Gators in the NFL: Week Two

There were 18 former Gators active during week two of the NFL season and seven of them started for their respective teams. Rookie tight end Jordan Reed and Riley Cooper were the only two Florida players to find the end zone.

Major Wright started at strong safety and had nine tackles for the Chicago Bears, including one on special teams. Rookie Jon Bostic saw action at linebacker and made one special teams tackle.

Carlos Dunlap started at defensive end for the Cincinnati Bengals, making two tackles, half a sack, one tackle for a loss and one quarterback hit. Reggie Nelson started at free safety and made one tackle, one pass deflection and one interception.

Jordan Reed saw action at tight end for the Washington Redskins and made three catches for 18 yards and his first career touchdown.

Joe Haden started at cornerback for the Cleveland Browns, making three solo tackles and added a pass breakup.

Mike Pouncey started at center for the Miami Dolphins. Rookie kicker Caleb Sturgis continued his hot start to the season, going 3-for-3 with a long of 54 yards. Jelani Jenkins saw time at linebacker and made one special teams tackle.

Riley Cooper started at receiver for the Philadelphia Eagles and made two catches for 25 yards and a touchdown.

Ray McDonald started at defensive tackle for the San Francisco 49ers and made seven total tackles, adding a quarterback hit.

Jeremy Mincey saw time on the defensive line for the Jacksonville Jaguars, making one tackle, one sack and one quarterback hit. Josh Evans saw time at safety but didn't record a stat.

Brandon Spikes saw time at linebacker for the New England Patriots and made three tackles.

Ahmad Black started at defensive back for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and made five tackles.

Matt Elam made his first career start at safety for the Baltimore Ravens and made five tackles, including three solo tackles.

Andre Caldwell saw time at wide receiver for the Denver Broncos and made one catch for 36 yards.

Sharrif Floyd saw time at defensive tackle for the Minnesota Vikings and contributed with an assisted tackle and one quarterback hit.

Justin Trattou saw time at defensive end for the New York Giants and made three special teams tackles.

Marcus Gilbert started at right tackle for the Pittsburgh Steelers.

Saw action but didn't record a stat: New York Giants receiver Louis Murphy.

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