Trevor Lawrence played a major role in the Jaguars overtime upset of the Dallas Cowboys on Sunday, while former teammate Travis Etienne had 100 yards rushing in the same game, to lead former Clemson football players in the NFL.
But they were far from the only former Clemson stars making their mark. Jayron Kearse played a big role in that game with a hit on Lawrence that caused a turnover after Trevor escaped a sack.
Kearse finished with 7 total tackles, a tackle for loss, a pass defensed and a forced fumble.
In Tampa, Tee Higgins is working his way back from injury and had 5 receptions for 33 yards and a touchdown in the Bengals win, with D.J. Reader notching 3 tackles.
Amari Rodgers caught 2 passes on 3 targets as he was in the starting lineup for the Houston Texans, being targeted on the first play from scrimmage in another frustrating Texans loss.
On Sunday Night Football, Dexter Lawrence had 2 tackles, a half sack and 3 quarterback hits in the Giants victory over the Commanders.
The Dolphins couldn’t get it done Saturday in snowy Buffalo, but Christian Wilkins totaled 6 tackles, while on the Bills side Shaq Lawson had 2 tackles, a sack, a pass defensed and a quarterback hit.
Hunter Renfrow returned from the injured list, caught 1 pass for 14 yards, and returned 3 punts for 20 yards in the Raiders wild win over the New England Patriots.
In Seattle, Ray Ray McCloud had a reception for 16 yards, returned two kickoffs for 67 yards, and took back 2 punts for 17 yards.
On the other side, Tanner Muse had four tackles for the Seahawks.
Deshaun Watson was 18 of 28 for 161 yards and a touchdown in the Browns win over the Ravens.
Bradley Pinion punted 5 times for a 41.6 yard average and had 3 downed inside of the 20 for the Falcons in their loss to the Saints.
Former Clemson football wide receiver Mike Williams continues to make plays for the Chargers
Mike Williams had 4 catches on 8 targets for 67 yards and didn’t find the end zone for the Chargers, but he did help them move to 8-6 on the season with this catch that preceded the game-winning field goal.
There was a time that it was rare for a Clemson football player to be seen on Sunday in the NFL, these days there’s Tigers all over the NFL fields, starring for their teams and making game changing plays.