Nittany Lions in the NFL - Week 17

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Jan. 2, 2013

With 28 Nittany Lions on National Football League rosters, Penn State is well represented in the professional ranks. Each week throughout the year, www.GoPSUsports.com will provide updates on the exploits of these former Nittany Lion greats. Top performances from week 17 of the 2012 season included Paul Posluszny's 10 tackles and two sacks, Michael Robinson's 10-yard touchdown reception and Bryan Scott's interception and four stops.

Navorro Bowman (2007-09), LB, San Francisco 49ers
San Francisco 27, Arizona 13
Bowman recorded four stops (three solo) and added a special-teams tackle against the Cardinals.

Brett Brackett (2007-10), TE, Jacksonville Jaguars
Tennessee 38, Jacksonville 20
Brackett was placed on injured reserve Sept. 4.

Levi Brown (2003-06), OT, Arizona Cardinals
San Francisco 27, Arizona 13
Brown was placed on injured reserve Aug. 24.

Deon Butler (2005-08), WR, Seattle Seahawks
Seattle 20, St. Louis 13
Butler did not play against the Rams.

Dan Connor (2004-07), LB, Dallas Cowboys
Washington 28, Dallas 18
Connor collected a team-high nine tackles against the Redskins.

Jack Crawford (2008-11), DE, Oakland Raiders
San Diego 24, Oakland 21
Crawford did not play against the Chargers.

Robbie Gould (2001-04), K, Chicago Bears
Chicago 26, Detroit 24
Gould was placed on the reserve/injured list Dec. 11.

Tamba Hali (2002-05), LB, Kansas City Chiefs
Denver 38, Kansas City 3
Hali collected two solo stops against the Broncos.

 

 

Josh Hull (2006-09), LB, St. Louis Rams
Seattle 20, St. Louis 13
Hull made one tackle on special teams.

Justin King (2005-07), CB, Pittsburgh Steelers
Pittsburgh 24, Cleveland 10
King, who signed as a free agent Dec. 18, was inactive against the Browns.

Sean Lee (2005-07, 2009), LB, Dallas Cowboys
Washington 28, Dallas 18
Lee was placed on the reserve/injured list Oct. 24 after suffering a season-ending toe injury.

Derek Moye (2008-11), WR, Pittsburgh Steelers
Pittsburgh 24, Cleveland 10
Moye was signed to the Pittsburgh Steelers' practice squad Nov. 7.

Jordan Norwood (2005-08), WR, Cleveland Browns
Pittsburgh 24, Cleveland 10
Norwood was placed on injured reserve Oct. 12.

Jared Odrick (2006-09), DE, Miami Dolphins
New England 28, Miami 0
Odrick recorded one TFL against the Patriots.

Rich Ohrnberger (2006-08), OL, Arizona Cardinals
San Francisco 27, Arizona 13
Ohrnberger was placed on the reserve/injured list Dec. 10.

Paul Posluszny (2003-06), LB, Jacksonville Jaguars
Tennessee 38, Jacksonville 20
Posluszny registered a game-high 10 stops (six solo), including two sacks, against the Titans.

Andrew Quarless (2006-09), TE, Green Bay Packers
Minnesota 37, Green Bay 34
Quarless was placed on injured reserve Dec. 1.

Michael Robinson (2002-05), FB, Seattle Seahawks
Seattle 20, St. Louis 13
Robinson caught three passes for 33 yards and a touchdown.

Evan Royster (2007-10), Washington Redskins
Washington 28, Dallas 18
Royster rushed twice for nine yards. He also saw action on special teams.

Bryan Scott (1999-2002), LB, Buffalo Bills
Buffalo 28, New York Jets 9
Scott recorded an interception and made four tackles (two solo) against the Jets.

Tim Shaw (2002, 2004-06), LB, Tennessee Titans
Tennessee 38, Jacksonville 20
Shaw made three stops (two solo) against the Jaguars.

A.Q. Shipley (2005-08), C, Indianapolis Colts
Indianapolis 28, Houston 16
Shipley started at center and helped the Colts gain 265 yards.

Mickey Shuler (2007-09), TE, Oakland Raiders
San Diego 24, Oakland 21
Shuler signed with the Raiders' practice squad Oct. 16.

Devon Still (2009-11), DT, Cincinnati Bengals
Cincinnati 23, Baltimore 17
Still was inactive against the Ravens.

Nate Stupar (2008-11), LB, Philadelphia Eagles
New York Giants 42, Philadelphia 7
Stupar signed with the Philadelphia Eagles' practice squad Nov. 19.

Johnnie Troutman (2009-11), OG, San Diego Chargers
San Diego 24, Oakland 17
Troutman was placed on the reserve, non-football injury list on Aug. 27.

Cameron Wake (2000, 02-04), DE, Miami Dolphins
New England 28, Miami 0
Wake collected four tackles (one solo) against New England.

Stefan Wisniewski (2007-10), OL, Oakland Raiders
San Diego 24, Oakland 21
Wisniewski started at center and helped the Raiders outgain the Chargers by a 265-210 margin.

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