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Former BYU Linebacker Fred Warner Leads Niners In Big Win Over Giants

Fred Warner #54 of the San Francisco 49ers celebrates after intercepting a pass from Daniel Jones #8 of the New York Giants in the second quarter at MetLife Stadium on September 27, 2020 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – Former BYU and current San Francisco 49ers linebacker Fred Warner led his team to a big win over the New York Giants in week three of the 2020 NFL season.

Warner, a captain for the Niners, helped San Francisco to a 36-9 win over New York. The 49ers improved to 2-1 on the season with the result.

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

Former Utah Utes

Kylie Fitts – Linebacker – Arizona Cardinals (2-1)

The former Utah linebacker and the Cardinals fell 26-23 to the Detroit Lions.

Next Game: @ Carolina Panthers (1-2) on Sunday, October 4 at 11 a.m. (MDT) on FOX

Leki Fotu – Defensive Tackle – Arizona Cardinals (2-1)

The former Utah defensive lineman was not active for the Cardinals in the their 26-23 loss to the Detroit Lions.

Next Game: @ Carolina Panthers (1-2) on Sunday, October 4 at 11 a.m. (MDT) on FOX

Zack Moss – Running Back – Buffalo Bills (3-0)

The former Utah running back was inactive with a toe injury for the Bills’ 35-32 win over the Los Angeles Rams.

Next Game: @ Las Vegas Raiders (2-1) on Sunday, October 4 at 2:25 p.m. (MDT) on CBS

Jaylon Johnson – Cornerback – Chicago Bears (3-0)

The former Utes defensive back recorded four total tackles and three solo tackles in the Bears’ 30-26 win over the Atlanta Falcons.

Next Game: vs. Indianapolis Colts (2-1) on Sunday, October 4 at 11 a.m. (MDT) on CBS

Bradlee Anae – Defensive End – Dallas Cowboys (1-2)

The former Utah defensive end and the Cowboys fell 38-31 to the Seattle Seahawks.

Next Game: vs. Cleveland Browns (2-1) on Sunday, October 4 at 11 a.m. (MDT) on FOX

Garrett Bolles – Offensive Tackle – Denver Broncos (0-3)

The former Utah offensive lineman and the Broncos fell 28-10 to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

Next Game: @ New York Jets (0-3) on Thursday, October 1 at 6:20 p.m. (MDT) on NFL Network

Tim Patrick – Wide Receiver – Denver Broncos (0-3)

The former Utah receiver had four catches for 43 yards and a touchdown in the Broncos’ 28-10 loss to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

Next Game: @ New York Jets (0-3) on Thursday, October 1 at 6:20 p.m. (MDT) on NFL Network

John Penisini – Defensive Tackle – Detroit Lions (1-2)

The former Utah defensive lineman had one tackle in the Lions’ 26-23 win over the Arizona Cardinals.

Next Game: vs. New Orleans Saints (1-2) on Sunday, October 4 at 11 a.m. (MDT) on FOX

Julian Blackmon – Safety – Indianapolis Colts (2-1)

The former Utah safety had one tackle in the Colts’ 36-7 win over the New York Jets.

Next Game: @ Chicago Bears (3-0) on Sunday, October 4 at 11 a.m. (MDT) on CBS

Josh Nurse – Cornerback – Jacksonville Jaguars (1-2)

The former Utes defensive back and the Jaguars fell 31-13 to the Miami Dolphins on Thursday, September 24.

Next Game: @ Cincinnati Bengals (0-2-1) on Sunday, October 4 at 11 a.m. (MDT) on CBS

Devontae Booker – Running Back – Las Vegas Raiders (2-1)

The former Utes running back had three carries for 31 yards in the Raiders’ 36-20 loss to the New England Patriots.

Next Game: vs. Buffalo Bills (3-0) on Sunday, October 4 at 2:25 p.m. (MDT) on CBS

Sam Tevi – Offensive Tackle – Los Angeles Chargers (1-2)

The former Utah offensive lineman and the Chargers suffered a 21-16 loss to the Carolina Panthers.

Next Game: @ Tampa Bay Buccaneers (2-1) on Sunday, October 4 at 11 a.m. (MDT) on CBS

Terrell Burgess – Safety – Los Angeles Rams (2-1)

The former Utah defensive back had one tackle in the Rams’ 35-32 loss to the Buffalo Bills.

Next Game: vs. New York Giants (0-3) on Sunday, October 4 at 2:05 p.m. (MDT) on FOX

Eric Rowe – Safety – Miami Dolphins (1-2)

The former Utah defensive back had five total tackles and two solo tackles in the Dolphins’ 31-13 win over the Jacksonville Jaguars.

Next Game: vs. Seattle Seahawks (3-0) on Sunday, October 4 at 11 a.m. (MDT) on FOX

Chase Hansen – Safety – New Orleans Saints (1-2)

The former Utah defensive back and the Saints fell 37-30 to the Green Bay Packers.

Next Game: @ Detroit Lions (1-2) on Sunday, October 4 at 11 a.m. (MDT) on FOX

Marcus Williams – Safety – New Orleans Saints (1-2)

The former Utah defensive back had two total tackles and one solo tackle in the Saints’ 37-30 loss to the Green Bay Packers.

Next Game: @ Detroit Lions (1-2) on Sunday, October 4 at 11 a.m. (MDT) on FOX

Jackson Barton – Offensive Tackle – New York Giants (0-3)

The former Utah offensive lineman and the Giants suffered a 36-9 loss to the San Francisco 49ers.

Next Game: @ Los Angeles Rams (2-1) on Sunday, October 4 at 2:05 p.m. (MDT) on FOX

Mitch Wishnowsky – Punter – San Francisco 49ers (2-1)

The former Utah punter did not punt during the Niners’ 36-9 win over the New York Giants.

Next Game: vs. Philadelphia Eagles (0-2-1) on Sunday, October 4 at 6:20 p.m. (MDT) on KSL TV

Cody Barton – Linebacker – Seattle Seahawks (3-0)

The former Utah linebacker and the Seahawks defeated the Cowboys 38-31.

Next Game: @ Miami Dolphins (1-2) on Sunday, October 4 at 11 a.m. (MDT) on FOX

Marquise Blair – Safety – Seattle Seahawks (3-0)

After week two, the former Utah safety was ruled out for the season with a knee injury by Seattle head coach Pete Carroll.

Next Game: @ Miami Dolphins (1-2) on Sunday, October 4 at 11 a.m. (MDT) on FOX

Alex Smith – Quarterback – Washington Football Team (1-2)

The former Utah quarterback was not active for Washington’s 34-20 loss to the Cleveland Browns.

Next Game: vs. Baltimore Ravens (2-0) on Sunday, October 4 at 11 a.m. (MDT) on CBS

Former BYU Cougars

Sione Takitaki – Linebacker – Cleveland Browns (2-1)

The former BYU linebacker had six total tackles and two solo tackles in the Browns’ 34-20 win over the Washington Football Team.

Next Game: @ Dallas Cowboys (1-2) on Sunday, October 4 at 11 a.m. (MDT) on FOX

Jamaal Williams – Running Back – Green Bay Packers (3-0)

The former Cougar running back had six carries for 14 yards and one catch for three yards in the Packers’ 37-30 win over the New Orleans Saints.

Next Game: vs. Atlanta Falcons (0-3) on Monday, October 5 at 6:15 p.m. (MDT) on ESPN

Daniel Sorensen – Safety – Kansas City Chiefs (3-0)

The former BYU defensive back racked up 5 tackles, 4 were solo tackles in the Chiefs’ 34-20 win over the Baltimore Ravens.

Next Game: vs. New England Patriots (2-1) on Sunday, October 4 at 2:25 p.m. (MDT) on CBS

Michael Davis – Cornerback – Los Angeles Chargers (1-2)

The former BYU defensive back had six total tackles and five solo tackles in the Chargers suffered a 21-16 loss to the Carolina Panthers.

Next Game: @ Tampa Bay Buccaneers (2-1) on Sunday, October 4 at 11 a.m. (MDT) on CBS

Kyle Van Noy – Linebacker – Miami Dolphins (1-2)

The former BYU linebacker recorded three total tackles, one solo tackle, one sack, two quarterback hits, a forced fumble, and a fumble recovery in the Dolphins’ 31-13 win over the Jacksonville Jaguars.

Next Game: vs. Seattle Seahawks (3-0) on Sunday, October 4 at 11 a.m. (MDT) on FOX

Taysom Hill – Quarterback – New Orleans Saints (1-2)

The former BYU quarterback had two carries for six yards, one reception for one yard, a fumble, and a special teams tackle in the Saints’ 37-30 loss to the Green Bay Packers.

Next Game: @ Detroit Lions (1-2) on Sunday, October 4 at 11 a.m. (MDT) on FOX

Harvey Langi – Linebacker – New York Jets (0-3)

The former BYU linebacker and the Jets fell 36-7 to the Indianapolis Colts.

Next Game: vs. Denver Broncos (0-3) on Thursday, October 1 at 6:20 p.m. (MDT) on NFL Network

Ezekiel Ansah – Defensive End – San Francisco 49ers (2-1)

The former BYU defensive end and the Niners defeated the New York Giants 36-9.

Next Game: vs. Philadelphia Eagles (0-2-1) on Sunday, October 4 at 6:20 p.m. (MDT) on KSL TV

Fred Warner – Linebacker – San Francisco 49ers (2-1)

The former BYU linebacker had seven total tackles, two solo tackles, one interception, and a pass breakup in the Niners’ 36-9 win over the New York Giants.

Next Game: vs. Philadelphia Eagles (0-2-1) on Sunday, October 4 at 6:20 p.m. (MDT) on KSL TV

Former Utah State Aggies

Tyler Larsen – Center – Carolina Panthers (1-2)

The former USU offensive lineman and the Panthers defeated the Los Angeles Chargers 21-16.

Next Game: vs. Arizona Cardinals (2-1) on Sunday, October 4 at 11 a.m. (MDT) on FOX

Patrick Scales – Long Snapper – Chicago Bears (3-0)

The former Aggie long snapper and the Bears defeated the Atlanta Falcons 30-26.

Next Game: vs. Indianapolis Colts (2-1) on Sunday, October 4 at 11 a.m. (MDT) on CBS

Jordan Love – Quarterback – Green Bay Packers (3-0)

The former Utah State was inactive for the Packers’ 37-30 win over the New Orleans Saints.

Next Game: vs. Atlanta Falcons (0-3) on Monday, October 5 at 6:15 p.m. (MDT) on ESPN

Darwin Thompson – Running Back – Kansas City Chiefs (3-0)

The former Aggie running back ran the ball twice for 11 yards in the Chiefs’ 34-20 win over the Baltimore Ravens on Monday Night Football.

Next Game: vs. New England Patriots (2-1) on Sunday, October 4 at 2:25 p.m. (MDT) on CBS

JoJo Natson – Wide Receiver – Cleveland Browns (2-1)

The former Utah State receiver had one carry for three yards, one punt return for 11 yards, and one kick return for 31 yards in the Browns’ 34-20 win over the Washington Football Team.

Next Game: @ Dallas Cowboys (1-2) on Sunday, October 4 at 11 a.m. (MDT) on FOX

Nevin Lawson – Cornerback – Las Vegas Raiders (2-1)

The former Utah State defensive back had four total tackles and three solo tackles in the Raiders’ 36-20 loss to the New England Patriots.

Next Game: vs. Buffalo Bills (3-0) on Sunday, October 4 at 2:25 p.m. (MDT) on CBS

Nick Vigil – Linebacker – Los Angeles Chargers (1-2)

The former Utah State linebacker was not active in the Chargers’ 21-16 loss to the Carolina Panthers.

Next Game: @ Tampa Bay Buccaneers (2-1) on Sunday, October 4 at 11 a.m. (MDT) on CBS

Kyler Fackrell – Linebacker – New York Giants (0-3)

The former USU linebacker recorded four total tackles and two solo tackles in the Giants’ 36-9 loss to the San Francisco 49ers.

Next Game: @ Los Angeles Rams (2-1) on Sunday, October 4 at 2:05 p.m. (MDT) on FOX

Bobby Wagner – Linebacker – Seattle Seahawks (3-0)

The former Utah State linebacker had nine total tackles, four solo tackles, two quarterback hits, and a pass breakup in the Seahawks’ 38-31 win over the Dallas Cowboys.

Next Game: @ Miami Dolphins (1-2) on Sunday, October 4 at 11 a.m. (MDT) on FOX

Former Weber State Wildcats

Taron Johnson – Cornerback – Buffalo Bills (3-0)

The former Weber State defensive back had 11 total tackles, 10 solo tackles, and two tackles for loss in the Bills’ 35-32 win over the Los Angeles Rams.

Next Game: @ Las Vegas Raiders (2-1) on Sunday, October 4 at 2:25 p.m. (MDT) on CBS

Former Southern Utah Thunderbirds

LeShaun Sims – Cornerback – Cincinnati Bengals (0-2-1)

The former SUU defensive back had two total tackles, an interception, and a pass breakup in the Bengals’ 23-23 tie with the Philadelphia Eagles.

Next Game: vs. Jacksonville Jaguars (1-2) on Sunday, October 4 at 11 a.m. (MDT) on CBS

Miles Killebrew – Safety – Detroit Lions (1-2)

The former T-Bird had one tackle on special teams in the Lions’ 26-23 win over the Arizona Cardinals.

Next Game: vs. New Orleans Saints (1-2) on Sunday, October 4 at 11 a.m. (MDT) on FOX

Former High School Players

Xavier Su’a-Filo (Timpview/UCLA) – Offensive Guard – Cincinnati Bengals (0-2-1)

The former Timpview star and the Bengals tied the Philadelphia Eagles 23-23.

Next Game: vs. Jacksonville Jaguars (1-2) on Sunday, October 4 at 11 a.m. (MDT) on CBS

Porter Gustin (Salem Hills/USC) – Defensive End – Cleveland Browns (2-1)

The former Salem Hills star had three total tackles and two solo tackles in the Browns’ 34-20 win over the Washington Football Team.

Next Game: @ Dallas Cowboys (1-2) on Sunday, October 4 at 11 a.m. (MDT) on FOX

Dalton Schultz (Bingham/Stanford) – Tight End – Dallas Cowboys (1-2)

The former Bingham star had four catches for 48 yards in the Cowboys’ 38-31 loss to the Seattle Seahawks.

Next Game: vs. Cleveland Browns (2-1) on Sunday, October 4 at 11 a.m. (MDT) on FOX

Noah Togiai (Hunter/Oregon State) – Tight End – Indianapolis Colts (2-1)

The former Hunter star saw one target in the Colts’ 36-7 win over the New York Jets.

Next Game: @ Chicago Bears (3-0) on Sunday, October 4 at 11 a.m. (MDT) on CBS

Alohi Gilman (Orem/Notre Dame) – Safety – Los Angeles Chargers (1-2)

The former Orem star and the Chargers suffered a 21-16 loss to the Carolina Panthers.

Next Game: @ Tampa Bay Buccaneers (2-1) on Sunday, October 4 at 11 a.m. (MDT) on CBS

Andre James (Herriman/UCLA) – Offensive Tackle – Las Vegas Raiders (2-1)

The former Herriman star and the Raiders suffered a 36-20 loss to the New England Patriots.

Next Game: vs. Buffalo Bills (3-0) on Sunday, October 4 at 2:25 p.m. (MDT) on CBS

Kaden Elliss (Judge Memorial/Idaho) – Linebacker – New Orleans Saints (1-2)

The former Judge Memorial star and the Saints suffered a 37-30 loss to the Green Bay Packers.

Next Game: @ Detroit Lions (1-2) on Sunday, October 4 at 11 a.m. (MDT) on FOX

Bryan Mone (Highland/Michigan) – Defensive Tackle – Seattle Seahawks (3-0)

The former Highland star had two total tackles, one solo tackle, a tackle for loss for a safety in the Seahawks’ 38-31 win over the Dallas Cowboys.

Next Game: @ Miami Dolphins (1-2) on Sunday, October 4 at 11 a.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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