Nick Bolton named SEC defensive player of the week

1 month 5 days 8 hours ago Monday, September 09 2019 Sep 9, 2019 Monday, September 09, 2019 7:33:00 PM CDT September 09, 2019 in Sports
By: Grace Taylor, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

COLUMBIA - Mizzou's sophmore linebacker, Nick Bolton, is the SEC defensive player of the week after leading the Tigers to a 38-7 victory over West Virginia Saturday.

Bolton walked away with a career high 10 tackles and three tackles for loss. His performance didn't stop there.

He managed to make his first two interceptions, including a 20-yard pick six return in the fourth quarter to secure the win.

Bolton is the first Mizzou linebacker with two interceptions in a game since Kentrell Brothers in 2015.

Missouri is looking for another win against Southeast Missouri State at Faurot Field Saturday to go 2-1.

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