Florida's Miller named SEC Defensive Player of Week

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Florida’s Ventrell Miller was named the Southeastern Conference Defensive Player of the Week, the conference announced Monday.

Miller led the way for the Gators’ defense in its 31-19 win at Tennessee on Saturday with 12 tackles and a sack.

Miller’s leadership helped Florida hold the Volunteers to 94 yards rushing. He leads the team in tackles this season with 66 and is third on the team in tackles-for-loss with 5.5. 

This is the second SEC Defensive Player of the Week award for Miller and the 10th honor from the conference for the Gators this season.

A full list of the SEC weekly honors for Florida this season:

Ventrell Miller: Defensive Player of the Week (Week 4)

Brett Heggie: Offensive Lineman of the Week (Week 4)

Zachary Carter: Defensive Lineman of the Week (Week 5)

Kyle Trask: Offensive Player of the Week (Week 10)

Evan McPherson: Special Teams Player of the Week (Week 10)

Kyle Trask: Co-Offensive Player of the Week (Week 11)

Zachary Carter: Defensive Lineman of the Week (Week 11)

Kyree Campbell: Co-Defensive Lineman of the Week (Week 12)

Kadarius Toney: Co-Special Teams Player of the Week (Week 13)

Ventrell Miller: Defensive Player of the Week (Week 14)