WVU Alumni NFL Update

The numbers are dwindling, but some WVU alums are still alive in the NFL playoffs.

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Aaron Beasley Defensive Back
Class of 1995
The Falcons defense held the Rams to zero points in the second half en route to a 47-17 pasting in the NFC Divisional Playoff game. The Falcons secondary allowed 299 yards passing in the contest. Aaron saw action but didn't break onto the stat sheet in the game.
Record: 11-5, NFC South Division Champion    Next: @ Philadelphia (1/23)
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Anthony Becht Tight End
Class of 1999
Anthony caught two passes for 15 yards, but the Jets managed just 292 yards of total offense in a 20-17 overtime loss to the Steelers. The Jets again rushed for over 100 yards, but it wasn't enough.
Record: 10-6, 2nd AFC East (#1 Wildcard)    Next: Season over.
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Rich Braham Offensive Lineman
Class of 1993
Season over.
Record: 8-8, 3rd AFC North    Next: Season over.
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Antonio Brown Wide Receiver
Class of 2001
Season over.
Record: 6-10, T-2nd NFC East    Next: Season over.
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John Browning Defensive Lineman
Class of 1995
Season over.
Record: 7-9, 3rd AFC West    Next: Season over.
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Marc Bulger Quarterback
Class of 1999
Marc was efficient in the first half, going 11 of 17 for 190 yards and two touchdowns, but the second half proved different in the Rams' 47-17 beating at the hands of the Falcons. Bulger, receiving poor protection, was harrassed all night as the Rams only managed 126 yards of offense in the second half. Bulger was sacked four times, fumbled once on a blindside hit and threw an interception in the game. He finished 23-35 for 299 yards.
Record: 8-8, 2nd NFC West    Next: Season over.
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Avon Cobourne Running Back
Class of 2002
Season over.
Record: 6-10, 3rd NFC North    Next: Season over.
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Mike Compton Offensive Lineman
Class of 1992
Season over.
Record: 9-7, 2nd AFC South    Next: Season over.
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James Davis Linebacker
Class of 2002
Season over.
Record: 6-10, 3rd NFC North    Next: Season over.
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Jason Davis Defensive Lineman
Class of 2002
Season over.
Record: 7-9, 3rd AFC South    Next: Season over.
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Lance Frazier Cornerback
Class of 2003
Season over.
Record: 6-10, T-2nd NFC East    Next: Season over.
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Barrett Green Linebacker
Class of 1999
Season over.
Record: 6-10, T-2nd NFC East    Next: Season over.
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Antwan Lake Defensive Lineman
Class of 2001
Antwan played but did not record any tackles in the 47-17 win over the Rams. Atlanta's front line allowed only 77 yards rushing, including just 17 in the second half in the win. The also pressured Marc Bulger into a fumble, an interception, and four sacks.
Record: 11-5, NFC South Division Champions    Next: @ Philadelphia (1/26)
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Mike Logan Defensive Back
Class of 1996
The Steelers defeated the Jets 20-17 in overtime to advance to the AFC Championship game.
Record: 15-1, AFC North Division Champion    Next: vs. New England (1/23)
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Corey McIntyre Fullback
Class of 2001
Season over.
Record: 4-12, 4th AFC North    Next: Season over.
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Lance Nimmo Offensive Lineman
Class of 2002
The Patriots defeated the Colts 20-3 to advance to the AFC Championship game.
Record: 14-2, AFC East Division Champion    Next: @ Pittsburgh (1/23)
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Jerry Porter Wide Receiver
Class of 1999
Season over.
Record: 5-11, 4th AFC West    Next: Season over.
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Todd Sauerbrun Punter
Class of 1994
Season over.
Record: 7-9, 3rd AFC South    Next: Season over.
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Gary Stills Linebacker
Class of 1998
Season over.
Record: 7-9, 3rd AFC West    Next: Season over.
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Jay Taylor Kicker
Class of 1999
Season over.
Record: 5-11, 4th NFC South    Next: Season over.
John Thornton Defensive Lineman
Class of 1998
Season over.
Record: 8-8, 3rd AFC North    Next: Season over.
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Mike Vanderjagt Kicker
Class of 1992
Mike managed the only points for the Colts in their 20-3 loss to the Patriots. Vanderjagt connected from 23 yards at the end of the first half to cut the Patriots' halftime lead to 6-3. Vanderjagt also handled the lone kickoff in the absence of injured Martin Grammatica.
Record: 12-4, AFC South Division Champion    Next: Season over.
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Grant Wiley Linebacker
Class of 2003
The Vikings lost to the Eagles 27-14 in the NFC Divisional playoff game.
Record: 8-8, 2nd NFC North    Next: Season over.
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Quincy Wilson Running Back
Class of 2003
Season over.
Record: 8-8, 3rd AFC North    Next: Season over.
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Amos Zereoue Running Back
Class of 1998
Season over.
Record: 5-11, 4th AFC West    Next: Season over.
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Dan Estep is a 2000 graduate of West Virginia University and a valued member of the BlueGoldNews.com online community. Look for continued updates on the Mountaineers still participating in the post-season.


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