McNeil Named SEC Offensive Lineman Of The Week

October 15, 2007

(WVLT) -- Tennessee sophomore center Josh McNeil has been named the SEC Offensive Lineman of the Week.

The 6'4", 280 lbs. McNeil saw action on 77 offensive snaps and had 10 knockdown blocks in Tennessee's 33-21 win at Mississippi State.

The Tennessee offensive unit had a season-high 221 rushing yards and 259 yards through the air while controlling the ball for 31:39 against the Bulldogs.

The Vols offensive line prevented a quarterback sack for the fourth straight game and kept its nation-best total at two sacks allowed after seven weeks.

Other conference players of the week:

SEC OFFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK
ANDRE' WOODSON
Quarterback
KENTUCKY
6-5 • 230 • Senior
Radcliff, Ky. (North Hardin HS)

SEC DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK
TRAY BLACKMON
Linebacker
AUBURN
6-0 • 223 • Sophomore
LaGrange, Ga. (HS)

SEC SPECIAL TEAMS PLAYER OF THE WEEK
JAVIER ARENAS
Return Specialist / Defensive Back
ALABAMA
5-9 • 193 • Sophomore
Tampa, Fla. (Robinson HS)

SEC DEFENSIVE LINEMAN OF THE WEEK
GREG HARDY
Defensive End
OLE MISS
6-5 • 255 • Sophomore
Millington, Tenn. (Briarcrest Christian HS)

SEC FRESHMAN OF THE WEEK
KNOWSHON MORENO
Running Back
GEORGIA
5-11 • 207
Belford, N.J. (Middletown South HS)


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