November 10, 2008

Jones honored by SEC

Georgia freshman center Ben Jones has been named the Southeastern Conference Offensive Lineman of the Week for his performance in Saturday's 42-38 win at Kentucky.

The native of Centreville, Ala. helped the Bulldogs account for 520 total offensive yards on 47 attempts, an average of 9.1 yards per carry.

Jones is part of an offensive line that last week included three freshmen and two sophomores. The Bulldogs lead the SEC in total offense and passing offense, and are second in scoring offense and fifth in rushing offense.Quarterback Matthew Stafford was also cited for outstanding performance after he completed 17-of-27 passes for a career-high 376 yards and three touchdowns in the Bulldogs' win.

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