9/13/21 MFB Practice
Alabama linebacker Henry To’Oto’O (10)
Photo by Kent Gidley

Four apiece on offense and defense along with one on special teams were selected


TUSCALOOSA, Ala. – The Alabama coaching staff named nine players of the week following the Crimson Tide’s 15th straight win over Tennessee, a 52-24 victory last Saturday in Tuscaloosa. John Metchie III, Evan Neal, Brian Robinson Jr. and Bryce Young on offense; Will Anderson Jr., Jalyn Armour-Davis, DeMarcco Hellams and Henry To’oTo’o on defense; and Demouy Kennedy on special teams all earned the recognition for their play in the rivalry game.



John Metchie III

  • Recorded a career-high and team-high 11 receptions for 121 total yards and two touchdowns
  • Found the end zone from six and 19 yards away
  • Racked up 81 yards after the catch and converted six first downs to go with his two scores


Evan Neal

  • Did not allow a sack, hurry or pressure on 43 pass attempts while adding one knockdown block
  • Cleared a path for 203 rushing yards and five touchdowns on the ground
  • Also blocked for 371 passing yards and two more scores


Brian Robinson Jr.

  • Eclipsed the 100-yard marker for the third time this season with 107 rushing yards on 26 carries
  • Found the end zone three times on the ground to push his season total to 11, which leads the SEC
  • Added four receptions for 16 yards


Bryce Young

  • Threw for a career-high 371 yards with two touchdowns on 31-of-43 passing
  • Gained another 56 yards and scored twice with his legs across his eight rushing attempts
  • Converted 12 first downs for the game with eight through the air and four on the ground



Will Anderson Jr.

  • Led the Crimson Tide defense in tackles with eight, including two sacks (-3 yards)
  • The two sacks moved his tackles for loss total to 17 on the season, tops in Division I
  • Helped UA limit Tennessee to just 64 rushing yards, more than 180 yards below their season average


Jalyn Armour-Davis

  • Picked off his second pass of the season, returning the interception 47 yards
  • His interception led to an eventual Tide touchdown to mke it a three-score game late
  • Also contributed two tackles by night’s end


DeMarcco Hellams

  • Tied for second on the Alabama defense with six tackles
  • Made four solo stops from his safety spot
  • Played a key role in the Tide secondary that held UT to 282 passing yards


Henry To’oTo’o

  • Finished with five tackles against his former team
  • Directed a Tide defensive unit that allowed 24 points, 15 below UT’s season average entering the game
  • Also fell on a blocked punt to keep Tennessee from recovering the loose ball for a touchdown



Demouy Kennedy

  • Made one tackle on punt coverage to limit the UT returner to a six-yard gain
  • Helped the Tide coverage units keep the Vols to only 18 yards in punt returns and zero yards on kick returns