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Former Bingham Tight End Dalton Schultz Records Career Performance In Cowboys’ Comeback

Sep 20, 2020, 7:16 PM | Updated: Sep 21, 2020, 9:39 pm
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Mason Foster #54 of the Washington Redskins defends a pass intended for Dalton Schultz #86 of the Dallas Cowboys in the fourth quarter of the game at FedExField on October 21, 2018 in Landover, Maryland. The Redskins won 20-17. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)
(Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – Former Bingham Miners star and current Dallas Cowboys tight end Dalton Schultz posted a career-best performance in his team’s come from behind win over the Atlanta Falcons.

Schultz led the Cowboys in reception in his first start of the 2020 NFL season.

Here is how all of the players with ties to the state of Utah fared during the second week of the season.

Former Utah Utes

Kylie Fitts – Linebacker – Arizona Cardinals (2-0)

The former Utah linebacker and the Cardinals defeated the Washington Football Team 30-15.

Next Game: vs. Detroit Lions (0-2) on Sunday, September 27 at 2:25 p.m. (MDT) on FOX

Leki Fotu – Defensive Tackle – Arizona Cardinals (2-0)

Fotu was not active for Arizona’s 30-15 win over the Washington Football Team.

Next Game: vs. Detroit Lions (0-2) on Sunday, September 27 at 2:25 p.m. (MDT) on FOX

Zack Moss – Running Back – Buffalo Bills (2-0)

The former Utah running back had eight carries for 37 yards in Buffalo’s 31-28 win over the Miami Dolphins.

Next Game: vs. Los Angeles Rams (2-0) on Sunday, September 27 at 11 a.m. (MDT) on FOX

Jaylon Johnson – Cornerback – Chicago Bears (2-0)

The former Utes defensive back recorded four total tackles, three solo tackles, and two pass breakups in Chicago’s 17-13 win over the New York Giants.

Next Game: @ Atlanta Falcons (0-2) on Sunday, September 27 at 11 a.m. (MDT) on FOX

Bradlee Anae – Defensive End – Dallas Cowboys (1-1)

Anae and the Cowboys defeated the Atlanta Falcons 40-39.

Next Game: @ Seattle Seahawks (2-0) on Sunday, September 27 at 2:25 p.m. (MDT) on FOX

Garrett Boles – Offensive Tackle – Denver Broncos (0-2)

The former Utah offensive lineman recorded a tackle on special teams in the Broncos’ 26-21 loss to the Pittsburgh Steelers.

Next Game: vs. Tampa Bay Buccaneers (1-1) on Sunday, September 27 at 2:25 p.m. (MDT) on FOX

Tim Patrick – Wide Receiver – Denver Broncos (0-2)

The former Utah receiver had two catches for 24 yards in the Broncos’ 26-21 loss to the Pittsburgh Steelers.

Next Game: vs. Tampa Bay Buccaneers (1-1) on Sunday, September 27 at 2:25 p.m. (MDT) on FOX

John Penisini – Defensive Tackle – Detroit Lions (0-2)

The former Utah defensive lineman and the Lions fell 42-21 to the Green Bay Packers.

Next Game: @ Arizona Cardinals (2-0) on Sunday, September 27 at 2:25 p.m. (MDT) on FOX

Julian Blackmon – Safety – Indianapolis Colts (1-1)

The former Utah safety recorded two tackles and two pass breakup in the Colts’ 28-11 win over the Minnesota Vikings.

Next Game: vs. New York Jets (0-2) on Sunday, September 27 at 2:05 p.m. (MDT) on CBS

Devontae Booker – Running Back – Las Vegas Raiders (2-0)

The former Utes running back had three carries for -1 yards and one catch for six yards in the Raiders’ 34-24 win over the New Orleans Saints on Monday, September 21.

Next Game: @ New England Patriots (1-1) on Sunday, September 27 at 11 a.m. (MDT) on CBS

Sam Tevi – Offensive Tackle – Los Angeles Chargers (1-1)

The former Utah offensive lineman and the Chargers fell to the Kansas City Chiefs 23-20 in overtime.

Next Game: vs. Carolina Panthers (0-2) on Sunday, September 27 at 2:05 p.m. (MDT) on CBS

Terrell Burgess – Safety – Los Angeles Rams (2-0)

The former Utah defensive back had a tackle on special teams during the Rams’ 37-19 win over the Philadelphia Eagles.

Next Game: @ Buffalo Bills (2-0) on Sunday, September 27 at 11 a.m. (MDT) on FOX

Eric Rowe – Safety – Miami Dolphins (0-2)

The former Utah defensive back had two total tackles, one sol tackle, and a pass breakup during the Dolphins’ 31-28 loss to the Buffalo Bills.

Next Game: @ Jacksonville Jaguars (1-1) on Thursday, September 24 at 6:20 p.m. (MDT) on NFL Network

Chase Hansen – Safety – New Orleans Saints (1-1)

The former Utah defensive back was inactive for the Saints’ 34-24 loss to the Las Vegas Raiders on Monday, September 21.

Next Game: vs. Green Bay Packers (2-0) on Sunday, September 27 at 6:20 p.m. (MDT) on KSL TV

Marcus Williams – Safety – New Orleans Saints (1-1)

The former Utah defensive back recorded nine total tackles and seven solo tackles in the Saints’ 34-24 loss to the Las Vegas Raiders on Monday, September 21.

Next Game: vs. Green Bay Packers (2-0) on Sunday, September 27 at 6:20 p.m. (MDT) on KSL TV

Jackson Barton – Offensive Tackle – New York Giants (0-2)

Barton was not active for New York’s 17-13 loss to the Chicago Bears.

Next Game: vs. San Francisco 49ers (1-1) on Sunday, September 27 at 11 a.m. (MDT) on FOX

Mitch Wishnowsky – Punter – San Francisco 49ers (1-1)

The former Utah punter had four punts for an average of 49.8 yards in the 49ers’ 31-13 win over the New York Jets.

Next Game: @ New York Giants (0-2) on Sunday, September 27 at 11 a.m. (MDT) on FOX

Cody Barton – Linebacker – Seattle Seahawks (2-0)

The former Utah linebacker recorded one tackle on special teams in Seattle’s 35-30 win over the New England Patriots.

Next Game: vs. Dallas Cowboys (1-1) on Sunday, September 27 at 2:25 p.m. (MDT) on FOX

Marquise Blair – Safety – Seattle Seahawks (2-0)

The former Utah safety had two total tackles and one solo tackles in Seattle’s 35-30 win over the New England Patriots.

Next Game: vs. Dallas Cowboys (1-1) on Sunday, September 27 at 2:25 p.m. (MDT) on FOX

Alex Smith – Quarterback – Washington Football Team (1-1)

Smith was not active for Washington’s 30-15 loss to the Arizona Cardinals.

Next Game: @ Cleveland Browns (1-1) on Sunday, September 27 at 11 a.m. (MDT) on FOX

Former BYU Cougars

Sione Takitaki – Linebacker – Cleveland Browns (1-1)

The former BYU linebacker recorded five total tackles and three solo tackles in the Browns’ 35-30 win over the Cincinnati Bengals on Thursday, September 17.

Next Game: vs. Washington Football Team (1-1) on Sunday, September 27 at 11 a.m. (MDT) on FOX

Jamaal Williams – Running Back – Green Bay Packers (2-0)

The former Cougar running back had eight carries for 63 yards in the Packers’ 42-21 win over the Detroit Lions.

Next Game: @ New Orleans Saints (1-1) on Sunday, September 27 at 6:20 p.m. (MDT) on KSL TV

Daniel Sorensen – Safety – Kansas City Chiefs (2-0)

The former BYU defensive back had four tackles and a quarterback hit in the Chiefs’ 23-20 overtime victory over the Los Angeles Chargers.

Next Game: @ Baltimore Ravens (2-0) on Monday, September 28 at 6:15 p.m. (MDT) on ESPN

Michael Davis – Cornerback – Los Angeles Chargers (1-1)

The former BYU defensive back had five total tackles, four solo tackles, and two pass breakups in the Chargers’ 23-20 overtime loss to the Kansas City Chiefs.

Next Game: vs. Carolina Panthers (0-2) on Sunday, September 27 at 2:05 p.m. (MDT) on CBS

Kyle Van Noy – Linebacker – Miami Dolphins (0-2)

The former Cougar linebacker had four tackles, one pass breakup, and a forced fumble during Miami’s 31-28 loss the Buffalo Bills.

Next Game: @ Jacksonville Jaguars (1-1) on Thursday, September 24 at 6:20 p.m. (MDT) on NFL Network

Taysom Hill – Quarterback – New Orleans Saints (1-1)

The former BYU quarterback had two carries for eight yards in the Saints’ 34-24 loss to the Las Vegas Raiders.

Next Game: vs. Green Bay Packers (2-0) on Sunday, September 27 at 6:20 p.m. (MDT) on KSL TV

Harvey Langi – Linebacker – New York Jets (0-2)

The former BYU linebacker had one tackle on special teams in the Jets’ 31-13 loss to the San Francisco 49ers.

Next Game: @ Indianapolis Colts (1-1) on Sunday, September 27 at 2:05 p.m. (MDT) on CBS

Fred Warner – Linebacker – San Francisco 49ers (1-1)

The former BYU linebacker lead the Niners in tackles in their 31-13 win over the New York Jets. Warner recorded 12 total tackles and nine solo tackles in the win.

Next Game: @ New York Giants (0-2) on Sunday, September 27 at 11 a.m. (MDT) on FOX

Former Utah State Aggies

Tyler Larsen – Center – Carolina Panthers (0-2)

The former USU offensive lineman and the Panthers suffered a 31-17 loss to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

Next Game: @ Los Angeles Chargers (1-1) on Sunday, September 27 at 2:05 p.m. (MDT) on CBS

Patrick Scales – Long Snapper – Chicago Bears (2-0)

The former Aggie long snapper and the Bears defeated the New York Giants 17-13.

Next Game: @ Atlanta Falcons (0-2) on Sunday, September 27 at 11 a.m. (MDT) on FOX

Jordan Love – Quarterback – Green Bay Packers (2-0)

Love was not active for the Packers’ 42-21 win over the Detroit Lions.

Next Game: @ New Orleans Saints (1-1) on Sunday, September 27 at 6:20 p.m. (MDT) on KSL TV

Darwin Thompson – Running Back – Kansas City Chiefs (2-0)

The former Aggie running back ran the ball four times for 21 yards in the Chiefs’ 23-20 overtime victory over the Los Angeles Chargers.

Next Game: @ Baltimore Ravens (2-0) on Monday, September 28 at 6:15 p.m. (MDT) on ESPN

JoJo Natson – Wide Receiver – Cleveland Browns (1-1)

The former Utah State receiver had one punt return for 13 yards in the Browns’ 35-30 win over the Cincinnati Bengals on Thursday, September 17.

Next Game: vs. Washington Football Team (1-1) on Sunday, September 27 at 11 a.m. (MDT) on FOX

Nevin Lawson – Cornerback – Las Vegas Raiders (2-0)

The former Utah State defensive back recorded one tackle in the Raiders’ 34-24 win over the New Orleans Saints on Monday, September 21.

Next Game: @ New England Patriots (1-1) on Sunday, September 27 at 11 a.m. (MDT) on CBS

Nick Vigil – Linebacker – Los Angeles Chargers (1-1)

The former Utah State linebacker and the Chargers fell to the Kansas City Chiefs 23-20 in overtime.

Next Game: vs. Carolina Panthers (0-2) on Sunday, September 27 at 2:05 p.m. (MDT) on CBS

Kyler Fackrell – Linebacker – New York Giants (0-2)

The former USU linebacker recorded four tackles, one sack, two tackles for loss, and a quarterback hit in New York’s 17-13 loss to the Chicago Bears.

Next Game: vs. San Francisco 49ers (1-1) on Sunday, September 27 at 11 a.m. (MDT) on FOX

Bobby Wagner – Linebacker – Seattle Seahawks (2-0)

The former Utah State linebacker recorded eight total tackles, five solo tackles, and a quarterback hit in Seattle’s 35-30 win over the New England Patriots.

Next Game: vs. Dallas Cowboys (1-1) on Sunday, September 27 at 2:25 p.m. (MDT) on FOX

Former Weber State Wildcats

Taron Johnson – Cornerback – Buffalo Bills (2-0)

The former Weber State defensive back had five total tackles and three solo tackles during the Bills’ 31-28 win over the Miami Dolphins.

Next Game: vs. Los Angeles Rams (2-0) on Sunday, September 27 at 11 a.m. (MDT) on FOX

Former Southern Utah Thunderbirds

LeShaun Sims – Cornerback – Cincinnati Bengals (0-2)

The former SUU defensive back did not play in the Bengals’ 35-30 loss to the Cleveland Browns on Thursday, September 17.

Next Game: @ Philadelphia Eagles (0-2) on Sunday, September 27 at 11 a.m. (MDT) on CBS

Miles Killebrew – Safety – Detroit Lions (0-2)

The former T-Bird and the Lions fell 42-21 to the Green Bay Packers.

Next Game: @ Arizona Cardinals (2-0) on Sunday, September 27 at 2:25 p.m. (MDT) on FOX

Former High School Players

Xavier Su’a-Filo (Timpview/UCLA) – Offensive Guard – Cincinnati Bengals (0-2)

The former Timpview star and the Bengals suffered a 35-30 loss to the Cleveland Browns on Thursday, September 17.

Next Game: @ Philadelphia Eagles (0-2) on Sunday, September 27 at 11 a.m. (MDT) on CBS

Porter Gustin (Salem Hills/USC) – Defensive End – Cleveland Browns (1-1)

The former Salem Hills star recorded four total tackles, two solo tackles, a quarterback hit, and a tackle for loss in the Browns’ 35-30 win over the Cincinnati Bengals on Thursday, September 17.

Next Game: vs. Washington Football Team (1-1) on Sunday, September 27 at 11 a.m. (MDT) on FOX

Dalton Schultz (Bingham/Stanford) – Tight End – Dallas Cowboys (1-1)

The former Bingham star led the Cowboys in receptions with 10 catches in their 40-39 win over the Atlanta Falcons. He recorded 10 catches for 88 yards and a touchdown in the win. He also had one lost fumble.

Next Game: @ Seattle Seahawks (2-0) on Sunday, September 27 at 2:25 p.m. (MDT) on FOX

Noah Togiai (Hunter/Oregon State) – Tight End – Indianapolis Colts (1-1)

The former Hunter star and the Colts defeated the Minnesota Vikings 28-11.

Next Game: vs. New York Jets (0-2) on Sunday, September 27 at 2:05 p.m. (MDT) on CBS

Alohi Gilman (Orem/Notre Dame) – Safety – Los Angeles Chargers (1-1)

The former Orem star and the Chargers fell to the Kansas City Chiefs 23-20 in overtime.

Next Game: vs. Carolina Panthers (0-2) on Sunday, September 27 at 2:05 p.m. (MDT) on CBS

Andre James (Herriman/UCLA) – Offensive Tackle – Las Vegas Raiders (2-0)

The former Herriman star and the Raiders beat the New Orleans Saints 34-24 on Monday, September 21.

Next Game: @ New England Patriots (1-1) on Sunday, September 27 at 11 a.m. (MDT) on CBS

Kaden Elliss (Judge Memorial/Idaho) – Linebacker – New Orleans Saints (1-1)

The former Judge Memorial star and the Saints fell 34-24 to the Las Vegas Raiders on Monday, September 21.

Next Game: vs. Green Bay Packers (2-0) on Sunday, September 27 at 6:20 p.m. (MDT) on KSL TV

Bryan Mone (Highland/Michigan) – Defensive Tackle – Seattle Seahawks (2-0)

The former Highland star had one tackles in Seattle’s 35-30 win over the New England Patriots.

Next Game: vs. Dallas Cowboys (1-1) on Sunday, September 27 at 2:25 p.m. (MDT) on FOX

Kyle Ireland is a Locals in the NFL Insider for KSLSports.com and host of the Yards After College Podcast. Follow him on Twitter (@kyleireland) and Instagram (@kyleirelandksl).

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