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Utes in the Pros: Week 3 Preseason Preview; Week 2 Review

Aug 25, 2022

SALT LAKE CITY – The final week of the preseason is here. The University of Utah football program has 27 former players on rosters in the league. The third week of preseason starts Thursday night when San Francisco travels to Houston.
 
Catch the Utes on Prime Video, NFL Network, or CBS this week as seven games will be televised, starting with the Thursday night game between San Francisco and Houston is on Prime Video. 
 
How to what your Utes in the Preseason
Preseason Week 3

Day Game Time (MT) TV Players
Thurs., Aug 25 San Francisco at Houston 6:15 p.m. Prime Video #18 Mitch Wishnowsky (San Francisco)
Fri., Aug. 26 Buffalo at Carolina 5 p.m. #20 Zack Moss (Buffalo)
Fri., Aug. 26 Seattle at Dallas 6 p.m. NFL Network #52 Mika Tafua (Dallas)
#57 Cody Barton (Seattle)
#27 Marquise Blair (Seattle)
Fri., Aug. 26 LA Chargers at New Orleans 6 p.m. #45 Nephi Sewell (New Orleans)
#40 Chase Hansen (New Orleans)
#37 Brian Allen (New Orleans)
Fri., Aug. 26 New England vs. Las Vegas 6:15 p.m. #78 Jackson Barton (Las Vegas)
#79 Bamidele Olaseni (Las Vegas)
#85 Cole Fotheringham (Las Vegas)
Sat., Aug. 27 Jacksonville at Atlanta 1 p.m. NFL Network #77 Nick Ford (Jacksonville)
#33 Devin Lloyd (Jacksonville)
Sat., Aug. 27 LA Rams at Cincinnati 4 p.m. NFL Network #26 Terrell Burgess (LA Rams)
#8 Matt Gay (LA Rams)
Sat., Aug. 27 Chicago at Cleveland 5 p.m. #33 Jaylon Johnson (Chicago)
Sat., Aug. 27 Arizona at Tennessee 5 p.m. #95 Leki Fotu (Arizona)
Sat., Aug. 27 Philadelphia at Miami 5 p.m. #41 Britain Covey (Philadelphia)
#21 Eric Rowe (Miami)
Sat., Aug. 27 Washington at Baltimore 5 p.m. #2 Tyler Huntley (Baltimore)
#32 Marcus Williams (Baltimore)
Sat., Aug. 27 Tampa Bay at Indianapolis 5:30 p.m. #32 Julian Blackmon (Indianapolis)
Sat., Aug. 27 Minnesota at Denver 7 p.m. NFL Network #72 Garett Bolles (Denver)
#81 Tim Patrick (Denver)
Sun., Aug. 28 NY Giants at NY Jets 11 a.m. NFL Network #50 Bradlee Anae (NY Jets)
#40 Javelin Guidry (NY Jets)
Sun., Aug. 28 Detroit at Pittsburgh 2:30 p.m. CBS #66 Darrin Paulo (Detroit)

 
Former Ute quarterback, Tyler Huntley, continued to shine during the preseason as he went 13-for-14 for 129 yards and a touchdown in the win for Baltimore over Arizona. This matchup saw four former Utes matching up against each other.
 

 
Zack Moss, the Utes all-time leading rusher, had four carries for 19 yards and two touchdowns in a 42-15 win over Denver.
 

 
 Bradlee Anae closed out the second week of the preseason for the Utes in the Pros by scooping up a fumble and going 30 yards for a touchdown. This helped the Jets to a 24-16 win over the Atlanta Falcons.
 

 
 
Brian Allen | DB | New Orleans

Game Results Stats
vs. Houston L, 17-13 1 INT
vs. Green Bay L, 20-10 2 tackles

 
Bradlee Anae | DL | New York Jets

Game Results Stats
vs. Philadelphia W, 24-21 Played at DL
vs. Atlanta W, 24-16 2 tackles, 1 sack, 2 QB Hurries, 1 FF, 1 FR, 1 TD

 
Cody Barton | LB | Seattle

Game Results Stats
vs. Pittsburgh L, 32-25 Started at LB; 3 tackles, 1 QB Hurry
vs. Chicago L, 27-11 Started at LB; 3 tackles

 
Jackson Barton | OL | Las Vegas

Game Results Stats
vs. Jacksonville W, 27-11 Played on OL
vs. Minnesota W, 26-20 Played on OL
vs. Miami W, 15-13 Played on OL

 
Julian Blackmon | DB | Indianapolis

Game Results Stats
vs. Buffalo L, 27-24 Started at FS; 2 tackles, 1 FF
vs. Detroit W, 27-26 DNP

 
Marquise Blair | DB | Seattle

Game Results Stats
vs. Pittsburgh L, 32-25 Started at S; 2 tackles; 1 FF
vs. Chicago L, 27-11 Started at S; team-high 8 tackles, 1 FF

 
Garett Bolles | OL | Denver

Game Results Stats
vs. Dallas W, 17-7 DNP
vs. Buffalo L, 42-15 DNP

 
Terrell Burgess | DB | LA Rams       

Game Results Stats
vs. LA Chargers W, 29-22 Started at S
vs. Houston L, 24-20 Started at S, 2 tackles, 1 PD

 
Britain Covey | WR | Philadelphia

Game Results Stats
vs. New York Jets L, 24-21 Played at WR; 2 punt returns, 4 yds, 1 KO return 25 yds
vs. Cleveland W, 21-20 1 rec, 5 yds, 1 KO return 22 yds

 
Nick Ford | OL | Jacksonville

Game Results Stats
vs. Las Vegas L, 27-11 Played on OL
vs. Cleveland L, 24-13 Played on OL
vs. Pittsburgh L, 16-15 Played on OL

 
Cole Fotheringham | TE | Las Vegas

Game Results Stats
vs. Jacksonville W, 27-11 Played TE and had one target
vs. Minnesota W, 26-20 Played TE and had one target
vs. Miami W, 15-13 Started at TE

 
Leki Fotu | DL | Arizona  

Game Results Stats
vs. Cincinnati W, 36-23 Started at DT
Vs. Baltimore L, 24-17 Played DT

 
Matt Gay | K | LA Rams

Game Results Stats
vs. LA Chargers W, 29-22 DNP
vs. Houston L, 24-20 2 FGs (43, 36), 2-2 PATs

 
Javelin Guidry | DB | New York Jets

Game Results Stats
vs. Cincinnati W, 36-23 1 tackle
vs. Atlanta W, 24-16 Played at CB

 
Chase Hansen | LB | New Orleans

Game Results Stats
vs. Houston L, 17-13 Started at LB; 5 tackles, 2 TFL, 1 INT (44 yds)
vs. Green Bay L, 20-10 Started at LB

 
Tyler Huntley | QB | Baltimore

Game Results Stats
vs. Tennessee W, 23-10 Started at QB; 16-for-18 (88.9%), 109 yards, 1 TD
vs. Arizona W, 24-17 Started at QB; 13-for-14 (92.8%), 129 yards, 1 TD, 2 rushes, 9 yds

 
Jaylon Johnson | DB | Chicago

Game Results Stats
vs. Kansas City W, 19-14 Started at CB; 1 tackle
vs. Seattle W, 27-11 Started at CB; 1 tackle

 
Devin Lloyd | LB | Jacksonville

Game Results Stats
vs. Las Vegas L, 27-11 DNP
vs. Cleveland L, 24-13 DNP
vs. Pittsburgh L, 16-15 DNP

 
Zack Moss | RB | Buffalo

Game Results Stats
vs. Indianapolis W, 27-24 Started at RB; 3 rushes, 37 yds, LG 27 yds, 2 rec. 5 yds
vs. Denver W, 42-15 4 rushes, 19 yds, 2 TDs, LG 11 yds

 
Bamidele Olaseni | OL | Las Vegas

Game Results Stats
vs. Jacksonville W, 27-11 Played on OL
vs. Minnesota W, 26-20 Played on OL
vs. Miami W, 15-13 Played on OL

 
Tim Patrick | WR | Denver

Game Results Stats
vs. Dallas W, 17-7 DNP
vs. Buffalo L, 42-15 DNP

 
Darrin Paulo | OL | Detroit

Game Results Stats
vs. Atlanta L, 27-23 Played on OL
vs. Indianapolis L, 27-26 Played on OL

 
TJ Pledger | RB | Arizona

Game Results Stats
vs. Cincinnati W, 36-23 1 rush, 8 yds
vs. Baltimore L, 24-17 3 rush, 0 yds, 1 rec, 15 yds; 1 KO Return, 20 yds

 
Eric Rowe | DB | Miami

Game Results Stats
vs. Tampa Bay W, 26-24 1 tackle
vs. Las Vegas L, 15-13 DNP

 
Nephi Sewell | LB | New Orleans

Game Results Stats
vs. Houston L, 17-13 Team-high 6 tackles
vs. Green Bay L, 20-10 3 tackles

 
Mika Tafua | DL | Dallas

Game Results Stats
vs. Denver L, 17-7 1 tackle
vs. LA Chargers W, 32-18 1 sack, 1 PD

 
Marcus Williams | DB | Baltimore

Game Results Stats
vs. Tennessee W, 23-10 DNP
vs. Arizona W, 24-17 DNP

 
Mitch Wishnowsky | P | San Francisco

Game Results Stats
vs. Green Bay W, 28-21 4 punts, 167 yds (41.8 avg), LNG 54, 2 in 20
vs. Minnesota W, 17-7 4 punts, 210 yds (52.5 avg), LNG 59, 2 in 20

 
With the 27 Utes on rosters this season, Utah is also represented in the coaching realm with Alex Whittingham serving as the Kansas City Chiefs defensive quality control coach.
 
Current Utes in the NFL
Offensive Line (5)
Jackson Barton..................... Las Vegas
Garett Bolles............................. Denver
Nick Ford.......................... Jacksonville
Bamidele Olaseni.................. Las Vegas
Darrin Paulo.............................. Detroit
 
Quarterbacks (1)
Tyler Huntley........................ Baltimore
 
Running Backs (1)
Zack Moss................................ Buffalo
 
Wide Receivers (2)
Britain Covey.................... Philadelphia
Tim Patrick........................ Denver (IR)
 
Tight Ends (1)
Cole Fotheringham............... Las Vegas
 
Defensive Line (3)
Bradlee Anae........................... NY Jets
Leki Fotu................................. Arizona
Mika Tafua................................. Dallas
 
Linebackers (4)
Cody Barton.............................. Seattle
Chase Hansen................... New Orleans
Devin Lloyd...................... Jacksonville
Nephi Sewell.................... New Orleans
 
Defensive Backs (8)
Brian Allen....................... New Orleans
Julian Blackmon................ Indianapolis
Marquise Blair........................... Seattle
Terrell Burgess...................... LA Rams
Javelin Guidry......................... NY Jets
Jaylon Johnson........................ Chicago
Eric Rowe.................................. Miami
Marcus Williams................... Baltimore
 
Special Teams (2)
Matt Gay............................... LA Rams
Mitch Wishnowsky.......... San Francisco
 
IR = Injured/Reserve
PS = Practice Squad

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