Beckham, Lonergan Named SEC Players of the Week
BATON ROUGE — Following their outstanding performances in a 41-35 comeback victory over Ole Miss on Saturday, LSU football’s Odell Beckham Jr. and center P.J. Lonergan were along the SEC Players of the Week announced Monday.
Beckham Jr. was the league’s top special teams player, as a tied the game with nine minutes to play after an 89-yard punt return.
Lonergan, who was celebrating his Senior Day in Tiger Stadium, played through injury to record 10 knockdown blocks and earn Offensive Lineman of the Week honors.
SEC Football Players of the Week:
Offense – Tyler Russell, QB, Mississippi State
Defense – Andre Hal, CB, Vanderbilt
Special Teams – Odell Beckham Jr., WR/RS, LSU
Offensive Lineman – P.J. Lonergan, C, LSU
Defensive Lineman – Donte Rumph, DT, Kentucky
Freshman – Johnny Manziel, QB, Texas A&M.