BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Florida’s Kyle Trask and Zachary Carter picked up Southeastern Conference weekly honors after the Gators defeated Arkansas, 63-35, on Saturday in The Swamp, the conference announced on Monday.
Trask was named SEC Co-Offensive Player of the Week, sharing the recognition this week with Ole Miss QB Matt Corral, while Carter was named SEC Defensive Lineman of the Week.
Trask earned the SEC Offensive Player of the Week designation for the second straight week after the redshirt-senior went 23-of-29 for 356 yards and six touchdowns passing.
Trask also committed zero turnovers against a defense which entered the game with the No. 3 turnover margin (+8) and had the No. 24 passing efficiency defense in the country. The Trask-led Florida offense totaled 593 yards and averaged 7.1 yards per play against the Razorbacks, who entered the game allowing 401.5 yards per game.
Under the direction of Trask, Florida posted its first 60-point game against an SEC opponent since a 63-5 win over Kentucky on Oct. 25, 2008. Trask became the seventh quarterback in SEC history to throw for six passing touchdowns multiple times in a career, and the fifth to do it multiple times in the same season.
Trask also joined Tim Tebow (2007,