Ladd McConkey named SEC Freshman of the Week
Ladd McConkey, a redshirt freshman wide receiver for the Georgia Bulldogs, has been named SEC Freshman of the Week, the SEC announced on Monday.
McConkey, a native of Chatsworth, Ga., earned the weekly SEC honor following his performance on Saturday in Georgia’s 34-10 win on the road at the 18th-ranked Auburn Tigers. He led the Bulldogs in receiving with five catches for 135 yards and a touchdown.
This marks the eighth weekly honor for the Bulldogs this season and the first for McConkey in his career. Other winners include: senior Devonte Wyatt (Defensive Lineman, Arkansas), freshman Brock Bowers (Freshman, Vanderbilt), junior Nolan Smith (Defensive Player, South Carolina), freshman Adonai Mitchell (Freshman, South Carolina), senior Stetson Bennett (Offensive Player, UAB), senior Christopher Smith (Defensive Player, Clemson) and senior Jordan Davis (Defensive Lineman, Clemson).
The Bulldogs’ next game is at home against the 11th-ranked Kentucky Wildcats (6-0) on Saturday, Oct. 16 at Dooley Field at Sanford Stadium in Athens, Ga. The game will be televised by CBS at 3:30pm ET.