Bryce Young named to Davey O’Brien Great 8, Manning Award Stars of the Week lists

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. – University of Alabama quarterback Bryce Young picked up a pair of national honors Monday, being named to the Davey O’Brien Great 8 and the Manning Award Stars of the Week lists after his performance at Mississippi State last weekend.

Bryce Young

Quarterback, Sophomore

  • Threw for 348 yards and four touchdowns against the Bulldogs and sported a passer efficiency rating of 223.0
  • Completed 71.4 percent of his throws on 20-of-28 passing at Davis Wade Stadium
  • The sophomore gained 34 yards on the ground, including two rushes for Crimson Tide first downs on a pair of 13- and 12-yard runs, respectively
  • Finished 7-of-7 passing on third down for 178 yards with three of those plays resulting in a touchdown
  • Converted eight first downs in Starkville, with six passing and two rushing
  • The performance against State marked the third time this season that Young has had at least four passing touchdowns to lead the SEC in that category

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