BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - LSU linebacker Devin White has been named the SEC Defensive Player of the Week for his dominant performance against Texas A&M.
The junior finished the seven overtime loss to Texas A&M with a career-best 17 tackles, four tackles for loss, a sack, and a forced fumble that resulted in a 58-yard return for a Tiger touchdown.
LSU lost the controversial game against Texas A&M 74-72.
The conference released a statement Monday saying it remains in contact with the LSU and Texas A&M regarding the post-game altercation between football staff members and has re-emphasized the expectations for sportsmanship before, during and after SEC athletics contests.
Texas A&M will incur a fine of $50,000 for its first offense under the conference’s current policy prohibiting fan access to the competition area.