With the 2010-11 NFL season now underway, a number of Florida Gators participated in Week 6 action, some 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 sixth week of the season.
PLAYERS OF THE WEEK
QB TIM TEBOW, Denver Broncos: Six carries for 23 yards, touchdown (long: 6)
WR PERCY HARVIN, Minnesota Vikings: Three receptions for 21 yards, two rushes for 18 yards, 95-yard kickoff return touchdown (total: three returns for 134 yards)
LB BRANDON SPIKES, New England Patriots: 16 tackles (10 solo)
CB JOE HADEN, Cleveland Browns: Two solo tackles, interception (62-yard return)
LB MIKE PETERSON, Atlanta Falcons: Five tackles (four solo, TFL), pass def.
WR JABAR GAFFNEY, Denver Broncos: Team-high six rec. for 81 yards (long: 27)
DT MARCUS THOMAS, Denver Broncos: Two solo tackles, sack
LB CHANNING CROWDER, Miami Dolphins: Three solo tackles
CB LITO SHEPPARD, Minnesota Vikings: Beat for three touchdowns
LB JERMAINE CUNNINGHAM, New England Patriots: Six tackles (four solo), sack
TE AARON HERNANDEZ, New England Patriots: Four receptions for 61 yards (targets: 6, long: 30), one rush for 18 yards
DT GERARD WARREN, New England Patriots: Three tackles (two solo)
DE ALEX BROWN, New Orleans Saints: Two solo tackles
WR LOUIS MURPHY, Oakland Raiders: Reception for four yards, carry for 43 yards
DE RAY MCDONALD, San Francisco 49ers: Tackle
FB EARNEST GRAHAM, Tampa Bay Buccaneers: Target
MONDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL
DE Derrick Harvey [solo tackle], DT Jeremy Mincey (Jacksonville Jaguars)
OFFENSIVE LINEMEN — NO STATISTICS / DID NOT PLAY
C Maurkice Pouncey, LT Max Starks (Pittsburgh Steelers); G Cooper Carlisle (Raiders) – DE Jarvis Moss (Broncos), DT Joe Cohen (Detroit Lions), CB Lito Sheppard (Vikings) WR Riley Cooper (Philadelphia Eagles), RB Fred Taylor (Patriots), LB Brandon Siler (San Diego Chargers), QB Rex Grossman (Washington Redskins)
LB Andra Davis, WR David Nelson (Buffalo Bills); WR Andre Caldwell, S Reggie Nelson, DE Carlos Dunlap (Cincinnati Bengals)
S Major Wright (Chicago Bears)
- Tebow recorded his first NFL touchdown.
- Haden recorded his first NFL interception.
- Harvin recorded his third NFL kick return in two seasons.
- Crowder saw his first action this season after sitting out first four games (groin).
- Sheppard was beat for three touchdowns.