WVU Alumni NFL Update

Dan points out that NFL teams having at least one WVU alumnus on the active roster sport a won/loss record of 85-69 (55.2%). Teams that don't have a former Mountaineers? 91-107 (46.0%).

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Anthony Becht Tight End
Class of 1999
Becht caught two passes for 12 yards and helped paved the way for over 100 yards on the ground, despite the losing effort from the Bucs.
This Week: L, 13-10 Chicago    Record: 7-4    
Next Week: @ New Orleans
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Rich Braham Offensive Lineman
Class of 1993
Cincinnati's offensive line led the charge, helping gain 135 yards on the ground in a big win over the Ravens.
This Week: W, 42-29 Baltimore   Record: 8-3    
Next Week: @ Pittsburgh
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Antonio Brown Wide Receiver
Class of 2001
Antonio was picked back up by the Redskins, and had five returns in the loss to the Chargers. He had four kickoff retunrs for 59 yards, and added one punt return for three yards.
This Week: L, 17-23 San Diego    Record: 5-6    
Next Week: St. Louis Rams
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Tim Brown Offensive Lineman
Class of 2004
Tim remains on the Steelers' practice squad.
This Week: L, 26-7 Indianapolis    Record: 7-4    
Next Week: CINCINNATI
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John Browning Defensive Lineman
Class of 1995
Kansas City's defense was stout in a boosting upset of the Patriots. The Chiefs front line held New England to 74 yards on the ground. John helped lead the way with 4 tackles and a forced fumble in the win.
This Week: W, 26-16 New England    Record: 7-4    
Next Week: DENVER
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Marc Bulger Quarterback
Class of 1999
Marc was inactive in the Rams come from behind win over the Texans. Marc continues to suffer from a shoulder sprain.
This Week: W, 33-27 Houston (OT)   Record: 5-6    
Next Week: WASHINGTON
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James Davis Linebacker
Class of 2002
Detroit was torched for 256 yards rushing against the Falcons in a lopsided Thanksgiving game. The loss cost Steve Mariucci the head coaching job. James recorded 7 tackles in the game.
This Week: L, 27-7 Atlanta   Record: 4-7    
Next Week: MINNESOTA
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Barrett Green Linebacker
Class of 1999
Barrett will finish the season on injured reserve.
This Week: L, 24-21 Seattle   Record: 7-4    
Next Week: DALLAS
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Kay Jay Harris Running Back
Class of 2004
Kay Jay is on the Dolphins' practice squad.
This Week: W, 33-21 Oakland   Record: 4-7    
Next Week: BUFFALO
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Chris Henry Wide Receiver
Class of 2004
Henry caught 3 passes for 57 yards and another touchdown in the Bengal win. Chris continues to be an integral part of the Cincinnati offense.
This Week: W, 42-29 Baltimore    Record: 8-3    
Next Week: @ Pittsburgh
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Adam Jones Cornerback
Class of 2004
PacMan had another solid effort in the win over San Francisco. In addition to 4 punt returns for 42 yards and a 16 yard kick return, Jones had 4 tackles and broke up 3 passes.
This Week: W, 33-22 San Francison   Record: 3-8    
Next Week: @ Indianapolis
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Antwan Lake Defensive Lineman
Class of 2001
Antwan had his best day as a pro in a Thanksgiving blowout of the Lions. Holding Detroit to 75 yards on the ground, Lake had 5 tackles, including 1.5 sacks and a forced fumble.
This Week: W, 27-7 Detroit    Record: 7-4    
Next Week: @ Carolina
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Mike Logan Defensive Back
Class of 1996
Mike returned to action, playing primarily on special teams, where he was in on 1 tackle. Logan also some playing time in the defensive backfield.
This Week: L, 26-7 Indianapolis   Record: 7-4    
Next Week: CINCINNATI
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Rasheed Marshall Wide Receiver
Class of 2004
Rasheed had an average day returning kicks, bringing 6 back for just a 17.7 average.
This Week: L, 33-22 Tennessee   Record: 2-9    
Next Week: ARIZONA
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Corey McIntyre Fullback
Class of 2001
Corey again saw action but didn't break into the stat column in the Browns loss to Minnesota.
This Week: L, 24-12 Minnesota   Record: 4-7    
Next Week: JACKSONVILLE
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Jerry Porter Wide Receiver
Class of 1999
Porter, despite the loss, had another solid game, catching 3 passes for 57 yards. Jerry also had a tackle after a Raider turnover.
This Week: L, 33-21 Miami   Record: 4-7    
Next Week: @ San Diego
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Todd Sauerbrun Punter
Class of 1994
Sauerbrun was called on to punt 7 times Thursday, averaging 44.4 yards per kick. Todd had 2 punts nailed inside the 20.
This Week: W, 24-21 Dallas   Record: 9-2    
Next Week: @ Kansas City
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Gary Stills Linebacker
Class of 1998
Gary was active on special teams, collecting two tackles in a big win over New England.
This Week: W, 26-16 New England   Record: 7-4    
Next Week: DENVER
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John Thornton Defensive Lineman
Class of 1998
John had just two tackles as Cincinnati gave up 133 rushing yards to the Ravens.
This Week: W, 42-29 Baltimore   Record: 8-3    
Next Week: @ Pittsburgh
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Mike Vanderjagt Kicker
Class of 1992
Mike outscored the Steelers 14-7, with four field goals and two PATs in the Monday night win. Vanderjagt was perfect on all four tries, including kicks of 28, 29, 44, and 48 yards.
This Week: W, 26-7 Pittsburgh   Record: 11-0    
Next Week: TENNESSEE
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Quincy Wilson Running Back
Class of 2003
Quincy remains on the Bengals practice squad.
This Week: W, 42-29 Baltimore   Record: 8-3    
Next Week: @ Pittsburgh
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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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