Western Kentucky: Led the team with 11 tackles (seven solo) ... recorded a sack for a loss of 10 yards and broke up a pass in the Tide's 35-0 shutout. Arkansas: Made five tackles, including three solo stops, in the shutout victory ... also forced one of five fumbles in the game. Florida Atlantic: Had a team-high six assisted tackles against the Owls while assisting on a four-yard sack ... part of the Tide's starting unit that allowed only 35 yards of offense to the Owls in three quarters of action ... earned defensive player of the week honors from the Alabama coaching staff. Mississippi: An Alabama defensive player of the week ... made 10 tackles, with seven solo stops, as the Crimson Tide limited the Rebels to 80 yards on the ground and 218 overall. Missouri: Equaled his career high with 12 tackles, marking his second straight double-digit tackle performance ... made nine solo stops and recorded one sack for nine yards ... recovered a fumble and added a quarterback hurry. Tennessee: Made a team-high seven tackles during a 44-13 victory in Knoxville ... had four solo stops and one tackle for loss (six yards) ... also intercepted his second pass of the season. Mississippi State: Second among Tide players with seven tackles against the Bulldogs ... had four solo stops and broke up a pass ... garnered defensive player of the week honors from Alabama coaches.
LSU: Had four tackles (three tackles for loss) ... knocked down a likely pass completion ... assisted on a three-yard sack as the Tide completed a comeback road win over the No. 5 Tigers, 21-17. Texas A&M: Registered a career-high 14 tackles, with nine solo stops ... notched his fourth sack of the season and fifth tackle for loss ... named an Alabama defensive player of the week. Western Carolina: For the ninth time in 2012, selected as a defensive player of the week by the Alabama coaching staff ... led the team with six total tackles, including four solo stops and one tackle for loss (-2 yards) ... started but was removed along with most of the starters midway through the second quarter. Auburn: Made three tackles, with one solo stop, against the Tigers ... left the game (along with the other starters) after one series in the third quarter of the 49-0 Iron Bowl win. Georgia: Second on the team with seven tackles, including five solo stops ... registered one tackle for loss (-4 yards) and one quarterback hurry to help win the SEC Championship Game.