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Mississippi State at Auburn football in Auburn, AL on September 30, 2017. Mark Palczewski Photo.

Johnson, Carlson receive SEC honors

Auburn, Ala. (EETV) - The SEC announced Monday that two Auburn Tigers received player of the week honors.

Running back Kerryon Johnson was named Offensive Player of the Week, while his teammate kicker Daniel Carlson received Special Teams Player of the Week.

Johnson rushed for a career-high 204 yards against Ole Miss and had three touchdowns. Johnson has now scored 11 touchdowns in the last three games. 

He is also the first SEC player in the last 20 years to score at least three touchdowns in three straight games.

Carlson made all three field goal attempts in Auburn's 44-23 win over Ole Miss. He is now the all-time leading scorer in the SEC with 413 points.

Carlson thanked the offense and the team for helping him break that record, saying that they helped him get into that position.

Auburn has now had at least one player receive SEC honors each week in three straight weeks.