It didn't take long for Jarvis Jones to properly welcome Missouri to the SEC. The linebacker had one of the strongest performances of his career in the 41-20 win for the Georgia Bulldogs.
Jones finished with eight tackles, a sack, a forced fumble and an interception on Saturday. On Sunday, he was named the nation's defensive player of the week by the Walter Camp Football Foundation, according to The Atlanta Journal-Constitution.
The performance earned rave reviews from his defensive coordinator.
"I think it was a special game," Georgia defensive coordinator Todd Grantham said Sunday of Jones’ performance. "… He is a special guy that works extremely hard in his preparation. He’s really instinctive. He does a lot of things for us."
The next test for Jones and Georgia will be their game against Florida Atlantic on Saturday.
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