WVU Alumni NFL Update

The regular season is winding down for many WVU alums in the NFL.

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Anthony Becht Tight End
Class of 1999
Becht played a pivotal role in Tampa Bay's overtime win over Atlanta. In addition to helping pave the way for 174 yards rushing, Anthony caught two passes for 28 yards. His second catch was an 11 yard reception with 21 seconds left in overtime to set up a game winning field goal.
This Week: W,27-24 Atlanta (OT)    Record: 10-5    
Next Week: NEW ORLEANS
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Rich Braham Offensive Lineman
Class of 1993
Cincinnati mustered just an average ground game in an embarrassing loss to the Bills Sunday. The Bengals finished with just 104 rushing yards.
This Week: L, 37-27 Buffalo   Record: 11-4    
Next Week: @ Kansas City
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Antonio Brown Wide Receiver
Class of 2001
Antonio fielded just one punt for 5 yards, but returned four kicks on the day for 86 return yards. Brown also handled a reverse in the first half from Ladell Betts, good enough for 4 yards.
This Week: W, 35-20 New York Giants    Record: 9-6    
Next Week: @ Philadelphia
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Tim Brown Offensive Lineman
Class of 2004
Tim remains on the Steelers' practice squad.
This Week: W, 41-0 Cleveland    Record: 10-5    
Next Week: DETROIT
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John Browning Defensive Lineman
Class of 1995
Kansas City's defense came up huge, holding uber-running back LaDanian Tomlinson to just 49 yards on the ground. John had one tackle in the win.
This Week: W, 20-7 San Diego    Record: 9-6    
Next Week: CINCINNATI
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Marc Bulger Quarterback
Class of 1999
Marc has been placed on IR for the remainder of the season.
This Week: L, 24-20 San Francisco   Record: 5-10    
Next Week: @ Dallas
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James Davis Linebacker
Class of 2002
Detroit's front seven held New Orleans to just 47 yards on the ground. James was pivotal in the win, recording 5 tackles.
This Week: W, 13-12 New Orleans (OT)   Record: 5-10    
Next Week: @ Pittsburgh
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Barrett Green Linebacker
Class of 1999
Barrett will finish the season on injured reserve.
This Week: L, 35-20 Washington   Record: 10-5    
Next Week: @ Oakland
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Kay Jay Harris Running Back
Class of 2004
Kay Jay is on the Dolphins' practice squad.
This Week: W, 24-10 Tennessee   Record: 8-7    
Next Week: @ New England
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Chris Henry Wide Receiver
Class of 2004
After a week off, Chris was back in uniform, and playing well, for Cincinnati. Henry pulled in just one catch, but it went for 27 yards and a touchdown, that put the Bengals up 24-20.
This Week: L, 37-27 Buffalo   Record: 11-4    
Next Week: TENNESSEE
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Adam Jones Cornerback
Class of 2004
Pac had only one tackle, despite the Titans holding Miami to just 183 passing yards. He was active in the return game, handling a whopping 8 punts, averaging just over 3 yards per return. He also returned 2 kicks for 45 yards.
This Week: L, 24-10 Miami   Record: 4-11    
Next Week: @ Jacksonville
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Antwan Lake Defensive Lineman
Class of 2001
Antwan was held out of the Falcons loss, as his shoulder is not yet back to 100%.
This Week: L, 27-24 Tampa Bay (OT)   Record: 8-7    
Next Week: OAKLAND
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Mike Logan Defensive Back
Class of 1996
Logan was active on both offense and special teams, recording 3.5 combined tackles. Pittsburgh's secondary held Cleveland to 183 yards passing in the blowout win.
This Week: W, 41-0 Cleveland   Record: 10-5    
Next Week: DETROIT
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Rasheed Marshall Wide Receiver
Class of 2004
Rasheed fielded four returns, including a punt for 13 yards and three kicks for a 21.3 average.
This Week: W, 24-20 St. Louis   Record: 3-12    
Next Week:BALTIMORE
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Corey McIntyre Fullback
Class of 2001
Though he didn't find his way to the stat column, Corey saw action on special teams, in addition to getting the starting nod at fullback in the Browns loss.
This Week: L, 41-0 Pittsburgh   Record: 5-10    
Next Week: BALTIMORE
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Jerry Porter Wide Receiver
Class of 1999
Jerry caught four passes for only 29 yards as Oakland continues their anemic march to the top of the draft board.
This Week: L, 22-3 Denver   Record: 4-11    
Next Week:NEW YORK GIANTS
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Todd Sauerbrun Punter
Class of 1994
Sauerbrun punted just twice in Denver's win, both times in the second half. He had a punt of 30 that pinned the Raiders at their own 5, and had another kick of 55 yards.
This Week: W, 22-3 Oakland   Record: 12-3    
Next Week: @ San Diego
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Gary Stills Linebacker
Class of 1998
Stills recorded yet another special teams tackle in the solid win over San Diego.
This Week: W, 20-7 San Diego   Record: 9-6    
Next Week: CINCINNATI
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John Thornton Defensive Lineman
Class of 1998
The Bengals front line gave up just 67 yards rushing, but got no pressure on Kelly Holcomb in the loss. Thunder had 5 stops and did record one sack in the game.
This Week: L, 37-27 Buffalo   Record: 11-4    
Next Week: @ Kansas City
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Mike Vanderjagt Kicker
Class of 1992
Mike connected on kicks from 24 and 32, but had another from 31 blocked. The block was the 8th of his career, and just his second miss of the season.
This Week: L, 28-13 Seattle   Record: 13-2    
Next Week: ARIZONA
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Quincy Wilson Running Back
Class of 2003
Quincy remains on the Bengals practice squad.
This Week: L, 37-27 Buffalo   Record: 11-4    
Next Week: @ Kansas City
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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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