Former Florida Gators in the NFL: Week 7

By Adam Silverstein
October 25, 2011

With the 2011 NFL season underway, a number of Florida Gators participated in Week 7 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 seventh week of the 2011 campaign.

PLAYER OF THE WEEK
QB TIM TEBOW, Denver Broncos: 13/27 for 161 yards, two touchdowns (QB rating: 91.7), two-point conversion [game-tying], eight rushes for 65 yards (long: 21)

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THE REST
[EXPAND Click to expand and read the rest of this post.]LB MIKE PETERSON, Atlanta Falcons: Played as a reserve
LB ANDRA DAVIS, Buffalo Bills: Bye week
WR DAVID NELSON, Buffalo Bills: Bye week
WR ANDRE CALDWELL, Cincinnati Bengals: Bye week
DE CARLOS DUNLAP, Cincinnati Bengals: Bye week
S REGGIE NELSON, Cincinnati Bengals: Bye week
CB JOE HADEN, Cleveland Browns: Five tackles (four solo, one for loss), pass defense
DT MARCUS THOMAS, Denver Broncos: Two solo tackles
DE JEREMY MINCEY, Jacksonville Jaguars: Three solo tackles (two for loss), sack
C MIKE POUNCEY*, Miami Dolphins: Played as a starter
WR PERCY HARVIN, Minnesota Vikings Two receptions for 15 yards (targets: 3, long: 9), two rushes for eight yards (long: 6), two kickoff returns for 55 yards (long: 28)
LB JERMAINE CUNNINGHAM, New England Patriots: Bye week
TE AARON HERNANDEZ, New England Patriots: Bye week
LB BRANDON SPIKES, New England Patriots: Bye week
DT GERARD WARREN, New England Patriots: Bye week
G COOPER CARLISLE, Oakland Raiders: Played as a starter
DE JARVIS MOSS, Oakland Raiders: Two solo tackles
WR LOUIS MURPHY, Oakland Raiders: Four targets, solo tackle
WR RILEY COOPER, Philadelphia Eagles: Bye week
P CHAS HENRY*, Philadelphia Eagles: Bye week
C MAURKICE POUNCEY, Pittsburgh Steelers: Played as a starter
OT MARCUS GILBERT*, Pittsburgh Steelers: Played as a starter
OT MAX STARKS, Pittsburgh Steelers: Played as a starter
DE RAY MCDONALD, San Francisco 49ers: Bye week
FB EARNEST GRAHAM, Tampa Bay Buccaneers: Two carries for 13 yards (long: 9), reception for -2 yards
WR JABAR GAFFNEY, Washington Redskins: Four receptions for 68 yards (targets: 8, long: 32), fumble
OG MAURICE HURT*, Washington Redskins: Active

INJURED / INACTIVE
S MAJOR WRIGHT, Chicago Bears: Hip
DE DERRICK HARVEY, Denver Broncos: Inactive
LB BRANDON SILER, Kansas City Chiefs: Torn Achilles (season)
QB REX GROSSMAN, Washington Redskins: Pneumonia

NOTES
– Harvin missed most of the game after reinjuring his sore ribs.
– Graham ruled out for the season with a torn Achilles.
– Hurt was signed from the practice squad and active for the first time this year.

PRACTICE SQUAD PLAYERS
DE Justin Trattou* (New York Giants), SS Ahmad Black* (Tampa Bay)

NOTABLE FREE AGENTS
DE Alex Brown, DE Bobby McCray, CB Lito Sheppard

* Rookie

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2 Comments

  1. Fernzpat says:

    Louis Murphy with only one tackle is a travesty! How many times as a receiver do you get that many opportunities???

    • gatorhippy says:

      Agreed…Murph needs to step it up…and if that means letting more guys get picks when the ball is thrown at him so be it…

      😉

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