LSU defensive end BJ Ojulari has been named the SEC’s freshman defensive lineman of the week after three sacks and a QB hurry against South Carolina, the league announced Monday.
Wide receiver Trey Palmer was named special teams player of the week after returning a kickoff 93 yards for a touchdown.
BJ Ojulari, DE, LSU
-A true freshman, had four tackles, including a career-best 3 sacks, and a QB hurry in LSU's 52-24 win over South Carolina.
-His three sacks totaled 21 yards in losses ... Two of his sacks came on third-down situations - one in first quarter and other in third quarter - forcing South Carolina punts.
-As a unit, LSU's defense recorded five sacks and returned an interception for a touchdown.
Trey Palmer, RS, LSU
-Returned a kickoff 93 yards for a third quarter touchdown in LSU's win over South Carolina.
-Became the first LSU player to return to a kickoff for a touchdown in Tiger Stadium since --October 17, 1981 when Eric Martin did it against Kentucky.
-Totaled 118 kickoff return yards on two returns.