Richardson chosen SEC defensive lineman of the week

10/29/2012 6:51 PM

05/16/2014 8:08 PM

The Southeastern Conference named defensive tackle Sheldon Richardson its defensive lineman of the week on Monday.

Richardson, a 6-foot-4, 295-pound junior, led Missouri to a 33-10 win over Kentucky on Saturday by racking up five tackles, including a forced fumble and a fumble recovery. His 57 tackles leads all SEC interior linemen this season.

Senior running back Kendial Lawrence was also one of 14 players noted for an "outstanding performance." Lawrence carried the ball 23 times for 108 yards and two touchdowns against the Wildcats,


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