NFL Cougar Highlights: Week Twelve

IT WAS AN unspectacular week of football for Cougar alums in the NFL. The seven Wazzu pros active for week 12 combined for five receptions, one point, and four tackles; the lowest statistical output since began tracking NFL Cougs in 1998.

Here's how all of the NFL Cougars performed in week 12:

Hamza Abdullah, S, Arizona, 7th season: Posted one special teams tackle in the Cardinals' 23-20 victory against St. Louis.

Husain Abdullah, S, Minnesota, 4th season: Declared inactive (concussion) for the Vikings' 24-14 loss to the Falcons.

Erik Coleman, S, Detroit, 8th season: Did not play; out for the season on injured reserve with an ankle injury.

Jed Collins, FB, New Orleans, 3rd season :No recorded stats from the Saints' 49-24 victory against the Giants on Monday.

Eric Frampton, S, Minnesota, 5th season: Posted one special teams tackle in the Vikings' 24-14 fall to Atlanta.

Brandon Gibson, WR, St. Louis, 3rd season: The Puyallup native caught two passes for 30 yards in the Rams' 23-20 loss to Arizona.

Jason Hanson, K, Detroit, 20th season: Connected a one extra-point kick in the Lions 37-15 loss to Green Bay on Thanksgiving.

Jerome Harrison, RB, Detroit, 6th season: Did not play; placed on the club's reserve/non-football illness due to a brain tumor.

Jason Hill, WR, Jacksonville, 5th season :Caught three passes for 12 yards in the Jags' 20-13 loss to Houston.

Chris Ivory, RB, New Orleans, 2nd season :Declared inactive (healthy scratch) for the Saints' defeat of the Giants.

Rian Lindell, K, Buffalo, 12th season:Did not play; out with a shoulder injury. The Vancouver, Wash. native broke a bone in his shoulder making a touchdown-saving tackle on kick coverage in week nine. He'll likely start kicking in practice this week.

Ropati Pitoitua, DE, New York Jets, 3rd season: Assisted on two tackles in the Jets' 28-24 victory against Buffalo.

Marcus Trufant, DB, Seattle, 9th season: Did not play; out for the season on injured reserve (back).

Zack Williams, G, Carolina, rookie: Did not play; on injured reserve (ACL).

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