WVU Alumni NFL Update

WVU's kicking alumni stood out during the weekend's action.

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Aaron Beasley Defensive Back
Class of 1995
Aaron recorded a tackle as the Falcons' defense shut down Eli Manning and the New York Giants in a 14-10 win. The rookie Manning was held to a shaky 162 passing yards in 37 attempts.
Record: 8-2, 1st NFC South    Next: New Orleans (11/28)
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Anthony Becht Tight End
Class of 1999
The Jets' offense is still struggling without Chad Pennington, but managed a 10-7 win over Cleveland. Anthony didn't catch a pass in the game, but the line again got the running game going as Curtis Martin passed Tony Dorsett on the all-time rushing list.
Record: 7-3, 2nd AFC East    Next: @ Arizona (11/28)
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Rich Braham Offensive Lineman
Class of 1993
The Bengals were no match for the Steelers' defense in a 19-14 loss. Cincinnati managed only 62 yards rushing and allowed three sacks in the loss.
Record: 4-6, 3rd AFC North    Next: Cleveland (11/28)
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Antonio Brown Wide Receiver
Class of 2001
Antonio was again inactive in the Redskins' 28-6 loss to the Eagles.
Record: 3-7, T-3rd NFC East    Next: @ Pittsburgh (11/28)
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John Browning Defensive Lineman
Class of 1995
Kansas City's defensive front limited the New England running game to fewer than 100 yards, but couldn't pressure Tom Brady. The result was 315 yards passing in a 27-19 Patriots win. John had three tackles in the game and is currently seventh on the team in tackles.
Record: 3-7, T-3rd AFC West    Next: New England (11/22)
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Marc Bulger Quarterback
Class of 1999
Everything bad that could happen, did happen to Marc and the Rams in their humiliating 37-17 loss to the Bills. Poor play-calling, bad special teams, a non-existent offensive line, and forced passes equaled a second loss to a sub-par AFC East team for St. Louis this year. Bulger finished the game 27-45 for 287 yards and two touchdowns, but suffered three interceptions. Marc was also sacked six times in a game where the Rams managed only 35 yards rushing on 20 carries, including just one yard on 10 carries in the second half. Marc is on pace to throw for more than 4,500 yards this season.
Record: 5-5, 2nd NFC West    Next: @ Green Bay (11/29)
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Avon Cobourne Running Back
Class of 2002
Avon remains on the Lions practice squad.
Record: 4-6, T-3rd NFC North    Next: Indianapolis (11/25)
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Mike Compton Offensive Lineman
Class of 1992
Jacksonville got the run going with 151 yards, but couldn't put it in the end zone enough in a 18-15 loss to the Titans.
Record: 6-4, 2nd AFC South    Next: @ Minnesota (11/28)
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James Davis Linebacker
Class of 2002
The Lions just weren't good enough to hold off the Vikings in a 22-19 loss. Davis recorded three tackles and had a sack of Daunte Culpepper, and the Lions defense held Minnesota to 3.1 yards per carry.
Record: 4-6, T-3rd NFC North    Next: Indianapolis (11/25)
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Jason Davis Defensive Lineman
Class of 2002
Jason remains on the Texans practice squad.
Record: 4-6, 3rd AFC South    Next: Tennessee (11/28)
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Lance Frazier Cornerback
Class of 2003
Lance played a solid game and showed up in numerous stat columns despite the Cowboys'30-10 loss to the Ravens. He recorded three tackles, broke up two passes and returned two punts for for 33 yards. Lance tried to break the Cowboys out early on by forcing and recovering a Travis Taylor fumble that led to the 3-0 lead Dallas held at the half. In his brief time in Dallas, Lance has become the season's punt return leader and is moving up the defensive charts (fourth in passes defended and 14th in tackles).
Record: 3-7, T-3rd NFC East    Next: Chicago (11/25)
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Barrett Green Linebacker
Class of 1999
Barrett is still hindered by a knee injury and was held out of the 14-10 loss to the Falcons.
Record: 5-5, 2nd NFC East    Next: Philadelphia (11/28)
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Antwan Lake Defensive Lineman
Class of 2001
The Falcons limited the Giants to 119 yards rushing and no touchdowns on the ground in a 14-10 win. Antwan did not record a tackle in the game.
Record: 8-2, 1st NFC South    Next: New Orleans (11/28)
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Mike Logan Defensive Back
Class of 1996
Mike remains on IR (hamstring), where he will be for the rest of the season. The Steelers defeated Cincinnati 19-14.
Record: 9-1, 1st AFC North    Next: Washington (11/28)
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Corey McIntyre Fullback
Class of 2001
Corey remains on the Browns practice squad.
Record: 3-7, 4th AFC North    Next: @ Cincinnati (11/28)
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Lance Nimmo Offensive Lineman
Class of 2002
Lance was signed to the Patriots' practice squad on November 11.
Record: 9-1, 1st AFC East    Next: Baltimore (11/28)
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Jerry Porter Wide Receiver
Class of 1999
Jerry led the Raiders with five receptions and 63 yards, but also fumbled at a crucial time in the Raiders 23-17 loss to the Chargers. Trailing 13-7, Jerry caught a pass and was promptly stripped. The Chargers finished the drive with a field goal to lead 16-7. Jerry leads the Raiders in reception (38) and yards (523) but has only scored once.
Record: 3-7, T-3rd AFC West    Next: @ Denver (11/28)
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Todd Sauerbrun Punter
Class of 1994
Todd handled punts and kickoffs in the Panthers 35-10 win over the Cardinals. Sauerbrun punted five times for a 47.6 average including a long of 58. Sauerbrun is currently 8th in the NFL both in total punting and net punting. Place-kicking duties were handled by Jeff Chandler.
Record: 3-7, 4th AFC South    Next: Tampa Bay (11/28)
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Gary Stills Linebacker
Class of 1998
Gary's only tackle came on special teams, as Kansas City fell to the Patriots 27-19 in a tightly contested game.
Record: 3-7, T-3rd AFC West    Next: San Diego (11/28)
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John Thornton Defensive Lineman
Class of 1998
John and the Bengals gave a solid effort against Pittsburgh, but it wasn't quite enough in the 19-14 loss. John recorded teo tackles as the Bengals sacked Ben Rothleisberger seven times in the game.
Record: 4-6, 3rd AFC North    Next: Cleveland (11/28)
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Mike Vanderjagt Kicker
Class of 1992
Vanderjagt converted on all five extra points and both field goals in the Colts 41-10 dismantling of the Bears. Mike has converted just eight field goals on the year, placing the Colts 30th in the NFL in that category.
Record: 7-3, 1st AFC South    Next: @ Detroit (11/25)
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Grant Wiley Linebacker
Class of 2003
Wiley continues to rehabilitate his surgically-repaired shoulder in Minnesota. He expects to be ready to compete for a roster spot with the Vikings again next year.
Record: 6-4, T-1st NFC North    Next: Jacksonville (11/28)
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Quincy Wilson Running Back
Class of 2003
Quincy remains with the Falcons practice squad.
Record: 8-2, 1st NFC South    Next: New Orleans (11/28)
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Amos Zereoue Running Back
Class of 1998
Amos had only one touch, an 11-yard reception in the Raiders 23-17 loss to the Chargers. Amos is fifth on the Raiders in receiving, and despite Tyrone Wheatley's return to the starting lineup, still leads the team in rushing with 333 yards.
Record: 3-7, T-3rd AFC West    Next: @ Denver (11/28)
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Dan Estep is a 2000 graduate of West Virginia University and a valued member of the BlueGoldNews.com online community. He is providing updates on Mountaineers in the NFL throughout the season.


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