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Ex-BYU Stars Score Five Total TDs During Week 4 Of NFL Season

Oct 2, 2022, 10:37 PM | Updated: Oct 3, 2022, 9:34 pm
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Zach Wilson #2 of the New York Jets celebrates with teammates after scoring a touchdown in the second quarter against the Pittsburgh Steelers at Acrisure Stadium on October 02, 2022 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)
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SALT LAKE CITY – A trio of former BYU football stars combined to score five total touchdowns during Week 4 of the 2022 NFL season.

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

Former Utah Utes

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

The former Utah defensive lineman and the Cardinals beat the Carolina Panthers, 26-16.

Next Game: vs. Philadelphia Eagles on Sunday, October 9 at 2:25 p.m. (MDT) on FOX

Tyler Huntley – Quarterback – Baltimore Ravens (2-2)

The former Utah quarterback and the Ravens suffered a 23-20 loss to the Buffalo Bills.

Next Game: vs. Cincinnati Bengals on Sunday, October 9 at 6:20 p.m. (MDT) on KSL TV

Marcus Williams – Safety – Baltimore Ravens (2-2)

The former Utah defensive back had four total tackles, three solo tackles, and one fumble recovery in Baltimore’s 23-20 loss to the Buffalo Bills.

Next Game: vs. Cincinnati Bengals on Sunday, October 9 at 6:20 p.m. (MDT) on KSL TV

Zack Moss – Running Back – Buffalo Bills (3-1)

The former Utah running back had three carries for six yards in Buffalo’s 23-20 win over the Baltimore Ravens.

Next Game: vs. Pittsburgh Steelers on Sunday, October 9 at 11 a.m. (MDT) on CBS

Marquise Blair – Safety – Carolina Panthers (1-3)

The former Utah defensive back had one tackle in Carolina’s 26-16 loss to the Arizona Cardinals.

Next Game: vs. San Francisco 49ers on Sunday, October 9 at 2:05 p.m. (MDT) on CBS

Jaylon Johnson – Cornerback – Chicago Bears (2-2)

The former Utah defensive back was inactive for Chicago’s 20-12 loss to the New York Giants.

Next Game: @ Minnesota Vikings on Sunday, October 9 at 11 a.m. (MDT) on FOX

Garett Bolles – Offensive Line – Denver Broncos (2-2)

The former Utah offensive lineman and the Broncos suffered a 32-23 loss to the Las Vegas Raiders.

Next Game: vs. Indianapolis Colts on Thursday, October 6 at 6:15 p.m. (MDT) on Prime Video

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

The former Utah wide receiver is currently on Denver’s Injured Reserve list with a knee injury. The Broncos suffered a 32-23 loss to the Las Vegas Raiders.

Next Game: vs. Indianapolis Colts on Thursday, October 6 at 6:15 p.m. (MDT) on Prime Video

Julian Blackmon – Safety – Indianapolis Colts (1-2-1)

The former Utah defensive back was inactive for Indianapolis’ 24-17 loss to the Tennessee Titans.

Next Game: @ Denver Broncos on Thursday, October 6 at 6:15 p.m. (MDT) on Prime Video

Devin Lloyd – Linebacker – Jacksonville Jaguars (2-2)

The former Utah linebacker had 15 total tackles and five solo tackles in Jacksonville’s 29-21 loss to the Philadelphia Eagles.

Next Game: vs. Houston Texans on Sunday, October 9 at 11 a.m. (MDT) on CBS

Jackson Barton – Offensive Lineman – Las Vegas Raiders (1-3)

The former Utah offensive lineman and the Raiders beat the Denver Broncos, 32-23.

Next Game: @ Kansas City Chiefs on Monday, October 10 at 6:15 p.m. (MDT) on ESPN

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

The former Utah defensive back and the Rams suffered a 24-19 loss to the San Francisco 49ers on Monday, October 3.

Next Game: vs. Dallas Cowboys on Sunday, October 9 at 2:25 p.m. (MDT) on FOX

Matt Gay – Kicker – Los Angeles Rams (2-2)

The former Utah kicker was 3/3 on field goals in Los Angeles’ 24-19 loss to the San Francisco 49ers on Monday, October 3.

Next Game: vs. Dallas Cowboys on Sunday, October 9 at 2:25 p.m. (MDT) on FOX

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

The former Utah defensive back had four total tackles and three solo tackles in Miami’s 27-15 loss to the Cincinnati Bengals on Thursday, September 29.

Next Game: @ New York Jets on Sunday, October 9 at 11 a.m. (MDT) on CBS

Chase Hansen – Linebacker – New Orleans Saints (1-3)

The former Utah defensive back had one tackle in New Orleans’ 28-25 loss to the Minnesota Vikings at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium.

Next Game: vs. Seattle Seahawks on Sunday, October 9 at 11 a.m. (MDT) on FOX

Britain Covey – Wide Receiver – Philadelphia Eagles (4-0)

The former Utah wide receiver had one punt return for two yards and three kick returns for a total of 69 yards in Philadelphia’s 29-21 win over the Jacksonville Jaguars.

Next Game: @ Arizona Cardinals on Sunday, October 9 at 2:25 p.m. (MDT) on FOX

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

The former Utah punter punted the ball four times with an average of 39.5 yards per kick in San Francisco’s 24-9 win over the Los Angeles Rams on Monday, October 3. Wishnowksy pinned one punt inside the Rams’ 20-yard line.

Next Game: @ Carolina Panthers on Sunday, October 9 at 2:05 p.m. (MDT) on CBS

Cody Barton – Linebacker – Seattle Seahawks (2-2)

The former Utah linebacker had seven total tackles, four solo tackles, and a pass breakup in Seattle’s 48-45 win over the Detroit Lions.

Next Game: @ New Orleans Saints on Sunday, October 9 at 11 a.m. (MDT) on FOX

Practice Squad Players

  • Mika Tafua – Defensive End – Dallas Cowboys
  • Cole Fotheringham – Tight End – Las Vegas Raiders
  • Nephi Sewell – Linebacker – New Orleans Saints
  • Bradlee Anae – Defensive End – New York Jets

Former BYU Cougars

Andy Reid – Head Coach – Kansas City Chiefs (3-1)

The former BYU player and graduate assistant led the Chiefs defeated the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Sunday Night Football, 41-31.

Next Game: vs. Las Vegas Raiders on Monday, October 10 at 6:15 p.m. (MDT) on ESPN

Tyler Allgeier – Running Back – Atlanta Falcons (2-2)

The former BYU running back had 10 carries for 84 yards and one catch for 20 yards in Atlanta’s 23-20 win over the Cleveland Browns.

Next Game: @ Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Sunday, October 9 at 11 a.m. (MDT) on FOX

Brady Christensen – Offensive Lineman – Carolina Panthers (1-3)

The former BYU offensive lineman and the Panthers suffered a 26-16 loss to the Arizona Cardinals.

Next Game: vs. San Francisco 49ers on Sunday, October 9 at 2:05 p.m. (MDT) on CBS

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

The former BYU linebacker had four tackles in Cleveland’s 23-20 loss to the Atlanta Falcons.

Next Game: vs. Los Angeles Chargers on Sunday, October 9 at 11 a.m. (MDT) on CBS

Jamaal Williams – Running Back – Detroit Lions (1-3)

The former BYU running back had 19 carries for 108 yards and two touchdowns in Detroit’s 48-45 loss to the Seattle Seahawks. Williams also had one reception for a yard.

Next Game: @ New England Patriots on Sunday, October 9 at 11 a.m. (MDT) on FOX

Michael Davis – Cornerback – Los Angeles Chargers (2-2)

The former BYU defensive back and the Chargers beat the Houston Texans, 34-24.

Next Game: @ Cleveland Browns on Sunday, October 9 at 11 a.m. (MDT) on CBS

Kyle Van Noy – Linebacker – Los Angeles Chargers (2-2)

The former BYU linebacker had four total tackles and three solo tackles in Los Angeles’ 34-24 win over the Houston Texans.

Next Game: @ Cleveland Browns on Sunday, October 9 at 11 a.m. (MDT) on CBS

Taysom Hill – Tight End – New Orleans Saints (1-3)

The former BYU quarterback had five carries for 21 yards and a touchdown in New Orleans’ 28-25 loss to the Minnesota Vikings at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium.

Next Game: vs. Seattle Seahawks on Sunday, October 9 at 11 a.m. (MDT) on FOX

Daniel Sorensen – Safety – New Orleans Saints (1-3)

The former BYU defensive back had one tackle in New Orleans’ 28-25 loss to the Minnesota Vikings at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium.

Next Game: vs. Seattle Seahawks on Sunday, October 9 at 11 a.m. (MDT) on FOX

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

The former BYU quarterback was 18/36 passing for 252 yards, one touchdown, and two interceptions in New York’s 24-20 win over the Pittsburgh Steelers. Wilson also ran the ball twice for 15 yards and had one reception for two yards and a touchdown.

Next Game: vs. Miami Dolphins on Sunday, October 9 at 11 a.m. (MDT) on CBS

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

The former BYU linebacker had nine total tackles and six solo tackles in San Francisco’s 24-9 win over the Los Angeles Rams on Monday, October 3.

Next Game: @ Carolina Panthers on Sunday, October 9 at 2:05 p.m. (MDT) on CBS

Dax Milne – Wide Receiver – Washington Commanders (1-3)

The former BYU wide receiver had one kick return for 18 yards and two punt returns for a total of seven yards in Washington’s 25-10 loss to the Dallas Cowboys.

Next Game: vs. Tennessee Titans on Sunday, October 9 at 11 a.m. (MDT) on CBS

Practice Squad Players

  • Khyiris Tonga – Defensive Tackle – Atlanta Falcons
  • Zayne Anderson – Safety – Kansas City Chiefs
  • James Empey – Offensive Lineman – Miami Dolphins
  • Harvey Langi – Linebacker – New England Patriots

Former Utah State Aggies

Nick Vigil – Linebacker – Arizona Cardinals (2-2)

The former Utah State linebacker had two tackles, one solo tackle, and a pass breakup in Arizona’s 26-16 win over the Carolina Panthers.

Next Game: vs. Philadelphia Eagles on Sunday, October 9 at 2:25 p.m. (MDT) on FOX

Patrick Scales – Long Snapper – Chicago Bears (2-2)

The former Utah State long snapper and the Bears suffered a 20-12 loss to the New York Giants.

Next Game: @ Minnesota Vikings on Sunday, October 9 at 11 a.m. (MDT) on FOX

Jalen Davis – Cornerback – Cincinnati Bengals (2-2)

The former Utah State defensive back and the Bengals beat the Miami Dolphins, 27-15, on Thursday, September 29.

Next Game: @ Baltimore Ravens on Sunday, October 9 at 6:20 p.m. (MDT) on KSL TV

Dominik Eberle – Kicker – Detroit Lions (1-3)

The former Utah State kicker was 1/1 on field goals and 2/4 on PATs in Detroit’s 48-45 loss to the Seattle Seahawks.

Next Game: @ Baltimore Ravens on Sunday, October 9 at 6:20 p.m. (MDT) on KSL TV

Dallin Leavitt – Safety – Green Bay Packers (3-1)

The former Utah State defensive back and the Packers beat the New England Patriots in overtime, 27-24.

Next Game: vs. New York Giants at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium in London on Sunday, October 9 at 7:30 a.m. (MDT) on NFL Network

Jordan Love – Quarterback – Green Bay Packers (3-1)

The former Utah State quarterback and the Packers beat the New England Patriots in overtime, 27-24.

Next Game: vs. New York Giants at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium in London on Sunday, October 9 at 7:30 a.m. (MDT) on NFL Network

Tipa Galeai – Linebacker – Green Bay Packers (3-1)

The former Utah State linebacker and the Packers beat the New England Patriots in overtime, 27-24.

Next Game: vs. New York Giants at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium in London on Sunday, October 9 at 7:30 a.m. (MDT) on NFL Network

Bobby Wagner – Linebacker – Los Angeles Rams (2-2)

The former Utah State linebacker had 10 total tackles and seven total tackles in Los Angeles’ 24-19 loss to the San Francisco 49ers on Monday, October 3.

Next Game: vs. Dallas Cowboys on Sunday, October 9 at 2:25 p.m. (MDT) on FOX

Tyler Larsen – Offensive Lineman – Washington Commanders (1-3)

The former Utah State lineman is currently on Washington’s Physically Unable to Perform list and did not play in the Commanders’ 25-10 loss to the Dallas Cowboys.

Next Game: vs. Tennessee Titans on Sunday, October 9 at 11 a.m. (MDT) on CBS

Practice Squad Players

  • Derek Wright – Wide Receiver – Carolina Panthers
  • Deven Thompkins – Wide Receiver – Tampa Bay Buccaneers
  • Darwin Thompson – Running Back – Seattle Seahawks

Former Weber State Wildcats

Taron Johnson – Cornerback – Buffalo Bills (3-1)

The former Weber State defensive back had four total tackles and three solo tackles in Buffalo’s 23-20 win over the Baltimore Ravens.

Next Game: vs. Pittsburgh Steelers on Sunday, October 9 at 11 a.m. (MDT) on CBS

Jonah Williams – Defensive End – Los Angeles Rams (2-2)

The former Weber State defensive end and the Rams suffered a 24-19 loss to the San Francisco 49ers on Monday, October 3.

Next Game: vs. Dallas Cowboys on Sunday, October 9 at 2:25 p.m. (MDT) on FOX

Sua Opeta – Offensive Lineman – Philadelphia Eagles (4-0)

The former Weber State offensive lineman and the Eagles beat the Jacksonville Jaguars, 29-21.

Next Game: @ Arizona Cardinals on Sunday, October 9 at 2:25 p.m. (MDT) on FOX

Practice Squad Players

  • Rashid Shaheed – Wide Receiver – New Orleans Saints

Former Southern Utah Thunderbirds

Braxton Jones – Offensive Lineman – Chicago Bears (2-2)

The former Southern Utah offensive lineman and the Bears suffered a 20-12 loss to the New York Giants.

Next Game: @ Minnesota Vikings on Sunday, October 9 at 11 a.m. (MDT) on FOX

Miles Killebrew – Safety – Pittsburgh Steelers (1-3)

The former Southern Utah defensive back and the Steelers suffered a 24-20 loss to the New York Jets.

Next Game: @ Buffalo Bills on Sunday, October 9 at 11 a.m. (MDT) on CBS

Former High School Players

Jay Tufele – Defensive Lineman – Cincinnati Bengals (Bingham/USC) (2-2)

The former Bingham standout did not play in Cincinnati’s 27-15 win over the Miami Dolphins on Thursday, September 29.

Next Game: @ Baltimore Ravens on Sunday, October 9 at 6:20 p.m. (MDT) on KSL TV

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

The former Bingham tight end was targeted three times in Dallas’ 25-10 win over the Washington Commanders.

Next Game: @ Los Angeles Rams on Sunday, October 9 at 2:25 p.m. (MDT) on FOX

Simi Fehoko – Wide Receiver – Dallas Cowboys (Brighton/Stanford) (3-1)

The former Brighton wide receiver and the Cowboys beat the Washington Commanders, 25-10.

Next Game: @ Los Angeles Rams on Sunday, October 9 at 2:25 p.m. (MDT) on FOX

Penei Sewell – Offensive Lineman – Detroit Lions (Desert Hills/Oregon) (1-3)

The former Desert Hills standout and the Lions suffered a 48-45 loss to the Seattle Seahawks.

Next Game: @ New England Patriots on Sunday, October 9 at 11 a.m. (MDT) on FOX

Alohi Gilman – Safety – Los Angeles Chargers (Orem/Notre Dame) (2-2)

The former Orem defensive back had one tackle in Los Angeles’ 34-24 win over the Houston Texans.

Next Game: @ Cleveland Browns on Sunday, October 9 at 11 a.m. (MDT) on CBS

Andre James – Offensive Lineman – Las Vegas Raiders (Herriman/UCLA) (1-3)

The former Herriman offensive lineman and the Raiders beat the Denver Broncos, 32-23.

Next Game: @ Kansas City Chiefs on Monday, October 10 at 6:15 p.m. (MDT) on ESPN

Kaden Elliss – Linebacker – New Orleans Saints (Judge Memorial/Idaho) (1-3)

The former Judge Memorial standout had one tackle in New Orleans’ 28-25 loss to the Minnesota Vikings at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium.

Next Game: vs. Seattle Seahawks on Sunday, October 9 at 11 a.m. (MDT) on FOX

Jaylen Warren – Running Back – Pittsburgh Steelers (East/Snow College/Oklahoma State) (1-3)

The former East and Snow College running back had three carries for 18 yards and one reception for four yards in Pittsburgh’s 24-20 loss to the New York Jets.

Next Game: @ Buffalo Bills on Sunday, October 9 at 11 a.m. (MDT) on CBS

Bryan Mone – Defensive Lineman – Seattle Seahawks (Highland/Michigan) (2-2)

The former Highland defensive lineman had two total tackles and one solo tackle in Seattle’s 48-45 win over the Detroit Lions.

Next Game: @ New Orleans Saints on Sunday, October 9 at 11 a.m. (MDT) on FOX

Practice Squad Players

  • Porter Gustin – Linebacker – Miami Dolphins (Salem Hills/USC)
  • Noah Togiai – Tight End – Philadelphia Eagles (Hunter/Oregon State)

Kyle Ireland is a Locals in the NFL Insider for KSLSports.com and co-host of the Yards After College Podcast. Follow him on Twitter (@kyleireland) and Instagram (@kyleirelandksl).

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