Originally created 11/06/01

Reed, Petty named SEC players of the week

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. -- LSU wide receiver Josh Reed was named Southeastern Conference offensive player of week Monday after setting two conference records in the Tigers' 35-21 victory over Alabama.

Reed caught 19 passes for 293 yards and became just the second receiver in league history to surpass 1,000 yards in back-to-back seasons.

Arkansas linebacker Jermaine Petty was named defensive player of the week. Petty had 20 tackles in the Razorbacks' 58-56 victory in over Mississippi, including the game-saving tackle on the Rebels' two-point conversion attempt in the seventh overtime.

Petty, the SEC's leading tackler, played on each of Mississippi's 98 offensive plays, including overtime.


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