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Najee Harris selected as SEC Offensive Player of the Week

Najee Harris earned the Offensive POTW honor following a career night at Ole Miss on Saturday
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BIRMINGHAM, Ala โ€” Alabama football's Najee Harris was selected as the Southeastern Conference Offensive Player of the Week, the league office announced on Monday. The honor is Harris' first this season.

SEC Offensive Player of the Week

Najee Harris

  • The senior running back turned in a career effort with 248 all-purpose yards against Ole Miss
  • Rushed for program-high tying and career-best five touchdowns
  • Averaged 9.0 yards per carry on the day, totaling 206 yards on 23 carries
  • Added three receptions for 42 yards
  • Converted seven first downs on the ground and moved the chains with all three receptions
  • Totaled 10 rushing touchdowns through three games, the most in the SEC in at least the last 15 seasons
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Najee Harris #22 of the Alabama Crimson Tide hurdles a defender for a gain against the Ole Miss Rebels at Vaught Hemingway Stadium on October 10, 2020 in Oxford, Mississippi.