Vols in NFL Recap: Kamara, Dobbs and Patterson Lead UT Alums in the NFL in Week 9

VFL NFL Update / Credit: UT Athletics

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. – New Orleans Saints running back Alvin Kamara scored three touchdowns in the first half and Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Joshua Dobbs completed his first pass in an NFL regular season game to lead the 32 former Tennessee players in action on Sunday and Monday during Week 9 of NFL action.

VFL brothers, Britton Colquitt and Dustin Colquitt went head-to-head as the punters in the Browns versus Chiefs game, as well, and Cordarrelle Patterson scored his first rushing touchdown of the season for the Patriots while Ramon Foster made his 123rd career start on the offensive line for the Steelers.

Catch up with all of Tennessee’s former players below. Updates will be posted each week on UTSports.com.

Derek Barnett – DE, Philadelphia Eagles
2018 Regular Season: Games/Starts: 6/6, Tackles: 11 UA, 5 A, 16 Total, Other: 2.5 Sacks

Barnett suffered a season ending injury to his shoulder.

Eric Berry – DB, Kansas City Chiefs
2018 Regular Season: No Stats Recorded 

Berry has yet to see action this season for the Chiefs, who are 8-1 after a blowout victory over Cleveland on Sunday. The five-time Pro Bowler has been rehabbing an Achilles injury he suffered in last year’s season opener.

Tyler Bray – QB, Chicago Bears (Practice Squad)
Preseason: Games/Starts: 4/1, Comp-Att-Int: 60-97-1, 652 Yds, 1 TD

Bray played in four preseason games for the Chicago Bears in 2018, completing 60-of-97 passes for 652 yards and one touchdown. The California native was named to the Bears’ practice squad to start the 2018 season.

Justin Coleman – DB, Seattle Seahawks
2018 Regular Season: Games/Starts: 8/1, Tackles: 21 UA, 4 A, 25 Total, Other: 0 Sacks, 1 Int., 0 FF, 7 PD

Coleman had three tackles and two passes defended for the Seahawks, who fell to the Chargers, 25-17.

Britton Colquitt – P, Cleveland Browns
2018 Regular Season: Games/Starts: 9/0, 60 Punts, 2,696 Yds, 79 Lg, 44.9 Avg., 26 I-20, 4 TB, 12 FC

Colquitt had only one punt for 39 yards in a 37-21 loss to the Chiefs in a battle with his brother, Kansas City punter Dustin Colquitt.

Britton Colquitt leads the NFL in punts (60), punting yards (2,690) and longest punt (79).

Dustin Colquitt – P, Kansas City Chiefs
2018 Regular Season: Games/Starts: 9/0, 23 Punts, 1,037 Yds, 67 Lg, 45.1 Avg., 11 I-20, 3 TB, 5 FC

Colquitt had two punts for 63 yards (31.5 average), pinning the Browns inside their own 20 on both in a 37-21 victory for the Chiefs. Dustin Colquitt picked up the win over his brother, Browns punter Britton Colquitt.

At 8-1, the Chiefs have the best record in the AFC And are tied with the Rams for the best record in football.

Morgan Cox – LS, Baltimore Ravens
2018 Regular Season: Games/Starts: 8/0

Cox serves as the Ravens’ primary long snapper and has played in all nine of the team’s games this season.

Jason Croom – TE, Buffalo Bills
2018 Regular Season: Games/Starts: 9/0, Rec-Yds: 13-131, 10.1 Avg., 26 Lg, 1 TD

Croom had the most productive day of his career, totaling a career-best three receptions for 36 yards as the Bills fell to the Bears, 41-9.

Trevor Daniel – P, Houston Texans
2018 Regular Season: Games/Starts: 9/0, 43 Punts, 1,710 Yds, 61 Lg, 44.5 Avg., 22 I-20, 4 TB, 11 FC

Daniel was outstanding for the red-hot Texans, averaging 51.2 on six punts and putting four inside the 20 as Houston defeated Denver, 19-17. The Texans have won six straight and lead the AFC South by two games with a 6-3 record.

Joshua Dobbs – QB, Pittsburgh Steelers
2018 Regular Season: Games/Starts: 3/0, Passing Comp-Att-Int: 1-1-0, 20 Yds, 0 TD Rushing Att-Yds: 2-(-4), 0 TD
Preseason: Games/Starts: 3/1, Passing Comp-Att-Int: 29-43-2, 434 Yds, 4 TD Rushing Att-Yds: 10-64, 1 TD

Dobbs completed his first career pass for 20 yards to help the Steelers defeate the Ravens, 23-16. Dobbs was ready and stepped in to deliver the strike when Ben Roethlisberger went out briefly with an injury.

Ramon Foster – G, Pittsburgh Steelers
2018 Regular Season: Games/Starts: 8/8

Foster got his 123nd career start on the offensive line for the Pittsburgh Steelers on Sunday in the 23-16 win over the Ravens. Foster is a leader for the Steelers, who hold a 5-2-1 record are first in the AFC North division.

Zach Fulton – G, Houston Texans
2018 Regular Season: Games/Starts: 7/7

Fulton started his seventh game of the season and 53rd of his career in the 19-17 win over the Broncos.

Rashaan Gaulden – DB, Carolina Panthers
2018 Regular Season: Games/Starts: 7/0, Tackles: 8 UA, 3 A, 11 Total

Gaulden had two tackles in the 42-28 win over the Buccaneers.

Justin Hunter – WR, Pittsburgh Steelers
2018 Regular Season: Games/Starts: 4/0, Rec-Yds: 3-21, 7.0 Avg., 12 Lg, 0 TD

Hunter did not play in the Steelers’ 23-16 win over the Ravens.

Malik Jackson – DT, Jacksonville Jaguars
2018 Regular Season: Games/Starts: 8/8, Tackles: 15 UA, 4 A, 19 Total, Other: 1 Sack, 1 PD

This weekend was the bye week for Jackson and the Jaguars.

Ja’Wuan James – T, Miami Dolphins
2018 Regular Season: Games/Starts: 9/9

James made his 56th career start in a 13-6 win over the Jets. James is a leader on the offensive line for the 5-4 Dolphins.

Alexander Johnson – LB, Denver Broncos
2018 Regular Season: Games/Starts: 1/0, Tackles: 0 UA, 0 A, 0 Total

Johnson made his NFL debut on Sunday as the Broncos fell to the Texans, 19-17.

Alvin Kamara – RB, New Orleans Saints
2018 Regular Season: Games/Starts: 8/7, Rushing Att-Yds: 111-490, 4.4 Avg., 49 Lg, 9 TD
Rec-Yds: 51-427, 8.4 Avg., 35 Lg, 3 TD

Kamara rushed 19 times for 82 yards and had four receptions for 34 yards in a 45-35 win over the Rams. He scored three total touchdowns in the first half for the Saints, who lead the NFC South with a 7-1 record.

Kamara is tied for first in total touchdowns scored this season (12).

John Kelly – RB, Los Angeles Rams
Preseason: Games/Starts: 3/0, Rushing Att-Yds: 46-197, 4.3 Avg., 40 Lg, 3 TD
Rec-Yds: 6-18, 3.0 Avg., 12 Lg, 0 TD

Kelly rushed 46 times for 197 yards and three touchdowns through three preseason games Los Angeles. The rookie running back has not seen action in any regular-season contests for the Rams.

LaTroy Lewis – LB, Tennessee Titans (Practice Squad)
Lewis was signed to the Titans’ practice squad in October. 

Josh Malone – WR, Cincinnati Bengals
2018 Regular Season: Games/Starts: 7/0, Rec-Yds: 1-12, 12.0 Avg., 0 TD

Malone and the Bengals were on a bye week.

Daniel McCullers – DT, Pittsburgh Steelers
2018 Regular Season: Games/Starts: 8/0, Tackles: 2 UA, 1 A, 3 Total, Other: 1 Sacks 

McCullers didn’t record any stats in the Steelers’ 23-16 victory over the Ravens.

Kahlil McKenzie – G, Kansas City Chiefs
Preseason: Games/Starts: 4/0

McKenzie made four appearances in the preseason for the Chiefs and helped pave the way for 397 yards of total offense in the final preseason game against the Packers. McKenzie has not played in any of the Chiefs eight regular season games so far this year.

Emmanuel Moseley – DB, San Francisco 49ers (Practice Squad)
Preseason: Games/Starts: 4/1, Tackles: 6 UA, 0 A, 6 Total, Other: 0 Sacks, 1 PD, 1-6 Int-Yds, 0 FF, 0 FR

Moseley played in four games for the 49ers in the preseason, making six solo tackles and one interception. The rookie was signed to San Francisco’s practice squad prior to Week 1 of the regular season.

Michael Palardy – P, Carolina Panthers
2018 Regular Season: Games/Starts: 8/0, 32 Punts, 1,475 Yds, 59 Lg, 46.1 Avg., 16 I-20, 3 TB, 10 FC

Palardy had a 50.0 average on four punts as the Panthers took down the Bucaneers, 42-28, to move to 6-2 on the season.

Cordarrelle Patterson – WR, New England Patriots
2018 Regular Season: Games/Starts: 9/3, Rec-Yds: 12-121, 10.1 Avg., 55 Lg, 2 TD
Rushing Att-Yds: 28-135, 4.8 Avg., 22 Lg, 1 TD
KR-Yds: 14-451, 32.2 Avg., 1 TD, 95 Lg

Patterson had 61 yards rushing and a touchdown on 11 carries and made one reception in the Patriots’ 31-17 win over the Packers. Patterson returned two kicks for 64 yards. He ranks fourth in the NFL in kick return average (32.2).

Jalen Reeves-Maybin – LB, Detroit Lions
2018 Regular Season: Games/Starts: 7/0, Tackles: 7 UA, 4 A, 11 Total 

Reeves-Maybin did not play on Sunday.

Luke Stocker – TE, Tennessee Titans
2018 Regular Season: Games/Starts: 8/6, Rec-Yds: 8-79, 9.9 Avg., 31 Lg, 1 TD

Stocker had one reception for five yards as the Titans cruised past the Cowboys, 28-14, on Monday Night Football to improve to 4-4.

James Stone – C, Chicago Bears (Practice Squad)
Preseason: Games/Starts: 4/1

Stone made four appearances, including one start, in the preseason for the Oakland Raiders before being signed to the Chicago Bears’ practice squad.

Cameron Sutton – DB, Pittsburgh Steelers
2018 Regular Season: Games/Starts: 8/1, Tackles: 18 UA, 0 A, 18 Total, Other: 3 PD, 1-0 Int-Yds, 1 FF

Sutton didn’t record any stats but did see action in the Steelers’ 23-16 victory over the Ravens.

Jordan Williams – LB, New York Giants (IR)
Preseason: Games/Starts: 4/0, Tackles: 3 UA, 0 A, 3 Total

Williams played in all four preseason games for the Giants, making three tackles. He is currently on injured reserve for New York.

Ethan Wolf – TE, Green Bay Packers
Wolf was signed to the practice squad by the Green Bay Packers on Oct. 30. He spent the preseason with the Tennessee Titans after signing as an undrafted free agent.

-UT Athletics

 

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