A look at how NFL players with Utah ties fared in the 2007 regular season:

• Baltimore RB Mike Anderson (Utah) played in 8 games, rushed 15 times for 62 yards, caught 4 passes for 26 yards and fumbled twice.

• Miami QB John Beck (BYU) played in 5 games, started 4, was 60-for-107, and one TD. He threw 3 interceptions, was sacked 10 times, had a rushing TD and fumbled 7 times.

• San Diego DL Ryon Bingham (Nebraska/Alta HS) played in 16 games, started twice, recorded 39 tackles (26 solo) and 1 1/2 sacks.

• Cleveland LB Colby Bockwoldt (BYU/Northridge High) played in one game, recording 3 tackles.

• Philadelphia LB Stewart Bradley (Nebraska/Highland HS) played in 16 games, started once, had 18 tackles, one sack, one deflection and one interception.

• Green Bay DB Jarrett Bush (Utah State) played in 14 games, started once, had 30 tackles and 7 deflections. He also fumbled once.

• Buffalo RT Kirk Chambers (Stanford/Provo HS) played in 16 games, starting once.

• Cincinnati TE Daniel Coats (BYU/Northridge HS) played in 15 games, started 3, had 12 catches for 122 yards.

• Washington TE Chris Cooley (Utah State/Logan HS) started and played in all 16 games, had 66 catches for 786 yards and 8 TDs. Fumbled once.

• Philadelphia WR Kevin Curtis (Utah State/Bingham HS) started all 16 games, caught 77 passes for 1,110 yards and 6 TDs.

• Miami OL John Denney (BYU) played in all 16 games.

• N.Y. Jets CB Andre Dyson (Utah/Clearfield HS) played in 9 games, had 12 tackles, 4 deflections and one interception.

• Miami DL Steve Fifita (Utah) played in 13 games, started once, had 11 tackles and fumbled once.

• Arizona DB Aaron Francisco (BYU) played in 10 games, starting 3, had 31 tackles (17 solo).

• Carolina OT Jordan Gross (Utah) started and played in all 16 games.

• Pittsburgh NT Chris Hoke (BYU) played in 16 games, started once, had 6 tackles and half a sack.

• San Diego LB Marques Harris (Southern Utah) played in 15 games, started twice, had 19 tackles (15 solo) and 1 1/2 sacks.

• Pittsburgh DE Brett Keisel (BYU) started and played in all 16 games, had 39 tackles (23 solo), 7 deflections and 2 sacks.

• Carolina NT Maake Kemoeatu (Utah) played in all 16 games, started 13, had 46 tackles (40 solo) and 3 deflections.

• Pittsburgh G Chris Kemoeatu (Utah) played in all 16 games.

• Arizona OL Deuce Lutui (Snow) started and played in 15 games.

• Oakland TE John Madsen (Utah/Hunter HS) played in 16 games, started 3, had 8 receptions for 107 yards and 1 TD.

• Philadelphia RB Reno Mahe (BYU/Brighton HS) played in 15 games, was used mainly as a punt returner. He also caught one pass for 11 yards and fumbled twice.

• Dallas OT Pat McQuistan played in all 16 games.

• Oakland OT Paul McQuistan (Weber State) played in all 16 games, started 6.

• Indianapolis LB Rob Morris (BYU) started and played in two games, recording 13 tackles before being injured.

• Baltimore DT Haloti Ngata (Oregon/Highland HS) started and played in all 16 games, had 63 tackles (45 solo), deflected 2 passes and had 3 sacks.

• Tampa Bay OT Donald Penn (Utah State) played in all 16 games, started 12.

• Green Bay LB Brady Poppinga (BYU) played in all 16 games, started 15, had 50 tackles (43 solo), one deflection and one interception.

• N.Y. Jets DT Sione Pouha (Utah/East HS) played in all 16 games, started once, had 40 tackles (35 solo) and one deflection.

• Oakland OG Barry Sims (Utah/Park City HS) started and played in all 16 games.• San Francisco QB Alex Smith (Utah) started and played in 7 games, was 94-of-193 for 914 yards, 2 TDs and 4 interceptions. He was sacked 17 times and fumbled 6 times, losing 5.

• San Francisco MLB Derek Smith (Arizona State/American Fork HS) played in 15 games, starting 14, had 78 tackles (50 solo) with 4 deflections and one interception.

• Carolina WR Steve Smith (Utah) played and started 15 games, had 87 catches for 1,002 yards and 8 TDs. He also rushed 9 times for 86 yards and fumbled once.

• Chicago OT John Tait (BYU) started and played in all 16 games.

• Minnesota RB Naufahu Tahi (BYU/Granger HS) played in 10 games, had 6 rushes for 15 yards and caught one pass for 7 yards.

• San Diego S Eric Weddle (Utah) played in 15 games, had 53 tackles (42 solo), 1 sack, 6 deflections and one interception.

• Philadelphia G Scott Young (BYU/Hillcrest HS) played in one game in 2007.


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