Brock Bowers named SEC Freshman of the Week
Brock Bowers, a true freshman tight end for the Georgia Bulldogs, has been named SEC Freshman of the Week, the SEC announced on Monday.
Bowers, a native of Napa, Calif., earned the weekly SEC honor following his performance on Saturday on the road against the Vanderbilt Commodores. He led the Bulldogs in receiving with four catches for 69 yards and two touchdowns and also added a 12-yard touchdown on the ground.
This marks the sixth weekly honor for the Bulldogs this season and the first for Bowers. Junior ILB Nolan Smith (Defensive Player) and WR Adonai Mitchell (Freshman) earned honors following the win over South Carolina. In the win over UAB, senior QB Stetson Bennett (Offensive Player) garnered an SEC honor. Senior S Christopher Smith (Defensive Player) and senior N Jordan Davis (Defensive Lineman) collected a pair of conference accolades after the season-opening victory over No. 3 Clemson.
The Bulldogs’ next game is at home against the No. 8 Arkansas Razorbacks on Saturday, Oct. 2 at Dooley Field at Sanford Stadium in Athens, Ga. The game will be televised by ESPN at Noon ET.