SEC honors Marshall, Davis, Gaines and Whitley

Published on NewsOK Modified: December 2, 2013 at 11:19 am •  Published: December 2, 2013

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Auburn quarterback Nick Marshall is the Southeastern Conference offensive player of the week while teammate Chris Davis shares special teams honors with Vanderbilt kicker Carey Spear.

Missouri cornerback E.J. Gaines and Mississippi State safety Nickoe Whitley shared defensive honors Monday.

Marshall accounted for three touchdowns in Auburn's 34-28 win over Alabama. Davis returned a missed field goal 109 yards on the final play.

Spear kicked the game-winning, 38-yard field goal for Vanderbilt against Wake Forest.

Gaines helped hold Texas A&M receiver Mike Evans to 8 yards. Whitley forced a fumble at the 2 in overtime against Mississippi.

Mississippi State's Chris Jones and LSU's Anthony Jennings shared freshman honors. Tennessee's Ja'Wuan James is offensive lineman of the week and teammate Corey Miller shared defensive line honors with South Carolina's Kelcy Quarles.

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