Williams scores 2 TDs, Sorensen, Ansah, and Van Noy all have sacks. BYU Pro Tracker: NFL, Week 12

The following are the statistics and snap counts for all BYU alumni who played in the NFL this week:

Jamaal Williams, RB, Green Bay Packers.  In his second start Williams rushed 21 times for 66 yards and a touchdown and caught four passes for 69 yards, including a 54 yard touchdown grab. He played 45 snaps on offense (82%).  Season Totals: 70 rushes for 224 yards and two touchdowns, 12 receptions for 150 yards and a touchdown, two tackles.

Kyle Van Noy, LB, New England Patriots.  Van Noy had four solo tackles, two assisted tackles, a sack, and a forced fumble.  He started and played 51 defensive snaps (84%) and six more on special teams (22%).  He left the game early with a minor calf injury but early reports indicate that he’ll be back in action this weekend. Season Totals: 57 solo tackles, 13 assisted tackles, four tackles for loss, 5.0 sacks, one pass defended.

Daniel Sorensen, S, Kansas City Chiefs. Sorensen had seven solo tackles, including an eleven yard sack. He started and played 70 snaps on defense (100%) and 14 snaps on special teams (47%). Season Totals: 51 solo tackles, 16 assisted tackles, 1.5 sacks, four tackles for loss, four passes defended, one interception.

Ezekiel Ansah, DE, Detroit Lions.  After sitting for a couple weeks with a back injury, Ansah was back in action on Thanksgiving where he finished with two solo tackles, including a sack. He started and played 32 snaps on defense (44%) and another snap on special teams (3%).  Season Totals: 19 solo tackles, one assisted tackle, 5.0 sacks, one tackle for loss, one forced fumble, one fumble recovery.

Kai Nacua, DB, Cleveland Browns. Nacua played 11 snaps on special teams (41%) and recorded no stats. Season Totals: No stats

Michael Davis, CB, Los Angeles Chargers.  Davis played 10 snaps on special teams (53%) and recorded no stats. Season Totals: 12 solo tackles, one assisted tackle, one pass deflection.

John Denney, LS, Miami Dolphins.  Denney played eight snaps at long snapper (30%) and recorded no stats.  Season Totals: No stats.

Inactive Players

  • Bronson Kaufusi, DE, Baltimore Ravens. Kaufusi was not active this week.  Season Totals: Three solo tackles, one assisted tackle in three games played.
  • Harvey Langi, ILB, New England Patriots. Langi was not active this week.  Season Totals: One solo tackle
  • Taysom Hill, QB, New Orleans Saints. Hill was not active this week.  Season Totals: No stats.

2017-18 Waived Players

  • Jordan Leslie, WR, Cleveland Browns. Leslie was waived by the Browns on October 11th following a hamstring injury.  He is currently a free agent.  Season Totals: one reception for 26 yards.
  • Alani Fua, LB, Arizona Cardinals. Fua was on injured reserve last season and started this year there as well, but his knee never fully healed so they waived him on September 17, 2017. Season Totals: no stats
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