Tuesday September 10, 2013Gators in the NFL Week One Update
Twenty-three former Gators were active week one of the NFL season. Of those 23, 10 started for their respective teams. Andre Caldwell of the Broncos was the lone Gator to score a touchdown in week one.
Matt Elam Saw action in the season opener, recording one tackle.
Deonte Thompson Was not active in week one.
Carlos Dunlap¬ Made the start at LDE recording three tackles, two QB hits and broke up one pass.
Reggie Nelson Made the start at FS with one tackle on defense and one on special teams.
Major Wright Started at SS and had seven tackles, including three solo.
Jon Bostic Saw action, but did not record a stat.
Joe Haden Started at LCB and had one tackle.
Andre Caldwell Saw action and recorded one reception for 28 yards and scored one TD. (Watch Here)
Jeremy Mincey Saw action and recorded one tackle for loss.
Josh Evans Saw action at safety and on special teams, recording three tackles.
KANSAS CITY CHIEFS
Jaye Howard Saw action but did not record a stat.
Mike Pouncey Started the game at C.
Mike Gillislee Was not active in week one.
Caleb Sturgis Was 3-3 in field goal attempts, with a long of 49 yards.
Jelani Jenkins Saw action and had one tackle playing on special teams.
Sharrif Floyd Saw action and blocked one pass.
NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS
Brandon Spikes Started at linebacker and chipped in with two tackles, one solo.
NEW YORK GIANTS
Will Hill- Was not active in week one.
Louis Murphy Saw action but did not record a stat.
Justin Trattou Saw action but did not record a stat.
Riley Cooper Started at WR against the Redskins with two receptions for 14 yards.
Marcus Gilbert Made the start at RT
Maurkice Pouncey Started at C, but suffered a season-ending torn ACL and MCL during the Steelers opening possession of the game.
SAN FRANCISCO 49ERS
Ray McDonald Started at LDT, recording four tackles, two solo and one for loss, had 0.5 sacks and one QB hit.
Percy Harvin Was not active in week one due to surgery.
TAMPA BAY BUCCANEERS
Ahmad Black Saw action in game one.
Jeff Demps Did not see action in week one.
Rex Grossman Was not active in week one.
Maurice Hurt Was not active in week one.
Jordan Reed Saw action in the season opener at tight end recording five receptions for 38 yards.