Beckham and Lonergan named SEC Players of the Week

Staff Writer
Gonzales Weekly Citizen
LSU's Odell Beckham Jr. as he takes in a 89-yard punt return for a touchdown against Ole Miss.

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.

Beckham 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.