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Former BYU Stars Score Touchdowns During Week 7 Of NFL Season

Oct 23, 2022, 9:29 PM | Updated: Oct 24, 2022, 9:16 pm
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Tyler Allgeier #25 of the Atlanta Falcons celebrates after scoring a touchdown against the Cincinnati Bengals during the second quarter at Paul Brown Stadium on October 23, 2022 in Cincinnati, Ohio. (Photo by Dylan Buell/Getty Images)
(Photo by Dylan Buell/Getty Images)

SALT LAKE CITY – Multiple former BYU football players reached the end zone with big plays during Week 7 of the season.

Here is how all of the players with ties to the state of Utah performed during the seventh week of the 2022 NFL season.

Former Utah Utes

Leki Fotu – Defensive Lineman – Arizona Cardinals (3-4)

The former Utah defensive lineman had two total tackles, one solo tackle, and a quarterback hit in Arizona’s 42-34 win over the New Orleans Saints on Thursday, October 20.

Next Game: @ Minnesota Vikings on Sunday, October 30 at 11 a.m. (MDT) on FOX

Tyler Huntley – Quarterback – Baltimore Ravens (4-3)

The former Utah quarterback and the Ravens beat the Cleveland Browns, 23-20.

Next Game: @ Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Thursday, October 27 at 6:15 p.m. (MDT) on Prime Video

Marcus Williams – Safety – Baltimore Ravens (4-3)

The former Utah defensive back is currently on Baltimore’s Injured Reserve list. The Ravens beat the Cleveland Browns, 23-20.

Next Game: @ Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Thursday, October 27 at 6:15 p.m. (MDT) on Prime Video

Zack Moss – Running Back – Buffalo Bills (5-1)

The former Utah running back and the Bills had a bye week in Week 7.

Next Game: vs. Green Bay Packers on Sunday, October 30 at 6:20 p.m. (MDT) on KSL 5 TV

Jaylon Johnson – Cornerback – Chicago Bears (3-4)

The former Utah defensive back had two tackles in Chicago’s 33-14 win over the New England Patriots on Monday, October 24.

Next Game: @ Dallas Cowboys on Sunday, October 30 at 11 a.m. (MDT) on FOX

Garett Bolles – Offensive Line – Denver Broncos (2-5)

The former Utah offensive lineman is currently on Denver’s Injured Reserve list with a leg injury. The Broncos suffered a 16-9 loss to the New York Jets.

Next Game: @ Jacksonville Jaguars on Sunday, October 30 at 7:30 a.m. (MDT) on ESPN+

Tim Patrick – Wide Receiver – Denver Broncos (2-5)

The former Utah wide receiver is currently on Denver’s Injured Reserve list with a knee injury. The Broncos suffered a 16-9 loss to the New York Jets.

Next Game: @ Jacksonville Jaguars on Sunday, October 30 at 7:30 a.m. (MDT) on ESPN+

Julian Blackmon – Safety – Indianapolis Colts (3-3-1)

The former Utah defensive back had three tackles in Indianapolis’ 19-10 loss to the Tennessee Titans.

Next Game: vs. Washington Commanders on Sunday, October 30 at 2:25 p.m. (MDT) on FOX

Devin Lloyd – Linebacker – Jacksonville Jaguars (2-5)

The former Utah linebacker had seven total tackles and two solo tackles in Jacksonville’s 23-17 loss to the New York Giants.

Next Game: vs. Denver Broncos on Sunday, October 30 at 7:30 a.m. (MDT) on ESPN+

Jackson Barton – Offensive Lineman – Las Vegas Raiders (2-4)

The former Utah offensive lineman and the Raiders beat the Houston Texans, 38-20.

Next Game: @ New Orleans Saints on Sunday, October 30 at 11 a.m. (MDT) on CBS

Javelin Guidry – Cornerback – Las Vegas Raiders (2-4)

The former Utah cornerback and the Raiders beat the Houston Texans, 38-20.

Next Game: @ New Orleans Saints on Sunday, October 30 at 11 a.m. (MDT) on CBS

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

The former Utah defensive back and the Rams had a bye week in Week 7.

Next Game: vs. San Francisco 49ers on Sunday, October 30 at 2:25 p.m. (MDT) on FOX

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

The former Utah kicker and the Rams had a bye week in Week 7.

Next Game: vs. San Francisco 49ers on Sunday, October 30 at 2:25 p.m. (MDT) on FOX

Eric Rowe – Cornerback – Miami Dolphins (4-3)

The former Utah defensive back had two tackles in Miami’s 16-10 win over the Pittsburgh Steelers on Sunday Night Football.

Next Game: @ Detroit Lions on Sunday, October 30 at 11 a.m. (MDT) on CBS

Chase Hansen – Linebacker – New Orleans Saints (2-5)

The former Utah defensive back played 20 snaps on special teams in New Orleans’ 42-34 loss to the Arizona Cardinals on Thursday, October 20.

Next Game: vs. Las Vegas Raiders on Sunday, October 30 at 11 a.m. (MDT) on CBS

Britain Covey – Wide Receiver – Philadelphia Eagles (6-0)

The former Utah wide receiver and the Eagles had a bye week in Week 7.

Next Game: vs. Pittsburgh Steelers on Sunday, October 30 at 11 a.m. (MDT) on CBS

Mitch Wishnowsky – Punter – San Francisco 49ers (3-4)

The former Utah punter punted the ball one for 29 yards in San Francisco’s 44-23 loss to the Kansas City Chiefs.

Next Game: @ Los Angeles Rams on Sunday, October 30 at 2:25 p.m. (MDT) on FOX

Cody Barton – Linebacker – Seattle Seahawks (4-3)

The former Utah linebacker had five tackles in Seattle’s 37-23 win over the Los Angeles Chargers.

Next Game: vs. New York Giants on Sunday, October 30 at 2:25 p.m. (MDT) on FOX

Practice Squad Players

  • Marquise Blair – Safety – Carolina Panthers
  • 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 (5-2)

The former BYU player and graduate assistant led the Chiefs to a 44-23 win over the San Francisco 49ers.

Next Game: Bye Week

Tyler Allgeier – Running Back – Atlanta Falcons (3-4)

The former BYU running back had 16 carries for 50 yards and a touchdown in Atlanta’s 35-17 loss to the Cincinnati Bengals.

Next Game: vs. Carolina Panthers on Sunday, October 30 at 11 a.m. (MDT) on FOX

Brady Christensen – Offensive Lineman – Carolina Panthers (2-5)

The former BYU offensive lineman and the Panthers beat the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, 21-3.

Next Game: @ Atlanta Falcons on Sunday, October 30 at 11 a.m. (MDT) on FOX

Sione Takitaki – Linebacker – Cleveland Browns (2-5)

The former BYU linebacker had a team-high eight total tackles, five solo tackles, a tackle for loss, and a quarterback hit in Cleveland’s 23-20 loss to the Baltimore Ravens.

Next Game: vs. Cincinnati Bengals on Monday, October 31 at 6:15 p.m. (MDT) on ESPN

Jamaal Williams – Running Back – Detroit Lions (1-5)

The former BYU running back had 15 carries for 79 yards and one catch for four yards in Detroit’s 24-6 loss to the Dallas Cowboys. Williams also lost a fumble.

Next Game: vs. Miami Dolphins on Sunday, October 30 at 11 a.m. (MDT) on CBS

Michael Davis – Cornerback – Los Angeles Chargers (4-3)

The former BYU defensive back had five total tackles and four solo tackles in Los Angeles’ 37-23 loss to the Seattle Seahawks.

Next Game: Bye Week

Kyle Van Noy – Linebacker – Los Angeles Chargers (4-3)

The former BYU linebacker had two tackles and a quarterback hit in Los Angeles’ 37-23 loss to the Seattle Seahawks.

Next Game: Bye Week

Khyiris Tonga – Defensive Tackle – Minnesota Vikings (5-1)

The former BYU defensive lineman and the Vikings had a bye week in Week 7.

Next Game: vs. Arizona Cardinals on Sunday, October 30 at 11 a.m. (MDT) on FOX

Taysom Hill – Tight End – New Orleans Saints (2-5)

The former BYU quarterback had one catch for three yards and a touchdown in New Orleans’ 42-34 loss to the Arizona Cardinals on Thursday, October 20. Hill was also 2/2 passing for 48 yards and had three carries for nine yards.

Next Game: vs. Las Vegas Raiders on Sunday, October 30 at 11 a.m. (MDT) on CBS

Daniel Sorensen – Safety – New Orleans Saints (2-4)

The former BYU defensive back played one snap on defense and 24 snaps on special teams in New Orleans’ 42-34 loss to the Arizona Cardinals on Thursday, October 20.

Next Game: vs. Las Vegas Raiders on Sunday, October 30 at 11 a.m. (MDT) on CBS

Zach Wilson – Quarterback – New York Jets (5-2)

The former BYU quarterback was 16/26 passing for 121 yards in New York’s 16-9 win over the Denver Broncos. Wilson also had four carries for 24 yards.

Next Game: vs. New England Patriots on Sunday, October 30 at 11 a.m. (MDT) on CBS

Fred Warner – Linebacker – San Francisco 49ers (3-4)

The former BYU linebacker had six total tackles and four solo tackles in San Francisco’s 44-23 loss to the Kansas City Chiefs.

Next Game: @ Los Angeles Rams on Sunday, October 30 at 2:25 p.m. (MDT) on FOX

Dax Milne – Wide Receiver – Washington Commanders (3-4)

The former BYU wide receiver had one catch for four yards and two punt returns for a total of eight yards in Washington’s 23-21 win over the Green Bay Packers.

Next Game: @ Indianapolis Colts on Sunday, October 30 at 2:25 p.m. (MDT) on FOX

Practice Squad Players

  • Ty’Son Williams – Running Back – Arizona Cardinals
  • 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 (3-4)

The former Utah State linebacker is currently on Arizona’s Injured Reserve list. The Cardinals beat the New Orleans Saints, 42-34, on Thursday, October 20.

Next Game: @ Minnesota Vikings on Sunday, October 30 at 11 a.m. (MDT) on FOX

Patrick Scales – Long Snapper – Chicago Bears (3-4)

The former Utah State long snapper and the Bears beat the New England Patriots, 33-14, on Monday, October 24.

Next Game: @ Dallas Cowboys on Sunday, October 30 at 11 a.m. (MDT) on FOX

Jalen Davis – Cornerback – Cincinnati Bengals (4-3)

The former Utah State defensive back and the Bengals beat the Atlanta Falcons, 35-17.

Next Game: @ Cleveland Browns on Monday, October 31 at 6:15 p.m. (MDT) on ESPN

Dallin Leavitt – Safety – Green Bay Packers (3-4)

The former Utah State defensive back and the Packers suffered a 23-21 loss to the Washington Commanders.

Next Game: @ Buffalo Bills on Sunday, October 30 at 6:20 p.m. (MDT) on KSL 5 TV

Jordan Love – Quarterback – Green Bay Packers (3-4)

The former Utah State quarterback and the Packers suffered a 23-21 loss to the Washington Commanders.

Next Game: @ Buffalo Bills on Sunday, October 30 at 6:20 p.m. (MDT) on KSL 5 TV

Tipa Galeai – Linebacker – Green Bay Packers (3-4)

The former Utah State linebacker and the Packers suffered a 23-21 loss to the Washington Commanders.

Next Game: @ Buffalo Bills on Sunday, October 30 at 6:20 p.m. (MDT) on KSL 5 TV

Bobby Wagner – Linebacker – Los Angeles Rams (3-3)

The former Utah State linebacker and the Rams had a bye week in Week 7.

Next Game: vs. San Francisco 49ers on Sunday, October 30 at 2:25 p.m. (MDT) on FOX

Tyler Larsen – Offensive Lineman – Washington Commanders (3-4)

The former Utah State lineman and the Commanders beat the Green Bay Packers, 23-21.

Next Game: @ Indianapolis Colts on Sunday, October 30 at 2:25 p.m. (MDT) on FOX

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 (5-1)

The former Weber State defensive back and the Bills had a bye week in Week 7.

Next Game: vs. Green Bay Packers on Sunday, October 30 at 6:20 p.m. (MDT) on KSL 5 TV

Jonah Williams – Defensive End – Los Angeles Rams (3-3)

The former Weber State defensive end and the Rams had a bye week in Week 7.

Next Game: vs. San Francisco 49ers on Sunday, October 30 at 2:25 p.m. (MDT) on FOX

Rashid Shaheed – Wide Receiver – New Orleans Saints (2-5)

The former Weber State receiver had one catch for 53 yards and a touchdown in New Orleans’ 42-34 loss to the Arizona Cardinals on Thursday, October 20. Shaheed also reutrned on kick for 23 yards and two punts for a total of 28 yards.

Next Game: vs. Las Vegas Raiders on Sunday, October 30 at 11 a.m. (MDT) on CBS

Sua Opeta – Offensive Lineman – Philadelphia Eagles (6-0)

The former Weber State offensive lineman and the Eagles had a bye week in Week 7.

Next Game: vs. Pittsburgh Steelers on Sunday, October 30 at 11 a.m. (MDT) on CBS

Former Southern Utah Thunderbirds

Braxton Jones – Offensive Lineman – Chicago Bears (3-4)

The former Southern Utah offensive lineman and the Bears beat the New England Patriots, 33-14, on Monday, October 24.

Next Game: @ Dallas Cowboys on Sunday, October 30 at 11 a.m. (MDT) on FOX

Miles Killebrew – Safety – Pittsburgh Steelers (2-5)

The former Southern Utah defensive back had one tackle in Pittsburgh’s 16-10 loss to the Miami Dolphins on Sunday Night Football.

Next Game: @ Philadelphia Eagles on Sunday, October 30 at 11 a.m. (MDT) on CBS

Former High School Players

Jay Tufele – Defensive Lineman – Cincinnati Bengals (Bingham/USC) (4-3)

The former Bingham standout had six total tackles, three solo tackles, and a tackle for loss in Cincinnati’s 35-17 win over the Atlanta Falcons.

Next Game: @ Cleveland Browns on Monday, October 31 at 6:15 p.m. (MDT) on ESPN

Dalton Schultz – Tight End – Dallas Cowboys (Bingham/Stanford) (5-2)

The former Bingham tight end had five receptions for 49 yards in Dallas’ 24-6 win over the Detroit Lions.

Next Game: vs. Chicago Bears on Sunday, October 30 at 11 a.m. (MDT) on FOX

Simi Fehoko – Wide Receiver – Dallas Cowboys (Brighton/Stanford) (5-2)

The former Brighton wide receiver is currently on Dallas’ Injured Reserve list. The Cowboys beat the Detroit Lions, 24-6.

Next Game: vs. Chicago Bears on Sunday, October 30 at 11 a.m. (MDT) on FOX

Penei Sewell – Offensive Lineman – Detroit Lions (Desert Hills/Oregon) (1-5)

The former Desert Hills standout and the Lions suffered a 24-6 loss to the Dallas Cowboys.

Next Game: vs. Miami Dolphins on Sunday, October 30 at 11 a.m. (MDT) on CBS

Alohi Gilman – Safety – Los Angeles Chargers (Orem/Notre Dame) (4-3)

The former Orem defensive back and the Chargers suffered a 37-23 loss to the Seattle Seahawks.

Next Game: Bye Week

Andre James – Offensive Lineman – Las Vegas Raiders (Herriman/UCLA) (2-4)

The former Herriman offensive lineman and the Raiders beat the Houston Texans, 38-20.

Next Game: @ New Orleans Saints on Sunday, October 30 at 11 a.m. (MDT) on CBS

Kaden Elliss – Linebacker – New Orleans Saints (Judge Memorial/Idaho) (2-5)

The former Judge Memorial standout played two snaps on defense and 23 snaps on special teams in New Orleans’ 42-34 loss to the Arizona Cardinals on Thursday, October 20.

Next Game: vs. Las Vegas Raiders on Sunday, October 30 at 11 a.m. (MDT) on CBS

Jaylen Warren – Running Back – Pittsburgh Steelers (East/Snow College/Oklahoma State) (2-5)

The former East and Snow College running back had two carries for seven yards and two catches for 17 yards in Pittsburgh’s 16-10 loss to the Miami Dolphins on Sunday Night Football.

Next Game: @ Philadelphia Eagles on Sunday, October 30 at 11 a.m. (MDT) on CBS

Bryan Mone – Defensive Lineman – Seattle Seahawks (Highland/Michigan) (4-3)

The former Highland defensive lineman and the Seahawks beat the Los Angeles Chargers, 37-23.

Next Game: vs. New York Giants on Sunday, October 30 at 2:25 p.m. (MDT) on FOX

Practice Squad Players

  • Marcus Kemp – Wide Receiver – Kansas City Chiefs (Layton/Hawaii)
  • 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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