With the 2010-11 NFL season now underway, a number of Florida Gators participated in Week 9 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 ninth week of the season.
PLAYERS OF THE WEEK
TE AARON HERNANDEZ, New England Patriots: Team-high five receptions for 48 yards, two touchdowns (targets: 9, long: 22)
WR PERCY HARVIN, Minnesota Vikings: Team-high nine receptions for 126 yards (targets: 12, long: 28), fumble, five kick returns for 88 yards (long 22)
LB MIKE PETERSON Five tackles (three solo, two for loss), sack, two passes defended
WR DAVID NELSON, Buffalo Bills: Two receptions for 19 yards (targets: 5)
WR ANDRE CALDWELL, Cincinnati Bengals: Solo tackle
S REGGIE NELSON, Cincinnati Bengals: Four solo tackles
DE CARLOS DUNLAP, Cincinnati Bengals: Solo tackle
CB JOE HADEN, Cleveland Browns: Three tackles (two solo), pass defended
LB CHANNING CROWDER, Miami Dolphins: Four solo tackles (one for loss)
LB JERMAINE CUNNINGHAM, New England Patriots: Three tackles (two solo)
LB BRANDON SPIKES, New England Patriots: Eight tackles (four solo)
DT GERARD WARREN, New England Patriots: Two solo tackles (one for loss)
DE ALEX BROWN, New Orleans Saints: Four tackles (two solo), QB hit, fumble rec.
WR RILEY COOPER, Philadelphia Eagles: Tackle
OFFENSIVE LINEMEN — NO STATISTICS / DID NOT PLAY
C Maurkice Pouncey, LT Max Starks (Pittsburgh Steelers); G Cooper Carlisle (Oakland Raiders) – FB Earnest Graham (Tampa Bay Buccaneers)
WR Jabar Gaffney, DE Jarvis Moss, QB Tim Tebow, DT Marcus Thomas (Denver Broncos); DE Derrick Harvey, DT Jeremy Mincey (Jacksonville Jaguars); DE Ray McDonald (San Francisco 49ers), QB Rex Grossman (Washington Redskins)
LB Andra Davis (Bills), S Major Wright (Chicago Bears), CB Lito Sheppard (Vikings), RB Fred Taylor (Patriots), WR Louis Murphy (Raiders), LB Brandon Siler (San Diego Chargers)
– The initial touchdown scored by Hernandez was the first of his career.
– Crowder accused Baltimore’s FB LeRon McClain of spitting in his face during Sunday’s game; it is being reviewed by the league.
– Pouncey left Monday night’s game with an injured lower right leg but would return to action and finish the game at center.