DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK
MELVIN INGRAM, SOUTH CAROLINA
Senior, Defensive End, Hamlet, NC/Richmond County
South Carolina defensive end Melvin Ingram had an all-around game as the Gamecocks held off SEC-rival Georgia, 45-42. Ingram recovered a fumble and returned it for a touchdown, and took a direct snap (off a fake punt) and ran 68 yards for a score. He added one tackle and secured the victory when he recovered an onside kick.