Former Florida Gators in the NFL: Week 12

By Adam Silverstein
November 29, 2011

With the 2011 NFL season in full swing, a number of Florida Gators participated in Week 12 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 12th week of the 2011 campaign.

WR PERCY HARVIN, Minnesota Vikings Eight receptions for 95 yards [team-highs] (targets: 8, long: 39), touchdown; five carries for 11 yards; kick return for 104 yards

David Nelson, Major Wright, Reggie Nelson, Tim Tebow, Rex Grossman (see below)

Check out how the rest of the Gators in the NFL played…after the break!

LB MIKE PETERSON, Atlanta Falcons: Solo tackle
LB ANDRA DAVIS, Buffalo Bills: Active
WR DAVID NELSON, Buffalo Bills: Five receptions for 47 yards (targets: 8, long: 18), touchdown
S MAJOR WRIGHT, Chicago Bears: Seven tackles (six solo, one for loss) [team-highs], pass defense
WR ANDRE CALDWELL, Cincinnati Bengals: Three receptions for 24 yards (long: 16)
S REGGIE NELSON, Cincinnati Bengals: Four tackles (one solo), interception, two pass defenses, QB hit
CB JOE HADEN, Cleveland Browns: Five tackles (four solo)
QB TIM TEBOW, Denver Broncos: 9/18 for 143 yards, touchdown (QB rating: 95.4); 22 carries for 67 yards (long: 12)
DT MARCUS THOMAS, Denver Broncos: Tackle, pass defense
DE JEREMY MINCEY, Jacksonville Jaguars:Two QB hits
C MIKE POUNCEY*, Miami Dolphins: Played as a starter
LB JERMAINE CUNNINGHAM, New England Patriots: Active
TE AARON HERNANDEZ, New England Patriots: Six receptions for 62 yards (targets: 7, long: 18)
DT GERARD WARREN, New England Patriots: Active
DE JUSTIN TRATTOU*, New York Giants: Active
G COOPER CARLISLE, Oakland Raiders: Played as a starter
WR LOUIS MURPHY, Oakland Raiders: Two receptions for 53 yards (targets: 4, long: 47)
CB LITO SHEPPARD, Oakland Raiders: Five solo tackles, pass defense
WR RILEY COOPER, Philadelphia Eagles: Three receptions for 71 yards (targets: 5, long: 71)
P CHAS HENRY*, Philadelphia Eagles: Five punts for 199 yards (long: 51, avg.: 39.8, inside 20: 1)
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: Seven tackles (five solo)
WR JABAR GAFFNEY, Washington Redskins: Five receptions for 72 yards [team-high] (targets: 7, long: 18)
QB REX GROSSMAN, Washington Redskins: 26/35 for 314 yards, two touchdowns, two interceptions (QB rating: 96.6); five carries for -1 yard
OG MAURICE HURT*, Washington Redskins: Played as a starter

DE CARLOS DUNLAP, Cincinnati Bengals: Hamstring
DE DERRICK HARVEY, Denver Broncos: Inactive
LB BRANDON SILER, Kansas City Chiefs: Torn Achilles (season)
LB BRANDON SPIKES, New England Patriots: Knee
DE JARVIS MOSS, Oakland Raiders: Hamstring
RB EARNEST GRAHAM, Tampa Bay Buccaneers: Torn Achilles (season)

– Trattou was signed off the practice squad by the Giants and made active for just the second time this season.
– Cooper started for the second consecutive week.
– Maurkice Pouncey left the game early due to an illness.

OT Phil Trautwein (New Orleans), SS Ahmad Black* (Tampa Bay)

DE Alex Brown, DE Bobby McCray

* Rookie

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  1. alex says:

    Reggie Nelson has turned his career around in Cincy

    He isn’t as good as I thought he’d be but he is playing excellent ball right now

  2. Fernzpat says:

    Again, great to see Reggie Nelson playing at a high level!

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