Auburn's Reggie Torbor Named SEC Defensive Player of the Week
September 23, 2002
AUBURN – Auburn junior defensive end Reggie Torbor was named the Southeastern Conference Defensive Player of the Week following his performance against Mississippi State on Thursday night.
Torbor forced a fumble on Mississippi State quarterback Kevin Fant and recovered it on the Bulldog 17-yard line to set up Auburn’s fifth touchdown of the game. He also registered four tackles, including two sacks and three quarterback hurries.
A native of Baton Rouge, La., Torbor missed the Western Carolina and Vanderbilt games with injuries. Last season, he totaled 30 tackles in 12 games.
Torbor became the second consecutive Auburn player to garner Player of the Week honors. Carnell Williams was named the SEC Offensive Player of the Week following the Vanderbilt game.
Torbor is the fourth Auburn defensive player to earn Player of the Week honors in the last three seasons.