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Khyris Tonga gets first start, Taysom Hill and Jamaal Williams score TDs: BYU Football Pro Tracker, Week 3

It was a pretty quiet week in the NFL for former Cougs.  Zach Wilson had another rough week, getting sacked five times but still passing for 160 yards.

The other starters continued to be productive with Jamaal Williams getting 77 yards of offense with a touchdown, Ty’Son Williams rushing for 22 yards, and Taysom Hill rushing for 32 yards and a touchdown.

On defense Daniel Sorensen had seven tackles, Fred Warner had eight tackles, and Khyiris Tonga got his first start of the season and had five tackles for the Bears.

Harvey Langi recorded his first stat of the season, getting a tackle for the Patriots.

In total there were 12 former BYU players in-action during week two (with three in-active), another eight on practice squads, with ten still looking for playing opportunities.  Below you get the snap counts and statistics for each active player.

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In-Action Week 2 (12)

  • Brady Christensen (OL, Panthers). Played four snaps on special teams (17%), no stats.  Season totals: three games, one solo tackle.
  • Michael Davis (CB, Chargers). Played all 79 defensive snaps (100%) and recorded three tackles (two solo), and had two fumble recoveries for 36 yards. Season totals: three games, 13 tackles (10 solo), two fumble recoveries for 36 yards.
  • Taysom Hill (QB, Saints). Played 33 snaps on offense (53%) and five snaps on special teams (17%). He rushed six times for 32 yards and a touchdown.  Season totals: three games, 1-for-1 passing for three yards, 10 rushes for 49 yards and one touchdown, one tackle.
  • Harvey Langi (LB, Patriots). Played 18 snaps on special teams (62%) and had one solo tackle. Season totals: three games, one solo tackle.
  • Dax Milne (WR, Washington). Played four offensive snaps (7%) and recorded no stats. Season totals: three games, no stats.
  • Daniel Sorensen (S, Chiefs). Played 60 defensive snaps (91%) and four snaps on special teams (17%). Had seven tackles (five solo) and one pass defended.  Season totals: three games, 21 tackles (14 solo), two tackles for loss, two quarterback hits, one pass defended.
  • Khyiris Tonga (DT, Bears). Played 29 defensive snaps (36%) and one snap on special teams (4%), five tackles (three solo). Season totals: two games, no stats.
  • Kyle Van Noy (LB, Patriots). Played 44 defensive snaps (71%) and recorded three tackles (two solo). Season totals: two games, six tackles (four solo), one sack, one tackle for loss, one quarterback hit, one pass defended.
  • Fred Warner (OLB, 49ers). Played all 63 defensive snaps (100%), recorded eight tackles (five solo). Season totals: three games, 26 tackles (15 solo), one tackle for loss.
  • Jamaal Williams (RB, Lions). Played 31 offensive snaps (49%) and rushed 12 times for 42 yards and a touchdown, and caught two passes for 25 yards. Season totals: three games, 28 carries for 121 yards and two touchdowns, 13 receptions for 93 yards.
  • Ty’Son Williams (RB, Ravens). Played 29 offensive snaps (50%) and rushed five times for 22 yards. Season totals: 27 rushes for 165 yards and one touchdown, five receptions for 45 yards.
  • Zach Wilson (QB, Jets). Played all 54 offensive snaps (100%) and went 19-for-35 passing for 160 yards, 0 touchdowns, with two interceptions. He also rushed once for two yards. Season totals: two games 58-for-105 passing, 628 yards, two touchdowns, seven interceptions.  Four rushes for 21 yards.  He has been sacked 15 times (five sacks/game avg).

Active Roster but Did Not Play Week 3 (3)

  • Francis Bernard (LB, Cowboys). Still out with a hamstring injury.
  • Dallin Leavitt (DB, Raiders). Was not active week 3. Season totals: two games, five tackles (one solo), one pass defended.
  • Sione Takitaki (LB, Browns). Inactive for week 3 with a hamstring injury (week-to-week). Season totals: two games, three tackles (one solo), one tackle for loss, one fumble recovery.

Practice Squads (8)

  • Zayne Anderson (CB, Chiefs). Season totals: one game, no stats
  • Tristen Hoge (OT, Browns).
  • Matt Bushman (TE, Raiders).
  • Bronson Kaufusi (TE, Packers).
  • Corbin Kaufusi (OT, 49ers).
  • Kai Nacua (S, 49ers).
  • Troy Warner (S, Rams).
  • Chris Wilcox (DB, Colts).

Free Agents (10)

The follow players had an NFL contract at some point in 2021 but are not currently signed to an NFL team: Ziggy Ansah (DE, 49ers), Zac Dawe (DL, Falcons), John Denney (LS, Saints), Kavika Fonua (DB, Panthers), Chandon Herring (OT, Titans), Aleva Hifo (WR, Cardinals), Isaiah Kaufusi (LB, Colts), Dayan Lake (S, Rams), Micah Simon (WR, Panthers).

Highlights from Week 3

Taysom Hill

Harvey Langi

Jamaal Williams

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Khyiris Tonga

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