Smael Mondon, Peyton Woodring named SEC Players of the Week
UGA football junior linebacker Smael Mondon and freshman placekicker Peyton Woodring have both been named SEC Players of the Week, the SEC announced on Monday.
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Smael Mondon was named SEC Defensive Player of the Week after leading the Bulldogs with 11 tackles, including a sack and two tackles for loss in Georgia’s 27-20 win on the road against the Auburn Tigers.
Peyton Woodring was named SEC Co-Freshman of the Week following his performance in the victory over Auburn. In his first road game as a Bulldog, Woodring connected on both of his field goal attempts, a 37-yarder in the second quarter and a career-long 38-yarder in the fourth-quarter, and was a perfect 3-for-3 on point-after attempts.
The top-ranked Georgia Bulldogs (5-0, 2-0 SEC) are next scheduled to host the 20th-ranked Kentucky Wildcats at Dooley Field at Sanford Stadium in Athens, Ga., on Saturday, Oct. 7. The game will kickoff at 7:00pm ET and will be televised by ESPN (Buy Tickets).