Gators James Earns Special Teams Honor
GatorÂ sophomore kick returner Brandon James has been named the Southeastern Conference Special Teams Player of the Week, the league office announced Monday.
James garnered 193 all-purpose yards, including 159 on returns, in
Florida's 59-20 win over Tennessee. He opened the scoring against the Vols with a career-long 83-yard punt return for a touchdown on his first touch of the game. It was his second career punt return for a touchdown, and tied for the fifth longest in Gator history. James also returned four kickoffs for a 25.5 yard average and had three punt returns for a 30.3 yard average. He leads the nation in punt return average (30.8) for the season.
Florida will travel to face Ole Miss this weekend. The game will kick off at 12:30 p.m. ET and will be broadcast by Lincoln Financial Sports.
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