Ole Miss’ Jordan Sims named SEC Offensive Lineman of the Week
Published 11:29 am Monday, September 26, 2016
Ole Miss guard Jordan Sims was named Southeastern Conference Offensive Lineman of the Week, it was announced Monday morning.
Sims helped the 16th-ranked Rebels roll up 510 total yards in a 45-14 win over then-No. 12 Georgia on Saturday at Vaught-Hemingway Stadium, the second straight week Ole Miss has eclipsed 500 yards. A third-year sophomore from Homewood, Alabama, Sims also helped pave the way for a season-high 180 rushing yards.
Sims is the first Ole Miss player to receive a weekly honor from the SEC this season. Quarterback Chad Kelly on Monday was tabbed as an honorable mention for National Performer of the Week by the College Football Performance Awards.
Some notes on Ole Miss’ updated depth chart this week ahead of Memphis…
Detric-Bing Dukes is listed as the starter at middle linebacker with Rommel Mageo behind him. Bing-Dukes earned his first start of the season against the Bulldogs and tallied seven tackles, second-most on the team. DeMarquis Gates is listed as the starter at the stinger, or outside, position, a more natural spot for him.