Nittany Lions in the NFL: Week One

With 25 Nittany Lions on National Football League rosters, Penn State is well represented in the professional ranks. Each week throughout the year, www.GoPSUsports.com will provide updates on the exploits of these former Nittany Lion greats. Top performances from week one of the 2013 season included Tamba Hali's first career touchdown and Paul Posluszny's game-high 10 solo tackles.

Navorro Bowman (2007-09), LB, San Francisco 49ers
San Francisco 34, Green Bay 28
Bowman notched a team-high eight tackles (seven solo) and recorded a forced fumble in the 49ers season-opening win.

Levi Brown (2003-06), OT, Arizona Cardinals
St. Louis 27, Arizona 24
The starting left tackle helped the Cardinals out gain the Rams by a 390-366 margin.

Dan Connor (2004-07), LB, New York Giants
Dallas 36, New York Giants 31
Connor, who joined the Giants in the offseason, collected two tackles (one solo) in his New York debut.

Jack Crawford (2008-11), DE, Oakland Raiders
Indianapolis 21, Oakland 17
Crawford made one stop in the Raiders' week-one loss.

Robbie Gould (2001-04), K, Chicago Bears
Chicago 24, Cincinnati 21
Gould, who went 3-for-3 on extra points, connected on a career-long 58-yard field goal against the Bengals.

Tamba Hali (2002-05), LB, Kansas City Chiefs
Kansas City 28, Jacksonville 2
Hali notched his first career touchdown after intercepting a pass in the Chiefs' season-opening win. The eight-year veteran also collected two solo tackles.

Jordan Hill (2009-12), DT, Seattle Seahawks
Seattle 12, Carolina 7
Hill was inactive for the Seahawks' week-one victory.

Gerald Hodges (2009-12), LB, Minnesota Vikings
Detroit 34, Minnesota 24
Hodges was inactive for Minnesota's week-one loss to Detroit.

Sean Lee (2005-07, 2009), LB, Dallas Cowboys
Dallas 36, New York Giants 31
Lee ranked third on the squad with five stops (four solo) in the Cowboys' season-opening win.

Michael Mauti (2008, 2010-12), LB, Minnesota Vikings
Detroit 34, Minnesota 24
Mauti was inactive for Minnesota's week-one loss to Detroit.

Matt McGloin (2010-12), QB, Oakland Raiders
Indianapolis 21, Oakland 17
The Raiders' third-string quarterback, McGloin was inactive for the Raiders' week-one matchup.

Derek Moye (2008-11), WR, Pittsburgh Steelers
Tennessee 16, Pittsburgh 9
Moye saw his first career NFL action in the Steelers' week-one loss to the Titans.

Jared Odrick (2006-09), DE, Miami Dolphins
Miami 23, Cleveland 10
Odrick - a starting defensive tackle - recorded one stop in the Dolphins' week-one victory

Rich Ohrnberger (2006-08), OL, San Diego Chargers
Houston 31, San Diego 28
Ohrnberger did not play against the Texans.

Paul Posluszny (2003-06), LB, Jacksonville Jaguars
Kansas City 28, Jacksonville 2
Posluszny registered a game-high 10 solo tackles against the Chiefs.

Andrew Quarless (2006-09), TE, Green Bay Packers
San Francisco 34, Green Bay 28
Quarless, who missed the entire 2012 campaign due to injury, appeared in his first game since Week 13 of the 2011 season.

Evan Royster (2007-10), RB, Washington Redskins
Philadelphia 33, Washington 27
Royster was inactive against the Eagles.

A.Q. Shipley (2005-08), C, Baltimore Ravens
Denver 49, Baltimore 27
Shipley saw action in his Baltimore debut.

Mickey Shuler (2007-09), TE, Atlanta Falcons
New Orleans 23, Atlanta 17
Shuler is a member of the Falcons' practice squad.

Devon Still (2009-11), DT, Cincinnati Bengals
Chicago 24, Cincinnati 21
Still collected one pass defended in the Bengals' week-one loss to the Bears.

Nate Stupar (2008-11), LB, San Francisco 49ers
San Francisco 34, Green Bay 28
Stupar was inactive against the Packers.

Andrew Szczerba (2008-09), TE, Atlanta Falcons
New Orleans 23, Atlanta 17
Szczerba is on the team's reserved/injured list.

Johnnie Troutman (2009-11), OG, San Diego Chargers
Houston 31, San Diego 28
Troutman was inactive against the Texans.

Cameron Wake (2000, 02-04), DE, Miami Dolphins
Miami 23, Cleveland 10
Wake, who started at one of the defensive end spots, notched 2.5 sacks and four tackles total against the Browns.

Stefan Wisniewski (2007-10), OL, Oakland Raiders
Indianapolis 21, Oakland 17
The team's starting center, Wisniewski helped the Raiders out gain the Colts by a 372-274 margin. 

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Last Updated September 12, 2013