Nittany Lions in the NFL - Week Eight

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Oct. 31, 2012

With 26 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 eight of the 2012 season included Robbie Gould's (Chicago) game-winning, 41-yard field as time expired against the Panthers.

Navorro Bowman (2007-09), LB, San Francisco 49ers
San Francisco 24, Arizona 3
Bowman recorded a sack in the 49ers' win against Arziona.

Brett Brackett (2007-10), TE, Jacksonville Jaguars
Green Bay 24, Jacksonville 15
Brackett was placed on injured reserve Sept. 4.

Levi Brown (2003-06), OT, Arizona Cardinals
San Francisco 24, Arizona 3
Brown was placed on injured reserve Aug. 24.

Dan Connor (2004-07), LB, Dallas Cowboys
New York Giants 29, Dallas 24
Connor started at middle linebacker and recorded two tackles (one solo) against the Giants.

Jack Crawford (2008-11), DE, Oakland Raiders
Oakland 26, Kansas City 16
Crawford was inactive for the Raiders' game against Chiefs.

Robbie Gould (2001-04), K, Chicago Bears
Chicago 23, Carolina 22
Gould connected on a game-winning, 41-yard field goal as time expired to help the Bears edge the Panthers.

Tamba Hali (2002-05), LB, Kansas City Chiefs
Oakland 26, Kansas City 16
Hali collected two tackles against the Raiders.

Josh Hull (2006-09), LB, St. Louis Rams
New England 45, St. Louis 7
Hull started at linebacker for the first time in his career and collected three tackles, including one stop for a loss, against New England. The third-year pro also made one special-teams stop.

 

 

Dennis Landolt (2007-09), OT, New York Jets
Miami 30, New York Jets 9
Landolt was signed to the New York Jets' practice squad on Sept. 27.

Sean Lee (2005-07, 2009), LB, Dallas Cowboys
New York Giants 29, Dallas 24
Lee was placed on the reserve/injured list Oct. 24 after suffering a season-ending toe injury. He currently leads the team with 58 tackles (36 solo) and collected an interception and a forced fumble.

Aaron Maybin (2007-08), LB, New York Jets
Miami 30, New York Jets 9
Maybin saw action as part of the linebacker rotation for the Jets.

Jordan Norwood (2005-08), WR, Cleveland Browns
Cleveland 7, San Diego 6
Norwood was placed on injured reserve (designated for return) Oct. 12.

Jared Odrick (2006-09), DE, Miami Dolphins
Miami 30, New York Jets 9
Odrick recorded two tackles against the Jets.

Rich Ohrnberger (2006-08), OL, Arizona Cardinals
San Francisco 24, Arizona 3
Ohrnberger started at right guard for the first time in his career.

Paul Posluszny (2003-06), LB, Jacksonville Jaguars
Green Bay 24, Jacksonville 15
Posluszny collected three tackles against the Packers.

Andrew Quarless (2006-09), TE, Green Bay Packers
Green Bay 24, Jacksonville 15
Quarless, who is recovering from a knee injury sustained in Dec. 2011, was played on the team's PUP list Aug. 27.

Michael Robinson (2002-05), FB, Seattle Seahawks
Detroit 28, Seattle 24
Robinson rushed once for two yards and caught one pass for 6 yards.

Evan Royster (2007-10), Washington Redskins
Pittsburgh 27, Washington 12
Royster was targeted once against the Steelers.

Bryan Scott (1999-2002), LB, Buffalo Bills
BYE
In 2012, Scott ranks sixth on the team with 33 tackles (23 solo). He has also recorded two interceptions and a forced fumble.

Tim Shaw (2002, 2004-06), LB, Tennessee Titans
Indianapolis 19, Tennessee 13 (OT)
Shaw was part of the linebacker rotation against the Colts.

A.Q. Shipley (2005-08), C, Indianapolis Colts
Indianapolis 19, Tennessee 13 (OT)
Shipley saw limited action against the Titans.

Devon Still (2009-11), DT, Cincinnati Bengals
BYE
In his rookie season, Still has seen action in seven games and has recorded nine tackles (two solo) and a forced fumble.

Nate Stupar (2008-11), LB, Oakland Raiders
Oakland 26, Kansas City 16
Stupar signed with the Oakland Raiders' practice squad on Sept. 1.

Johnnie Troutman (2009-11), OG, San Diego Chargers
Cleveland 7, San Diego 6
Troutman was placed on the reserve, non-football injury list on Aug. 27.

Cameron Wake (2000, 02-04), DE, Miami Dolphins
Miami 30, New York Jets 9
Wake recorded a sack against the Jets.

Stefan Wisniewski (2007-10), OL, Oakland Raiders
Oakland 26, Kansas City 16
Wisniewski started at center for the fifth straight game and helped the Raiders outgain Kansas City by a 344-299 margin.

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