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Warner Continues To Shine For Struggling San Francisco

Oct 29, 2018, 11:00 AM | Updated: Nov 5, 2018, 2:11 pm
GLENDALE, AZ - OCTOBER 28: Linebacker Fred Warner #48 of the San Francisco 49ers reacts after an in...
GLENDALE, AZ - OCTOBER 28: Linebacker Fred Warner #48 of the San Francisco 49ers reacts after an intentional grounding penalty resulted in a safety during the first quarter against the Arizona Cardinals at State Farm Stadium on October 28, 2018 in Glendale, Arizona. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)
(Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – Week 8 of the NFL season is in the books. Many of the storylines haven’t changed from week to week. Taysom Hill continued to impress with by getting on the field for multiple situations and playing well. Fellow BYU alum Fred Warner extended his playing streak by staying on the field for every single snap of the 49ers’ loss to Arizona.

Here’s how former college stars from Utah performed on the big stage this last week:

Former Utes

Tony Bergstrom – Redskins (5-2)
Bergstrom saw action in five special teams snaps in the Redskins’ 20-13 win over the struggling Giants.
NEXT UP: vs. Falcons (3-4), Sunday at 11 a.m. on FOX.

Garett Bolles – Broncos (3-5)
Bolles started and played every snap at left tackle in the Broncos’ 30-23 loss to the Chiefs.
NEXT UP: vs. Texans (5-3), Sunday at 2:05 p.m. on CBS.

Devontae Booker – Broncos (3-5)
Booker had one rush for three yards and played in 32 offensive snaps in Denver’s loss to Kansas City.
NEXT UP: vs. Texans (5-3), Sunday at 2:05 p.m. on CBS.

Kylie Fitts – Bears (4-3)
Fitts got his first action of his career, playing in seven defensive snaps and two special teams plays for the Bears, who defeated the Jets 24-10.
NEXT UP: at Bills (2-5), Sunday at 11 a.m. on FOX

Dominique Hatfield – Rams (8-0)
The former Utah cornerback and L.A. native played in 31 special teams plays for the undefeated Rams, who grinded out a 29-27 win over the Packers.
NEXT UP: at Saints (6-1), Sunday at 2:25 p.m. on FOX.

Star Lotulelei – Bills (2-5)
Lotulelei is expected to play on Monday Night Football against the Patriots. The game will be broadcast on ESPN.

Tim Patrick – Broncos (3-5)
It was a memorable day for Patrick as he hauled in his first touchdown of his career. The TD came on a 24-yard strike from quarter Case Keenum that put cut the Kansas City lead to 16-14 in the second quarter. The Chiefs, however, separated themselves from the Broncos in the second half en route to a 30-23 victory.
NEXT UP: vs. Texans (5-3), Sunday at 2:05 p.m. on CBS.

Eric Rowe – Patriots (5-2)
Rowe is expected to play on Monday Night Football against the Bills. The game will be broadcast on ESPN.

Alex Smith – Redskins (5-2)
The former Ute and Heisman trophy finalist finished completing 20-for-32 passes and a touchdown. He also made a game-saving tackle after a fourth-quarter fumble by Adrian Peterson in the Redskins’ 20-13 win over the hapless Giants.
NEXT UP: vs. Falcons (3-4), Sunday at 11 a.m. on FOX.

Eric Weddle – Ravens (4-4)
Weddle had five solo tackles and one assisted tackle in a 36-21 loss to the Panthers.
NEXT UP: vs. Steelers (4-2-1), Sunday at 11 a.m. on CBS.

Marcus Williams – Saints (6-1)
The second-year pro finished with five solo tackles and one pass deflections in a 30-20 win over the Vikings.
NEXT UP: vs. Rams (8-0), Sunday at 2:25 p.m. on FOX.

Former Aggies

Kyler Fackrell – Packers (3-3-1)
Fackrell had a first-down sack on Jared Goff to go along with a two tackles in a 29-27 loss to the unbeaten Rams.
NEXT UP: at Patriots (5-2), Sunday at 6:20 p.m. on KSL.

Tyler Larsen – Panthers (5-2)
Larsen came in a reserve role for two offensive snaps at center for the Panthers. He also played in six special teams plays for Carolina in a 36-21 win over the Ravens.
NEXT UP: vs. Buccaneers (3-4), Sunday at 11 a.m. on FOX.

Nevin Lawson – Lions (3-4)
Lawson got the start at cornerback and finished with two tackles in the Lions’ 28-14 home loss to the Seahawks.
NEXT UP: at Vikings (4-3-1), Sunday at 11 a.m. on FOX.

Patrick Scales – Bears (4-3)
Scales was in the game for 10 special teams snaps in the Bears’ 24-10 victory over the Jets.
NEXT UP: at Bills (2-5), Sunday at 11 a.m. on FOX

Zach Vigil – Redskins (5-2)
Vigil played in 24 special teams plays for the Redskins, which defeated the Giants 20-13.
NEXT UP: vs. Falcons (3-4), Sunday at 11 a.m. on FOX.

Bobby Wagner – Seahawks (4-3)
Wagner had a season high in solo tackles with six and also got a hand in two assisted tackles in a 28-14 win over the Lions.
NEXT UP: vs. Chargers (5-2), Sunday at 2:05 p.m. on CBS.

Former Cougars

John Denney – Dolphins (4-4)
The long-time long snapper executed 10 special teams snaps in a 42-23 loss to Houston on Thursday night.
NEXT UP: vs. Jets (3-5), Sunday at 11 a.m. on CBS.

Taysom Hill – Saints (6-1)
Hill packed the box score in a 30-20 win over the Vikings. Hill had three rushes for minus-two yards in addition to one reception for five yards. He also completed one pass for 44 yards and had two kick returns for a total of 50 yards. The Saints beat the Vikings 30-20.
NEXT UP: vs. Rams (8-0), Sunday at 2:25 p.m. on FOX.

Kyle Van Noy – Patriots (5-2)
Van Noy is expected to play on Monday Night Football against the Bills. The game will be broadcast on ESPN.

Fred Warner – 49ers (1-7)
Warner had seven combined tackles, including six solo takedowns. He also had his first fumble recovery
while also continuing his ironman streak of playing on every single defensive snap of the 49ers’ season. The Niners fell to the Cardinals in heartbreaking fashion, 18-15.
NEXT UP: vs. Raiders (1-6), Thursday at 6:20 p.m. on FOX.

Jamaal Williams – Packers (3-3-1)
Williams four rushes for nine total yards, including a 1-yard scamper for his first touchdown of the season in a 29-27 loss to the Rams.
NEXT UP: at Patriots (5-2), Sunday at 6:20 p.m. on KSL.

Former Wildcats

Taron Johnson – Bills
Johnson is active for the Monday Night Football game against the Patriots on ESPN.

Former Thunderbirds

Miles Killebrew – Lions
Killebrew saw the field on 22 special teams snaps in the Lions loss to Seattle.
NEXT UP: at Vikings (4-3-1), Sunday at 11 a.m. on FOX.

 

 

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