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Bryce Young named Davey O’Brien National Quarterback of the Week

Tide QB Bryce Young rakes in a handful of honors after performance in Week 1
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TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — University of Alabama quarterback Bryce Young picked up Davey O’Brien National Quarterback of the Week honors for his performance against No. 14/16 Miami in the 2021 Chick-fil-A Kickoff Game last weekend, it was announced by the Davey O’Brien Foundation Wednesday. 

The honor comes one day after being named the Southeastern Conference Offensive Player of the Week and earning a spot on the Davey O’Brien Award’s Great 8 and the Manning Award’s Stars of the Week.

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Alabama quarterback Bryce Young (9) looks for an open receiver under pressure from the Miami defense during the second half of an NCAA college football game Saturday, Sept. 4, 2021, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)

Bryce Young

Quarterback, Sophomore

  • Impressed in his first career start, finishing 27-of-38 for 344 yards and four touchdowns
  • Connected from 37, nine, 25 and 94 yards out for his scores
  • The 94-yard connection tied for the second-longest touchdown pass in UA history while his four touchdowns and 344 yards both set new program-best marks for an Alabama quarterback in their starting debut