Alabama Pro Athlete of the Week – Derrick Henry (Nov 23)

Your Alabama Pro Athlete of the Week is Derrick Henry. Henry became the first player in NFL history to score two rushing touchdowns in overtime in a single season when he clinched Tennessee’s 30-24 win over Baltimore with a 29-yard run. On the day, Henry had 133 yards on 28 carries, and surpassed 1,000 yards rushing for the 3rd straight season. The overtime touchdown was Henry’s 50th career TD.

Photo credit: Will Newton / Tennessee Titans

Runner-up this week is Stephanie Meadow. Meadow finished -9, solo 3rd at the Pelican Women’s Championship, equaling her best finish ever in an LPGA Tour event. She moves up to 35th in the tour standings and clinches a spot in next month’s tour championship.

Others of note:

Rashaan Evans – 9 tackles.

Marlon Humphrey – 8 tackles, with 1 tackle for loss.

Eddie Jackson – 7 tackles and a forced fumble in Wk 10 Monday night game.

Minkah Fitzpatrick – 5 tackles and 2 interceptions (one a red-zone INT returned 37 yards).

Calvin Ridley – 90 receiving yards on 5 receptions.

Amari Cooper – 81 receiving yards on 6 receptions.

Retin Obasohan came off the bench with a 21 point, 7 rebound, 5 assist, 3 steal Champions League game, and earned Player of the Week honors.

Ricky Tarrant – 20 point/ 10 assist game.

Jimmie Taylor – 10 point / 11 rebound game.

Shannon Hale – 26 point game .

Oceana Hamilton – 16 point / 12 rebound game.

Mia Landegren – career-best T2 finish in a Cactus Tour event.

Joshua Sedeno – career-best T9 finish in an Outlaw Tour event.

Kristian Gkolomeev set new personal bests and new Greek national records in both the 50m freestyle and 50m butterfly events.

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