WVU Alumni NFL Update

Sixty-two passes? What is Mike Martz thinking? That's the major story from WVU's persepctive in our Week Four NFL Wrapup.

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Anthony Becht Tight End
Class of 1999
Anthony caught two passes for a total of nine yards, and has had at least one reception in each game of the season. The Bucs only rushed for 69 yards in a tightly contested divisional game against the Lions.
This Week: W, 17-13 Detroit    Record: 4-0    
Next Week: @ New York Jets
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Rich Braham Offensive Lineman
Class of 1993
Cincinnati had an average game, putting up 98 yards on the ground in a closer than expected win over the Texans. Rich was injured in the game and will be evaluated this week.
This Week: W, 16-10 Houston   Record: 4-0    
Next Week: @ Jacksonville
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John Browning Defensive Lineman
Class of 1995
Kansas City only gave up 28 yards on 17 carries against the Eagles, but still lost in a shootout. John recorded just one tackle in the game.
This Week: L, 37-31 Philadelphia    Record: 2-2    
Next Week: IDLE
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Marc Bulger Quarterback
Class of 1999
Marc struggled greatly against the Giants, despite gaudy numbers. He completed 40 of a whopping 62 passes for 442 yards in the game. He also threw two touchdown passes. The Giants picked Bulger three times in the second half, as the Rams failure to establish a running game forced them to throw all day.
This Week: L, 44-24 New York Giants   Record: 2-2    
Next Week: SEATTLE
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James Davis Linebacker
Class of 2002
James recorded two tackles as the Lions front seven held the normally productive Tampa Bay rushing attack to 69 yards in a losing effort.
This Week: L, 17-13 Tampa Bay    Record: 1-2    
Next Week: BALTIMORE
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Barrett Green Linebacker
Class of 1999
Barrett returned to action in the Giants' big win over the Rams. Green did not record a tackle in the contest, which saw the Giants hold St. Louis to 42 yards rushing, all in the second half.
This Week:W, 44-24 St. Louis   Record: 3-1    
Next Week: IDLE
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Kay Jay Harris Running Back
Class of 2004
Kay Jay is on the Dolphins' practice squad, and also found time to make a trip to Morgantown for Saturday's game against Virginia Tech.
This Week: IDLE   Record: 2-1    
Next Week: @ Buffalo
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Chris Henry Wide Receiver
Class of 2004
Henry continues to play well, catching two passes for 34 yards in Cincinnati's win. Chris continues to be, statistically, one of the better rookie wide receivers this season.
This Week: W, 16-10 Houston    Record: 4-0    
Next Week: @ Jacksonville
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Adam Jones Cornerback
Class of 2004
Another rough day was had by Pacman, as Peyton Manning and the Colts torched the Tennessee secondary for four touchdowns. Adam recorded three tackles and had four kick returns for a 23.8 average. He also, however muffed a kickoff, and had two mental mistakes, committing penalties on Colts scoring drives.
This Week: L, 31-10 Indianapolis    Record: 1-3    
Next Week: @ Houston
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Antwan Lake Defensive Lineman
Class of 2001
The Falcons held Minnesota to 63 rushing yards and had nine sacks of Duante Culpepper. Antwan did record a tackle in the game.
This Week: W, 30-10 Minnesota    Record: 3-1    
Next Week: NEW ENGLAND
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Mike Logan Defensive Back
Class of 1996
The Steelers were idle this week.
This Week: IDLE   Record: 2-1    
Next Week: @ San Diego (Monday night)
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Rasheed Marshall Wide Receiver
Class of 2004
Rasheed finally saw action in the 49ers passing game. Despite not catching a pass, Marshall was the intended receiver on a couple of Tim Rattay passes.
This Week: L, 31-14 Arizona   Record: 1-3    
Next Week: INDIANAPOLIS
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Corey McIntyre Fullback
Class of 2001
The Browns were idle this week.
This Week: IDLE   Record: 1-2    
Next Week: CHICAGO
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Jerry Porter Wide Receiver
Class of 1999
Porter caught three passes in the Raiders first win for 41 yards. Jerry is averaging four catches per game.
This Week: W, 19-13 Dallas   Record: 1-3    
Next Week: IDLE
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Todd Sauerbrun Punter
Class of 1994
Todd relinquished kickoffs to Jason Elam, but connected for 48.5 yards on his four punts, including two touchbacks. Todd's longest punt traveled 56 yards.
This Week: W, 20-7 Jacksonville   Record: 3-1    
Next Week: WASHINGTON
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Gary Stills Linebacker
Class of 1998
Gary was absent from the stat column in the Chiefs' loss to Philadelphia.
This Week: L, 37-31 Philadelphia    Record: 2-2    
Next Week: IDLE
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John Thornton Defensive Lineman
Class of 1998
John played a big role, recovering a David Carr fumble late in the fourth quarter that led to three Cincinnati points. Thunder had one tackle, but came up big on the spot when needed.
This Week: W, 16-10 Houston   Record: 4-0    
Next Week: @ Jacksonville
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Mike Vanderjagt Kicker
Class of 1992
Mike connected on four PATs and a 20-yard field goal in his only attempt Sunday. Vanderjagt is perfect on five attempts this year, with just one coming from beyond 25 yards.
This Week: W, 31-10 Tennessee   Record: 4-0    
Next Week: @ San Francisco
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Quincy Wilson Running Back
Class of 2003
Quincy remains on the Bengals' practice squad.
This Week: W, 16-10 Houston   Record: 4-0    
Next Week: @ Jacksonville
Amos Zereoue Running Back
Class of 1998
Zereoue, who was picked up by the Patriots to fill the roster spot of the injured Kevin Faulk, got immediate playing time, but did not touch the ball. The Patriots were upended by the Chargers and were forced to pass much of the game.
This Week: L, 41-17 San Diego   Record: 2-2    
Next Week: @ Atlanta
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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 provides updates on Mountaineers in the NFL every Tuesday.


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