Five on offense, three on defense and two on special teams earned recognition

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. – The Alabama coaching staff selected 10 players of the week following last Saturday’s dominant 55-17 win over LSU. Landon Dickerson, Najee Harris, Mac Jones, Alex Leatherwood and DeVonta Smith on offense; Christopher Allen, Will Anderson Jr. and Patrick Surtain II on defense; and Ale Kaho and Will Reichard on special teams earned the recognition for their efforts in Baton Rouge.


10/28/20 MFB Practice
Alabama offensive lineman Landon Dickerson (69)
Photo by Kent Gidley
10/28/20 MFB Practice
Alabama offensive lineman Landon Dickerson (69)
Photo by Kent Gidley


Landon Dickerson

  • Did not allow a sack or a quarterback hurry as Mac Jones completed 20-of-28 passes for 385 yards and four touchdowns
  • Cleared a path for Najee Harris to rush for 145 yards and three touchdowns
  • Finished at 100 percent on his assignments and did not commit a penalty


11/28/20 MFB vs Auburn
Alabama running back Najee Harris (22)
Photo by Crimson Tide Photo

Najee Harris

  • Recorded his 11th career 100-plus yard rushing game with 145 yards on 21 carries
  • Averaged 6.9 yards per carry for the night
  • Added three touchdowns to put him at 40 for his career, making him one of only four running backs in Alabama history to record 40 scores


Mac Jones

  • Continued his steady play with a 20-of-28 night for 385 yards and four touchdowns
  • Connected for scores from 24, 65, 61 and 20 yards out
  • Averaged 19.3 yards per completion with a long of 65


Alex Leatherwood

  • Anchored the Crimson Tide offensive line in a 55-17 win at LSU
  • Alabama’s offensive front controlled the line of scrimmage as the Tide accounted for 650 yards of total offense, including 265 yards rushing and 385 through the air
  • Helped UA average 6.2 yards per rush and 9.0 yards per play overall


DeVonta Smith

  • Torched the LSU defense for a second consecutive season
  • Racked up 231 yards and three touchdowns on eight receptions
  • Averaged a whopping 28.9 yards per catch with touchdowns of 65, 61 and 20 yards
  • Marked his fourth career 200-plus yard game to make him Alabama’s all-time leader in that category
  • Not has 11 career 100-plus yard receiving performance, the third-most in UA records


11/21/20 MFB vs Kentucky
Alabama linebacker Christopher Allen (4)
Photo by Crimson Tide Photo


Christopher Allen

  • Continued his steady play as he spotted the stat sheet in his return to Baton Rouge
  • Forced an LSU fumble, ripping the ball out of the receiver’s hands in the middle of a tackle
  • Added three tackles, including one for loss (-2 yards) to go with a quarterback hurry


Will Anderson Jr.

  • Had a huge game against the Tigers, tying for the team lead in tackles with eight
  • Also recorded a career-high and team-leading two sacks (-9 yards)



Patrick Surtain II

  • Broke up one pass on the night as the Tigers avoided his side of the field
  • Helped the Alabama secondary limit LSU to only 254 yards through the air on 25-of-45 passing



Ale Kaho

  • Made a huge stop on kickoff coverage late in the game
  • Helped the Tide kickoff unit limit the Tigers to only 54 yards


Will Reichard

  • Perfect on nine total scoring kicks for the day
  • Made two field goals from 30 and 34 yards out
  • Added seven made PATs in as many attempts