Nittany Lions in the NFL: Week Nine

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. -- 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 nine of the 2013 season included Tamba Hali's fumble return for a touchdown and Cameron Wake's game-winning sack for a safety in overtime.

Navorro Bowman (2007-09), LB, San Francisco 49ers
BYE
Bowman ranks 13th in the NFL with 69 tackles (55 solo). He's also recorded a pair of sacks and forced fumbles to help lead San Francisco to a 6-2 record.

Levi Brown (2003-06), OT, Pittsburgh Steelers
New England 55, Pittsburgh 31
Brown was placed on the reserve/injured list Oct. 15.

Jack Crawford (2008-11), DE, Oakland Raiders
Philadelphia 49, Oakland 20
Crawford had two tackles (one solo) and one sack against the Eagles.

Robbie Gould (2001-04), K, Chicago Bears
Chicago 27, Green Bay 20
Gould went two-for-two on field goals to help lead the Bears to victory.

Tamba Hali (2002-05), LB, Kansas City Chiefs
Kansas City 23, Buffalo 13
Hali returned a fourth-quarter fumble for a touchdown and recorded four tackles (two solo) against the Bills.

Jordan Hill (2009-12), DT, Seattle Seahawks
Seattle 27, Tampa Bay 24 (OT)
Hill collected one tackle against the Buccaneers.

Gerald Hodges (2009-12), LB, Minnesota Vikings
Dallas 27, Minnesota 23
Hodges recorded one tackle on special teams against the Cowboys.

Josh Hull (2006-09), LB, Washington Redskins
Washington 30, San Diego 24 (OT)
Hull collected one special-teams tackle against the Chargers.

Sean Lee (2005-07, 2009), LB, Dallas Cowboys
Dallas 27, Minnesota 23
Lee had a team-high nine tackles (four solo) against the Vikings.

Michael Mauti (2008, 2010-12), LB, Minnesota Vikings
Dallas 27, Minnesota 23
Mauti notched two tackles, including one special-teams stop, against the Cowboys.

Matt McGloin (2010-12), QB, Oakland Raiders
Philadelphia 49, Oakland 20
McGloin saw action for the first time against the Eagles, completing 7-of-15 passes for 87 yards and leading a touchdown drive.

Derek Moye (2008-11), WR, Pittsburgh Steelers
New England 55, Pittsburgh 31
Moye saw action against the Raiders.

Jared Odrick (2006-09), DE, Miami Dolphins
Miami 22, Cincinnati 20 (OT)
Odrick collected one tackle and assisted on one sack against the Bengals.

Rich Ohrnberger (2006-08), OL, San Diego Chargers
Washington 30, San Diego 24 (OT)
Ohrnberger did not play against Washington.

Paul Posluszny (2003-06), LB, Jacksonville Jaguars
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Posluszny ranks fourth in the NFL in tackles (63 solo), while also recording two interceptions with one returned for a touchdown.

Andrew Quarless (2006-09), TE, Green Bay Packers
Chicago 27, Green Bay 20
Quarless recorded five catches for 34 yards against the Bears.

Michael Robinson (2002-05), FB, Seattle Seahawks
Seattle 27, Tampa Bay 24 (OT)
Robinson saw action against the Buccaneers.

Evan Royster (2007-10), RB, Washington Redskins
Washington 30, San Diego 24 (OT)
Royster saw action against the Chargers.

A.Q. Shipley (2005-08), C, Baltimore Ravens
Cleveland 24, Baltimore 18
Shipley started at left guard and helped the Ravens gain 278 yards.

Mickey Shuler (2007-09), TE, Atlanta Falcons
Carolina 34, Atlanta 10
Shuler is a member of the Falcons' practice squad.

Devon Still (2009-11), DT, Cincinnati Bengals
Miami 22, Cincinnati 20 (OT)
Still was inactive against the Dolphins.

Nate Stupar (2008-11), LB, Jacksonville Jaguars
BYE
Stupar was assigned to the Jaguars off waivers Nov. 4.

Johnnie Troutman (2009-11), OG, San Diego Chargers
Washington 30, San Diego 24 (OT)
Troutman helped the Chargers gain 400 yards against the Redskins.

Cameron Wake (2000, 02-04), DE, Miami Dolphins
Miami 22, Cincinnati 20 (OT)
Wake sealed the Dolphins' victory with a game-winning sack for a safety in overtime. He collected five solo stops, three sacks and one forced fumble in the game.

Stefan Wisniewski (2007-10), OL, Oakland Raiders
Philadelphia 49, Oakland 20
Wisniewski helped the Raiders out gain the Eagles by a 560-542 margin.

 

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Last Updated November 07, 2013