ALABAMA FOOTBALL COACHING STAFF SELECTS PLAYERS OF THE WEEK

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After Alabama’s 35-13 win over Tennessee Saturday night, the Crimson Tide extends its win streak against the Volunteers to 13.

Following the game, the coaching staff selected six players of the week.

Najee Harris and Alex Leatherwood on offense; Anfernee Jennings and Terrell Lewis on defense; and Ale Kaho and Ty Perine on special teams all earned the honors.

On offense, Harris earned his third 100-yard rushing game of the season and had a team-high 21 carries. He had 25 touches and 153 yards from scrimmage with two touchdowns. Leatherwood played 62 snaps and did not allow a sack, hurry or pressure on both Tua Tagovailoa and Mac Jones.

On defense, Anfernee Jennings had seven tackles, including half a tackle for loss. Terrell Lewis also had seven tackles, adding a team-high two sacks and three tackles for loss. His totals in sacks and tackles for loss are new career highs. Tennessee was held to just 231 yards of total offense.

On special teams, Ale Kaho had one stop on the kickoff team. He has been named special teams player of the week four times this season, including three straight games. Ty Perine saw action for the first time punting twice, totaling 93 yards with a long of 51. Perine also had one tackle.

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