Hawkeyes in the NFL: Week 15 Recap
Dec. 17, 2013
IOWA CITY, Iowa -- The University of Iowa football program has 27 former Hawkeyes on NFL rosters. The NFL continued 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 had two fumble recoveries in the Falcons 27-26 victory over Washington on Sunday. Babineaux has started the last 90 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 caught 5 passes for 54 yards in a 27-20 victory over Jacksonville on Sunday. Chandler has started 30 of the last 57 games he has competed in for the Bills, including seven of 14 this season.
Dallas Clark - TE - Baltimore Ravens: Clark did not play on Monday. 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 a sack in Tampa Bay's 33-14 loss to San Francisco on Sunday. He has started all 33 games he has appeared in for the Bucs, including all 14 this season.
Colin Cole - DL - Carolina Panthers: Cole made his 12th-straight start for the Panthers on Sunday. Cole is with Carolina after spending the past two seasons out of the NFL. In his career, Cole has recorded 230 tackles, and five and a half sacks.
Mike Daniels - DL - Green Bay Packers: Daniels registered two tackles, including a sack against Dallas on Sunday night. In his first season in the league last year, Daniels recorded 14 tackles while appearing in 15 games. He has played in all 14 games this season.
Bradley Fletcher - DB - Philadelphia Eagles: Fletcher, in his first season with the Eagles after four years with the Rams, started on Sunday against Minnesota. He recorded seven total tackles during a 48-30 loss. Fletcher has started 11 of 14 games this season.
Adam Gettis - OL - Washington Redskins: Gettis, in his second year with the Redskins, saw action in the team's loss to Atlanta on Sunday. He has played in 11 games this season.
Charles Godfrey - DB - Carolina Panthers: Godfrey is out for the season due to injury, missing his first game of the season in week 3. Godfrey, in his sixth season with Carolina, has made 74 career starts.
Shonn Greene - RB - Tennessee Titans: Greene saw action in the Titans 37-34 overtime loss to Arizona on Sunday. 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. Greene rushed for at least 1,000 yards in his final two seasons in New York.
Chad Greenway - LB - Minnesota Vikings: Greenway notched 5 tackles in Minnesota's victory over Philadelphia on Sunday. The former Iowa All-American has started 109 of the last 110 games for the Vikings.
Micah Hyde - CB - Green Bay Packers: Hyde, winner of the 2012 Tatum-Woodson Defensive Back of the Year award, recorded six total tackles in the Packer's 37-36 comeback win against Dallas on Sunday night. Hyde also made an impact on special teams returning one punt for 26 yards. The rookie has played in all 14 contests this season, with one start.
Karl Klug - DL - Tennessee Titans: Klug saw action for Tennessee on Sunday. Klug has appeared in all 46 games for Tennessee during his first three seasons, making one start in each season. 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 - Carolina Panthers: In his second year in the league, McNutt was signed to the Carolina Panthers active roster in the middle of the season after starting with the Miami Dolphins. He did not see action on Sunday for the Panthers.
Tony Moeaki - TE - Buffalo Bills: After suffering from a broken shoulder during the preseason with the Chiefs, Moeaki was signed to the Buffalo Bills active roster two weeks ago. He did not see any action on Sunday. Moeaki recorded a total of 80 receptions for a total of 1,009 yards and four touchdowns during his three seasons with the Chiefs.
Brandon Myers - TE - New York Giants: Myers made his 12th start of the season for the Giants on Sunday, tallying three receptions for 37 yards. Myers, in his first year with the Giants after spending four years with Oakland, has 152 career receptions for 1,516 yards and eight touchdowns.
Shaun Prater - DB - Minnesota Vikings: In his second year in the league, Prater recorded his first career interception during a 48-30 victory over Philadelphia on Sunday.
Riley Reiff - OL - Detroit Lions: Reiff saw action this week against the Raven's, starting his 14th game of the season for the Lions. He has started 22 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 has been placed on injured reserve. He has started three games this season.
Ricky Stanzi - QB - Jacksonville Jaguars: Stanzi did not play during a matchup with Buffalo on Sunday.
Jeff Tarpinian - LB - Houston Texans: Tarpinian saw action for Houston in a loss to Indianapolis on Sunday. Tarpinian has appeared in six consecutive games for the Texans.
Matt Tobin - OL - Philadelphia Eagles: Tobin, in his first year in the league, did not play on Sunday.
Julian Vandervelde - OL - Philadelphia Eagles: Vandervelde, in his third year with the Eagles, has seen action in all 14 contests this season.
Marshal Yanda - OL - Baltimore Ravens: Yanda started for the Ravens in their victory over Detroit on Monday. He has made 86 career starts in seven years for the Ravens, including the last 61 games.
Markus Zusevics - OL - New England Patriots: Zusevics, in his second season with New England, was placed on the injured reserve list.