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Jamaal Williams Records Hat Trick To Lead Local Players In Week 11 Of NFL Season

Nov 20, 2022, 9:26 PM | Updated: Nov 21, 2022, 9:21 pm
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Jamaal Williams #30 of the Detroit Lions celebrates after scoring a touchdown against the New York Giants during the third quarter at MetLife Stadium on November 20, 2022 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)
(Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

SALT LAKE CITY – Former BYU and current Detroit Lions running back Jamaal Williams recorded a hat trick of three rushing touchdowns to lead the local NFL players in Week 11.

Here is how all of the players with ties to the state of Utah performed during the 11th week of the 2022 NFL season.

 

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Former Utah Utes

Leki Fotu – Defensive Lineman – Arizona Cardinals (4-7)

The former Utah defensive lineman had three total tackles and two solo tackles in Arizona’s 38-10 loss to the San Francisco 49ers at Estadio Azteca in Mexico City on Monday, November 21.

Next Game: vs. Los Angeles Chargers on Sunday, November 27 at 2:05 p.m. (MDT) on CBS

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

The former Utah quarterback and the Ravens beat the Carolina Panthers, 13-3.

Next Game: @ Jacksonville Jaguars on Sunday, November 27 at 11 a.m. (MDT) on CBS

Marcus Williams – Safety – Baltimore Ravens (7-3)

The former Utah defensive back is currently on Baltimore’s Injured Reserve list. The Ravens beat the Carolina Panthers, 13-3.

Next Game: @ Jacksonville Jaguars on Sunday, November 27 at 11 a.m. (MDT) on CBS

Jaylon Johnson – Cornerback – Chicago Bears (3-8)

The former Utah defensive back had two total tackles, one solo tackle, and a fumble recovery in Chicago’s 27-24 loss to the Atlanta Falcons.

Next Game: @ New York Jets on Sunday, November 27 at 11 a.m. (MDT) on FOX

Garett Bolles – Offensive Line – Denver Broncos (3-7)

The former Utah offensive lineman is currently on Denver’s Injured Reserve list with a leg injury. The Broncos suffered a 22-16 loss in overtime to the Las Vegas Raiders.

Next Game: @ Carolina Panthers on Sunday, November 27 at 11 a.m. (MDT) on FOX

Tim Patrick – Wide Receiver – Denver Broncos (3-7)

The former Utah wide receiver is currently on Denver’s Injured Reserve list with a knee injury. The Broncos suffered a 22-16 loss in overtime to the Las Vegas Raiders.

Next Game: @ Carolina Panthers on Sunday, November 27 at 11 a.m. (MDT) on FOX

Julian Blackmon – Safety – Indianapolis Colts (4-6-1)

The former Utah defensive back had five total tackles, four solo tackles, and a tackle for loss in Indianapolis’ 17-16 loss to the Philadelphia Eagles.

Next Game: vs. Pittsburgh Steelers on Monday, November 28 at 6:15 p.m. (MDT) on ESPN

Zack Moss – Running Back – Indianapolis Colts (4-6-1)

The former Utah running back ran the ball two times for seven yards in Indianapolis’ 17-16 loss to the Philadelphia Eagles.

Next Game: vs. Pittsburgh Steelers on Monday, November 28 at 6:15 p.m. (MDT) on ESPN

Devin Lloyd – Linebacker – Jacksonville Jaguars (3-7)

The former Utah linebacker and the Jaguars had a bye week in Week 11.

Next Game: vs. Baltimore Ravens on Sunday, November 27 at 11 a.m. (MDT) on CBS

Jackson Barton – Offensive Lineman – Las Vegas Raiders (3-7)

The former Utah offensive lineman and the Raiders beat the Denver Broncos in overtime, 22-16.

Next Game: @ Seattle Seahawks on Sunday, November 27 at 2:05 p.m. (MDT) on CBS

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

The former Utah kicker was 2/2 on field goals and 2/2 on PATs in Los Angeles’ 27-20 loss to the New Orleans Saints.

Next Game: @ Kansas City Chiefs on Sunday, November 27 at 2:25 p.m. (MDT) on FOX

Eric Rowe – Cornerback – Miami Dolphins (7-3)

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

Next Game: vs. Houston Texans on Sunday, November 27 at 11 a.m. (MDT) on CBS

Chase Hansen – Linebacker – New Orleans Saints (4-7)

The former Utah defensive back and the Saints beat the Los Angeles Rams, 27-20.

Next Game: @ San Francisco 49ers on Sunday, November 27 at 2:25 p.m. (MDT) on FOX

Nephi Sewell – Linebacker – New Orleans Saints (4-7)

The former Utah linebacker and the Saints beat the Los Angeles Rams, 27-20.

Next Game: @ San Francisco 49ers on Sunday, November 27 at 2:25 p.m. (MDT) on FOX

Britain Covey – Wide Receiver – Philadelphia Eagles (9-1)

The former Utah wide receiver returned one punt for 13 yards in Philadelphia’s 17-16 win over the Indianapolis Colts.

Next Game: vs. Green Bay Packers on Sunday, November 27 at 6:20 p.m. (MDT) on KSL 5 TV

Mitch Wishnowsky – Punter – San Francisco 49ers (6-4)

The former Utah punter punted the ball four times with an average of 54.5 yards per kick in San Francisco’s 38-10 win over the Arizona Cardinals at Estadio Azteca in Mexico City on Monday, November 21.

Next Game: vs. New Orleans Saints on Sunday, November 27 at 2:25 p.m. (MDT) on FOX

Cody Barton – Linebacker – Seattle Seahawks (6-4)

The former Utah linebacker and the Seahawks had a bye week in Week 11.

Next Game: vs. Las Vegas Raiders on Sunday, November 27 at 2:05 p.m. (MDT) on CBS

Practice Squad Players

  • Mika Tafua – Defensive End – Dallas Cowboys
  • Cole Fotheringham – Tight End – Las Vegas Raiders
  • Terrell Burgess – Safety – New York Giants
  • Bradlee Anae – Defensive End – New York Jets
  • Javelin Guidry – Cornerback – Philadelphia Eagles

Former BYU Cougars

Andy Reid – Head Coach – Kansas City Chiefs (8-2)

The former BYU player and graduate assistant led the Chiefs to a 30-27 win over the Los Angeles Chargers on Sunday Night Football.

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

Tyler Allgeier – Running Back – Atlanta Falcons (5-6)

The former BYU running back had eight carries for 55 yards and one reception for nine yards in Atlanta’s 27-24 win over the Chicago Bears.

Next Game: @ Washington Commanders on Sunday, November 27 at 11 a.m. (MDT) on FOX

Brady Christensen – Offensive Lineman – Carolina Panthers (3-8)

The former BYU offensive lineman and the Panthers suffered a 13-3 loss to the Baltimore Ravens.

Next Game: vs. Denver Broncos on Sunday, November 27 at 11 a.m. (MDT) on FOX

Sione Takitaki – Linebacker – Cleveland Browns (3-7)

The former BYU linebacker had nine total tackles and four solo tackles in Cleveland’s 31-23 loss to the Buffalo Bills at Ford Field in Detroit, Michigan.

Next Game: vs. Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Sunday, November 27 at 11 a.m. (MDT) on FOX

Jamaal Williams – Running Back – Detroit Lions (4-6)

The former BYU running back had 17 carries for 64 yards and three touchdowns in Detroit’s 31-18 win over the New York Giants.

Next Game: vs. Buffalo Bills on Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, November 24 at 10:30 a.m. (MDT) on CBS

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

The former BYU defensive back had three tackles in Los Angeles’ 30-27 loss to the Kansas City Chiefs on Sunday Night Football.

Next Game: @ Arizona Cardinals on Sunday, November 27 at 2:05 p.m. (MDT) on CBS

Kyle Van Noy – Linebacker – Los Angeles Chargers (5-5)

The former BYU linebacker had two tackles and two quarterback hits in Los Angeles’ 30-27 loss to the Kansas City Chiefs on Sunday Night Football.

Next Game: @ Arizona Cardinals on Sunday, November 27 at 2:05 p.m. (MDT) on CBS

Khyiris Tonga – Defensive Tackle – Minnesota Vikings (8-2)

The former BYU defensive lineman had four total tackles, three solo tackles, one tackle for loss, and a pass breakup in Minnesota’s 40-3 loss to the Dallas Cowboys.

Next Game: vs. New England Patriots on Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, November 24 at 6:20 p.m. (MDT) on KSL 5 TV

Taysom Hill – Tight End – New Orleans Saints (4-7)

The former BYU quarterback ran the ball nine times for 52 yards in New Orleans’ 27-20 win over the Los Angeles Rams. Hill was also 1/3 passing for 14 yards and had one reception for eight yards.

Next Game: @ San Francisco 49ers on Sunday, November 27 at 2:25 p.m. (MDT) on FOX

Daniel Sorensen – Safety – New Orleans Saints (4-7)

The former BYU defensive back had one tackle in New Orleans’ 27-20 win over the Los Angeles Rams.

Next Game: @ San Francisco 49ers on Sunday, November 27 at 2:25 p.m. (MDT) on FOX

Zach Wilson – Quarterback – New York Jets (6-4)

The former BYU quarterback was 9/22 passing for 77 yards in New York’s 10-3 loss to the New England Patriots. Wilson also had three carries for 26 yards.

Next Game: vs. Chicago Bears on Sunday, November 27 at 11 a.m. (MDT) on FOX

Fred Warner – Linebacker – San Francisco 49ers (6-4)

The former BYU linebacker had six total tackles, five solo tackles, one sack, two tackles for loss, and a quarterback hit in San Francisco’s 38-10 win over the Arizona Cardinals at Estadio Azteca in Mexico City on Monday, November 21.

Next Game: vs. New Orleans Saints on Sunday, November 27 at 2:25 p.m. (MDT) on FOX

Dax Milne – Wide Receiver – Washington Commanders (6-5)

The former BYU wide receiver returned four punts for a total of 22 yards in Washington’s 23-10 win over the Houston Texans.

Next Game: vs. Atlanta Falcons on Sunday, November 27 at 11 a.m. (MDT) on FOX

Practice Squad Players

  • Ty’Son Williams – Running Back – Arizona Cardinals
  • Harvey Langi – Linebacker – Denver Broncos
  • Zayne Anderson – Safety – Kansas City Chiefs
  • James Empey – Offensive Lineman – Miami Dolphins

Former Utah State Aggies

Nick Vigil – Linebacker – Arizona Cardinals (4-7)

The former Utah State linebacker is currently on Arizona’s Injured Reserve list. The Cardinals suffered a 38-10 loss to the San Francisco 49ers at Estadio Azteca in Mexico City on Monday, November 21.

Next Game: vs. Los Angeles Chargers on Sunday, November 27 at 2:05 p.m. (MDT) on CBS

Patrick Scales – Long Snapper – Chicago Bears (3-8)

The former Utah State long snapper and the Bears suffered a 27-24 loss to the Atlanta Falcons.

Next Game: @ New York Jets on Sunday, November 27 at 11 a.m. (MDT) on FOX

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

The former Utah State defensive back and the Bengals beat the Pittsburgh Steelers, 37-30.

Next Game: @ Tennessee Titans on Sunday, November 27 at 11 a.m. (MDT) on CBS

Dallin Leavitt – Safety – Green Bay Packers (4-7)

The former Utah State defensive back had one tackle in Green Bay’s 27-17 loss to the Tennesee Titans on Thursday, November 17.

Next Game: @ Philadelphia Eagles on Sunday, November 27 at 6:20 p.m. (MDT) on KSL 5 TV

Jordan Love – Quarterback – Green Bay Packers (4-7)

The former Utah State quarterback and the Packers suffered a 27-17 loss to the Tennesee Titans on Thursday, November 17.

Next Game: @ Philadelphia Eagles on Sunday, November 27 at 6:20 p.m. (MDT) on KSL 5 TV

Tipa Galeai – Linebacker – Green Bay Packers (4-7)

The former Utah State linebacker is currently on Green Bay’s Injured Reserve. The Packers suffered a 27-17 loss to the Tennesee Titans on Thursday, November 17.

Next Game: @ Philadelphia Eagles on Sunday, November 27 at 6:20 p.m. (MDT) on KSL 5 TV

Bobby Wagner – Linebacker – Los Angeles Rams (3-7)

The former Utah State linebacker had 11 total tackles and four solo tackles in Los Angeles’ 27-20 loss to the New Orleans Saints.

Next Game: @ Kansas City Chiefs on Sunday, November 27 at 2:25 p.m. (MDT) on FOX

Tyler Larsen – Offensive Lineman – Washington Commanders (6-5)

The former Utah State lineman and the Commanders beat the Houston Texans, 23-10.

Next Game: vs. Atlanta Falcons on Sunday, November 27 at 11 a.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 (7-3)

The former Weber State defensive back had eight total tackles and four solo tackles in Buffalo’s 31-23 win over the Cleveland Browns at Ford Field in Detroit, Michigan.

Next Game: @ Detroit Lions on Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, November 24 at 10:30 a.m. (MDT) on CBS

Jonah Williams – Defensive End – Los Angeles Rams (3-7)

The former Weber State defensive end was inactive for Los Angeles’ 27-20 loss to the New Orleans Saints.

Next Game: @ Kansas City Chiefs on Sunday, November 27 at 2:25 p.m. (MDT) on FOX

Rashid Shaheed – Wide Receiver – New Orleans Saints (4-7)

The former Weber State receiver had one reception for eight yards in New Orleans’ 27-20 win over the Los Angeles Rams. Shaheed also returned four punts for a total of 40 yards.

Next Game: @ San Francisco 49ers on Sunday, November 27 at 2:25 p.m. (MDT) on FOX

Sua Opeta – Offensive Lineman – Philadelphia Eagles (9-1)

The former Weber State offensive lineman was inactive for Philadelphia’s 17-16 win over the Indianapolis Colts.

Next Game: vs. Green Bay Packers on Sunday, November 27 at 6:20 p.m. (MDT) on KSL 5 TV

Former Southern Utah Thunderbirds

Braxton Jones – Offensive Lineman – Chicago Bears (3-8)

The former Southern Utah offensive lineman and the Bears suffered a 27-24 loss to the Atlanta Falcons.

Next Game: @ New York Jets on Sunday, November 27 at 11 a.m. (MDT) on FOX

Miles Killebrew – Safety – Pittsburgh Steelers (3-7)

The former Southern Utah defensive back and the Steelers suffered a 37-30 loss to the Cincinnati Bengals.

Next Game: @ Indianapolis Colts on Monday, November 28 at 6:15 p.m. (MDT) on ESPN

Former High School Players

Jay Tufele – Defensive Lineman – Cincinnati Bengals (Bingham/USC) (6-4)

The former Bingham standout had two tackles in Cincinnati’s 37-30 win over the Pittsburgh Steelers.

Next Game: @ Tennessee Titans on Sunday, November 27 at 11 a.m. (MDT) on CBS

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

The former Bingham tight end had three receptions for 22 yards in Dallas’ 40-3 win over the Minnesota Vikings.

Next Game: vs. New York Giants on Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, November 24 at 2:30 p.m. (MDT) on FOX

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

The former Brighton wide receiver is currently on Dallas’ Injured Reserve list. The Cowboys beat the Minnesota Vikings, 40-3.

Next Game: vs. New York Giants on Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, November 24 at 2:30 p.m. (MDT) on FOX

Penei Sewell – Offensive Lineman – Detroit Lions (Desert Hills/Oregon) (4-6)

The former Desert Hills standout and the Lions beat the New York Giants, 31-18.

Next Game: vs. Buffalo Bills on Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, November 24 at 10:30 a.m. (MDT) on CBS

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

The former Orem defensive back had two total tackles, one solo tackle, and a fumble recovery in Los Angeles’ 30-27 loss to the Kansas City Chiefs on Sunday Night Football.

Next Game: @ Arizona Cardinals on Sunday, November 27 at 2:05 p.m. (MDT) on CBS

Andre James – Offensive Lineman – Las Vegas Raiders (Herriman/UCLA) (3-7)

The former Herriman offensive lineman and the Raiders beat the Denver Broncos in overtime, 22-16.

Next Game: @ Seattle Seahawks on Sunday, November 27 at 2:05 p.m. (MDT) on CBS

Kaden Elliss – Linebacker – New Orleans Saints (Judge Memorial/Idaho) (4-7)

The former Judge Memorial standout had 11 total tackles, six solo tackles, 1.5 sacks, one tackle for loss, one pass breakup, and two quarterback hits in New Orleans’ 27-20 win over the Los Angeles Rams.

Next Game: @ San Francisco 49ers on Sunday, November 27 at 2:25 p.m. (MDT) on FOX

Jaylen Warren – Running Back – Pittsburgh Steelers (East/Snow College/Oklahoma State) (3-7)

The former East and Snow College running back had one reception for nine yards in Pittsburgh’s 37-30 loss to the Cincinnati Bengals.

Next Game: @ Indianapolis Colts on Monday, November 28 at 6:15 p.m. (MDT) on ESPN

Bryan Mone – Defensive Lineman – Seattle Seahawks (Highland/Michigan) (6-4)

The former Highland defensive lineman and the Seahawks had a bye week in Week 11.

Next Game: vs. Las Vegas Raiders on Sunday, November 27 at 2:05 p.m. (MDT) on CBS

Practice Squad Players

  • Marcus Kemp – Wide Receiver – Kansas City Chiefs (Layton/Hawai’i)
  • 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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