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Utes in the Pros: 2022 NFL Week 4; Week 3 Recap

Sep 29, 2022

SALT LAKE CITY – Heading into the fourth week of action, Utah will have 15 former Utes suit up for their respective teams, with 24 former players on rosters in the league. On Wednesday, Devin Lloyd was named Defensive Rookie of the Month for September. 
 
Lloyd tallied his second interception of the season in week three when he picked off Justin Hubert of the LA Chargers. His interception led to a Jaguars field goal. Lloyd continued to pick up tackles as he had seven tackles in the game. He has had six or more tackles in every game this season and an interception in the last two games.  

 
Former Ute Zack Moss made the most of his four carries this past week against Miami. Moss averaged 11.5 yards per carry and had a rush of 43 yards, a career-long for the third-year pro. He also tallied one reception for six yards. 
 

 
Mitch Wishnowsky had seven punts this last week for the San Francisco 49ers and averaged 51.4 yards per punt. He had three downed inside the 20-yard line. In the contest, he had a career-long punt of 74 yards. The fourth-year pro signed a four-year extension on Sept. 16 that runs through the 2026 season. 
 

 
How to what your Utes in Week 4
Week 4 (players on active rosters)

Day Game Time (MT) TV Players
Thurs., Sept. 29 Miami at Cincinnati 6:15 p.m. Prime Video #21 Eric Rowe (Miami)
Sun., Oct. 2 Minnesota at New Orleans 7:30 a.m. NFL Network #42 Chase Hansen (New Orleans)
Sun., Oct. 2 Seattle at Detroit 11 a.m. FOX #57 Cody Barton (Seattle)
Sun., Oct. 2 Tennessee at Indianapolis 11 a.m. FOX #32 Julian Blackmon (Indianapolis)
Sun., Oct. 2 Chicago at NY Giants 11 a.m. FOX #33 Jaylon Johnson (Chicago)
Sun., Oct. 2 Jacksonville at Philadelphia 11 a.m. CBS #33 Devin Lloyd (Jacksonville)
Sun., Oct. 2 Buffalo at Baltimore 11 a.m. CBS #20 Zack Moss (Buffalo)
#2 Tyler Huntley (Baltimore)
#32 Marcus Williams (Baltimore)
Sun., Oct. 2 Arizona at Carolina 2:05 p.m. FOX #95 Leki Fotu (Arizona)
Sun., Oct. 2 Denver at Las Vegas 2:25 p.m. CBS #72 Garett Bolles (Denver)
#78 Jackson Barton (Las Vegas)
Mon., Oct. 3 LA Rams at San Francisco 6:15 p.m. ESPN #26 Terrell Burgess (LA Rams)
#8 Matt Gay (LA Rams)
#18 Mitch Wishnowsky (San Francisco)

 
Five former Utes earned starting nods for their respective teams in week three, including Devin Lloyd, Cody, Barton, Julian Blackmon, Garett Bolles, and Marcus Williams.
 
On Wednesday, Lloyd was named the September Defensive Rookie of the Month. Through three games, Lloyd leads all NFL rookies with 24 tackles and is the only rookie in the league with at least two interceptions and 15 tackles. His total of six passes defensed is tied for first among all NFL players and leads all NFL rookies.

 
Williams has been making a name for himself in Baltimore this season. The free safety leads the NFL with three interceptions, with two coming in week two against Miami. He also leads Baltimore in tackles this season with 27, the 12th best in the NFL.
 
Cody Barton also ranks 13th this season with 26 tackles, the second most on the Seahawks. He has one sack and two TFLs on the season.
 
Week Three Recap
Cody Barton | LB | Seattle

Game Results Stats
vs. Atlanta L, 27-23 Started at LB; 6 tackles

 
Jackson Barton | OL | Las Vegas

Game Results Stats
vs. Tennessee L, 24-22 DNP

 
Julian Blackmon | DB | Indianapolis

Game Results Stats
vs. Kansas City W, 20-17 Started at FS; 1 tackle

 
Garett Bolles | OL | Denver

Game Results Stats
vs. San Francisco W, 11-10 Started at LT

 
Terrell Burgess | DB | LA Rams       

Game Results Stats
vs. Arizona W, 20-12 2 tackles

 
Britain Covey | WR | Philadelphia

Game Results Stats
vs. Washington W, 24-8 5 PR, 34 yards (6.8 avg), LNG 12

 
Leki Fotu | DL | Arizona  

Game Results Stats
vs. LA Rams L, 20-12 1 tackle  

 
Matt Gay | K | LA Rams

Game Results Stats
vs. Arizona W, 20-12 2-2 FG, LNG 40, 2-2 PAT

 
Chase Hansen | LB | New Orleans

Game Results Stats
vs. Carolina L, 22-14 Played at LB

 
Tyler Huntley | QB | Baltimore

Game Results Stats
vs. New England W, 37-26 DNP

 
Jaylon Johnson | DB | Chicago

Game Results Stats
vs. Houston W, 23-20 (ot) DNP

 
Devin Lloyd | LB | Jacksonville

Game Results Stats
vs. LA Chargers W, 38-10 Started at LB; 7 tackles, 1 INT, 3 PD

 
Zack Moss | RB | Buffalo

Game Results Stats
vs. Miami L, 21-19 4 rushes, 46 yds (11.5 avg), LG 43 yds, 1 rec., 6 yds

 
Eric Rowe | DB | Miami

Game Results Stats
vs. Buffalo W, 21-19 4 tackles

 
Marcus Williams | DB | Baltimore

Game Results Stats
vs. New England W, 37-26 Started at FS; 5 tackles, 1 TFL, 1 PD

 
Mitch Wishnowsky | P | San Francisco

Game Results Stats
vs. Denver L, 11-10 7 punts, 362 yds (51.7 avg), LNG 74, 3 in 20

 
With the 24 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 (3)
Jackson Barton.......................... Las Vegas
Garett Bolles................................. Denver
Darrin Paulo........................... Detroit (PS)
 
Quarterbacks (1)
Tyler Huntley............................ Baltimore
 
Running Backs (1)
Zack Moss.................................... Buffalo
 
Wide Receivers (2)
Britain Covey................. Philadelphia (PS)
Tim Patrick............................ Denver (IR)
 
Tight Ends (1)
Cole Fotheringham.............. Las Vegas (PS)
 
Defensive Line (3)
Bradlee Anae......................... NY Jets (PS)
Leki Fotu..................................... Arizona
Mika Tafua.............................. Dallas (PS)
 
Linebackers (4)
Cody Barton................................... Seattle
Chase Hansen....................... New Orleans
Devin Lloyd........................... Jacksonville
Nephi Sewell................. New Orleans (PS)
 
Defensive Backs (7)
Julian Blackmon..................... Indianapolis
Marquise Blair..................... Carolina (PS)
Terrell Burgess........................... LA Rams
Javelin Guidry................... Las Vegas (PS)
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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