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Former Utah QB Tyler Huntley Sees First NFL Action In Ravens’ Week 15 Win

Dec 20, 2020, 9:52 PM
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Quarterback Tyler Huntley #2 of the Baltimore Ravens carries the ball for yardage during the second half of their game against the Jacksonville Jaguars at M&T Bank Stadium on December 20, 2020 in Baltimore, Maryland. (Photo by Todd Olszewski/Getty Images)
(Photo by Todd Olszewski/Getty Images)

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – Former Utah and current Baltimore Ravens quarterback Tyler Huntley saw the first regular season action of his NFL career during Week 15.

Huntley replaced Lamar Jackson in the fourth quarter of Baltimore’s blowout victory over the Jacksonville Jaguars.

Here is how all of the players with ties to the state of Utah fared during the 15th week of the season.

Former Utah Utes

Kylie Fitts – Linebacker – Arizona Cardinals (8-6)

The former Utah linebacker was not active for Arizona’s 33-26 win over the Philadelphia Eagles.

Next Game: vs. San Francisco 49ers (5-9) on Saturday, December 26 at 2:30 p.m. (MDT) on Prime Video.

Leki Fotu – Defensive Tackle – Arizona Cardinals (8-6)

The former Utes defensive lineman had three total tackles, one solo tackle, one sack, one tackle for loss, and one quarterback hit in Arizona’s 33-26 win over the Philadelphia Eagles.

Next Game: vs. San Francisco 49ers (5-9) on Saturday, December 26 at 2:30 p.m. (MDT) on Prime Video.

Tyler Huntley – Quarterback– Baltimore Ravens (9-5)

The former Utah quarterback was 2/4 passing for seven yards in Baltimore’s 40-14 win over the Jacksonville Jaguars. He also ran the ball four times for 18 yards.

Next Game: vs. New York Giants (5-9) on Sunday, December 27 at 11 a.m. (MDT) on FOX

Zack Moss – Running Back – Buffalo Bills (11-3)

The former Utah running back ran the ball 13 times for 81 yards in Buffalo’s 41-19 win over the Denver Broncos on Saturday, December 19.

Next Game: @ New England Patriots (6-8) on Monday, December 28 at 6:15 p.m. (MDT) on ESPN

Jaylon Johnson – Cornerback – Chicago Bears (7-7)

The former Utes cornerback was not active for Chicago’s 33-27 win over the Minnesota Vikings.

Next Game: @ Jacksonville Jaguars (1-13) on Sunday, December 27 at 11 a.m. (MDT) on CBS

Bradlee Anae – Defensive End – Dallas Cowboys (5-9)

The former Utah defensive end was not active for Dallas’ 41-33 win over the San Francisco 49ers.

Next Game: vs.  Philadelphia Eagles (4-9-1) on Sunday, December 27 at 2:25 p.m. (MDT) on FOX

Francis Bernard – Linebacker – Dallas Cowboys (5-9)

The former Utes linebacker had a tackle on special teams in Dallas’ 41-33 win over the San Francisco 49ers.

Next Game: vs.  Philadelphia Eagles (4-9-1) on Sunday, December 27 at 2:25 p.m. (MDT) on FOX

Garett Bolles – Offensive Tackle – Denver Broncos (5-9)

The former Utah offensive lineman and the Broncos suffered a 41-19 loss to the Buffalo Bills on Saturday, December 19.

Next Game: @ Los Angeles Chargers (5-9) on Sunday, December 27 at 2:05 p.m. (MDT) on CBS

Tim Patrick – Wide Receiver – Denver Broncos (5-9)

The former Utes receiver had three catches for 14 yards in Denver’s 41-19 loss to the Buffalo Bills on Saturday, December 19.

Next Game: @ Los Angeles Chargers (5-9) on Sunday, December 27 at 2:05 p.m. (MDT) on CBS

John Penisini – Defensive Tackle – Detroit Lions (5-9)

The former Utes defensive lineman has six total tackles, two solo tackles, and one tackle for loss in Detroit’s 46-25 loss to the Tennessee Titans.

Next Game: vs. Tampa Bay Buccaneers (9-5) on Saturday, December 26 at 11 a.m. (MDT) on NFL Network

Julian Blackmon – Safety – Indianapolis Colts (10-4)

The former Utah defensive back had one tackle in the Colts’ 27-20 win over the Houston Texans.

Next Game: @ Pittsburgh Steelers (11-2) on Sunday, December 27 at 11 a.m. (MDT) on CBS

Devontae Booker – Running Back – Las Vegas Raiders (7-7)

The former Utah running back had three carries for 13 yards in the Raiders’ 30-27 loss to the Los Angeles Chargers on Thursday, December 17.

Next Game: vs. Miami Dolphins (9-5) on Saturday, December 26 at 6:15 p.m. (MDT) on NFL Network

Sam Tevi – Offensive Tackle – Los Angeles Chargers (5-9)

The former Utah offensive lineman and the Chargers beat the  Las Vegas Raiders, 30-27, on Thursday, December 17.

Next Game: vs. Denver Broncos (5-9) on Sunday, December 27 at 2:05 p.m. (MDT) on CBS

Terrell Burgess – Safety – Los Angeles Rams (9-5)

The former Utes defensive back is out for the season after suffering a broken ankle on Monday Night Football during Week 7 of the season. The Rams fell 23-20 to the New York Jets.

Next Game: @ Seattle Seahawks (10-4) on Sunday, December 27 at 2:25 p.m. (MDT) on FOX

Matt Gay – Kicker – Los Angeles Rams (9-5)

The former Utes place kicker made two field goals during the Rams’ 23-20 loss to the New York Jets.

Next Game: @ Seattle Seahawks (10-4) on Sunday, December 27 at 2:25 p.m. (MDT) on FOX

Eric Rowe – Safety – Miami Dolphins (9-5)

The former Utes defensive back had three tackles in Miami’s 22-12 win over the New England Patriots.

Next Game: @ Las Vegas Raiders (7-7) on Saturday, December 26 at 6:15 p.m. (MDT) on NFL Network

Marcus Williams – Safety – New Orleans Saints (10-4)

The former Utes defensive back had two total tackles, one solo tackle, and a pass breakup in the Saints’ 32-29 loss to the Kansas City Chiefs.

Next Game: vs. Minnesota Vikings (6-8) on Friday, December 25 at 2:30 p.m. (MDT) on FOX/NFL Network

Jackson Barton – Offensive Tackle – New York Giants (5-9)

The former Utah offensive lineman and the Giants suffered a 20-6 loss to the Cleveland Browns.

Next Game: @ Baltimore Ravens (9-5) on Sunday, December 27 at 11 a.m. (MDT) on FOX

Javelin Guidry – Safety – New York Jets (1-13)

The former Utes defensive back had six tackles during New York’s 23-20 win over the Los Angeles Rams.

Next Game: vs. Cleveland Browns (10-4) on Sunday, December 27 at 11 a.m. (MDT) on CBS

Mitch Wishnowsky – Punter – San Francisco 49ers (5-9)

The former Utah punter had four kicks for an average of 46.5 yards per punt in the Niners’ 41-33 loss to the Dallas Cowboys.

Next Game: @ Arizona Cardinals (8-6) on Saturday, December 26 at 2:30 p.m. (MDT) on Prime Video.

Cody Barton – Linebacker – Seattle Seahawks (10-4)

The former Utes linebacker had one tackle on special teams during Seattle’s 20-15 win over the Washington Football Team.

Next Game: vs. Los Angeles Rams (9-5) on Sunday, December 27 at 2:25 p.m. (MDT) on FOX

Marquise Blair – Safety – Seattle Seahawks (10-4)

After week two, the former Utah safety was ruled out for the season with a knee injury by Seattle head coach Pete Carroll. Seattle beat the Washington Football Team, 20-15.

Next Game: vs. Los Angeles Rams (9-5) on Sunday, December 27 at 2:25 p.m. (MDT) on FOX

Alex Smith – Quarterback – Washington Football Team (6-8)

The former Utah quarterback was not active for Washington’s 20-15 loss to the Seattle Seahawks.

Next Game: vs. Carolina Panthers (4-10) on Sunday, December 27 at 11 a.m. (MDT) on CBS

Jared Norris – Linebacker – Washington Football Team (6-8)

The former Utes linebacker and the Washington Football Team suffered a 20-15 loss to the Seattle Seahawks.

Next Game: vs. Carolina Panthers (4-10) on Sunday, December 27 at 11 a.m. (MDT) on CBS

Former BYU Cougars

Sione Takitaki – Linebacker – Cleveland Browns (10-4)

The former BYU linebacker had three total tackles and one solo tackle in Cleveland’s 20-6 win over the New York Giants.

Next Game: @ New York Jets (1-13) on Sunday, December 27 at 11 a.m. (MDT) on CBS

Jamaal Williams – Running Back – Green Bay Packers (11-3)

The former BYU running back had one carry for six yards and two catches for 14 yards in Green Bay’s 24-16 win over the Carolina Panthers on Saturday, December 19.

Next Game: vs. Tennessee Titans (10-4) on Sunday, December 27 at 6:20 p.m. (MDT) on KSL TV

Daniel Sorensen – Safety – Kansas City Chiefs (13-1)

The former BYU defensive back had four total tackles, two solo tackles, and two pass breakup’s in Kansas City’s 32-29 win over the New Orleans Saints.

Next Game: vs. Atlanta Falcons (4-10) on Sunday, December 27 at 11 a.m. (MDT) on FOX

Michael Davis – Cornerback – Los Angeles Chargers (5-9)

The former BYU defensive back had two tackles, one tackle for loss, and a pass breakup in the Chargers’ 30-27 win over the Las Vegas Raiders on Thursday, December 17.

Next Game: vs. Denver Broncos (5-9) on Sunday, December 27 at 2:05 p.m. (MDT) on CBS

Kyle Van Noy – Linebacker – Miami Dolphins (9-5)

The former BYU linebacker had three total tackles, two solo tackles, one tackle for loss, and a pass breakup in Miami’s 22-12 win over the New England Patriots.

Next Game: @ Las Vegas Raiders (7-7) on Saturday, December 26 at 6:15 p.m. (MDT) on NFL Network

Taysom Hill – Quarterback – New Orleans Saints (10-4)

The former BYU quarterback had two carries for three yards and a touchdown in the Saints’ 32-29 loss to the Kansas City Chiefs.

Next Game: vs. Minnesota Vikings (6-8) on Friday, December 25 at 2:30 p.m. (MDT) on FOX/NFL Network

Harvey Langi – Linebacker – New York Jets (1-13)

The former BYU linebacker had six total tackles and two solo tackles during New York’s 23-20 win over the Los Angeles Rams.

Next Game: vs. Cleveland Browns (10-4) on Sunday, December 27 at 11 a.m. (MDT) on CBS

Ezekiel Ansah – Defensive End – San Francisco 49ers (5-9)

On October 5, the former BYU defensive end was ruled out for the rest of the season with a torn bicep. The Niners suffered a 41-33 loss to the Dallas Cowboys.

Next Game: @ Arizona Cardinals (8-6) on Saturday, December 26 at 2:30 p.m. (MDT) on Prime Video.

Fred Warner – Linebacker – San Francisco 49ers (5-9)

The former BYU linebacker had five total tackles and three solo tackles in the Niners’ 41-33 loss to the Dallas Cowboys.

Next Game: @ Arizona Cardinals (8-6) on Saturday, December 26 at 2:30 p.m. (MDT) on Prime Video.

Former Utah State Aggies

Tyler Larsen – Center – Carolina Panthers (4-10)

The former USU offensive lineman and the Panthers suffered a 24-16 loss to the Green Bay Packers on Saturday, December 19.

Next Game: @ Washington Football Team (6-8) on Sunday, December 27 at 11 a.m. (MDT) on CBS

Patrick Scales – Long Snapper – Chicago Bears (7-7)

The former Aggie long snapper and the Bears defeated the Minnesota Vikings, 33-27.

Next Game: @ Jacksonville Jaguars (1-13) on Sunday, December 27 at 11 a.m. (MDT) on CBS

Jordan Love – Quarterback – Green Bay Packers (11-3)

The former Utah State quarterback was not active for Green Bay’s 24-16 win over the Carolina Panthers on Saturday, December 19.

Next Game: vs. Tennessee Titans (10-4) on Sunday, December 27 at 6:20 p.m. (MDT) on KSL TV

Darwin Thompson – Running Back – Kansas City Chiefs (13-1)

The former Aggie running back was not active for Kansas City’s 32-29 win over the New Orleans Saints.

Next Game: vs. Atlanta Falcons (4-10) on Sunday, December 27 at 11 a.m. (MDT) on FOX

JoJo Natson – Wide Receiver – Cleveland Browns (10-4)

After week three, the former Utah State receiver was ruled out for the season with an injury. The Browns defeated the New York Giants, 20-6.

Next Game: @ New York Jets (1-13) on Sunday, December 27 at 11 a.m. (MDT) on CBS

Dallin Leavitt – Cornerback – Las Vegas Raiders (7-7)

The former Utah State defensive back had two tackles in the Raiders’ 30-27 loss to the Los Angeles Chargers on Thursday, December 17.

Next Game: vs. Miami Dolphins (9-5) on Saturday, December 26 at 6:15 p.m. (MDT) on NFL Network

Nevin Lawson – Cornerback – Las Vegas Raiders (7-7)

The former Utah State defensive back was not active for the Raiders’ 30-27 loss to the Los Angeles Chargers on Thursday, December 17.

Next Game: vs. Miami Dolphins (9-5) on Saturday, December 26 at 6:15 p.m. (MDT) on NFL Network

Nick Vigil – Linebacker – Los Angeles Chargers (5-9)

The former Utah State linebacker nine total tackles, six solo tackles, one sack, and one tackle for loss in the Chargers’ 30-27 win over the Las Vegas Raiders on Thursday, December 17.

Next Game: vs. Denver Broncos (5-9) on Sunday, December 27 at 2:05 p.m. (MDT) on CBS

Kyler Fackrell – Linebacker – New York Giants (5-9)

The former USU linebacker is on the Giants’ Injury Reserve and did not play in New York’s 20-6 loss to the Cleveland Browns.

Next Game: @ Baltimore Ravens (9-5) on Sunday, December 27 at 11 a.m. (MDT) on FOX

Bobby Wagner – Linebacker – Seattle Seahawks (10-4)

The former Utah State linebacker had 13 total tackles, seven solo tackles, and a pass breakup in Seattle’s 20-15 win over the Washington Football Team.

Next Game: vs. Los Angeles Rams (9-5) on Sunday, December 27 at 2:25 p.m. (MDT) on FOX

Former Weber State Wildcats

Taron Johnson – Cornerback – Buffalo Bills (11-3)

The former Weber State defensive back had four tackles and a pass breakup in Buffalo’s 41-19 win over the Denver Broncos on Saturday, December 19.

Next Game: @ New England Patriots (6-8) on Monday, December 28 at 6:15 p.m. (MDT) on ESPN

Former Southern Utah Thunderbirds

LeShaun Sims – Cornerback – Cincinnati Bengals (2-10-1)

The former SUU defensive back and the Bengals host the Pittsburgh Steelers (11-2) on Monday, December 21 at 6:15 p.m. (MDT) on ESPN.

Next Game: @ Houston Texans (4-10) on Sunday, December 27 at 11 a.m. (MDT) on FOX

Miles Killebrew – Safety – Detroit Lions (5-9)

The former Thunderbirds star and the Lions suffered a 46-25 loss to the Tennessee Titans.

Next Game: vs. Tampa Bay Buccaneers (9-5) on Saturday, December 26 at 11 a.m. (MDT) on NFL Network

Former High School Players

Xavier Su’a-Filo (Timpview/UCLA) – Offensive Guard – Cincinnati Bengals (2-10-1)

The former Timpview star and the Bengals host the Pittsburgh Steelers (11-2) on Monday, December 21 at 6:15 p.m. (MDT) on ESPN.

Next Game: @ Houston Texans (4-10) on Sunday, December 27 at 11 a.m. (MDT) on FOX

Porter Gustin (Salem Hills/USC) – Defensive End – Cleveland Browns (10-4)

The former Salem Hills star had one tackle in Cleveland’s 20-6 win over the New York Giants.

Next Game: @ New York Jets (1-13) on Sunday, December 27 at 11 a.m. (MDT) on CBS

Dalton Schultz (Bingham/Stanford) – Tight End – Dallas Cowboys (5-9)

The former Bingham star had two catches for 14 yards and a touchdown in Dallas’ 41-33 win over the San Francisco 49ers.

Next Game: vs.  Philadelphia Eagles (4-9-1) on Sunday, December 27 at 2:25 p.m. (MDT) on FOX

Noah Togiai (Hunter/Oregon State) – Tight End – Indianapolis Colts (10-4)

The former Hunter star is currently on the Colts’ Injury/Reserve List and did not play in the Colts’ 27-20 win over the Houston Texans.

Next Game: @ Pittsburgh Steelers (11-2) on Sunday, December 27 at 11 a.m. (MDT) on CBS

Andre James (Herriman/UCLA) – Offensive Tackle – Las Vegas Raiders (7-7)

The former Herriman star and the Raiders suffered a 30-27 loss to the Los Angeles Chargers on Thursday, December 17.

Next Game: vs. Miami Dolphins (9-5) on Saturday, December 26 at 6:15 p.m. (MDT) on NFL Network

Alohi Gilman (Orem/Notre Dame) – Safety – Los Angeles Chargers (5-9)

The former Orem star played eight snaps on special teams in the Chargers’ 30-27 win over the Las Vegas Raiders on Thursday, December 17.

Next Game: vs. Denver Broncos (5-9) on Sunday, December 27 at 2:05 p.m. (MDT) on CBS

Kaden Elliss (Judge Memorial/Idaho) – Linebacker – New Orleans Saints (10-4)

The former Judge Memorial star had one tackle on special teams in the Saints’ 32-29 loss to the Kansas City Chiefs.

Next Game: vs. Minnesota Vikings (6-8) on Friday, December 25 at 2:30 p.m. (MDT) on FOX/NFL Network

Bryan Mone (Highland/Michigan) – Defensive Tackle – Seattle Seahawks (10-4)

The former Highland star is currently on Seattle’s Reserve/Injured List. Seattle defeated the Washington Football Team, 20-15.

Next Game: vs. Los Angeles Rams (9-5) on Sunday, December 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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