With the college football season in full swing, the Maxwell Football Club is continuing to roll out its weekly honors. Following Week 10 of the 2023 campaign, the Maxwell Football Club announced its latest Maxwell Award Player of the Week and Bednarik Award Player of the Week.
The Maxwell Award Player of the Week will be recognized for overall performance on offense, defense, or special teams. The Chuck Bednarik Award Player of the Week, meanwhile, will be honored for outstanding defensive play.
Maxwell Award Player of the Week honors went to Alabama quarterback Jalen Milroe, who had a standout performance in the Crimson Tide’s win over the rival LSU Tigers.
Milroe completed 15-of-23 passes for 219 yards while adding 155 yards and 4 touchdowns with his feet. The red-shirt sophomore’s four rushing touchdowns are the most ever by an Alabama signal-caller.
Defensive honors, meanwhile, went to Clemson Tigers linebacker Jeremiah Trotter Jr.
Trotter recorded 11 tackles, 2.5 TFL, 2 sacks, and 1 interception. Trotter’s interception was returned 28 yards for a touchdown in Clemson’s upset win over the No. 12 Notre Dame Fighting Irish.
Additional information on the Week 10 Player of the Week winners can be seen below.
Maxwell Award Player of the Week: Jalen Milroe, QB, Alabama
Alabama quarterback Jalen Milroe has been named the Maxwell Award player of The Week after taking down No. 14 LSU this past weekend. The red-shirt sophomore from Texas threw 15-of-23 attempts for 219 yards and rushed for 155 yards with 4 touchdowns for a combined total of 374 yards. Additionally, Milroe’s four rushing touchdowns are the most-ever by an Alabama signal-caller. The Crimson Tide are on the road this weekend to take on Kentucky this Saturday, Nov. 11 at 11:00 a.m. CT.
Bednarik Award Player of the Week: Jeremiah Trotter Jr, LB, Clemson
Clemson linebacker Jeremiah Trotter Jr. has been named the Bednarik Award Player of The Week after their 31-23 upset over No. 12 Notre Dame. The 6’0 230 junior would be credited with 11 tackles, 2.5 TFL, 2 sacks, and 1 interception. Trotter’s one interception would also be returned for a 28 yard touchdown. The Tigers are back at home this weekend to square off against Georgia Tech this Saturday, Nov. 11 at 12:00 p.m. ET.
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