Monday, September 25, 2023

Ole Miss Football’s Trey Washington Named SEC Defensive Player of the Week

Trey Washington Photo courtesy of Ole Miss Athletics

Ole Miss football senior safety Trey Washington has been named the SEC Defensive Player of the Week, as announced by the conference Monday morning.

Washington led the Ole Miss defense in the Rebels’ 48-23 victory over Georgia Tech last Saturday, notching a career-high 10 tackles (seven solo) in addition to his second career forced fumble and his first two tackles for loss on the season. Washington currently leads the Ole Miss defense with 20 tackles on the season, and his 6.7 tackles per game ranks 13th in the conference.

No. 15 Ole Miss (3-0) hits the road to Tuscaloosa this Saturday, Sept. 23, for a ranked showdown at No. 12 Alabama (2-1). Kickoff is set for 2:30 p.m. CT at Bryant-Denny Stadium and live on CBS.