There were 19 former Florida players active in the NFL during week 16 and 14 of them earned the start for their NFL team.
started at defensive end for the Baltimore Ravens
and made five tackles, including one sack. Dunlap also had two quarterback hits and one pass breakup. He added a fumble return for 42 yards. Reggie Nelson
started at free safety and made five tackles with one pass breakup.
Will Hill started at free safety for the New York Giants and made nine tackles. He also returned an interception 38 yards for a touchdown to tie the game before the Giants won it in overtime. Louis Murphy saw time at receiver and had two catches for 10 yards.
David Nelson started at tight end for the New York Jets and caught four passes for 33 yards with a team-high two touchdowns.
Riley Cooper saw time at receiver for the Philadelphia Eagles and made three catches for 53 yards and one touchdown.
Major Wright started at strong safety for the Chicago Bears and made seven tackles. Jon Bostic started at middle linebacker and made eight tackles with one tackle for a loss and a fumble recovery.
Brandon Spikes started at linebacker for the New England Patriots and made seven tackles with one tackle for a loss.
Joe Haden started at cornerback for the Cleveland Browns and made two tackles with two pass breakups.
Mike Pouncey started at center for the Miami Dolphins. Caleb Sturgis handled kickoffs but didn't attempt a field goal. Jelani Jenkins saw time at linebacker and made one tackle.
Matt Elam started at free safety and made six tackles for the Baltimore Ravens.
Josh Evans started at free safety for the Jacksonville Jaguars and made six tackles.
Sharrif Floyd saw time at defensive tackle for the Minnesota Vikings and made three tackles with one pass breakup.
Ray McDonald started at defensive tackle for the San Francisco 49ers and made two tackles with one tackle coming for a loss.
Andre Caldwell started at receiver for the Denver Broncos and made two catches for 12 yards with one tackle on special teams.
Marcus Gilbert started at right tackle for the Pittsburgh Steelers.