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Tyler Huntley’s First Start Leads Performances By Local Players In Week 11

Nov 21, 2021, 9:41 PM | Updated: Nov 22, 2021, 4:12 pm
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Tyler Huntley #2 of the Baltimore Ravens reacts to play on the sidelines in the game against the Chicago Bears during the fourth quarter at Soldier Field on November 21, 2021 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Jamie Sabau/Getty Images)
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SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – Former Utah Utes and current Baltimore Ravens quarterback Tyler Huntley impressed during his first career start.

Here is how all of the players with ties to the state of Utah fared during the 11th week of the season.

Former Utah Utes

Urban Meyer – Head Coach – Jacksonville Jaguars (2-8)

The former Utah head coach and the Jaguars suffered a 30-10 loss to the San Francisco 49ers.

Next Game: vs. Atlanta Falcons on Sunday, November 28 at 11 a.m. (MDT) on CBS

Kylie Fitts – Defensive Tackle – Arizona Cardinals (9-2)

The former Utah defensive lineman was placed on Injured Reserve prior to Week 7 and will miss the rest of the 2021 season. Arizona beat the Seattle Seahawks, 23-13.

Next Game: Bye Week

Leki Fotu – Defensive Tackle – Arizona Cardinals (9-2)

The former Utah defensive lineman had two total tackles and one solo tackle in Arizona’s 23-13 win over the Seattle Seahawks.

Next Game: Bye Week

Tyler Huntley – Quarterback – Baltimore Ravens (7-3)

The former Utah quarterback was 26/36 passing for 219 yards and one interception in Baltimore’s 16-13 win over the Chicago Bears. He ran the ball seven times for 40 yards in his first NFL start.

Next Game: vs. Cleveland Browns on Sunday, November 28 at 6:20 p.m. (MDT) on KSL TV

Star Lotulelei – Defensive Tackle – Buffalo Bills (6-4)

The former Utah defensive lineman is currently on Buffalo’s COVID-19/Reserve list and did not play in the Bills’ 41-15 loss to the Indianapolis Colts

Next Game: @ New Orleans Saints on Thursday, November 25 at 6:20 p.m. (MDT) on KSL TV

Zack Moss – Running Back – Buffalo Bills (6-4)

The former Utah running back had three carries for five yards in Buffalo’s 41-15 loss to the Indianapolis Colts

Next Game: @ New Orleans Saints on Thursday, November 25 at 6:20 p.m. (MDT) on KSL TV

Jaylon Johnson – Cornerback – Chicago Bears (3-6)

The former Utes defensive back had two tackles and a pass breakup in Chicago’s 16-13 loss to the Baltimore Ravens.

Next Game: @ Detroit Lions on Thursday, November 25 at 10:30 a.m. (MDT) on FOX

Francis Bernard – Linebacker – Dallas Cowboys (7-3)

The former Utah linebacker had one tackle in Dallas’ 19-9 loss to the Kansas City Chiefs.

Next Game: vs. Las Vegas Raiders on Thursday, November 25 at 2:30 p.m. (MDT) on CBS

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

The former Utah offensive lineman and the Broncos had a bye week in Week 11.

Next Game: vs. Los Angeles Chargers on Sunday, November 28 at 2:05 p.m. (MDT) on CBS

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

The former Utah receiver and the Broncos had a bye week in Week 11.

Next Game: vs. Los Angeles Chargers on Sunday, November 28 at 2:05 p.m. (MDT) on CBS

John Penisini – Defensive Tackle – Detroit Lions (0-9-1)

The former Utah defensive lineman had one tackle in Detroit’s 13-10 loss to the Cleveland Browns

Next Game: vs. Chicago Bears on Thursday, November 25 at 10:30 a.m. (MDT) on FOX

Julian Blackmon – Safety – Indianapolis Colts (6-5)

The former Utah safety suffered a season-ending injury during the practice before Week 7 and will miss the entire year for the Colts. Indianapolis beat the Buffalo Bills, 41-15.

Next Game: vs. Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Sunday, November 28 at 11 a.m. (MDT) on FOX

Sam Tevi – Offensive Tackle – Indianapolis Colts (6-5)

The former Utah offensive lineman suffered a season-ending knee injury during the preseason and will miss the entire year for the Colts. Indianapolis beat the Buffalo Bills, 41-15.

Next Game: vs. Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Sunday, November 28 at 11 a.m. (MDT) on FOX

Jackson Barton – Offensive Tackle – Las Vegas Raiders (5-4)

The former Utah offensive lineman was inactive for Las Vegas’ 32-13 loss to the Cincinnati Bengals.

Next Game: @ Dallas Cowboys on Thursday, November 25 at 2:30 p.m. (MDT) on CBS

Terrell Burgess – Safety – Los Angeles Rams (7-3)

The former Utah defensive back and the Rams had a bye week in Week 11.

Next Game: @ Green Bay Packers on Sunday, November 28 at 2:25 p.m. (MDT) on FOX

Matt Gay – Kicker – Los Angeles Rams (7-3)

The former Utah kicker and the Rams had a bye week in Week 11.

Next Game: @ Green Bay Packers on Sunday, November 28 at 2:25 p.m. (MDT) on FOX

Eric Rowe – Safety – Miami Dolphins (4-7)

The former Utah defensive back had five total tackles and two solo tackles in Miami’s 24-17 win over the New York Jets.

Next Game: vs. Carolina Panthers on Sunday, November 28 at 11 a.m. (MDT) on FOX

Chase Hansen – Safety – New Orleans Saints (5-5)

The former Utah defensive back is currently on the Saints’ Reserve/Injured list and did not play in New Orleans’ 40-29 loss to the Philadelphia Eagles.

Next Game: vs. Buffalo Bills on Thursday, November 25 at 6:20 p.m. (MDT) on KSL TV

Marcus Williams – Safety – New Orleans Saints (5-5)

The former Utah defensive back had seven total tackles, five solo tackles, and three pass breakups in New Orleans’ 40-29 loss to the Philadelphia Eagles.

Next Game: vs. Buffalo Bills on Thursday, November 25 at 6:20 p.m. (MDT) on KSL TV

Devontae Booker – Running Back – New York Giants (3-6)

The former Utes running back and the Giants play against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Monday, November 22 at 6:15 p.m. (MDT) on ESPN

Next Game: vs. Philadelphia Eagles on Sunday, November 28 at 11 a.m. (MDT) on FOX

Javelin Guidry – Safety – New York Jets (2-8)

The former Utah defensive back and the Jets suffered a 24-17 loss to the Miami Dolphins

Next Game: @ Houston Texans on Sunday, November 28 at 11 a.m. (MDT) on CBS

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

The former Utah punter punted twice with an average of 44.0 yards per kick in San Francisco’s 30-1o win over the Jacksonville Jaguars.

Next Game: vs. Minnesota Vikings on Sunday, November 28 at 2:25 p.m. (MDT) on FOX

Cody Barton – Linebacker – Seattle Seahawks (3-7)

The former Utah linebacker and the Seahawks suffered a 23-13 loss to the Arizona Cardinals.

Next Game: @ Washington Football Team on Monday, November 29 at 6:15 p.m. (MDT) on ESPN

Marquise Blair – Safety – Seattle Seahawks (3-7)

The former Utah defensive back is currently on Seattle’s Reserve/Injured list and did not play in the Seahawks’ 23-13 loss to the Arizona Cardinals.

Next Game: @ Washington Football Team on Monday, November 29 at 6:15 p.m. (MDT) on ESPN

Jared Norris – Linebacker – Washington Football Team (4-6)

The former Utah linebacker is currently on Washington’s Reserve/Injured list and did not play in the WFT’s 27-21 win over the Carolina Panthers.

Next Game: vs. Seattle Seahawks on Monday, November 29 at 6:15 p.m. (MDT) on ESPN

Practice Squad Players

  • Bradlee Anae – Dallas Cowboys

Former BYU Cougars

Andy Reid – Head Coach – Kansas City Chiefs (7-4)

The former BYU player and graduate assistant and the Chiefs beat the Dallas Cowboys, 19-9.

Next Game: Bye Week

Ty’Son Williams – Running Back – Baltimore Ravens (7-3)

The former BYU running back and the Ravens beat the Chicago Bears, 16-13.

Next Game: vs. Cleveland Browns on Sunday, November 28 at 6:20 p.m. (MDT) on KSL TV

Brady Christensen – Offensive Tackle – Carolina Panthers (5-6)

The former BYU offensive lineman and the Panthers suffered a 27-21 loss to the Washington Football Team

Next Game: @ Miami Dolphins on Sunday, November 28 at 11 a.m. (MDT) on FOX

Khyiris Tonga – Defensive Tackle – Chicago Bears (3-6)

The former BYU defensive lineman had five total tackles and three solo tackles in Chicago’s 16-13 loss to the Baltimore Ravens.

Next Game: @ Detroit Lions on Thursday, November 25 at 10:30 a.m. (MDT) on FOX

Sione Takitaki – Linebacker – Cleveland Browns (6-5)

The former BYU linebacker had one tackle in Cleveland’s 13-10 win over the Detroit Lions

Next Game: @ Baltimore Ravens on Sunday, November 28 at 6:20 p.m. (MDT) on KSL TV

Jamaal Williams – Running Back – Detroit Lions (0-9-1)

The former BYU running back had seven carries for 11 yards in Detroit’s 13-10 loss to the Cleveland Browns

Next Game: vs. Chicago Bears on Thursday, November 25 at 10:30 a.m. (MDT) on FOX

Daniel Sorensen – Safety – Kansas City Chiefs (7-4)

The former BYU defensive back had two tackles and a tackle for loss in Kansas City’s 19-9 win over the Dallas Cowboys.

Next Game: Bye Week

Michael Davis – Cornerback – Los Angeles Chargers (6-4)

The former BYU defensive back had five tackles in Los Angeles’ 41-37 win over the Pittsburgh Steelers.

Next Game: @ Denver Broncos on Sunday, November 28 at 2:05 p.m. (MDT) on CBS

Kyle Van Noy – Linebacker – New England Patriots (7-4)

The former BYU linebacker had eight total tackles, five solo tackles, two sacks, two tackles for loss, one pass breakup, two quarterback hits, one interception, and a touchdown in New England’s 25-0 win over the Atlanta Falcons on Thursday, November 18.

Next Game: vs. Tennessee Titans on Sunday, November 28 at 11 a.m. (MDT) on CBS

Harvey Langi – Linebacker – New England Patriots (7-4)

The former BYU linebacker is currently on the Patriots’ Injured/Reserve list and did not play in New England’s 25-0 win over the Atlanta Falcons on Thursday, November 18.

Next Game: vs. Tennessee Titans on Sunday, November 28 at 11 a.m. (MDT) on CBS

Taysom Hill – Quarterback – New Orleans Saints (5-5)

The former BYU quarterback did not play in New Orleans’ 40-29 loss to the Philadelphia Eagles.

Next Game: vs. Buffalo Bills on Thursday, November 25 at 6:20 p.m. (MDT) on KSL TV

Zach Wilson – Quarterback – New York Jets (2-8)

The former BYU quarterback was inactive for New York’s 24-17 loss to the Miami Dolphins

Next Game: @ Houston Texans on Sunday, November 28 at 11 a.m. (MDT) on CBS

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

The former BYU linebacker had seven total tackles, four solo tackles, and a fumble recovery in San Francisco’s 30-1o win over the Jacksonville Jaguars.

Next Game: vs. Minnesota Vikings on Sunday, November 28 at 2:25 p.m. (MDT) on FOX

Dax Milne – Wide Receiver – Washington Football Team (4-6)

The former BYU wide receiver had one catch for five yards in Washington’s 27-21 win over the Carolina Panthers.

Next Game: vs. Seattle Seahawks on Monday, November 29 at 6:15 p.m. (MDT) on ESPN

Practice Squad Players

  • Tristen Hoge – Cleveland Browns
  • Bronson Kaufusi – Green Bay Packers
  • Chris Wilcox – Indianapolis Colts
  • Zayne Anderson – Kansas City Chiefs
  • Matt Bushman – Las Vegas Raiders
  • Troy Warner – Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Former Utah State Aggies

Patrick Scales – Long Snapper – Chicago Bears (3-6)

The former Aggie long snapper and the Bears suffered a 16-13 loss to the Baltimore Ravens.

Next Game: @ Detroit Lions on Thursday, November 25 at 10:30 a.m. (MDT) on FOX

Jalen Davis – Cornerback – Cincinnati Bengals (6-4)

The former Utah State defensive back and the Bengals beat the Las Vegas Raiders, 32-13.

Next Game: vs. Pittsburgh Steelers on Sunday, November 28 at 11 a.m. (MDT) on CBS

Jordan Love – Quarterback – Green Bay Packers (8-3)

The former Utah State quarterback play one snap on offense in Green Bay’s 34-31 loss to the Minnesota Vikings.

Next Game: vs. Los Angeles Rams on Sunday, November 28 at 2:25 p.m. (MDT) on FOX

Tipa Galeai – Linebacker – Green Bay Packers (8-3)

The former Utah State linebacker had three total tackles and two solo tackles in Green Bay’s 34-31 loss to the Minnesota Vikings.

Next Game: vs. Los Angeles Rams on Sunday, November 28 at 2:25 p.m. (MDT) on FOX

Dallin Leavitt – Cornerback – Las Vegas Raiders (5-5)

The former Utah State defensive back had four total tackles, one solo tackle, and a fumble recovery in Las Vegas’ 32-13 loss to the Cincinnati Bengals.

Next Game: @ Dallas Cowboys on Thursday, November 25 at 2:30 p.m. (MDT) on CBS

Nevin Lawson – Cornerback – Jacksonville Jaguars (2-8)

The former Utah State defensive back had three tackles in Jacksonville’s 30-10 loss to the San Francisco 49ers.

Next Game: vs. Atlanta Falcons on Sunday, November 28 at 11 a.m. (MDT) on CBS

Kyler Fackrell – Linebacker – Los Angeles Chargers (6-4)

The former USU linebacker had one tackle, one sack, one tackle for loss, and a quarterback hit in Los Angeles’ 41-37 win over the Pittsburgh Steelers.

Next Game: @ Denver Broncos on Sunday, November 28 at 2:05 p.m. (MDT) on CBS

Nick Vigil – Linebacker – Minnesota Vikings (5-5)

The former Utah State linebacker had three total tackles and one solo tackle in Minnesota’s 34-31 win over the Green Bay Packers.

Next Game: @ San Francisco 49ers on Sunday, November 28 at 2:25 p.m. (MDT) on FOX

Bobby Wagner – Linebacker – Seattle Seahawks (3-7)

The former Utah State linebacker had 14 total tackles and five solo tackles in Seattle’s 23-13 loss to the Arizona Cardinals.

Next Game: @ Washington Football Team on Monday, November 29 at 6:15 p.m. (MDT) on ESPN

Tyler Larsen – Center – Washington Football Team (4-6)

The former USU offensive lineman and Washington beat the Carolina Panthers, 27-21.

Next Game: vs. Seattle Seahawks on Monday, November 29 at 6:15 p.m. (MDT) on ESPN

Practice Squad Players

  • JoJo Natson – Cleveland Browns
  • Darwin Thompson – Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Former Weber State Wildcats

Taron Johnson – Cornerback – Buffalo Bills (6-4)

The former Weber State defensive back had six total tackles and two solo tackles in Buffalo’s 41-15 loss to the Indianapolis Colts

Next Game: @ New Orleans Saints on Thursday, November 25 at 6:20 p.m. (MDT) on KSL TV

Sua Opeta – Offensive Guard – Philadelphia Eagles (5-6)

The former Weber State offensive lineman and the Eagles beat the New Orleans Saints, 40-29.

Next Game: @ New York Giants on Sunday, November 28 at 11 a.m. (MDT) on FOX

Former Southern Utah Thunderbirds

Miles Killebrew – Safety – Pittsburgh Steelers (5-4-1)

The former Thunderbirds safety had one tackle and a blocked punt in Pittsburgh’s 41-37 loss to the Los Angeles Chargers.

Next Game: @ Cincinnati Bengals on Sunday, November 28 at 11 a.m. (MDT) on CBS

Former High School Players

Xavier Su’a-Filo (Timpview/UCLA) – Offensive Guard – Cincinnati Bengals (6-4)

The former Timpview star is currently on Cincinnati’s Reserve/Injured list and did not play in the Bengals’ 32-13 win over the Las Vegas Raiders.

Next Game: vs. Pittsburgh Steelers on Sunday, November 28 at 11 a.m. (MDT) on CBS

Dalton Schultz (Bingham/Stanford) – Tight End – Dallas Cowboys (7-3)

The former Bingham star had had six catches for 53 yards in Dallas’ 19-9 loss to the Kansas City Chiefs.

Next Game: vs. Las Vegas Raiders on Thursday, November 25 at 2:30 p.m. (MDT) on CBS

Simi Fehoko (Brighton/Stanford) – Wide Receiver – Dallas Cowboys (7-3)

The former Brighton star was inactive for Dallas’ 19-9 loss to the Kansas City Chiefs.

Next Game: vs. Las Vegas Raiders on Thursday, November 25 at 2:30 p.m. (MDT) on CBS

Penei Sewell (Desert Hills/Oregon) – Offensive Tackle – Detroit Lions (0-9-1)

The former Desert Hills star and the Lions suffered a 13-10 loss to the Cleveland Browns

Next Game: vs. Chicago Bears on Thursday, November 25 at 10:30 a.m. (MDT) on FOX

Jay Tufele (Bingham/USC) – Defensive Tackle – Jacksonville Jaguars (2-8)

The former Bingham star is currently on Jacksonville’s Reserve/Injured list and did not play in the Jaguars’ 30-10 loss to the San Francisco 49ers.

Next Game: vs. Atlanta Falcons on Sunday, November 28 at 11 a.m. (MDT) on CBS

Marcus Kemp (Layton/Hawaii) – Wide Receiver – Kansas City Chiefs (7-4)

The former Layton star and the Chiefs beat the Dallas Cowboys, 19-9.

Next Game: Bye Week

Alohi Gilman (Orem/Notre Dame) – Safety – Los Angeles Chargers (6-4)

The former Orem star was inactive for Los Angeles’ 41-37 win over the Pittsburgh Steelers.

Next Game: @ Denver Broncos on Sunday, November 28 at 2:05 p.m. (MDT) on CBS

Andre James (Herriman/UCLA) – Offensive Tackle – Las Vegas Raiders (5-5)

The former Herriman star and the Raiders suffered a 32-13 loss to the Cincinnati Bengals.

Next Game: @ Dallas Cowboys on Thursday, November 25 at 2:30 p.m. (MDT) on CBS

Kaden Elliss (Judge Memorial/Idaho) – Linebacker – New Orleans Saints (5-5)

The former Judge Memorial star had one tackle on special teams in New Orleans’ 40-29 loss to the Philadelphia Eagles.

Next Game: vs. Buffalo Bills on Thursday, November 25 at 6:20 p.m. (MDT) on KSL TV

Bryan Mone (Highland/Michigan) – Defensive Tackle – Seattle Seahawks (3-7)

The former Highland star had four total tackles, one solo tackle, 1.5 sacks, and two quarterback hits in Seattle’s 23-13 loss to the Arizona Cardinals.

Next Game: @ Washington Football Team on Monday, November 29 at 6:15 p.m. (MDT) on ESPN

John Ursua (Westlake/Cedar City/Hawaii) – Wide Receiver – Seattle Seahawks (3-7)

The former Westlake and Cedar City star suffered a season-ending knee injury during the preseason and will miss the entire year for the Seahawks. Seattle suffered a 23-13 loss to the Arizona Cardinals.

Next Game: @ Washington Football Team on Monday, November 29 at 6:15 p.m. (MDT) on ESPN

Practice Squad Players

  • Porter Gustin (Salem Hills) – Cleveland Browns
  • Noah Togiai (Hunter) – Philadelphia Eagles

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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