Bearcats in the NFL

Former Bearcats student-athlete John Hughes.

Former Bearcats student-athlete John Hughes.
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Dec. 11, 2012

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CINCINNATI – The University of Cincinnati currently boasts 15 former student-athletes on NFL rosters. Here's how each former Bearcat performed in week 14 of the 2012 NFL regular season.

OLB Connor Barwin (Houston Texans) 12/10/12 at New England Patriots – Recorded three tackles and one quarterback hurry in a 42-14 loss. Barwin has started in each of the Texans’ thirteen games this season and has posted 34 tackles, two sacks and four passes defended.

WR Armon Binns (Miami Dolphins) – Was waived by the Cincinnati Bengals on Dec. 8 and was awarded to the Dolphins off waivers on Dec. 10. The Dolphins are Binns’ third team in two seasons, with previous stints with the Jacksonville Jaguars and most recently the Cincinnati Bengals.

TE Brent Celek (Philadelphia Eagles) 12/09/12 at Tampa Bay Buccaneers – Caught one pass for one yard, before being removed from the game with a head injury, in a 23-21 win. Celek has started in all thirteen of the Eagles’ games this season and has 602 receiving yards and one touchdown.

DE Trent Cole (Philadelphia Eagles) 12/09/12 at Tampa Bay Buccaneers – Tallied one tackle in a 23-21 win. Cole has started in all thirteen of the Eagles’ games this season and has totaled 27 tackles, two sacks and one forced fumble.

WR Mardy Gilyard (New York Jets) 12/09/12 at Jacksonville Jaguars – In his first game with the Jets this season, Gilyard caught two passes for 15 yards in a 17-10 win.

WR Vidal Hazelton (Cincinnati Bengals) – Was signed to the Bengals' practice squad on Dec. 4. Hazelton is making his second appearance with the Bengals’ practice squad after signing with the team late last season, but was waived early this season. The wide receiver also has practice squad stints with the Tennessee Titans earlier this season, and with the San Diego Chargers to begin last season.

P Kevin Huber (Cincinnati Bengals) 12/09/12 vs. Dallas Cowboys – Punted three times for 136 yards, with a 45.3-yard and a net average of 44 yards and pinned one kick inside the 20-yard line in a 20-19 loss. Huber has played in all thirteen games this season and has punted 58 times with a 46.6-yard average and a net average of 41.9 yards, as well as placing 25 punts inside the 20-yard line.

DT John Hughes (Cleveland Browns) 12/09/12 vs. Kansas City Chiefs – Posted three tackles, including his third sack of the season, in a 30-7 win. Hughes has played in each of the Browns’ thirteen games this season, gaining two starts, and has tallied 28 tackles, including his three sacks. Hughes’ three sacks are tied for fourth most among rookie defensive lineman this season.

OT Jeff Linkenbach (Indianapolis Colts) 12/09/12 vs. Tennessee Titans – Saw action in a 27-23 win. Linkenbach has seen action in all thirteen of the Colts’ games this season, including six starts.

DT Ricardo Mathews (Indianapolis Colts) 12/09/12 vs. Tennessee Titans – Started at defensive tackle in a 27-23 win. Mathews has played in all thirteen games this season, including three starts, and has totaled eleven tackles.

FS Haruki Nakamura (Carolina Panthers) 12/09/12 vs. Atlanta Falcons – Totaled three tackles in a 30-20 win. Nakamura has started in each of the Panthers’ thirteen games this season and has posted 54 tackles to go along with two interceptions.

RB Isaiah Pead (St. Louis Rams) 12/09/12 at Buffalo Bills – Saw action in a 15-12 win. Pead has played in twelve games this season, including one start, and has caught three passes for 16 yards, rushed four times for 33 yards and returned ten kicks for 212 yards.

TE Adrien Robinson (New York Giants) 12/09/12 vs. New Orleans Saints – Was inactive in a 52-27 win. Robinson has seen action in two games this season.

LS Mike Windt (San Diego Chargers) – Was placed on the reserve/injured list by the Chargers on Nov. 20. Windt played in 10 of the Chargers’ 13 games this season.

DL Derek Wolfe (Denver Broncos) 12/06/12 at Oakland Raiders – Started at defensive end in a 26-13 win. Wolfe has started all thirteen games this season for the Broncos and has totaled 32 tackles, along with three sacks. Wolfe’s three sacks are tied for fourth most among rookie defensive lineman this season.

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