Nittany Lions in the NFL: Week One

September 11, 2014

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. -- With 27 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. A top performance from week one of the 2014 season included Cameron Wake's two forced fumbles and pair of sacks in Miami's season-opening victory against New England.

Navorro Bowman (2007-09), LB, San Francisco 49ers
San Francisco 28, Dallas 17
Bowman was placed on the team's reserve/physically unable to perform list after suffering an injury during last season's NFC championship game.

Glenn Carson (2010-13), LB, Arizona Cardinals
Arizona 18, San Diego 17
Carson was inactive for the Cardinals' season-opening victory against the Chargers.

Jack Crawford (2008-11), DE, Dallas Cowboys
San Francisco 28, Dallas 17
Crawford was inactive for the Cowboys' game against the 49ers.

Garry Gilliam (2010, 2012-13), OL, Seattle Seahawks
Seattle 36, Green Bay 16
The first-year pro helped the Seahawks out gain the Packers, 398-255, in the team's season-opening victory.

Robbie Gould (2001-04), K, Chicago Bears
Buffalo 23, Chicago 20 (OT)
Gould connected on both of his field-goal attempts (41 and 37 yards) and went 2-for-2 on extra points.

Tamba Hali (2002-05), LB, Kansas City Chiefs
Tennessee 26, Kansas City 10
The ninth-year pro made two stops during Kansas City's season opener against Tennessee.

Jordan Hill (2009-12), DT, Seattle Seahawks
Seattle 36, Green Bay 16
Hill saw action in the defending Super Bowl champion's week-one victory against Green Bay.

Gerald Hodges (2009-12), LB, Minnesota Vikings
Minnesota 34, St. Louis 6
Hodges collected five tackles, including one special-teams stop, against the Rams.

DaQuan Jones (2010-13), DL, Tennessee Titans
Tennessee 26, Kansas City 10
Jones was inactive for Tennessee's season opener against Kansas City.

Sean Lee (2005-07, 2009), LB, Dallas Cowboys
San Francisco 28, Dallas 17
Lee was placed on the Cowboys' reserve/injured list after suffering an offseason injury.

Michael Mauti (2008, 2010-12), LB, Minnesota Vikings
Minnesota 34, St. Louis 6
Mauti was inactive during Minnesota's season-opening victory against the Rams.

Matt McGloin (2010-12), QB, Oakland Raiders
New York Jets 19, Oakland 14
McGloin, the team's third-string quarterback, was inactive against the Jets.

Derek Moye (2008-11), WR, Pittsburgh Steelers
Pittsburgh 30, Cleveland 27
Moye was signed to the Steelers' practice squad Aug. 31.

Jordan Norwood (2005-08), WR, Denver Broncos
Denver 31, Indianapolis 24
Norwood was placed on the team's reserve/injured list after suffering a preseason injury.

Jared Odrick (2006-09), DE, Miami Dolphins
Miami 33, New England 20
A starting defensive tackle, Odrick collected three stops in the Dolphins' victory against New England.

Rich Ohrnberger (2006-08), OL, San Diego Chargers
Arizona 18, San Diego 17
Ohrnberger helped the Chargers gain 290 yards against the Cardinals.

Paul Posluszny (2003-06), LB, Jacksonville Jaguars
Philadelphia 34, Jacksonville 17
Posluszny contributed a game-high 12 tackles (11 solo) in Jacksonville's week-one game.

Andrew Quarless (2006-09), TE, Green Bay Packers
Seattle 36, Green Bay 16
The tight end recorded three catches for 26 yards against the Seahawks.

Allen Robinson (2011-13), WR, Jacksonville Jaguars
Philadelphia 34, Jacksonville 17
In his NFL debut, Robinson made one catch and was targeted three times against the Eagles.

A.Q. Shipley (2005-08), C, Indianapolis Colts
Denver 31, Indianapolis 24
Shipley started at center and helped the Colts out gain the Broncos by a 408-361 margin.

Mickey Shuler (2007-09), TE, Jacksonville Jaguars
Philadelphia 34, Jacksonville 17
Shuler was targeted once during Jacksonville's game against Philadelphia.

Devon Still (2009-11), DT, Cincinnati Bengals
Cincinnati 23, Baltimore 16
Still, who was a member of the team's practice squad week one, was signed to the active roster Sept. 10.

Nate Stupar (2008-11), LB, Atlanta Falcons
Atlanta 37, New Orleans 34 (OT)
Stupar was inactive during the Falcons' week-one victory.

Johnnie Troutman (2009-11), OG, San Diego Chargers
Arizona 18, San Diego 17
Troutman started at right guard and helped the Chargers gain 209 yards against the Cardinals.

John Urschel (2011-13), OL, Baltimore Ravens
Cincinnati 23, Baltimore 16
Urschel was inactive during Baltimore's season opener against Cincinnati.

Cameron Wake (2000, 02-04), DE, Miami Dolphins
Miami 33, New England 20
A starter on the defensive line, Wake forced two fumbles and collected three stops, including two sacks in the Dolphins' week-one victory. He was named AFC Defensive Player of the Week.

Stefen Wisniewski (2007-10), OL, Oakland Raiders
New York Jets 19, Oakland 14
The team's starting center, Wisniewski helped the Raiders gain 158 yards against the Jets.

Last Updated September 12, 2014