Vols in NFL Week 2: Starters, inactives, snaps played, stats

VFLs / Credit: UT Athletics

By Vince Ferrara / @VinceSports

Let’s take a look at what each VFL in the NFL did in Week 2 of the NFL season. For the full list of Vols, one-time Vols and local players in the league, with recent transactions, see my blog Vince’s View.

Six Vols started games in Week 2 (Kamara, Jackson, Fulton, A. Johnson, J. Johnson and Moseley.) Two VFLs were inactive (Dobbs and Tuttle.) One made his NFL debut (Callaway.)

VFLs – Week 2 (21)

FB – Jakob Johnson (47) New England Patriots
Started at FB
1 rec for 1 yd and i TD (1 yd)
Played 24% of snaps on offense
54% of special teams plays
Lost to Seattle 35-30

WR – Josh Malone (83) New York Jets
4 rec for 16 yds
1 car for 12 yds
Played 65% of snaps on offense
33% of special teams plays
Lost to San Francisco 31-13

DE – Kyle Phillips (98) New York Jets
3 tackles
1 QB hurry
Played 39% of snaps on defense
4% of special teams plays
Lost to San Francisco 31-13

LS – Morgan Cox (46) Baltimore Ravens
32% of special teams plays
Defeated Houston 33-16

P – Dustin Colquitt (4) Pittsburgh Steelers
5 punts for 41.8 per
Defeated Denver 26-21

QB – Joshua Dobbs (5) Pittsburgh Steelers
Inactive
Defeated Denver 26-21

DB – Cameron Sutton (20) Pittsburgh Steelers
1 tackle
Played 17% of snaps on defense
34% special teams plays
Defeated Denver 26-21

OG – Zach Fulton (73) Houston Texans
Started at RG
Played 100% of snaps on offense
14% of special teams plays
Lost to Baltimore 33-16

ILB – Alexander Johnson (45) Denver Broncos
Started at ILB
8 tackles
1 QB hurry
Played 100% of snaps on defense
14% special teams plays
Lost to Pittsburgh 26-21

DE – Kendal Vickers (78) Las Vegas Raiders
Played 27% of snaps on defense
15% of special teams plays
Defeated New Orleans 34-24

TE – Jason Witten (82) Las Vegas Raiders
1 rec 3 yds
Played 32% of snaps on offense
26% of special teams plays
Defeated New Orleans 34-24

DE – Derek Barnett (96) Philadelphia Eagles
3 tackles
Played 48% of snaps on defense
28% of special teams plays
Lost to LA Rams 37-19

DT – Malik Jackson (97) Philadelphia Eagles
Started at DT
3 tackles
1 QB hurry
Played 59% of snaps on defense
28% of special teams plays
Lost to LA Rams 37-19

WR – Cordarrelle Patterson (84) Chicago Bears
2 rec for 8 yds
7 carries for 25 yds
3 KOR for 27.7 yds per
1 ST tackle
Played 22% of snaps on offense
32% special teams plays
Defeated NY Giants 17-13

OLB – Jalen Reeves-Maybin (44) Detroit Lions
87% special teams plays
Lost to Green Bay 42-21

P – Britton Colquitt (2) Minnesota Vikings
4 punts at 42.0 yds per
Lost to Indianapolis 28-11

TE – Luke Stocker (88) Atlanta Falcons
1 ST tackle
Played 39% of snaps on offense
50% of special teams plays
Lost to Dallas 40-39

WR – Marquez Callaway (12) New Orleans Saints – x
NFL debut
Played 22% of snaps on offense (13)
22% special teams plays
Lost to Las Vegas 34-24

RB – Alvin Kamara (41) New Orleans Saints
Started at RB
13 car for 79 yds and 2 TDs (1 yd, 3 yd)
Team high 9 rec for 95 yds and 1 TD (12 yd catch)
Played 68% of snaps on offense
Lost to Las Vegas 34-24

DT – Shy Tuttle (99) New Orleans Saints
Inactive
Lost to Las Vegas 34-24

CB – Emmanuel Moseley (41) San Francisco 49ers
Started at CB
2 tackles
2 PD
Played 97% of snaps on offense
4% special teams plays
Defeated NY Jets 31-13


One-Time Vols That Transferred – Week 2 (4)

TE – Lee Smith (85) Buffalo Bills (Powell HS/U. of Tennessee/Marshall)
Inactive
Defeated Miami 31-28

WR – Preston Williams (18) Miami Dolphins (U. of Tennessee/Colorado St)
Started at WR
1 rec for 26 yds
Played 81% of snaps on offense
Lost to Buffalo 31-28

P – Tommy Townsend (5) Kansas City Chiefs (U. of Tennessee/Florida) – x
5 punts at 44.2 per
Defeated LA Chargers 23-20 in OT

QB – Nathan Peterman (3) Las Vegas Raiders (U. of Tennessee/Pitt)
DNP
Defeated New Orleans 34-24


Non-UT Knoxville Area Players – Week 2 (4)

WR – Tee Higgins (85) Cincinnati Bengals (Oak Ridge HS/Clemson) – x
Started at WR
3 rec 35 yds
Played 65% of snaps on offense
Lost to Cleveland 35-30

WR – Randall Cobb (18) Houston Texans (Alcoa HS/Kentucky)
5 rec for 59 yds
1 misc tackle
Played 68% of snaps on offense
Lost to Baltimore 33-16

P – Chris Jones (6) Dallas Cowboys (Carson-Newman)
1 punt for 43.0 yds per
Defeated Atlanta 40-39

S – Harrison Smith (22) Minnesota Vikings (Catholic HS/Notre Dame)
Started at SS
5 tackles
1 PD
Played 96% of snaps on defense
24% special teams snaps
Lost to Indianapolis 28-11


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