Monday September 30, 2013Gators in the NFL Week Four Update
Twenty-one former Gators were active week four of the NFL season. Of those 21, nine started for their respective teams. Jeff Demps played in his first professional game for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and Major Wright of the Chicago Bears had an interception against the Broncos.
Matt Elam Made his third-consecutive pro start at FS and collected six tackles, all solo.
Deonte Thompson Saw action for the first time this season at wide receiver and had four catches for 50 yards with a long of 33 yards.
Carlos Dunlap Made the start at LDE and recorded a combined four tackles, three solo and two TFL, 1.5 sacks and two QB hits.
Reggie Nelson Was not active in week four.
Major Wright Started at SS and had an interception for the second-consecutive week. Wright had six tackles, three solo, and one pass breakup.
Jon Bostic Saw action at linebacker and recorded one tackle on special teams.
Joe Haden Started at LCB and recorded four solo tackles and broke up two passes.
Andre Caldwell Saw action at WR and had one reception for five yards.
Jeremy Mincey Saw action at DL and had one tackle and two QB hits.
Josh Evans Made his first professional start for the Jaguars at FS and had five solo tackles and one pass breakup.
KANSAS CITY CHIEFS
Jaye Howard Was not active in week four.
Mike Pouncey Started the game at C.
Mike Gillislee Was not active in week four.
Caleb Sturgis Hit a 34-yard FG to total a perfect 7-for-7 on the season so far.
Jelani Jenkins Saw action at linebacker and had one assist and one tackle on special teams.
Sharrif Floyd Saw action at DT and contributed with one tackle, 0.5 sacks for a loss of three yards and one QB hit.
NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS
Brandon Spikes Saw action at LB and recorded one tackle.
NEW YORK GIANTS
Will Hill Was not active in week four.
Louis Murphy Saw action at WR but did not record a stat.
Justin Trattou Saw action at DE but did not record a stat.
Riley Cooper Started at WR against the Broncos and had two receptions for 25 yards.
Marcus Gilbert Made the start at RT.
Maurkice Pouncey Suffered a season-ending torn ACL and MCL during the Steelers opening possession of their season opener.
SAN FRANCISCO 49ERS
Ray McDonald Started at LDT, recording two combined tackles, including one TFL, and one QB hit.
Percy Harvin Was not active in week four due to injury.
TAMPA BAY BUCCANEERS
Ahmad Black Saw action at S and contributed with three tackles, two solo.
Jeff Demps Played in his first pro game for the Bucs at RB. Demps had one carry for 14 yards, one catch for eight yards and returned three kicks for a total of 69 yards.
Rex Grossman Was not active in week four.
Maurice Hurt Was not active in week four.
Jordan Reed Was not active in week four.