D’Andre Swift named SEC Offensive Player of the Week
UGA football junior running back D’Andre Swift has been named the SEC Offensive Player of the Week, the conference announced on Monday.
In Georgia’s 21-0 win over the Kentucky Wildcats on Saturday, D’Andre Swift rushed 21 times for 179 yards and scored two touchdowns.
Below are notes from the SEC’s release:
- Swift carried the ball 21 times for 179 yards (8.5 avg.) and scored twice during Georgia’s 21-0 shutout of Kentucky
- His seventh career 100-yard rushing game was highlighted by a 39-yard scoring run in the third quarter that broke a 0-0 tie
- Swift muscled his way into the end zone from three yards out late in the fourth quarter to clinch the 21-0 victory
- He leads the SEC through seven games for the Bulldogs with 107.7 yards/game avg.
No. 10 Georgia is off this weekend, which is their second and final open date of the season. The Bulldogs’ next game is on Saturday, November 2 against the No. 7 Florida Gators at TIAA Bank Field in Jacksonville, Fla. The game is set for 3:30pm ET on CBS.