Week 2 – Michael Lamothe, Texas A&M
Texas A&M University senior tight end Michael Lamothe is the Southeastern Conference Football Community Service Team Player of the Week for Week 2 of the SEC football season.
The New Iberia, La. native, participates in Breakaway Ministries and directs group Bible study for the Aggie football team. He has volunteered to assist Twin City Ministries, which helps homeless individuals and families in the seven county Brazos Valley.
He participated in TAMU’s “The Big Event,” which is the nation’s largest student-run community service project.
Lamothe is a two-time member of the Academic All-Big 12 Team, majoring in industrial distribution, and earned honorable mention All-Big 12 honors in 2010 and 2011.
Generally regarded as one of the hardest workers on teh team, he has five career TD catches on 19 receptions.
Week 1 – Philip Lutzenkirchen, Auburn
Auburn University senior tight end Philip Lutzenkirchen is the Southeastern Conference Football Community Service Team Player of the Week for Week 1 of the SEC football season.
The Marietta, Ga. native, has taken on visiting and supporting children with cancer as his personal mission, and has made an impact on several of them both near Auburn and in his hometown by visiting them and bringing teammates along, corresponding with them, and offering encouragement to siblings and family.
He is extremely active in service projects with Auburn student-athletes and has been asked by several colleges/departments at Auburn to visit with prospective students as an Auburn Ambassador.
Philip has helped start a Youth for Christ chapter at a local high school and works with his family in Marietta, Ga., on collection/donation projects for underprivileged youth throughout the year (Christmas, Easter, back to school, etc.).
The Radio/Television/Film major is a member of the SEC Academic Honor Roll and is scheduled to graduate in December 2012. A two-year starter, he was a second-team All-SEC Tight End in 2011 and Sports Illustrated honorable mention All-America.