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Lock captures conference honor

Lock captures conference honor

November 6th, 2018 by News Tribune in Mizzou Sports

COLUMBIA — Drew Lock accomplished another first this season.

The Missouri senior quarterback was named the SEC Offensive Player of the Week, the conference announced Monday.

Lock threw for 250 yards and three touchdowns in a 38-17 victory Saturday afternoon at Florida. The yards and touchdowns are the most allowed in a game by Florida this season.

Lock was 24-of-32 passing with no interceptions. Ten different Tiger receivers had receptions Saturday.

Missouri's 38 points and 471 total yards were season highs against Florida,

Lock is now third in career touchdown passes in SEC history with 90. He passed Florida teammates Tim Tebow and Chris Leak (88) and Tennessee's Peyton Manning (89) on Saturday. Lock now has 11,089 passing yards to rank sixth all-time in the conference.

Missouri will host Vanderbilt at 11 a.m. Saturday (SEC Network).