Tide's Richardson shares SEC Offensive Player of the Week honor
Published: Monday, September 13, 2010, 10:36 AM Updated: Monday, September 13, 2010, 10:47 AM
Right tackle D.J. Fluker (76) opens a hole for Alabama sophomore running back Trent Richardson (3) in a 24-3 victory over Penn State on Saturday, Sept. 11, 2010 at Bryant-Denny Stadium in Tuscaloosa, Ala. (The Birmingham News / Mark Almond)
Alabama sophomore running back Trent Richardson
has been named the Southeastern Conference's co-Offensive Player of the Week, sharing the recognition with South Carolina freshman running back Marcus Lattimore
Richardson compiled 207 all-purpose yards Saturday in the top-ranked Crimson Tide's 24-3 victory over No. 18 Penn State. He ran 22 times for 144 yards and one touchdown, caught four passes for 46 yards and had a 17-yard kickoff return.
In his first SEC game, Lattimore ran 37 times for 182 yards and scored the game's only two touchdowns in a 17-6 victory over Georgia.