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AP photo by Butch Dill / Auburn linebacker Zakoby McClain intercepts a pass intended for Alabama running back Najee Harris, right, and returns it for a touchdown during the second half of Saturday's Iron Bowl.

SEC PLAYERS OF THE WEEK:

OFFENSIVE — Kentucky quarterback Lynn Bowden, who rushed 22 times for 284 yards, the most ever for an SEC quarterback, and four touchdowns in the 45-13 rout of Louisville.

DEFENSIVE — Auburn linebacker Zakoby McClain, who racked up 11 tackles in the Iron Bowl and returned an interception of Mac Jones 100 yards for a touchdown in the 48-45 victory.

SPECIAL TEAMS — Auburn kicker Anders Carlson, who made field-goal tries of 43, 52, 43 and 44 yards, becoming the first Tiger in 25 years to make four of 40-plus yards in one game.

OFFENSIVE LINEMAN — Mississippi State center Darryl Williams, who graded out at 77.3% and didn't allow a pressure in an offense that tallied 318 yards in a 21-20 win over Ole Miss.

DEFENSIVE LINEMAN — Florida defensive end Jonathan Greenard, who recorded six tackles, three sacks and a forced fumble during the 40-17 whipping of Florida State in the Swamp.

FRESHMAN — Tennessee running back Eric Gray, who rushed for 246 yards and three touchdowns in the 28-10 victory over Vanderbilt. Two of his touchdowns covered 94 and 56 yards.

— David Paschall

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