Former Florida Gators in the NFL: Week 3

By Adam Silverstein
September 27, 2011

With the 2011 NFL season officially underway, a number of Florida Gators participated in Week 3 action, many of whom had an impact on their team’s performance. OGGOA has checked and re-checked the box scores to bring you a summary of what these Gators accomplished during the third week of the 2011 campaign.

DE JARVIS MOSS, Oakland Raiders: Four tackles (two solo, one for loss), two sacks, three QB hits, pass defense

[EXPAND Click to expand and read the rest of this post.]LB MIKE PETERSON, Atlanta Falcons: Five tackles (three solo)
LB ANDRA DAVIS, Buffalo Bills: Two tackles
WR DAVID NELSON, Buffalo Bills: Six receptions for 84 yards (targets: 8, long: 26)
WR ANDRE CALDWELL, Cincinnati Bengals: Six receptions for 53 yards [team-highs] (targets: 12, long: 14), solo tackle
DE CARLOS DUNLAP, Cincinnati Bengals: Tackle, QB hit
S REGGIE NELSON, Cincinnati Bengals: 10 tackles (seven solo) [team-highs]
CB JOE HADEN, Cleveland Browns: Four solo tackles (pass defense)
DE DERRICK HARVEY, Denver Broncos: Fumble recovery
QB TIM TEBOW, Denver Broncos: Reserve
DE JEREMY MINCEY, Jacksonville Jaguars: Four tackles (three solo)
C MIKE POUNCEY*, Miami Dolphins: Played as a starter
WR PERCY HARVIN, Minnesota Vikings Three receptions for 47 yards (targets: 5, long: 21), two rushes for 41 yards (long: 39), two kick returns for 47 yards (long: 25)
LB JERMAINE CUNNINGHAM, New England Patriots: Played as a starter
LB BRANDON SPIKES, New England Patriots: Five tackles (two solo)
G COOPER CARLISLE, Oakland Raiders: Played as a starter
WR RILEY COOPER, Philadelphia Eagles: Solo tackle
P CHAS HENRY*, Philadelphia Eagles: Two punts for 90 yards (long: 49)
C MAURKICE POUNCEY, Pittsburgh Steelers: Played as a starter
OT MARCUS GILBERT*, Pittsburgh Steelers: Played as a starter
DE RAY MCDONALD, San Francisco 49ers: Played as a starter
FB EARNEST GRAHAM, Tampa Bay Buccaneers: Seven receptions for 37 yards (targets: 8, long: 11), two rushes for -1 yard
WR JABAR GAFFNEY, Washington Redskins: Five receptions [team-high] for 60 yards (targets: 6, long: 17)
QB REX GROSSMAN, Washington Redskins: 22/37 for 250 yards, touchdown, interception (QB Rating: 77.5), rush for six yards

– Harvin did not return for the final five minutes of the second half or overtime after being hit in the gut and subsequently vomiting on the sideline.

FS MAJOR WRIGHT, Chicago Bears: Concussion
DT MARCUS THOMAS, Denver Broncos: Pectoral
LB BRANDON SILER, Kansas City Chiefs: Torn achilles (season)
TE AARON HERNANDEZ, New England Patriots: MCL
WR LOUIS MURPHY, Oakland Raiders: Sports hernia

TE Cornelius Ingram (Detroit), DE Justin Trattou* (New York Giants), SS Ahmad Black* (Tampa Bay), OG Maurice Hurt* (Washington)

DE Alex Brown, DE Bobby McCray, CB Lito Sheppard, OT Max Starks, DT Gerard Warren

* Rookie

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