Former Florida Gator Joe Haden Shines in NFL Week 11

Nov 17, 2013; Cincinnati, OH, USA; Cleveland Browns defensive back Joe Haden (23) runs an interception in for touchdown against the Cincinnati Bengals at Paul Brown Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Mark Zerof-USA TODAY Sports

 

Former Florida standout cornerback Joe Haden put on a show for the Cleveland Browns against the Cincinnati Bengals, picking off two passes and returning one for a touchdown. Haden wasn’t the only former Gator in action during Week 11 of the NFL season. There are currently 31 former Gators in the NFL, including WR/KR Percy Harvin, who had a ridiculous catch against his former team in his first game off the Physically Unable to Perform list and LB Jon Bostic, who had his first career interception. Here’s how they did:

  • S Matt Elam (2010-2012), Baltimore Ravens: 5 tackles
  • WR Deonte Thompson (2009-2012),  Baltimore Ravens: 1 rec. for 11 yards
  • LB Jon Bostic (2010-2012), Chicago Bears: 4 tackles, 1 tackle for loss, 1 pass defense, 1  interception
  • S Major Wright (2007-2009), Chicago Bears: 4 tackles
  • DE Carlos Dunlap (2007-2009), Cincinnati Bengals: 2 tackles, 1 tackle for loss, 1 sack, 4 QB hits, 1 pass defense
  • S Reggie Nelson (2004-2006), Cincinnati Bengals: 9 tackles, 1 tackle for loss, 2 pass defenses, 1 interception
  • CB Joe Haden (2007-2009), Cleveland Browns: 2 tackles, 2 pass defenses, 2 interceptions (one returned 29 yards for a touchdown)
  • WR Andre Caldwell (2003-2007), Denver Broncos: 1 target, 1 tackle
  • LB Lerentee McCray (2008-2012), Denver Broncos: Injured Reserve – ankle
  • S Josh Evans (2009-2012), Jacksonville Jaguars: 2 tackles
  • DE Jeremy Mincey (2004-2005), Jacksonville Jaguars: 2 tackles, 1 pass defense
  • DT Jaye Howard (2007-2011), Kansas City Chiefs: Inactive
  • RB Mike Gillislee (2009-2012), Miami Dolphins: Inactive
  • LB Jelani Jenkins (2009-2012), Miami Dolphins: 1 tackle
  • C Mike Pouncey (2007-2010), Miami Dolphins: Injured – gallbladder illness
  • K Caleb Sturgis (2008-2012), Miami Dolphins: 2/2 field goals, 2/2 PATs
  • DT Sharrif Floyd (2010-2012), Minnesota Vikings: 2 tackles
  • LB Brandon Spikes (2006-2009), New England Patriots: 7 tackles
  • S Will Hill (2008-2010), New York Giants: 7 tackles
  • WR Louis Murphy (2005-2008), New York Giants: 1 target
  • WR David Nelson (2005-2009), New York Jets: 1 reception for 12 yards, 3 targets
  • WR Riley Cooper (2006-2009), Philadelphia Eagles: 2 receptions for 37 yards, 7 targets
  • RT Marcus Gilbert (2006-2010), Pittsburgh Steelers: allowed 1 sack
  • C Maurkice Pouncey (2007-2009), Pittsburgh Steelers: Injured – torn ACL and MCL (out for season)
  • DT Ray McDonald (2002-2006), San Francisco 49ers: Injured – high-ankle sprain
  • WR Percy Harvin (2006-2008), Seattle Seahawks: 1 reception for 17 yards, 1 kick return for 58 yards
  • CB Janoris Jenkins (2008-2010), St. Louis Rams: Bye
  • RB Jeff Demps (2008-2011), Tampa Bay Buccaneers: Injured – groin (out for season)
  • QB Rex Grossman (1999-2002), Washington Redskins: Inactive
  • OL Maurice Hurt (2006-2010), Washington Redskins: PUP list – knee
  • TE Jordan Reed (2009-2012), Washington Redskins: 1 reception for 12 yards, left game with concussion

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