Monday, September 26, 2011

Richardson and Jones Receive SEC Honors

Alabama running back Trent Richardson has been named the SEC Offensive Player of the Week, while Barrett Jones has received SEC Offensive Lineman of the Week honors.

Richardson, who rushed for 126 yards, and garnered 235 in total against Arkansas, currently ranks second in the SEC in rushing averaging 110 yards per contest.

The junior running back now has a total of nine touchdowns this season and currently ranks fifth in the nation in scoring.

Richardson has now rushed for 100 yards plus in three consecutive games.

Offensive lineman Barrett Jones, arguably the heart and soul of the ‘Bama line, played left and right tackle against Arkansas.

Jones helped the Tide earn 397 yards of total offense with 197 coming via the run and 200 through the air.

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