Hawkeyes in the NFL: Week 1 Recap
Sept. 10, 2013
IOWA CITY, Iowa -- The University of Iowa football program has 27 former Hawkeyes on NFL rosters. The NFL opened its regular season over the weekend. A number of former Hawkeyes saw action and had success for their respective teams.
Jonathan Babineaux - DL - Atlanta Falcons: Babineaux started and recorded a tackle in the Falcons loss to New Orleans on Sunday. He has started the last 77 games for Atlanta.
Bryan Bulaga - OL - Green Bay Packers: Bulaga has been placed on injured reserve. He is in his fourth season with Green Bay, and has made 33 career starts. Bulaga won a Super Bowl ring during his rookie season with the Packers in 2010.
Scott Chandler - TE - Buffalo Bills: Chandler hauled in four receptions for 38 yards in the Bills 23-21 loss to the New England Patriots on Sunday. Chandler has started 23 of the last 30 games he has competed in for the Bills.
Dallas Clark - TE - Baltimore Ravens: Clark registered seven receptions for 87 yards, including a 31 yard reception, in the Ravens 49-27 loss to the Broncos on Thursday night. The former Iowa All-American and John Mackey Award winner is in his first season with the Baltimore Ravens after spending last year with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.
Adrian Clayborn - DL - Tampa Bay Buccaneers: Clayborn recorded three tackles (two solo, one assist) in the Buccaneers 18-17 loss to the New York Jets on Sunday. The former Iowa All-American started his first game after missing the final 13 games of the 2012 season to injury. He has started all 20 games he has appeared in for the Bucs.
Colin Cole - DL - Carolina Panthers: Cole saw action in Carolina's 12-7 loss to Seattle Sunday, recording no statistics. Cole is with Carolina after spending the past two seasons out of the NFL. In his career, Cole has recorded 218 tackles, and four and a half sacks.
Mike Daniels - DL - Green Bay Packers: Daniels played in Sunday's 34-28 loss to San Francisco, but recorded no statistics. In his first season in the league last year, Daniels recorded 12 tackles while appearing in 14 games last season.
Bradley Fletcher - DB - Philadelphia Eagles: After spending four years with the Rams, Fletcher is now a member of the Eagles. Fletcher tallied seven tackles in the Eagles win at Washington on Monday Night Football.
Adam Gettis - OL - Washington Redskins: Gettis, in his second year with the Redskins, did not see action as Washington fell to Philadelphia on Monday Night Football.
Charles Godfrey - DB - Carolina Panthers: Godfrey registered nine tackles and a sack in the Panthers 12-7 loss to the Seattle Seahawks on Sunday. Godfrey, in his sixth season with Carolina, has made 73 career starts.
Shonn Greene - RB - Tennessee Titans: Greene rushed four times for 18 yards in the Titans 16-9 win at Pittsburgh. The former All-American and 2008 Doak Walker Award Winner is in his first season with the Titans after spending the previous four seasons with the New York Jets.
Chad Greenway - LB - Minnesota Vikings: Greenway registered eight total tackles, five solo and three assists, in the Vikings 34-24 loss at Detroit. The former Iowa All-American has started 96 games for the Vikings.
Micah Hyde - CB - Green Bay Packers: Hyde, winner of the 2012 Tatum-Woodson Defensive Back of the Year award, recorded four tackles in the Packers loss at San Francisco on Sunday.
Karl Klug - DL - Tennessee Titans: Klug saw action in the Titans' 16-9 win at Pittsburgh on Sunday, recording no statistics. Klug has appeared in all 33 games for Tennessee during his first three seasons, making one start in 2011, and one in 2012. As a rookie in 2011, Klug compiled a team-high seven sacks. The total tied for sixth place in sacks among all NFL rookies, tied for fourth among all NFL defensive tackles, and led all NFL rookie defensive tackles.
Marvin McNutt - WR - Miami Dolphins: In his second year in the league, McNutt, Jr. is a member of the Dolphins practice squad.
Tony Moeaki - TE - Kansas City Chiefs: Moeaki has been placed on the injured reserve list. Now in his fourth year with the Chiefs, Moeaki has made 29 career starts, registering 80 receptions for 1,009 yards and four touchdowns.
Brandon Myers - TE - New York Giants: Myers tallied seven receptions for 66 yards and a touchdown in the Giants 36-31 loss at Dallas. Myers, in his first year with the Giants after spending four years with Oakland, has 118 career receptions for 1,122 yards and five touchdowns.
Shaun Prater - DB - Philadelphia Eagles: In his second year in the league, Prater did not see action for the Eagles in their win at Washington on Monday Night Football.
Riley Reiff - OL - Detroit Lions: Reiff made his first start of the season Sunday as the Lions defeated the Minnesota Vikings, 34-24. He has started in nine career games during his first two seasons in the league. Reiff was Detroit's first round pick in 2012, marking the third-straight season an Iowa player was selected in the first round of the NFL Draft.
Allen Reisner - TE - Jacksonville Jaguars: Reisner caught three passes for 31 yards in the Jaguars 28-2 loss to the Kansas City Chiefs.
Ricky Stanzi - QB - Jacksonville Jaguars: Did not see action during the 28-2 loss to the Kansas City Chiefs.
Matt Tobin - OL - Philadelphia Eagles: In his first year in the league, Tobin did not see action for the Eagles in their win at Washington on Monday Night Football.
Julian Vandervelde - OL - Philadelphia Eagles: Vandervelde, in his third season with the Eagles, saw action in Philadelphia's win at Washington on Monday night.
Marshal Yanda - OL - Baltimore Ravens: Yanda started for the Ravens in the team's Thursday night loss to the Broncos. He has made 73 career starts in seven years for the Ravens, including the last 47 games.
Markus Zusevics - OL - New England Patriots: Zusevics, in his second season with New England, was placed on the injured reserve list.