Nov. 5, 2013
MANHATTAN, Kan. - Each week throughout the 2013 season, k-statesports.com will highlight former Kansas State football players currently in the NFL.
Arthur Brown, LB - Baltimore Ravens
Brown played in Baltimore's 24-18 loss at Cleveland on Sunday but did not record any statistics. A second-round selection in the 2013 NFL Draft, Brown has four tackles in six games for the 3-5 Ravens.
Bryce Brown, RB - Philadelphia Eagles
Brown, a seventh-round pick in 2012, was Philadelphia's leading rusher in the Eagles' 49-20 rout of Oakland Sunday. The second-year running back rushed for 54 yards on seven carries, including a long of 32 yards, while he caught one pass for six yards. In nine games, Brown has rushed 45 times for 152 yards and caught six passes for 56 yards for the 4-5 Eagles.
Highlight: 32-yd run
Jeromey Clary, OL - San Diego Chargers
A seventh-year offensive lineman, Clary started at right guard in San Diego's 30-24 overtime loss at Washington on Sunday. The start was the 85th of Clary's career, while he has now played in 95 career games. The Chargers fell to 4-4.
Josh Freeman, QB - Minnesota Vikings
A fifth-year quarterback, Freeman was inactive for a second-straight week in the Vikings' 27-23 loss at Dallas on Sunday. Combining his time in Tampa Bay to open the 2013 campaign and his one game for Minnesota, Freeman has thrown for 761 yards on 63-of-147 passing with two touchdowns and four interceptions. Minnesota fell to 1-7.
Chris Harper, WR - Green Bay Packers
A 2013 draft pick by Seattle who was later signed by the 49ers and then claimed off waivers by Green Bay, Harper was inactive for the Packers' 27-20 Monday night loss to Chicago. The Wichita, Kan., product made his NFL debut last week as he played mainly on special teams and recorded a tackle on kickoff coverage. The Packers are now 5-3.
Rob Jackson, LB - Washington Redskins
Jackson, a sixth-year linebacker for Washington, came away with two tackles, including a sack, in the Redskins' 30-24 overtime victory over San Diego on Sunday. Jackson, who played in just his fourth game of the season, has five tackles, including two sacks, and an interception for the 3-5 Redskins.
Emmanuel Lamur, LB - Cincinnati Bengals
An undrafted rookie free agent in 2012, Lamur suffered a season-ending injury and was placed on injured reserve by the Bengals prior to the 2013 season. The Bengals fell in overtime at Miami, 22-20, Thursday night but continue to lead the AFC North with a 6-3 record.
Jeron Mastrud, TE - Oakland Raiders
A fourth-year tight end, Mastrud started in Oakland's 49-20 home loss to Philadelphia on Sunday. Mastrud, who was targeted in the game but did not come up with a reception, has tallied four receptions for 71 yards this season for the 3-5 Raiders.
Jordy Nelson, WR - Green Bay Packers
Nelson, a sixth-year receiver for Green Bay, caught four passes for 67 yards in the Packers' 27-20 loss Monday night to Chicago. Nelson, who leads the NFL with 29 receiving touchdowns since 2011, has carded 716 yards on 43 receptions with seven touchdowns this year. Nelson is tied for fifth in the NFL in receiving touchdowns and ranks sixth in yards for the 5-3 Packers.
Highlight: 27-yd reception
Terence Newman, CB - Cincinnati Bengals
An 11-year NFL veteran, Newman registered three tackles and knocked away a pass, but Cincinnati dropped a 22-20 overtime decision Thursday night at Miami. Newman now has 40 tackles in 2013 to push his career total to 657. Despite the loss, the Bengals lead the AFC North at 6-3.
Darren Sproles, RB/Returner - New Orleans Saints
A ninth-year player for New Orleans, Sproles started at running back in the Saints' 26-20 loss at the New York Jets but was knocked out of the game in the first half after catching one pass for two yards. In eight games, Sproles has rushed for 118 yards and one touchdown, caught 37 passes for 368 yards and a score and has averaged 21.2 yards on 10 kickoff returns. Despite the loss, New Orleans continues to lead the NFC South with a 6-2 mark.
Daniel Thomas, RB - Miami Dolphins
Thomas, a third-year running back for Miami, rushed 12 times for 38 yards and caught one pass for four yards in Miami's 22-20 overtime victory over Cincinnati Thursday night. Thomas has totaled 216 rushing yards and two touchdowns on 60 carries and has caught nine passes for 50 yards and a score. The Dolphins evened their record at 4-4 with the win.
Justin Tuggle, LB - Houston Texans
An undrafted rookie free agent, Tuggle played in Houston's 27-24 loss to Indianapolis Sunday night but did not record any statistics. Tuggle has four tackles this season for the Texans, who are now 2-6.
Reggie Walker, LB - San Diego Chargers
Walker, a fifth-year linebacker who is in his first season with San Diego, made one tackle in the Chargers' 30-24 overtime loss at Washington Sunday afternoon. Walker now has 23 tackles with two sacks in eight games for the 4-4 Chargers.
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