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Utah Football Alum Matchups During 2021 NFL Season

Zack Moss #20 and Gabriel Davis #13 of the Buffalo Bills celebrate a first half touchdown during a game against the New England Patriots at Bills Stadium on November 01, 2020 in Orchard Park, New York. (Photo by Timothy T Ludwig/Getty Images)

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – The 2021 NFL schedule was released on Wednesday evening and Utah football alums in the league as well as fans can start making plans.

Utah football has 28 players that are currently in the NFL and on a roster. Here is a full breakdown of some of the key matchups between the former Utes and games against their college rivals BYU.

Arizona Cardinals

Leki Fotu and Kylie Fitts are back for another season with the Arizona Cardinals.

Their first two games don’t feature any other locals as they travel to Tennessee and host Minnesota.

Week 3: Sept. 26 at Jacksonville Jaguars with Urban Meyer and former Bingham and USC DT Jay Tufele.

Week 4: Oct. 3 at Los Angeles Rams with Terrell Burgess and Matt Gay.

Week 5: Oct. 10 vs. San Francisco 49ers with Mitch Wishnowsky, along with former BYU LB Fred Warner.

Week 6: Oct. 17 at Cleveland Browns with CB Brian Allen, along with former BYU LB Sione Takitaki.

Week 9: Nov. 7 at San Francisco 49ers in a rematch with their NFC West rival.

Week 10: Nov. 14 vs. Carolina Panthers with former BYU OT Brady Christensen.

Week 11: Nov. 21 at Seattle Seahawks with Cody Barton and Marquise Blair, along with former Utah State LB Bobby Wagner.

Week 13: Dec. 5 at Chicago Bears with Jaylon Johnson, along with former BYU DT Khyiris Tonga.

Week 14: Dec. 13 vs. Los Angeles Rams in a rematch with their NFC West rival.

Week 15: Dec. 19 at Detroit Lions with John Penisini, along with former BYU RB Jamaal Williams, SUU safety Miles Killebrew and Desert Hills HS OT Penei Sewell.

Week 16: Dec. 25 vs. Indianapolis Colts with Julian Blackmon and Sam Tevi.

Week 17: Jan. 2 at Dallas Cowboys with Bradlee Anae and Francis Bernard, along with former Bingham TE Dalton Schultz and Brighton WR Simi Fehoko.

Week 18: Jan. 9 vs. Seattle Seahawks in a rematch with their NFC West rival.

Baltimore Ravens

Former Utah QB Tyler Huntley will be back for a second season with the Ravens.

Week 2: SNF, Sept. 19 vs. Kansas City Chiefs with former BYU S Daniel Sorensen and former USU RB Darwin Thompson.

Week 3: Sept. 26 at Detroit Lions with John Penisini, along with former BYU RB Jamaal Williams, SUU S Miles Killebrew and Desert Hills HS OT Penei Sewell.

Week 4: Oct. 3 at Denver Broncos with Garett Bolles and Tim Patrick.

Week 5: MNF, Oct. 11 vs. Indianapolis Colts with Julian Blackmon and Sam Tevi.

Week 10: TNF, Nov. 11 at Miami Dolphins with Eric Rowe.

Week 11: Nov. 21 at Chicago Bears with Jaylon Johnson.

Week 12: SNF, Nov. 28 vs. Cleveland Browns with former BYU LB Sione Takitaki.

Week 14: Dec. 12 at Cleveland Browns in a rematch with AFC North rival.

Week 17: Jan. 2 vs. Los Angeles Rams with Terrell Burgess and Matt Gay.

Buffalo Bills

Two Utah football alums remain with the Bills as Zack Moss and Star Lotulelei return for the 2021 season.

Week 2: Sept. 19 at Miami Dolphins with Eric Rowe.

Week 3: Sept. 26 vs. Washington Football Team with Jared Norris.

Week 5: SNF, Oct. 10 at Kansas City Chiefs with former BYU S Daniel Sorensen and USU RB Darwin Thompson.

Week 8: Oct. 31 vs. Miami Dolphins in a rematch with AFC East rival.

Week 9: Nov. 7 at Jacksonville Jaguars with former Utah head coach Urban Meyer and Bingham and USC DT Jay Tufele.

Week 10: Nov. 14 at New York Jets with Javelin Guidry, along with former BYU QB Zach Wilson.

Week 11: Nov. 21 vs. Indianapolis Colts with Julian Blackmon and Sam Tevi.

Week 12: TNF, Nov. 25 at New Orleans Saints with Marcus Williams and Chase Hansen, along with former BYU QB Taysom Hill.

Week 13: MNF, Dec. 6 vs. New England Patriots with former BYU LB Kyle Van Noy and Harvey Langi.

Week 15: Dec. 18 or 19 vs. Carolina Panthers with former BYU OT Brady Christensen.

Week 16: Dec. 26 at New England Patriots in rematch with AFC East rival.

Week 18: Jan. 9 vs. New York Jets in a rematch with AFC East rival.

Chicago Bears

Jaylon Johnson is entering his second season in the NFL with the Bears.

Week 1: Sept. 12 at Los Angeles Rams with Terrell Burgess and Matt Gay.

Week 3: Sept. 26 at Cleveland Browns with former BYU LB Sione Takitaki.

Week 4: Oct. 3 vs. Detroit Lions with John Penisini, along with former BYU RB Jamaal Williams, SUU S Miles Killebrew and Desert Hills HS OT Penei Sewell.

Week 8: Oct. 31 vs. San Francisco 49ers with Mitch Wishnowsky, along with former BYU LB Fred Warner.

Week 11: Nov. 21 vs. Baltimore Ravens with Tyler Huntley.

Week 12: Thurs. Nov. 25 at Detroit Lions in a rematch with NFC North rival.

Week 13: Dec. 5 vs. Arizona Cardinals with Leki Fotu and Kylie Fitts.

Week 16: Dec. 26 at Seattle Seahawks with Cody Barton and Marquise Blair, along with former USU LB Bobby Wagner.

Week 17: Jan. 2 vs. New York Giants with Devontae Booker.

Cleveland Browns

Brian Allen recently signed with the Browns during the offseason.

Week 1: Sept. 12 at Kansas City Chiefs with former BYU S Kansas City Chiefs and USU RB Darwin Thompson.

Week 3: Sept. 26 vs. Chicago Bears with Jaylon Johnson.

Week 6: Oct. 17 vs. Arizona Cardinals with Leki Fotu and Kylie Fitts.

Week 7: TNF, Oct. 21 vs. Denver Broncos with Garett Bolles and Tim Patrick.

Week 10: Nov. 14 at New England Patriots with former BYU LB Kyle Van Noy and Harvey Langi.

Week 11: Nov. 21 vs. Detroit Lions with John Penisini, along with former BYU RB Jamaal Williams, SUU S Miles Killebrew and Desert Hills HS OT Penei Sewell.

Week 12: Nov. 28 at Baltimore Ravens with Tyler Huntley.

Week 14: Dec. 12 vs. Baltimore Ravens in a rematch with AFC North rival.

Dallas Cowboys

Bradlee Anae and Francis Bernard are back for their second season in Dallas.

Week 4: Oct. 3 vs. Carolina Panthers with former BYU OT Brady Christensen.

Week 5: Oct. 10 vs. New York Giants with Devontae Booker.

Week 6: Oct. 17 at New England Patriots with former BYU LB’s Kyle Van Noy and Harvey Langi.

Week 9: Nov. 7 vs. Denver Broncos with Garett Bolles and Tim Patrick.

Week 11: Nov. 21 at Kansas City Chiefs with former BYU S Daniel Sorensen and Utah State RB Darwin Thompson.

Week 13: TNF, Dec. 2 at New Orleans Saints with Marcus Williams and Chase Hansen, along with former BYU QB Taysom Hill.

Week 14: Dec. 12 at Washington Football Team with Jared Norris.

Week 15: Dec. 19 at New York Giants in a rematch with NFC East rival.

Week 16: Dec. 26 vs. Washington Football Team in a rematch with NFC East rival.

Week 17: Jan. 2 vs. Arizona Cardinals with Leki Fotu and Kylie Fitts.

Denver Broncos

Garett Bolles and Tim Patrick are back for another season with the Broncos.

Week 1: Sept. 12 at New York Giants with Devontae Booker.

Week 2: Sept. 19 at Jacksonville Jaguars with former Utah head coach Urban Meyer and Bingham and USC DT Jay Tufele.

Week 3: Sept. 26 vs. New York Jets with Javelin Guidry, along with former BYU QB Zach Wilson.

Week 4: Oct. 3 vs. Baltimore Ravens with Tyler Huntley.

Week 7: TNF, Oct. 21 at Cleveland Browns with former BYU LB Sione Takitaki.

Week 8: Oct. 31 vs. Washington Football team with Jared Norris.

Week 9: Nov. 7 at Dallas Cowboys with Bradlee Anae and Francis Bernard, along with former Bingham TE Dalton Schultz and Brighton WR Simi Fehoko.

Week 13: Dec. 5 at Kansas City Chiefs with former BYU S Daniel Sorensen and Utah State RB Darwin Thompson.

Week 14: Dec. 12 vs. Detroit Lions with John Penisini, along with former BYU RB Jamaal Williams, SUU S Miles Killebrew and Desert Hills HS OT Penei Sewell.

Week 18: Jan. 9 vs. Kansas City Chiefs in a rematch with AFC West rival.

Detroit Lions

John Penisini is back with the Lions for his second NFL season.

Week 1: Sept. 12 vs. San Francisco 49ers with Mitch Wishnowsky and former BYU LB Fred Warner.

Week 3: Sept. 26 vs. Baltimore Ravens with Tyler Huntley.

Week 4: Oct. 3 at Chicago Bears with Jaylon Johnson.

Week 7: Oct. 24 at Los Angeles Rams with Terrell Burgess and Matt Gay.

Week 11: Nov. 21 at Cleveland Browns with former BYU LB Sione Takitaki.

Week 12: Thurs., Nov. 25 vs. Chicago Bears in a rematch with NFC North rival.

Week 14: Dec. 12 at Denver Broncos with Garett Bolles and Tim Patrick.

Week 15: Dec. 19 vs. Arizona Cardinals with Leki Fotu and Kylie Fitts.

Week 17: Jan. 2 at Seattle Seahawks with Cody Barton and Marquise Blair, along with former USU LB Bobby Wagner.

Indianapolis Colts

Julian Blackmon will be with the Colts in his second season after a tremendous rookie year. Sam Tevi signed with the Colts during the offseason.

Week 1: Sept. 12 vs. Seattle Seahawks with Cody Barton and Marquise Blair, along with former Utah State LB Bobby Wagner.

Week 2: Sept. 19 vs. Los Angeles Rams with Terrell Burgess and Matt Gay.

Week 4: Oct. 3 at Miami Dolphins with Eric Rowe.

Week 5: Oct. 11 at Baltimore Ravens with Tyler Huntley.

Week 7: Oct. 24 at San Francisco 49ers with Mitch Wishnowsky, along with former BYU LB Fred Warner.

Week 9: Nov. 4 vs. New York Jets

Week 10: Nov. 14 vs. Jacksonville Jaguars with former Utah head coach Urban Meyer and former Bingham and USC DT Jay Tufele.

Week 11: Nov. 21 at Buffalo Bills with Zack Moss and Star Lotulelei, along with former Weber State CB Taron Johnson.

Week 15: Dec. 18/19 vs. New England Patriots with former BYU LB’s Kyle Van Noy and Harvey Langi.

Week 16: Dec. 25 at Arizona Cardinals with Leki Fotu and Kylie Fitts.

Week 18: Jan. 9 at Jacksonville Jaguars in a rematch with AFC South rival.

Los Angeles Rams

Terrell Burgess and Matt Gay are back for their second seasons with the Rams.

Week 1: Sept. 12 vs. Chicago Bears with Jaylon Johnson.

Week 2: Sept. 19 at Indianapolis Colts with Julian Blackmon and Sam Tevi.

Week 4: Oct. 3 vs. Arizona Cardinals with Leki Fotu and Kylie Fitts.

Week 5: TNF, Oct. 7 at Seattle Seahawks with Cody Barton and Marquise Blair, along with former Utah State LB Bobby Wagner.

Week 6: Oct. 17 at New York Giants with Devontae Booker.

Week 7: Oct. 24 vs. Detroit Lions with John Penisini, along with former BYU RB Jamaal Williams, SUU S Miles Killebrew and Desert Hills HS OT Penei Sewell.

Week 10: MNF, Nov. 15 at San Francisco 49ers with Mitch Wishnowsky, along with former BYU LB Fred Warner.

Week 13: Dec. 5 vs. Jacksonville Jaguars with former Utah head coach Urban Meyer, and former Bingham and USC DT Jay Tufele.

Week 14: MNF, Dec. 13 at Arizona Cardinals in a rematch with NFC West rival.

Week 15: Dec. 19 vs. Seattle Seahawks in a rematch with NFC West rival.

Week 17: Jan. 2 at Baltimore Ravens with Tyler Huntley.

Week 18: Jan. 9 vs. San Francisco 49ers in a rematch with NFC West rival.

Miami Dolphins

Eric Rowe is back for another season with the Dolphins.

Week 1: Sept. 12 at New England Patriots with former BYU LB’s Kyle Van Noy and Harvey Langi.

Week 2: Sept. 19 vs. Buffalo Bills with Zack Moss and Star Lotulelei, along with former Weber State CB Taron Johnson.

Week 4: Oct. 3 vs. Indianapolis Colts with Julian Blackmon and Sam Tevi.

Week 6: Oct. 17 in London against Jacksonville Jaguars with Urban Meyer, and former Bingham and USC DT Jay Tufele.

Week 8: Oct. 31 at Buffalo Bills in a rematch with AFC East rival.

Week 10: Nov. 11 vs. Baltimore Ravens with Tyler Huntley.

Week 11: Nov. 21 at New York Jets with Javelin Guidry, along with former BYU QB Zach Wilson.

Week 12: Nov. 28 vs. Carolina Panthers with former BYU OT Brady Christensen.

Week 13: Dec. 5 vs. New York Giants with Devontae Booker.

Week 15: Dec. 18/19 vs. New York Jets in a rematch with AFC East rival.

Week 16: MNF, Dec. 27 at New Orleans Saints with Marcus Williams and Chase Hansen, along with former BYU QB Taysom Hill.

Week 18: Jan. 9 vs. New England Patriots in a rematch with AFC East rival.

New Orleans Saints

Marcus Williams and Chase Hansen are back with the Saints.

Week 2: Sept. 2 at Carolina Panthers with former BYU OT Brady Christensen.

Week 3: Sept. 26 at New England Patriots with former BYU LB’s Kyle Van Noy and Harvey Langi.

Week 4: Oct. 3 vs. New York Giants with Devontae Booker.

Week 5: Oct. 10 at Washington Football Team with Jared Norris.

Week 7: MNF, Oct. 25 at Seattle Seahawks with Cody Barton and Marquise Blair, along with former USU LB Bobby Wagner.

Week 12: TNF, Nov. 25 vs. Buffalo Bills with Zack Moss and Star Lotulelei, along with former Weber State CB Taron Johnson.

Week 13: TNF, Dec. 2 vs. Dallas Cowboys

Week 14: Dec. 12 at New York Jets with Javelin Guidry, along with former BYU QB Zach Wilson.

Week 16: MNF, Dec. 27 vs. Miami Dolphins with Eric Rowe.

Week 17: Jan. 2 vs. Carolina Panthers in a rematch with NFC South rival.

New York Giants

Devontae Booker will play his first season with the Giants after signing with them in the offseason.

Week 1: Sept. 12 vs. Denver Broncos with Garett Bolles and Tim Patrick.

Week 2: TNF, Sept. 16 at Washington Football Team with Jared Norris.

Week 4: Oct. 4 at New Orleans Saints with Marcus Williams and Chase Hansen, along with former BYU QB Taysom Hill.

Week 5: Oct. 10 at Dallas Cowboys with Bradlee Anae and Francis Bernard, along with former Bingham TE Dalton Schultz and Brighton WR Simi Fehoko.

Week 6: Oct. 17 vs. Los Angeles Rams with Terrell Burgess and Matt Gay.

Week 7: Oct. 24 vs. Carolina Panthers with former BYU OT Brady Christensen.

Week 8: MNF, Nov. 1 at Kansas City Chiefs with former BYU S Daniel Sorensen and Utah State RB Darwin Thompson.

Week 13: Dec. 5 at Miami Dolphins with Eric Rowe.

Week 15: Dec. 19 vs. Dallas Cowboys in a rematch with NFC East rival.

Week 17: Jan. 2 at Chicago Bears with Jaylon Johnson.

Week 18: Jan. 9 vs. Washington Football Team in a rematch with NFC East rival.

New York Jets

Javelin Guidry will enter his second NFL season with the Jets.

Week 1: Sept. 12 at Carolina Panthers with former BYU OT Brady Christensen.

Week 2: Sept. 19 vs. New England Patriots with former BYU LB’s Kyle Van Noy and Harvey Langi.

Week 3: Sept. 26 at Denver Broncos with Garett Bolles and Tim Patrick.

Week 7: Oct. 24 at New England Patriots in a rematch with AFC East rival.

Week 9: TNF, Nov. 4 at Indianapolis Colts with Julian Blackmon and Sam Tevi.

Week 10: Nov. 14 vs. Buffalo Bills with Zack Moss and Star Lotulelei, along with former Weber State CB Taron Johnson.

Week 11: Nov. 21 vs. Miami Dolphins with Eric Rowe.

Week 14: Dec. 12 vs. New Orleans Saints with Marcus Williams and Chase Hansen, along with former BYU QB Taysom Hill.

Week 15: Dec. 18/19 at Miami Dolphins in a rematch with AFC East rival.

Week 16: Dec. 26 vs. Jacksonville Jaguars with Urban Meyer, and former Bingham and USC DT Jay Tufele.

Week 18: Jan 9. at Buffalo Bills in a rematch with AFC East rival.

San Francisco 49ers

Mitch Wishnowsky returns to the bay area for his third NFL season.

Week 1: Sept. 12 at Detroit Lions with John Penisini, along with former BYU RB Jamaal Williams, SUU S Miles Killebrew and Desert Hills HS OT Penei Sewell.

Week 4: Oct. 3 vs. Seattle Seahawks with Cody Barton and Marquise Blair, along with former USU LB Bobby Wagner.

Week 5: Oct. 10 at Arizona Cardinals with Leki Fotu and Kylie Fitts.

Week 7: SNF, Oct. 24 vs. Indianapolis Colts with Julian Blackmon and Sam Tevi.

Week 8: Oct. 31 at Chicago Bears with Jaylon Johnson.

Week 9: Nov. 7 vs. Arizona Cardinals in a rematch with NFC West rival.

Week 10: MNF, Nov. 15 vs. Los Angeles Rams with Terrell Burgess and Matt Gay.

Week 11: Nov. 21 at Jacksonville Jaguars with Urban Meyer, and former Bingham and USC DT Jay Tufele.

Week 13: SNF, Dec. 5 at Seattle Seahawks in a rematch with NFC West rival.

Week 18: Jan. 9 at Los Angeles Rams in a rematch with NFC West rival.

Seattle Seahawks

Cody Barton and Marquise Blair are back for another season with the Seahawks.

Week 1: Sept. 12 at Indianapolis Colts with Julian Blackmon and Sam Tevi.

Week 4: Oct. 3 at San Francisco 49ers with Mitch Wishnowsky, along with former BYU LB Fred Warner.

Week 5: TNF, Oct. 7 vs. Los Angeles Rams with Terrell Burgess and Matt Gay.

Week 7: MNF, Oct. 25 vs. New Orleans Saints with Marcus Williams and Chase Hansen, along with former BYU QB Taysom Hill.

Week 8: Oct. 31 vs. Jacksonville Jaguars with Urban Meyer, and former Bingham and USC DT Jay Tufele.

Week 11: Nov. 21 vs. Arizona Cardinals with Leki Fotu and Kylie Fitts.

Week 12: MNF, Nov. 29 at Washington Football team with Jared Norris.

Week 13: SNF, Dec. 5 vs. San Francisco 49ers in a rematch with NFC West rival.

Week 15: Dec. 19 at Los Angeles Rams in a rematch with NFC West rival.

Week 16: Dec. 26 vs. Chicago Bears with Jaylon Johnson.

Week 17: Jan. 2 vs. Detroit Lions with John Penisini, along with former BYU RB Jamaal Williams, SUU S Miles Killebrew and Desert Hills HS OT Penei Sewell.

Week 18: Jan. 9 at Arizona Cardinals in a rematch with NFC West rival.

Washington Football Team

Jared Norris re-signed with the Washington Football Team during the offseason.

Week 2: TNF, Sept. 16 vs. New York Giants with Devontae Booker.

Week 3: Sept. 26 at Buffalo Bills with Zack Moss and Star Lotulelei, along with former Weber State CB Taron Johnson.

Week 5: Oct. 10 vs. New Orleans Saints with Marcus Williams and Chase Hansen, along with former BYU QB Taysom Hill.

Week 6: Oct. 17 vs. Kansas City Chiefs with former BYU S Daniel Sorensen and Utah State RB Darwin Thompson.

Week 8: Oct. 31 at Denver Broncos with Garett Bolles and Tim Patrick.

Week 11: Nov. 21 at Carolina Panthers with former BYU OT Brady Christensen.

Week 12: MNF, Nov. 29 vs. Seattle Seahawks with Cody Barton and Marquise Blair, along with former Utah State LB Bobby Wagner.

Week 14: Dec. 12 vs. Dallas Cowboys with Bradlee Anae and Francis Bernard, along with former Bingham TE Dalton Schultz and Brighton WR Simi Fehoko.

Week 16: SNF, Dec. 26 at Dallas Cowboys in a rematch with NFC East rival.

Week 18: Jan. 9 at New York Giants in a rematch with NFC East rival.

Trevor Allen is a Utah Utes Insider for KSLSports.com and host of the Crimson Corner podcast. Follow him on Twitter:Β @TrevorASports.Β You can download and listen to the podcast,Β here.

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