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Former BYU Defensive Back Michael Davis Scores First NFL TD With Pick-Six

Oct 4, 2020, 9:47 PM | Updated: Oct 6, 2020, 10:23 am
Michael Davis - Los Angeles Chargers...
Cornerback Michael Davis #43 of the Los Angeles Chargers at SoFi Stadium on September 20, 2020 in Inglewood, California. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)
(Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – Former BYU and current Los Angeles Chargers cornerback Michael Davis scored his first career touchdown on a pick-six on an interception by Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady.

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

Former Utah Utes

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

The former Utah linebacker had one tackle on special teams in Arizona’s 31-21 loss to the Carolina Panthers.

Next Game: @ New York Jets (0-4) on Sunday, October 11 at 11 a.m. (MDT) on FOX

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

The former Utah defensive lineman had one tackle in Arizona’s 31-21 loss to the Carolina Panthers.

Next Game: @ New York Jets (0-4) on Sunday, October 11 at 11 a.m. (MDT) on FOX

Zack Moss – Running Back – Buffalo Bills (4-0)

The former Utah running back was not active in the Bills’ 30-23 win over the Las Vegas Raiders.

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

Jaylon Johnson – Cornerback – Chicago Bears (3-1)

The former Utes defensive back had two tackles and two pass breakups in the Bears’ 19-11 loss to the Indianapolis Colts.

Next Game: vs. Tampa Bay Buccaneers (3-1) on Thursday, October 8 at 6:20 p.m. (MDT) on NFL Network

Bradlee Anae – Defensive End – Dallas Cowboys (1-3)

The former Utah defensive end and the Cowboys suffered a 49-38 loss to the Cleveland Browns.

Next Game: vs. New York Giants (0-4) on Sunday, October 11 at 2:25 p.m. (MDT) on CBS

Francis Bernard – Linebacker – Dallas Cowboys (1-3)

The former Utah linebacker had a tackle on special teams in the Cowboys’ 49-38 loss to the Cleveland Browns.

Next Game: vs. New York Giants (0-4) on Sunday, October 11 at 2:25 p.m. (MDT) on CBS

Garrett Bolles – Offensive Tackle – Denver Broncos (1-3)

The former Utah offensive lineman and the Broncos defeated the New York Jets 37-28.

Next Game: @ New England Patriots (2-1) on Sunday, October 11 at 2:25 p.m. (MDT) on CBS

Tim Patrick – Wide Receiver – Denver Broncos (1-3)

The former Utah receiver had six catches for a career-high 113 yards and a touchdown in the Broncos’ 37-28 win over the New York Jets.

Next Game: @ New England Patriots (2-1) on Sunday, October 11 at 2:25 p.m. (MDT) on CBS

John Penisini – Defensive Tackle – Detroit Lions (1-3)

The former Utah defensive lineman had five total tackles, one solo tackle, and a tackle for loss in the Lions’ 35-29 loss to the New Orleans Saints.

Next Game: Bye Week

Julian Blackmon – Safety – Indianapolis Colts (3-1)

The former Utah safety had one tackles, one interception, and three pass breakups in the Colts’ 19-11 win over the Chicago Bears.

Next Game: @ Cleveland Browns (3-1) on Sunday, October 11 at 2:25 p.m. (MDT) on CBS

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

The former Utes running back and the Raiders fell 30-23 to the Buffalo Bills.

Next Game: @ Kansas City Chiefs (3-0) on Sunday, October 11 at 11 a.m. (MDT) on CBS

Sam Tevi – Offensive Tackle – Los Angeles Chargers (1-3)

The former Utah offensive lineman and the Chargers suffered a 38-31 loss the to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

Next Game: @ New Orleans Saints (2-2) on Monday, October 12 at 6:15 p.m. (MDT) on ESPN

Terrell Burgess – Safety – Los Angeles Rams (3-1)

The former Utah defensive back had one tackles in the Rams’ 17-9 win over the New York Giants.

Next Game: @ Washington Football Team (1-3) on Sunday, October 11 at 11 a.m. (MDT) on FOX

Eric Rowe – Safety – Miami Dolphins (1-3)

The former Utah defensive back had six tackles in Miami’s 31-23 loss to the Seattle Seahawks.

Next Game: @ San Francisco 49ers (2-2) on Sunday, October 11 at 2:05 p.m. (MDT) on FOX

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

The former Utah defensive back is currently on New Orleans’ Reserved/Injured List and did not play in the Saints’ 35-29 win over the Detroit Lions.

Next Game: vs. Los Angeles Chargers (1-3) on Monday, October 12 at 6:15 p.m. (MDT) on ESPN

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

The former Utah defensive back had five tackles in the Saints’ 35-29 win over the Detroit Lions.

Next Game: vs. Los Angeles Chargers (1-3) on Monday, October 12 at 6:15 p.m. (MDT) on ESPN

Jackson Barton – Offensive Tackle – New York Giants (0-4)

The former Utah offensive lineman and the Giants fell 17-9 to the Los Angeles Rams.

Next Game: @ Dallas Cowboys (1-3) on Sunday, October 11 at 2:25 p.m. (MDT) on CBS

Javelin Guidry – Safety – New York Jets (0-4)

The former Utah defensive back played 14 snaps on special teams during the Jets’ 37-28 loss to the Denver Broncos.

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

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

The former Utah punter had four punts for an average of 44.3 yards in the Niners’ 25-20 loss to the Philadelphia Eagles.

Next Game: vs. Miami Dolphins (1-3) on Sunday, October 11 at 2:05 p.m. (MDT) on FOX

Cody Barton – Linebacker – Seattle Seahawks (4-0)

The former Utah linebacker had four total tackles, one solo tackle, and a pass breakup in Seattle’s 31-23 win over the Miami Dolphins.

Next Game: vs. Minnesota Vikings (1-3) on Sunday, October 11 at 6:20 p.m. (MDT) on KSL TV

Marquise Blair – Safety – Seattle Seahawks (4-0)

After week two, the former Utah safety was ruled out for the season with a knee injury by Seattle head coach Pete Carroll and did not play in Seattle’s 31-23 win over the Miami Dolphins.

Next Game: vs. Minnesota Vikings (1-3) on Sunday, October 11 at 6:20 p.m. (MDT) on KSL TV

Alex Smith – Quarterback – Washington Football Team (1-3)

The former Utah quarterback was not active for Washington’s 31-17 loss to the Baltimore Ravens.

Next Game: vs. Los Angeles Rams (3-1) on Sunday, October 11 at 11 a.m. (MDT) on FOX

Jared Norris – Linebacker – Washington Football Team (1-3)

The former Utah linebacker had one tackle on special teams during Washington’s 31-17 loss to the Baltimore Ravens.

Next Game: vs. Los Angeles Rams (3-1) on Sunday, October 11 at 11 a.m. (MDT) on FOX

Nate Orchard – Defensive End – Washington Football Team (1-3)

The former Utah defensive end had two tackles during Washington’s 31-17 loss to the Baltimore Ravens.

Next Game: vs. Los Angeles Rams (3-1) on Sunday, October 11 at 11 a.m. (MDT) on FOX

Former BYU Cougars

Sione Takitaki – Linebacker – Cleveland Browns (3-1)

The former BYU linebacker had four tackles and one solo tackle in the Browns’ 49-38 win over the Dallas Cowboys.

Next Game: vs. Indianapolis Colts (3-1) on Sunday, October 11 at 2:25 p.m. (MDT) on CBS

Jamaal Williams – Running Back – Green Bay Packers (4-0)

Williams ran the ball 8 times for 10 yards. His biggest impact came in the passing game, hauling in 8 catches for 95 yards in Green Bay’s 30-16 win over the Atlanta Falcons on Monday Night Football.

Next Game: Bye Week

Daniel Sorensen – Safety – Kansas City Chiefs (4-0)

The former BYU defensive back racked up 6 tackles, including two tackles for loss in the Chiefs’ 26-10 win over the New England Patriots on Monday.

Next Game: vs. Las Vegas Raiders (2-2) on Sunday, October 11 at 11 a.m. (MDT) on CBS

Michael Davis – Cornerback – Los Angeles Chargers (1-3)

The former BYU defensive back six total tackles, four solo tackles, a pass breakup, an interception, and a touchdown in the Chargers’ 38-31 loss the to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

Next Game: @ New Orleans Saints (2-2) on Monday, October 12 at 6:15 p.m. (MDT) on ESPN

Kyle Van Noy – Linebacker – Miami Dolphins (1-3)

The former BYU linebacker had four tackles in Miami’s 31-23 loss to the Seattle Seahawks.

Next Game: @ San Francisco 49ers (2-2) on Sunday, October 11 at 2:05 p.m. (MDT) on FOX

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

The former BYU quarterback had three carries for six yards and one catch for eight yards in the Saints’ 35-29 win over the Detroit Lions.

Next Game: vs. Los Angeles Chargers (1-3) on Monday, October 12 at 6:15 p.m. (MDT) on ESPN

Harvey Langi – Linebacker – New York Jets (0-4)

The former BYU linebacker played 27 snaps on special teams during the Jets’ 37-28 loss to the Denver Broncos.

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

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

The former BYU defensive end left the game early with an injury in the Niners’ 25-20 loss to the Philadelphia Eagles.

Next Game: vs. Miami Dolphins (1-3) on Sunday, October 11 at 2:05 p.m. (MDT) on FOX

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

The former BYU linebacker had five total tackles, three solo tackles, and a quarterback hit in the Niners’ 25-20 loss to the Philadelphia Eagles.

Next Game: vs. Miami Dolphins (1-3) on Sunday, October 11 at 2:05 p.m. (MDT) on FOX

Former Utah State Aggies

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

The former USU offensive lineman and the Panthers defeated the Arizona Cardinals 31-21.

Next Game: @ Atlanta Falcons (0-3) on Sunday, October 11 at 11 a.m. (MDT) on FOX

Patrick Scales – Long Snapper – Chicago Bears (3-1)

The former Aggie long snapper and the Bears suffered a 19-11 loss to the Indianapolis Colts.

Next Game: vs. Tampa Bay Buccaneers (3-1) on Thursday, October 8 at 6:20 p.m. (MDT) on NFL Network

Jordan Love – Quarterback – Green Bay Packers (4-0)

The former Utah State quarterback and the Packers continue their perfect season with a 30-16 win over the Atlanta Falcons on Monday Night Football.

Next Game: Bye Week

Darwin Thompson – Running Back – Kansas City Chiefs (4-0)

The former Aggie running back and the Chiefs took down the New England Patriots, 26-10 on Monday.

Next Game: vs. Las Vegas Raiders (2-2) on Sunday, October 11 at 11 a.m. (MDT) on CBS

JoJo Natson – Wide Receiver – Cleveland Browns (3-1)

After week three, the former Utah State receiver was ruled out for the season with injury. The Browns defeated the Dallas Cowboys 49-38.

Next Game: vs. Indianapolis Colts (3-1) on Sunday, October 11 at 2:25 p.m. (MDT) on CBS

Dallin Leavitt – Cornerback – Las Vegas Raiders (2-2)

The former Utah State defensive back was not active in the Raiders’ 30-23 loss to the Buffalo Bills.

Next Game: @ Kansas City Chiefs (3-0) on Sunday, October 11 at 11 a.m. (MDT) on CBS

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

The former Utah State defensive back had five total tackles and four solo tackles in the Raiders’ 30-23 loss to the Buffalo Bills.

Next Game: @ Kansas City Chiefs (3-0) on Sunday, October 11 at 11 a.m. (MDT) on CBS

Nick Vigil – Linebacker – Los Angeles Chargers (1-3)

The former Utah State linebacker and the Chargers suffered a 38-31 loss the to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

Next Game: @ New Orleans Saints (2-2) on Monday, October 12 at 6:15 p.m. (MDT) on ESPN

Kyler Fackrell – Linebacker – New York Giants (0-4)

The former USU linebacker had four tackles, one sack, three tackles for loss, and a quarterback hit in the Giants’ 17-9.

Next Game: @ Dallas Cowboys (1-3) on Sunday, October 11 at 2:25 p.m. (MDT) on CBS

Bobby Wagner – Linebacker – Seattle Seahawks (4-0)

The former Utah State linebacker had 12 total tackles, 10 solo tackles, and a pass breakup in Seattle’s 31-23 win over the Miami Dolphins.

Next Game: vs. Minnesota Vikings (1-3) on Sunday, October 11 at 6:20 p.m. (MDT) on KSL TV

Former Weber State Wildcats

Taron Johnson – Cornerback – Buffalo Bills (4-0)

The former Weber State defensive back had seven total tackles and five solo tackles in the Bills’ 30-23 win over the Las Vegas Raiders.

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

Former Southern Utah Thunderbirds

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

The former SUU defensive back had eight total tackles, six solo tackles, and a pass breakup in the Bengals’ 33-25 win over the Jacksonville Jaguars.

Next Game: @ Baltimore Ravens (3-1) on Sunday, October 11 at 11 a.m. (MDT) on CBS

Miles Killebrew – Safety – Detroit Lions (1-3)

The former T-Bird star had two tackles on special teams during the Lions’ 35-29 loss to the New Orleans Saints.

Next Game: Bye Week

Former High School Players

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

The former Timpview star and the Bengals defeated the Jacksonville Jaguars 33-25.

Next Game: @ Baltimore Ravens (3-1) on Sunday, October 11 at 11 a.m. (MDT) on CBS

Porter Gustin (Salem Hills/USC) – Defensive End – Cleveland Browns (3-1)

The former Salem Hills star and the Browns beat the Dallas Cowboys 49-38.

Next Game: vs. Indianapolis Colts (3-1) on Sunday, October 11 at 2:25 p.m. (MDT) on CBS

Dalton Schultz (Bingham/Stanford) – Tight End – Dallas Cowboys (1-3)

The former Bingham star had four catches for 72 yards and a touchdown in the Cowboys’ 49-38 loss to the Cleveland Browns.

Next Game: vs. New York Giants (0-4) on Sunday, October 11 at 2:25 p.m. (MDT) on CBS

Noah Togiai (Hunter/Oregon State) – Tight End – Indianapolis Colts (3-1)

The former Hunter star was not active for the Colts’ 19-11 win over the Chicago Bears.

Next Game: @ Cleveland Browns (3-1) on Sunday, October 11 at 2:25 p.m. (MDT) on CBS

Alohi Gilman (Orem/Notre Dame) – Safety – Los Angeles Chargers (1-3)

The former Orem star had one tackle on special teams in the Chargers’ 38-31 loss the to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

Next Game: @ New Orleans Saints (2-2) on Monday, October 12 at 6:15 p.m. (MDT) on ESPN

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

The former Herriman star and the Raiders fell 30-23 to the Buffalo Bills.

Next Game: @ Kansas City Chiefs (3-0) on Sunday, October 11 at 11 a.m. (MDT) on CBS

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

The former Judge Memorial star had one tackle on special teams in the Saints’ 35-29 win over the Detroit Lions.

Next Game: vs. Los Angeles Chargers (1-3) on Monday, October 12 at 6:15 p.m. (MDT) on ESPN

Bryan Mone (Highland/Michigan) – Defensive Tackle – Seattle Seahawks (4-0)

The former Highland star had two total tackles, one solo tackle, a quarterback hit, and 0.5 sacks in Seattle’s 31-23 win over the Miami Dolphins.

Next Game: vs. Minnesota Vikings (1-3) on Sunday, October 11 at 6:20 p.m. (MDT) on KSL TV

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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