LSU LB Harold Perkins Jr. named SEC Defensive Player of the Week
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WAFB) - LSU freshman linebacker Harold Perkins Jr. has been named the SEC Defensive Player of the Week for his performance against Arkansas on Saturday, Nov. 12.
The Tigers held on for a 13-10 win over the Razorbacks.
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It is the second consecutive week Perkins has been named SEC Defensive Player of the Week. He was also named the Walter Camp Defensive Player of the Week.
Perkins tied an LSU record with four sacks. He finished the game with a team-high eight tackles, two forced fumbles, a pass breakup, and a quarterback hurry. The forced fumbles both came on strip-sacks.
He is just the fourth player in the FBS in the past 15 years to have four sacks and two forced fumbles in the same game.
In LSU’s last three games, Perkins has recorded 22 tackles, six sacks (totaling 45 yards lost), six quarterback hurries, three pass breakups, and two forced fumbles.
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