Nittany Lions in the NFL - Week 16

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Tamba Hali

Dec. 27, 2012

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 16 of the 2012 season included Navorro Bowman's 16 stops against the Seahawks and Dan Connor's 12 tackles versus the Saints.

Navorro Bowman (2007-09), LB, San Francisco 49ers
Seattle 42, San Francisco 13
Bowman collected a game-high 16 tackles (four solo), including one TFL, against the Seahawks.

Brett Brackett (2007-10), TE, Jacksonville Jaguars
New England 23, Jacksonville 16
Brackett was placed on injured reserve Sept. 4.

Levi Brown (2003-06), OT, Arizona Cardinals
Chicago 28, Arizona 13
Brown was placed on injured reserve Aug. 24.

Deon Butler (2005-08), WR, Seattle Seahawks
Seattle 42, San Francisco 13
Butler made his first appearance of the season against the 49ers.

Dan Connor (2004-07), LB, Dallas Cowboys
New Orleans 34, Dallas 31 (OT)
Connor recorded a game-high 12 tackles (seven solo), including one tackle for loss, against the Saints.

Jack Crawford (2008-11), DE, Oakland Raiders
Carolina 17, Oakland 6
Crawford was part of the defensive line rotation against the Panthers.

 

 

Robbie Gould (2001-04), K, Chicago Bears
Chicago 28, Arizona 13
Gould was placed on the reserve/injured list Dec. 11.

Tamba Hali (2002-05), LB, Kansas City Chiefs
Indianapolis 20, Kansas City 13
Hali collected two stops, including one sack, against the Colts.

Josh Hull (2006-09), LB, St. Louis Rams
St, Louis 28, Tampa Bay 13
Hull saw action against the Buccaneers.

Justin King (2005-07), CB, Pittsburgh Steelers
Cincinnati 13, Pittsburgh 10
King, who signed as a free agent Dec. 18, was inactive against the Bengals.

Sean Lee (2005-07, 2009), LB, Dallas Cowboys
New Orleans 34, Dallas 31 (OT)
Lee was placed on the reserve/injured list Oct. 24 after suffering a season-ending toe injury.

Derek Moye (2008-11), WR, Pittsburgh Steelers
Cincinnati 13, Pittsburgh 10
Moye was signed to the Pittsburgh Steelers' practice squad Nov. 7.

Jordan Norwood (2005-08), WR, Cleveland Browns
Denver 34, Cleveland 12
Norwood was placed on injured reserve (designated for return) Oct. 12.

Jared Odrick (2006-09), DE, Miami Dolphins
Miami 24, Buffalo 10
Odrick registered one stop against the Bills.

Rich Ohrnberger (2006-08), OL, Arizona Cardinals
Chicago 28, Arizona 13
Ohrnberger was placed on the reserve/injured list Dec. 10.

Paul Posluszny (2003-06), LB, Jacksonville Jaguars
New England 23, Jacksonville 16
Posluszny recorded seven solo stops against the Patriots.

Andrew Quarless (2006-09), TE, Green Bay Packers
Green Bay 55, Tennessee 7
Quarless was placed on injured reserve Dec. 1.

Michael Robinson (2002-05), FB, Seattle Seahawks
Seattle 42, San Francisco 13
Robinson recorded one rushing yard and made one stop on special teams.

Evan Royster (2007-10), Washington Redskins
Washington 27, Philadelphia 20
Royster rushed twice for 14 yards.

Bryan Scott (1999-2002), LB, Buffalo Bills
Miami 24, Buffalo 10
Scott collected five tackles (four solo) against the Dolphins.

Tim Shaw (2002, 2004-06), LB, Tennessee Titans
Green Bay 55, Tennessee 7
Shaw made seven tackles, including two on special teams, against the Packers.

A.Q. Shipley (2005-08), C, Indianapolis Colts
Indianapolis 20, Kansas City 13
Shipley started at center and helped the Colts gain 288 yards.

Mickey Shuler (2007-09), TE, Oakland Raiders
Carolina 17, Oakland 6
Shuler signed with the Raiders' practice squad Oct. 16.

Devon Still (2009-11), DT, Cincinnati Bengals
Cincinnati 13, Pittsburgh 10
Still was inactive against the Steelers.

Nate Stupar (2008-11), LB, Philadelphia Eagles
Washington 27, Philadelphia 20
Stupar signed with the Philadelphia Eagles' practice squad Nov. 19.

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

Cameron Wake (2000, 02-04), DE, Miami Dolphins
Miami 24, Buffalo 10
Wake recorded three stops, including one sack, and a forced fumble against the Bills.

Stefan Wisniewski (2007-10), OL, Oakland Raiders
Carolina 17, Oakland 6
Wisniewski started at center and helped the Raiders gain 189 yards.

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