New Orleans's Jed Collins scored from one-yard out on Sunday, just like Mayes did for the Saints 23 years ago, both in winning efforts. In similar fashion, New York Jet Chris Ivory also found the end zone from 1-yard out, just as Broussard—then an Atlanta Falcon—did back when George H.W. Bush was President, but both did so in losing efforts.
Mayes actually scored twice that day, but would score just once more that season and never again in his career, which ended after two injury-plagued seasons with Seattle. For Broussard, his touchdown was one of 4 occasions he would score during in his rookie season.
Here's how the NFL Cougs performed in week 11:
Husain Abdullah, CB, Kansas City, 5th season: Posted two solo tackles—one on defense, one on special teams—in the Chiefs' first loss of the season, a 27-17 fall to Denver.
Jed Collins, FB, New Orleans, 5th season: Ran the ball twice for three yards, including a 1 yard touchdown plunge, and caught 1 passes for 3 yards in the Saints' 23-20 victory against San Francisco.
Brandon Gibson, WR, Miami, 5th season: Did not play; out for the season on injured reserve due to a torn patella suffered in week 8.
Chris Ivory, RB, New York Jets, 4th season: Ran the ball 15 times for 98 yards and a touchdown in the Jets' 37-14 fall to Buffalo.
Rian Lindell, K, Tampa Bay, 14th season: The Vancouver native made two of 3 field goals (long of 46, missed from 55) and 5 extra-points in the Bucs' 41-28 defeat of Atlanta .
Travis Long, LB, Philadelphia, 1st year: Did not play; assigned to the Eagles' practice squad.
Ropati Pitoitua, DE, Tennessee, 5th season: The Tacoma native posted five tackles (4 solo) in the Titans' 30-27 loss to Indianapolis.
Jeff Tuel, QB, Buffalo, Rookie: Declared inactive for the Bills' 37-14 victory against the Jets.
Marquess Wilson, WR, Chicago, Rookie: Declared inactive for the Bears' 23-20 overtime win against Baltimore.
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