By Patrick Pierce
State of Alabama in the NFL
Week six star players:
- DeMeco Ryans
- Mark Barron
- Karlos Dansby
More than 80 players in the NFL have a connection to the state of Alabama. Here are some of the standouts from week six of the NFL season.
- DeMeco Ryans, Eagles: 13 tackles 10 of them solo vs. Lions.
- Mark Barron, Bucs: 8 tackles 6 of them solo and an interception vs. Chiefs.
- Trent Richardson, Browns: Only 54 all purpose yards vs. Bengals.
- Julio Jones, Falcons: reeled in 4 receptions for 64 yards vs. Raiders.
- Courtney Upshaw, Ravens: 6 tackles 4 of them solo vs. Cowboys.
- Karlos Dansby, Dolphins: 9 tackles 8 of them solo vs. Rams.
- Carlos Rogers, 49ers: 3 solo tackles vs. Giants.
- Roddy White, Falcons: Caught 6 passes for 72 yards with 1 touchdown vs. Raiders.
- Corland Finnegan (Samford), Rams: 5 solo tackles vs. Dauphins.
- DeMarcus Ware (Troy), Cowboys: 1 sack vs. Ravens
- Phillip Rivers (Athens High), Chargers: Monday Night Football.
- Kerry Rhodes (Jess Lanier High), Cardinals: 4 solo tackles vs. Bills.
AlabamaTonight Sports Blogger – Patrick Pierce @Patrickp13