Nov. 18, 2013
Auburn's Reese Dismukes protects Nick Marshall (Todd Van Emst photo)
By Charles Goldberg
AUBURN, Ala. – The anchor of a line that has Auburn on top of the SEC rushing charts was named the league’s offensive player of the week Monday.
Auburn center Reese Dismukes won the honor for his play in the Tigers’ 43-38 win over Georgia last Saturday.
Auburn’s offensive line has led the Tigers to 3,523 yards rushing. The line has allowed the third fewest sacks in the SEC.
Auburn is No. 3 in the nation in rushing, 14th in total offense and 15th in scoring.
The Tigers are averaging 320.3 yards rushing per game and has 3,523 yards. That's the most rushing yards through 11 games in school history.
Auburn has won nine SEC weekly awards during this season. The Tigers are off this week. Next up is Alabama on Nov. 30 in Jordan-Hare Stadium.
Auburn's other weekly SEC honors went to Marshall, as the top offensive player after the Texas A&M game and the Tennessee game; Jeremy Johnson, as freshman of the week after the Western Carolina and Florida Atlantic games; Carl Lawson, freshman of the week after the Ole Miss game; Tre Mason, offensive player of the week after the Arkansas game; Robenson Therezie, defensive player of the week afer the Washington State game; and Chris Davis, special teams player of the week after the Tennessee game.
Other weekly winners this week were Alabama linebacker C.J. Mosley, defensive player of the week; Alabama punter Cody Mandell, special teams player of the week; South Carolina placekicker Elliott Fry, freshman of the week; Ole Miss’ Robert Nkemdiche, defensive lineman of the week.
Charles Goldberg is a Senior Writer for AuburnTigers.com. Follow him on Twitter: Follow @AUGoldMine