Tennessee senior kicker Michael Palardy was named SEC special teams player of the week after he had the winning field goal in the Vols' 23-21 victory over South Carolina on Saturday.
Palardy also had a 63-yard punt, improving his season average to 44.5 yards. On the season, Palardy has had 16 punts downed inside the 20 and has nine punts longer than 50 yards.
The Vols (4-3, 1-2 SEC) play at No. 1 Alabama on Saturday at Bryant-Denny Stadium in Tuscaloosa (TV: CBS, 3:30 p.m.)
Palardy was also named one of three stars of the week by the Lou Groza Award.
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