Nevis wins SEC weekly honor for third time

Nevis wins SEC weekly honor for third time
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POSTED: Tuesday, October 12, 2010 - 4:02pm

UPDATED: Wednesday, October 20, 2010 - 12:45pm

BATON ROUGE, La (LSU) -- For the third time in 2010, LSU senior Drake Nevis was named the Southeastern Conference's Defensive Lineman of the Week following the Tigers victory over Florida on Saturday.

Nevis accounted for seven total tackles with 4.5 behind the line of scrimmage and 1.5 sacks, and he a forced fumble in LSU's 33-29 win over the No. 14-ranked Gators.

Photo by: Steve Franz, LSU Athletics Staff Photographer

SEC Football Players of the Week (Games of Oct. 9)
Offense - Stephen Garcia, QB, South Carolina
Defense - Tramain Thomas, SAF, Arkansas
Special Teams - Wes Byrum, PK, Auburn
Offensive Line - Derek Sherrod, OT, Mississippi State
Defensive Line - Drake Nevis, DT, LSU
Freshman - Aaron Murray, QB, Georgia

2010 LSU's SEC Player of the Week honors:
Week 1 vs. North Carolina - Patrick Peterson (SEC Special Teams Player of the Week)
Week 2 at Vanderbilt - Drake Nevis (SEC Defensive Lineman of the Week)
Week 3 vs. Miss. State - Josh Jasper (SEC Special Teams Player of the Week); Drake Nevis (SEC Defensive Lineman of the Week)
Week 4 vs. West Virginia - Patrick Peterson (SEC Special Teams Player of the Week)
Week 5 vs. Tennessee - Stevan Ridley (SEC Offensive Player of the Week)
Week 6 at Florida - Drake Nevis (SEC Defensive Lineman of the Week)

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