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Florida CB Joe Haden earns weekly SEC honor



 Joe haden Junior CB Joe Haden on Monday was named the SEC Defensive Player of the Week for his performance in last Saturday's 24-14 win over South Carolina.

Haden had a team-high 11 tackles (10 solo), including a sack for -9 yards against Gamecocks' QB Stephen Garcia.

The 5-foot-11 native of Ft. Washington, MD,, also had an interception, two forced fumbles and a pass deflection in the game.

The interception was Haden's third this season, and sealed the win for the Gators in the fourth quarter.

The Florida defense had six sacks and held South Carolina to 247 yards of total offense and forced three Gamecock turnovers.

 Haden is second on the squad with 55 total tackles, including a team-high 44 solo stops.


[Last modified: Wednesday, May 26, 2010 1:28pm]


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