 12 carries.