One name on offense, four on defense and three on special teams were recognized


TUSCALOOSA, Ala. – The Alabama coaching staff selected seven players of the week following the Crimson Tide’s 20-14 win over SEC West rival LSU last Saturday at Bryant-Denny Stadium. Jameson Williams on offense; Will Anderson Jr., Jordan Battle, Phidarian Mathis and Dallas Turner on defense; and Battle, Slade Bolden and JoJo Earle on special teams all earned the honors for their efforts against the Tigers.



Jameson Williams

  • Led all wideouts with 10 catches for 160 yards and one touchdown
  • Found the end zone from 58 yards out for his fifth 50-plus yard reception for a score this season
  • Added 22 yards on his lone kick return and finished with 183 all-purpose yards by night’s end



Will Anderson Jr.

  • Led all Crimson Tide defenders with a career-high 12 tackles, including a team-best eight solo stops
  • Added to his NCAA-leading tackles for loss total with four TFLs (-13 yards)
  • Also contributed 1.5 sacks (-8 yards) to go with two quarterback hurries and a pass breakup


Jordan Battle

  • Tied for second on the Alabama defense with nine total tackles
  • Directed a Tide secondary unit that limited LSU to only 186 yards passing


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Alabama defensive lineman Phil Mathis (48)
Photo by Kent Gidley

Phidarian Mathis

  • Contributed in numerous ways along the Tide defensive front
  • Finished with nine total tackles, including 1.5 for loss (-8 yards) and one sack (-7 yards)
  • Pressured the Tigers’ quarterback a team-high three times while also recovering a fumble that led to an Alabama touchdown two plays later


Dallas Turner

  • Provided pressure off the edge in his second career start
  • Recorded two sacks (-12 yards) as part of his five total tackles on the night



Jordan Battle

  • Made a huge stop on a fake punt to keep LSU from scoring on the trick play
  • Also helped the Tide coverage units limit the Tigers to five yards on punt returns and only 18 yards across a pair of kickoff returns


Slade Bolden

  • Contributed on punt coverage and punt returns
  • Added two receptions for 22 yards in the passing game


JoJo Earle

  • Returned three punts for a combined 31 yards
  • Had a long return of 17 that he nearly broke for a big play