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Former Utah Safety Julian Blackmon Records Second Interception In Last Three Games

Julian Blackmon #32 of the Indianapolis Colts celebrates his interception against the Cincinnati Bengals with his teammates during the second half at Lucas Oil Stadium on October 18, 2020 in Indianapolis, Indiana. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – Former Utah Utes and current Indianapolis Colts safety Julian Blackmon grabbed his second interception in the last three games.

Blackmon’s second career pick was the victory-clinching play in the Colts’ 31-27 win over the Cincinnati Bengals.

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

Former Utah Utes

Kylie Fitts – Linebacker – Arizona Cardinals (3-2)

The former Utah linebacker and the Cardinals beat the Dallas Cowboys, 38-10 on Monday Night Football.

Next Game: vs. Seattle Seahawks (5-0) on Sunday, October 25 at 2:05 p.m. (MDT) on FOX

Leki Fotu – Defensive Tackle – Arizona Cardinals (3-2)

The former Utes defensive lineman appeared in 38 defensive snaps and 9 snaps on special teams as the Cardinals beat the Dallas Cowboys, 38-10 on Monday Night Football.

Next Game: vs. Seattle Seahawks (5-0) on Sunday, October 25 at 2:05 p.m. (MDT) on FOX

Zack Moss – Running Back – Buffalo Bills (4-2)

The former Utah running back returned to the lineup after missing the last two games with a toe injury. Moss ran the ball 5 times for 10 yards in the Bills’ 26-17 loss to the Kansas City Chiefs.

Next Game: @ New York Jets (0-6) on Sunday, October 25 at 11 a.m. (MDT) on CBS

Jaylon Johnson – Cornerback – Chicago Bears (5-1)

The former Utes cornerback had three tackles, one solo tackle, and two pass breakups in Chicago’s 23-16 win over the Carolina Panthers.

Next Game: @ Los Angeles Rams (4-2) on Monday, October 26 at 6:15 p.m. (MDT) on ESPN

Bradlee Anae – Defensive End – Dallas Cowboys (2-4)

The former Utah defensive end appeared in 15 special teams snaps for the Cowboys in their 38-10 loss to the Arizona Cardinals on Monday Night Football.

Next Game: @ Washington Football Team (1-5) on Sunday, October 25 at 11 a.m. (MDT) on FOX

Francis Bernard – Linebacker – Dallas Cowboys (2-4)

The former Utes linebacker appeared in 15 special teams snaps for the Cowboys in their 38-10 loss to the Arizona Cardinals on Monday Night Football.

Next Game: @ Washington Football Team (1-5) on Sunday, October 25 at 11 a.m. (MDT) on FOX

Garrett Bolles – Offensive Tackle – Denver Broncos (2-3)

The former Utah offensive lineman and the Broncos defeated the New England Patriots 18-12.

Next Game: vs. Kansas City Chiefs (5-1) on Sunday, October 25 at 2:25 p.m. (MDT) on CBS

Tim Patrick – Wide Receiver – Denver Broncos (2-3)

The former Utes receiver had four receptions for 101 yards in Denver’s 18-12 win over the New England Patriots.

Next Game: vs. Kansas City Chiefs (5-1) on Sunday, October 25 at 2:25 p.m. (MDT) on CBS

John Penisini – Defensive Tackle – Detroit Lions (2-3)

The former Utes defensive lineman had one tackle in Detroit’s 34-16 win over the Jacksonville Jaguars.

Next Game: @ Atlanta Falcons (1-5) on Sunday, October 25 at 11 a.m. (MDT) on FOX

Julian Blackmon – Safety – Indianapolis Colts (4-2)

The former Utah defensive back had two tackles, one pass breakup, and an interception in the Colts’ 31-27 win over the Cincinnati Bengals.

Next Game: Bye Week

Devontae Booker – Running Back – Las Vegas Raiders (3-2)

The former Utah running back and the Raiders had a bye week during Week 6.

Next Game: vs. Tampa Bay Buccaneers (4-2) on Sunday, October 25 at 6:20 p.m. (MDT) on KSL TV.

Sam Tevi – Offensive Tackle – Los Angeles Chargers (1-4)

The former Utah offensive lineman and the Chargers had a bye week during Week 6.

Next Game: vs. Jacksonville Jaguars (1-5) on Sunday, October 25 at 2:25 p.m. (MDT) on CBS

Terrell Burgess – Safety – Los Angeles Rams (4-2)

The former Utes defensive back and the Rams fell 24-16 to the San Francisco 49ers.

Next Game: vs. Chicago Bears (5-1) on Monday, October 26 at 6:15 p.m. (MDT) on ESPN

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

The former Utes defensive back had nine total tackles, seven solo tackles, and a pass breakup in Miami’s 24-0 win over the New York Jets.

Next Game: Bye Week

Chase Hansen – Safety – New Orleans Saints (3-2)

The former Utes defensive back and the Saints had a bye week during Week 6.

Next Game: vs. Carolina Panthers (3-3) on Sunday, October 25 at 11 a.m. (MDT) on FOX

Marcus Williams – Safety – New Orleans Saints (3-2)

The former Utes defensive back and the Saints had a bye week during Week 6.

Next Game: vs. Carolina Panthers (3-3) on Sunday, October 25 at 11 a.m. (MDT) on FOX

Jackson Barton – Offensive Tackle – New York Giants (1-5)

The former Utah offensive lineman was not active for New York’s 20-19 over the Washington Football Team.

Next Game: @ Philadelphia Eagles (1-4-1) on Thursday, October 22 at 6:20 p.m. (MDT) on FOX/NFL Network

Javelin Guidry – Safety – New York Jets (0-6)

The former Utes defensive back had an assisted tackle on special teams during the Jets’ 24-0 loss to the Miami Dolphins.

Next Game: vs. Buffalo Bills (4-2) on Sunday, October 25 at 11 a.m. (MDT) on CBS

Mitch Wishnowsky – Punter – San Francisco 49ers (3-3)

The former Utah punter had five punts with an average of 47.0 yards per kick in the Niners’ 24-16 win over the Los Angeles Rams.

Next Game: @ New England Patriots (2-3) on Sunday, October 25 at 2:25 p.m. (MDT) on CBS

Cody Barton – Linebacker – Seattle Seahawks (5-0)

The former Utes linebacker and the Seahawks had a bye week during Week 6.

Next Game: @ Arizona Cardinals (4-2) on Sunday, October 25 at 2:05 p.m. (MDT) on FOX

Marquise Blair – Safety – Seattle Seahawks (5-0)

After week two, the former Utah safety was ruled out for the season with a knee injury by Seattle head coach Pete Carroll. The Seahawks had a bye week during Week 6.

Next Game: @ Arizona Cardinals (4-2) on Sunday, October 25 at 2:05 p.m. (MDT) on FOX

Alex Smith – Quarterback – Washington Football Team (1-5)

The former Utah quarterback was active but did not play during Washington’s 20-19 loss to the New York Giants.

Next Game: vs. Dallas Cowboys (2-4) on Sunday, October 25 at 11 a.m. (MDT) on FOX

Jared Norris – Linebacker – Washington Football Team (1-5)

The former Utes linebacker and Washington fell 20-19 to the New York Giants.

Next Game: vs. Dallas Cowboys (2-4) on Sunday, October 25 at 11 a.m. (MDT) on FOX

Nate Orchard – Defensive End – Washington Football Team (1-5)

The former Utes defensive end was not active for Washington’s 20-19 loss to the New York Giants.

Next Game: vs. Dallas Cowboys (2-4) on Sunday, October 25 at 11 a.m. (MDT) on FOX

Former BYU Cougars

Sione Takitaki – Linebacker – Cleveland Browns (4-2)

The former BYU linebacker had two total tackles during the Browns’ 38-7 loss to the Pittsburgh Steelers.

Next Game: @ Cincinnati Bengals (1-4-1) on Sunday, October 25 at 11 a.m. (MDT) on CBS

Jamaal Williams – Running Back – Green Bay Packers (4-1)

The former BYU running back had four carries for a Packers-high 34 yards during Green Bay’s 38-10 loss to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

Next Game: @ Houston Texans (1-5) on Sunday, October 25 at 11 a.m. (MDT) on FOX

Daniel Sorensen – Safety – Kansas City Chiefs (5-1)

The former BYU defensive back picked off Josh Allen on their final drive to seal the Chiefs’ 26-17 win over the Buffalo Bills on Monday afternoon. Sorensen also recorded 5 tackles, 2 solo takedowns and a pass deflection.

Next Game: @ Denver Broncos (2-3) on Sunday, October 25 at 2:25 p.m. (MDT) on CBS

Michael Davis – Cornerback – Los Angeles Chargers (1-4)

The former BYU defensive back and the Chargers had a bye week during Week 6.

Next Game: vs. Jacksonville Jaguars (1-5) on Sunday, October 25 at 2:25 p.m. (MDT) on CBS

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

The former BYU linebacker was not active for Miami’s 24-0 win over the New York Jets.

Next Game: Bye Week

Taysom Hill – Quarterback – New Orleans Saints (3-2)

The former BYU quarterback and the Saints had a bye week during Week 6.

Next Game: vs. Carolina Panthers (3-3) on Sunday, October 25 at 11 a.m. (MDT) on FOX

Harvey Langi – Linebacker – New York Jets (0-6)

The former BYU linebacker had a pair of tackles on special teams in the Jets’ 24-0 loss to the Miami Dolphins.

Next Game: vs. Buffalo Bills (4-2) on Sunday, October 25 at 11 a.m. (MDT) on CBS

Ezekiel Ansah – Defensive End – San Francisco 49ers (3-3)

On October 5, the former BYU defensive end was ruled out for the rest of the season with a torn bicep. The 49ers defeated the Los Angeles Rams 24-16.

Next Game: @ New England Patriots (2-3) on Sunday, October 25 at 2:25 p.m. (MDT) on CBS

Fred Warner – Linebacker – San Francisco 49ers (3-3)

The former BYU linebacker had seven total tackles and six solo tackles in the Niners’ 24-16 win over the Los Angeles Rams.

Next Game: @ New England Patriots (2-3) on Sunday, October 25 at 2:25 p.m. (MDT) on CBS

Former Utah State Aggies

Tyler Larsen – Center – Carolina Panthers (3-3)

The former USU offensive lineman and the Panthers suffered a 23-16 loss to the Chicago Bears.

Next Game: @ New Orleans Saints (3-2) on Sunday, October 25 at 11 a.m. (MDT) on FOX

Patrick Scales – Long Snapper – Chicago Bears (5-1)

The former Aggie long snapper and the Bears defeated the Carolina Panthers 23-16.

Next Game: @ Los Angeles Rams (4-2) on Monday, October 26 at 6:15 p.m. (MDT) on ESPN

Jordan Love – Quarterback – Green Bay Packers (4-1)

The former Utah State quarterback was not active for Green Bay’s 38-10 loss to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

Next Game: @ Houston Texans (1-5) on Sunday, October 25 at 11 a.m. (MDT) on FOX

Darwin Thompson – Running Back – Kansas City Chiefs (5-1)

The former Aggie running back had three carries for 17 yards in the Chiefs’ 26-17 win over the Buffalo Bills on Monday afternoon.

Next Game: @ Denver Broncos (2-3) on Sunday, October 25 at 2:25 p.m. (MDT) on CBS

JoJo Natson – Wide Receiver – Cleveland Browns (4-2)

After week three, the former Utah State receiver was ruled out for the season with injury. The Browns suffered a 38-7 loss to the Pittsburgh Steelers.

Next Game: @ Cincinnati Bengals (1-4-1) on Sunday, October 25 at 11 a.m. (MDT) on CBS

Dallin Leavitt – Cornerback – Las Vegas Raiders (3-2)

The former Utah State defensive back and the Raiders had a bye week during Week 6.

Next Game: vs. Tampa Bay Buccaneers (4-2) on Sunday, October 25 at 6:20 p.m. (MDT) on KSL TV.

Nevin Lawson – Cornerback – Las Vegas Raiders (3-2)

The former Utah State defensive back and the Raiders had a bye week during Week 6.

Next Game: vs. Tampa Bay Buccaneers (4-2) on Sunday, October 25 at 6:20 p.m. (MDT) on KSL TV.

Nick Vigil – Linebacker – Los Angeles Chargers (1-4)

The former Utah State linebacker and the Chargers had a bye week during Week 6.

Next Game: vs. Jacksonville Jaguars (1-5) on Sunday, October 25 at 2:25 p.m. (MDT) on CBS

Kyler Fackrell – Linebacker – New York Giants (1-5)

The former USU linebacker had three total tackles, two solo tackles, one sack, three quarterback hits, and a forced fumble in New York’s 20-19 over the Washington Football Team.

Next Game: @ Philadelphia Eagles (1-4-1) on Thursday, October 22 at 6:20 p.m. (MDT) on FOX/NFL Network

Bobby Wagner – Linebacker – Seattle Seahawks (5-0)

The former Utah State linebacker and the Seahawks had a bye week during Week 6.

Next Game: @ Arizona Cardinals (4-2) on Sunday, October 25 at 2:05 p.m. (MDT) on FOX

Former Weber State Wildcats

Taron Johnson – Cornerback – Buffalo Bills (4-2)

The former Weber State defensive back recorded 8 tackles in the Bills’ 26-17 loss to the Kansas City Chiefs on Monday afternoon.

Next Game: @ New York Jets (0-6) on Sunday, October 25 at 11 a.m. (MDT) on CBS

Former Southern Utah Thunderbirds

LeShaun Sims – Cornerback – Cincinnati Bengals (1-4-1)

The former SUU defensive back had three tackles in Cincinnati’s 31-27 loss to the Indianapolis Colts.

Next Game: vs. Cleveland Browns (4-2) on Sunday, October 25 at 11 a.m. (MDT) on CBS

Miles Killebrew – Safety – Detroit Lions (2-3)

The former Thunderbirds star had two assisted tackles in Detroit’s 34-16 win over the Jacksonville Jaguars.

Next Game: @ Atlanta Falcons (1-5) on Sunday, October 25 at 11 a.m. (MDT) on FOX

Former High School Players

Xavier Su’a-Filo (Timpview/UCLA) – Offensive Guard – Cincinnati Bengals (1-4-1)

The former Timpview star is currently on the Bengals’ Injured/Reserve List and did not play in Cincinnati’s 31-27 loss to the Indianapolis Colts.

Next Game: vs. Cleveland Browns (4-2) on Sunday, October 25 at 11 a.m. (MDT) on CBS

Porter Gustin (Salem Hills/USC) – Defensive End – Cleveland Browns (4-2)

The former Salem Hills star had one tackle during the Browns’ 38-7 loss to the Pittsburgh Steelers.

Next Game: @ Cincinnati Bengals (1-4-1) on Sunday, October 25 at 11 a.m. (MDT) on CBS

Dalton Schultz (Bingham/Stanford) – Tight End – Dallas Cowboys (2-4)

The former Bingham star caught 4 passes for 35 yards in the Cowboys’ 38-10 loss to the Arizona Cardinals on Monday Night Football.

Next Game: @ Washington Football Team (1-5) on Sunday, October 25 at 11 a.m. (MDT) on FOX

Noah Togiai (Hunter/Oregon State) – Tight End – Indianapolis Colts (4-2)

The former Hunter star and the Colts beat the Cincinnati Bengals 31-27.

Next Game: Bye Week

Alohi Gilman (Orem/Notre Dame) – Safety – Los Angeles Chargers (1-4)

The former Orem star and the Chargers had a bye week during Week 6.

Next Game: vs. Jacksonville Jaguars (1-5) on Sunday, October 25 at 2:25 p.m. (MDT) on CBS

Andre James (Herriman/UCLA) – Offensive Tackle – Las Vegas Raiders (3-2)

The former Herriman star and the Raiders had a bye week during Week 6.

Next Game: vs. Tampa Bay Buccaneers (4-2) on Sunday, October 25 at 6:20 p.m. (MDT) on KSL TV.

Kaden Elliss (Judge Memorial/Idaho) – Linebacker – New Orleans Saints (3-2)

The former Judge Memorial star and the Saints had a bye week during Week 6.

Next Game: vs. Carolina Panthers (3-3) on Sunday, October 25 at 11 a.m. (MDT) on FOX

Bryan Mone (Highland/Michigan) – Defensive Tackle – Seattle Seahawks (5-0)

The former Highland star and the Seahawks had a bye week during Week 6.

Next Game: @ Arizona Cardinals 43-2) on Sunday, October 25 at 2:05 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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