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Alabama Coaching Staff Selects Five Players of the Week following Win at Texas

Alabama Coaching Staff Selects Five Players of the Week following Win at Texas


TUSCALOOSA, Ala. – The Alabama coaching staff selected five players of the week following last Saturday’s 20-19 win at Texas. Bryce Young on offense; DeMarcco Hellams on defense; and Deontae Lawson, Will Reichard and Henry To’oTo’o on special teams all earned the recognition for their play in Austin.

OFFENSE

Bryce Young

  • Accounted for 251 yards of total offense, throwing for 213 yards and rushing for 38 more
  • Finished 27-of-39 for 213 yards and one touchdown through the air
  • Carried the ball seven times for 38 yards and managed three first downs, including a 20-yard gain late in the fourth quarter on what would be the game-winning drive

DEFENSE

DeMarcco Hellams

  • Played a big role in limiting the Longhorns to just 19 points on the day
  • Led the Alabama defense with 10 total tackles, including eight solo stops
  • Added one tackle for loss (-2 yards) and one pass breakup to his totals

SPECIAL TEAMS

Deontae Lawson

  • Helped the Tide special teams units limit the Texas return game

Will Reichard

  • Totaled eight points thanks to a pair of field goals and two made PATs
  • Hit from a career-long tying 52 yards for the Tide’s first points of the day
  • Connected from 33 yards out with 10 seconds left for the Tide’s first game-winning field goal since the 2005 season
  • Added five kickoffs and averaged 65.0 yards per boot with three touchbacks

Henry To’oTo’o

  • Was key in helping the Tide’s punt unit get kicks away in enemy territory multiple times
  • Added six tackles on the day, guiding a defense that held the high-powered Texas offense to four field goals and one touchdown

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