Each week we will be keeping tabs on the former Virginia Cavaliers now in the NFL. Here is how the Hoos in the NFL fared in Week 5:
Rodney McLeod - Philadelphia Eagles - Safety - McLeod had three tackles and a forced fumble in the Eagles 34-7 win. His forced fumble came at the end of the blowout game, which showed the former UVA defensive back’s effort, which was noticed by the local media below:
"Just being there for my brother."— Reuben Frank (@RoobNBCS) October 9, 2017
I wrote about Rodney McLeod & the significance of making an insignificant play.https://t.co/A242ZQpRzD
Oday Aboushi - Seattle Seahawks - Guard – Aboushi started at right guard for Seattle in the Seahawks 16-10 victory.
Morgan Moses - Washington Redskins - Offensive Tackle – The Redskins had a bye this week.
Ahmad Brooks - Green Bay Packers - Linebacker – The former UVA star linebacker recorded one tackle in his 23 snaps of action in the 35-31 Green Bay victory.
Chris Long - Philadelphia Eagles - Defensive End - The former UVA legend recorded one tackle in Philadelphia’s 34-7 win in 29 snaps of action.
Eli Harold - San Francisco 49ers - Linebacker – Harold was in on 24 defensive snaps and 21 special teams plays but did not record a tackle in the 49ers 26-23 loss.
Dontrelle Inman - Los Angeles Chargers - Wide Receiver – The former UVA receiver did not receive a target in his 3 offensive players in the San Diego 27-22 victory. Inman has been the subject of trade rumors to the Giants, who have suffered numerous injuries to their wide receiver corps.
Luke Bowanko - Baltimore Ravens - Offensive Lineman - Bowanko was used as an extra lineman in two offensive plays in the Ravens 30-17 win after being used exclusively on special teams so far this season.
Anthony Harris - Minnesota Vikings - Safety - "Ant" recorded his first tackle of the season in the Vikings 20-17 win.
Austin Pasztor - Atlanta Falcons - Offensive Lineman – The Falcons had a bye this week.
Matt Schaub - Atlanta Falcons - Quarterback - The Falcons had a bye this week.
Taquan Mizzell - Chicago Bears - Running Back - Smoke was inactive again for the Bears in their Monday Night loss to the Vikings.
Darius Jennings – Tennessee Titans - Wide Receiver – Jennings was inactive for the Titans in the 16-10 loss to Miami.
Eric Smith - Miami Dolphins - Offensive Tackle – The former UVA lineman was placed on injured reserve due to a knee injury.
Brent Urban - Baltimore Ravens - Defensive End - Urban suffered a Lisfranc foot sprain and was placed on the IR. It is a really tough break for the former UVA lineman as he was finally healthy and was in a contract year.
Maurice Canady - Baltimore Ravens - Cornerback - Canady injured his knee early in training camp and was placed on the IR, but is eligible to return to the roster on week 9.
LaRoy Reynolds - Atlanta Falcons - Linebacker - Reynolds was placed on injured reserve due to a pectoral muscle injury suffered in the preseason.
Cedric Peerman - Cincinnati Bengals - Running Back - Peerman injured his shoulder in the preseason and was placed on the injured reserve, ending his season.
John Phillips - New Orleans Saints - Tight End - Phillips was placed on the injured reserve with an undisclosed injury.
Keeon Johnson - New York Giants - Wide Receiver - Johnson broke his foot in the preseason and was placed on the injured reserve.
Jake McGee – Pittsburgh Steelers – Tight End – The former UVA star tight end is currently on Pittsburgh’s practice squad.
Max Valles – Oakland Raiders – Linebacker - The former UVA star linebacker is currently on Oakland’s practice squad.
We will follow the progress of these former UVA stars throughout the season.