College Wire’s top SEC performers of Week 2

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During Week 2 action around the conference, the SEC finished 7-3 in nonconference action. The losses came from the Missouri Tigers, Texas A&M Aggies, and Vanderbilt Commodores. There were also two conference matchups with the Arkansas Razorbacks and Kentucky Wildcats coming out victorious against the South Carolina Gamecocks and Florida Gators.

The SEC enjoyed more success than failure when it comes to winning football games. With Week 2’s contests firmly in the books, the SEC editorial team at the College Wire voted on their top performers.

The Voters:

Without further ado, let’s dive into the selections made by our editorial team:

Head Coach of the Week

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Mark Stoops, Kentucky

Stoops and the Wildcats knocked off the Gators on Saturday 26-16.

Honorable Mention: Sam Pittman and Josh Heupel

Quarterback of the Week

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Hendon Hooker, Tennessee

Week 2 Stats vs Pittsburgh:

27-42 | 325 Yards | 7.7 YPA | 2 TDs

Running Back of the Week

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Raheim Sanders, Arkansas

Week 2 Stats vs South Carolina:

24 Carries | 156 Yards | 6.5 YPC | 2 TDs

Wide Receiver of the Week

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Cedric Tillman, Tennessee

Week 2 Stats vs Pittsburgh:

9 Receptions | 162 Yards | 18.0 YPR | 1 TD

Honorable Mention: Anwane Wells Jr, South Carolina

Tight End of the Week

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Brock Bowers, Georgia

Week 2 Stats vs Samford:

3 Receptions | 57 Yards | 19 YPR

Honorable Mention: Michael Trigg, Ole Miss

Pass Rusher of the Week/Linebacker of the Week

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Drew Sanders, Arkansas

Week 2 Stats vs South Carolina

11 Tackles | 3.0 TFLs | 2 Sacks | 2 FF | 1 PD | 1 QB Hit

Honorable Mention: Will Anderson, Alabama

Defensive Back of the Week

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Dwight McGlothern, Arkansas

Week 2 Stats vs South Carolina:

4 Tackles | 1 INT

Offensive MVP

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Hendon Hooker, Tennessee

Honorable Mention: Bryce Young, Alabama

Defensive MVP

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Drew Sanders, Arkansas

Honorable Mention: Jordan Wright, Kentucky

Newcomer of the Week

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Jahmyr Gibbs, Alabama

Week 2 Stats vs Texas:

9 Carries | 22 Yards | 9 Receptions | 74 Yards | 1 TD

Freshman of the Week

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Dane Key, Kentucky

Week 2 Stats vs Florida:

3 Receptions | 83 Yards | 27.7 YPR | 1 TD

Story originally appeared on Razorbacks Wire