After winning national titles in 2006, 2008 and then playing in the BCS Sugar Bowl a year ago, the Florida Gators have since sent a gaggle of former stars to the NFL.
Track the performances of all your favorite former Gators here, via GatorZone. Teams are listed in alphabetical order.
- Matt Elam – First pro start at free safety: Five tackles, three solo.
- Deonte Thompson – Not active.
- Carlos Dunlap – Started and defensive end: Two tackles (one solo for loss), 0.5 sack, QB hit
- Reggie Nelson – Started at cornerback: Tackle, pass defense and interception
- Major Wright – Started at strong safety: Nine tackles, one on special teams.
- Jon Bostic – Did not start, but saw action at linebacker: One tackle on special teams.
- Joe Haden – Started at cornerback: Three solo tackles and one pass breakup.
- Andre Caldwell – Did not start, but saw action at wide receiver: One reception for 36 yards.
- Jeremy Mincey – Did not start, but saw action on the defensive line: One tackle, one sack for seven yards and one quarterback hit.
- Josh Evans – Did not start, but saw action at safety.
Kansas City Chiefs
- Jaye Howard – Not active.
- Mike Pouncey – Started the game at center.
- Mike Gillislee – Not active.
- Caleb Sturgis – Continues to dominate kicking: 3-3 in field goal attempts, with a long of 54 yards.
- Jelani Jenkins – Did not start, but saw action at linebacker: One tackle on special teams.
- Sharrif Floyd – Did not start, but saw action at defensive tackle: One tackle assist and one quarterback hit.
New England Patriots
- Brandon Spikes – Did not start, but saw action at linebacker: Three tackles, one solo.
New York Giants
- Will Hill – Not active.
- Louis Murphy – Did not start, but saw action at wide receiver.
- Justin Trattou – Did not start, but saw action at defensive end: Three tackles on special teams.
- Riley Cooper – Started at WR, recording two receptions for 25 yards against the Chargers.
- Marcus Gilbert – Started at right tackle.
- Maurkice Pouncey – Out for the season with torn ACL and MCL.
San Francisco 49ers
- Ray McDonald – Started at defensive tackle: Seven combined tackles, three solo and one quarterback hit.
- Percy Harvin – Not active.
Tampa Bay Buccaneers
- Ahmad Black – Started at defensive back: Five tackles, four solo.
- Jeff Demps – Did not play.
- Rex Grossman – Not active.
- Maurice Hurt – Not active.
- Jordan Reed – Did not start, but saw action at tight end: Three receptions for 18 yards, scored the first touchdown of his pro career.