The sophomore contributed a team-high three tackles for loss against Auburn last Saturday


BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Alabama linebacker Will Anderson Jr. was selected as the Southeastern Conference’s Defensive Player of the Week, the league office announced on Monday. The conference honor is Anderson Jr.’s fifth of the season.


Defensive Player of the Week

Will Anderson Jr.

  • Fought off double and triple teams all night, finishing with seven tackles
  • Contributed a team-high three tackles for loss (-15 yards) as part of the Tide’s season-high 15 in the game
  • Also added one sack (-11 yards) to help the Tide defense accumulate six total by day’s end