Alabama linebacker Dont’a Hightower has been named the SEC Defensive Player of the Week for the second time this season.
Hightower accumulated a team-high 11 tackles against Mississippi State as he helped lead the Crimson Tide to a 24-7 victory in Starkville.
Last month Hightower was the recipient of the Defensive Player of the Week for his Oct. 22 performance against Tennessee.
-Darius Hanks, Barrett Jones, and Jesse Williams are listed as "day-to-day," and are considered questionable for the contest against Georgia Southern.
-Vinnie Sunseri, who was injured during a punt coverage sequence against Mississippi State, is expected to practice today.