Georgia quarterback Justin Fields (1) prepares to throw the ball during a game at Sanford Stadium in Athens, Georgia on Saturday, Nov. 17, 2018. The Georgia Bulldogs beat the UMass Minutemen 66-27. (Photo/Rebecca Wright)

After his performance against Massachusetts on Saturday, Georgia freshman quarterback Justin Fields was named SEC Freshman of the Week, the league announced Monday. 

Fields received extensive playing time and took advantage of it. He went 5-for-8 passing with 121 yards and two touchdowns. He also rushed for 100 yards and a touchdown, marking the first time he's gone over 100 yards in his career, and also the first Georgia quarterback to surpass 100 yards on the ground since Quincy Carter did in 1999. 

On the season, Fields has thrown for 341 yards and four touchdowns. He's also rushed for 250 yards and four touchdowns. 

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