Oct. 16, 2012
Auburn entered the 2012 season with 28 alumni on National Football League rosters, the eighth-best total among college football programs.
Devin Aromashodu (WR, Minnesota Vikings)
One catch for 13 yards in Minnesota's 38-26 loss at the Redskins. Aromashodu now has 10 receptions for 151 yards this season, his fifth in the NFL and second with the Vikings.
Rob Bironas (PK, Tennessee Titans)
Was perfect on four field goal attempts, including a long of 48 yards, on Thursday in a 26-23 win over Pittsburgh. Bironas has hit 10-of-12 field goals this season.
Ronnie Brown (RB, San Diego Chargers)
Totaled 36 yards as a reserve running back, including a long catch of 12 yards as San Diego fell to Denver 35-24 on Monday Night Football. Brown's 13 rushing yards put him over 5,000 for his career. He has played in 97 games in his career with 49 touchdowns.
Jason Campbell (QB, Chicago Bears)
Chicago had a bye for Week 6. Campbell is in his sixth NFL season after being selected in the first round by Washington in 2005. He has passed for more than 14,000 yards in his career with 74 touchdowns.
Karlos Dansby (LB, Miami Dolphins)
Nine tackles (eight solo) in Miami's 17-14 win over the Rams. A nine-year veteran, Dansby ranks sixth in the NFL with 37 solo stops (46 total) in five games this season and more than 700 stops in his career. He's one of just four active NFL players with at least 30 sacks and 10 interceptions.
Tristan Davis (RB, Washington Redskins)
Will miss the 2012 season after being placed on injured reserve on September 3.
King Dunlap (OT, Philadelphia Eagles)
Saw time on the offensive line in a 26-23 overtime loss to Detroit. He's played in four games this season with two starts after missing two games due to a hamstring injury. Dunlap has played in 42 games in four seasons with nine starts.
Nick Fairley (DT, Detroit Lions)
Credited with two tackles and half a sack to go along with a pass deflection in Detroit's thrilling 26-23 comeback win over the Eagles. The 13th overall pick in 2011, Fairley has played in 15 games in two seasons with the Lions.
Mario Fannin (RB, Denver Broncos)
Will miss the 2012 season after being placed on injured reserve with a knee injury on August 8.
Tyronne Green (OG, San Diego Chargers)
Started at guard as the Chargers fell 35-24 to Denver on Monday night. Green has played in 34 games in his career and started 21.
Quentin Groves (LB, Arizona Cardinals)
Saw snaps on defense and special teams in a 19-16 loss to Buffalo in overtime on Sunday. Groves is in his first season in Arizona and fifth overall in the NFL. He has totaled 116 tackles in his career with 4.5 sacks and two interceptions.
Ben Grubbs (OG, New Orleans Saints)
New Orleans was on bye for Week 6. Grubbs has played in 79 games in his six-year career with 75 starts. He has started in every game he has played since 2008.
Josh Harris (DS, Atlanta Falcons)
Has played in all six games in 2012 as the long snapper. Harris is in his first season with the Falcons after being signed as a free agent. He has registered a pair of special teams tackles this season.
Will Herring (LB, New Orleans Saints)
New Orleans had a bye for Week 6. Herring has totaled 127 tackles in his six-year career and has nine total stops (seven solo) this season.
Brandon Jacobs (RB, San Francisco 49ers)
Missed his sixth game for the 49ers with a knee injury as San Francisco fell to the Giants 26-3. Jacobs is an eight year NFL veteran and is in his first year with the 49ers after seven seasons with the New York Giants, including two Super Bowl victories.
Spencer Johnson (DE, Buffalo Bills)
Did not play on Sunday in Buffalo's 19-16 win over Arizona. Johnson has four tackles this season and 288 total in his nine-year career.
Pat Lee (DB, Oakland Raiders)
Started his fourth straight game and recorded a pair of tackles as Oakland came up just short to the Falcons, 23-20. Lee has played in all five games this season with four starts. He has recorded 16 tackles and three break ups.
Sen'Derrick Marks (DT, Tennessee Titans)
Started at defensive tackle and recorded three tackles in the Tennessee's 26-23 win over the Steelers on Thursday night. Marks has played in 41 games in his four-year career with 16 starts. He has totaled 70 tackles and 1.5 sacks during his career.
Brandon Mosley (OG, New York Giants)
Will miss the 2012 season after being placed on injured reserve on August 27 with an ankle injury.
Cam Newton (QB, Carolina Panthers)
Carolina was on bye for Week 6. Newton has thrown for 1,154 yards with four touchdowns and rushed for 209 yards with three scores in his second season after being drafted with the top overall pick in 2011. Newton has 42 total touchdowns in 21 career games.
Ben Obomanu (WR, Seattle Seahawks)
Saw action, but did not record any stats in a 24-23 win over New England. Obomanu has played in 64 games and totaled 81 receptions for 1,159 yards with seven touchdowns in his six-year career, all with the Seahawks.
Jerraud Powers (DB, Indianapolis Colts)
Recorded one solo tackle in the Colts' 35-9 loss to New York Jets. Powers has started all 39 games in his career and registered 192 tackles with six interceptions in four seasons.
Jay Ratliff (DT, Dallas Cowboys)
Made his season debut and recorded three tackles after starting on the defensive line. Ratliff is in his eighth season, all with Dallas. He has started 79 games with 215 tackles and 27.0 sacks.
Carlos Rogers (DB, San Francisco 49ers)
Rogers had three tackles as San Francisco fell to the Giants 26-3. In his eighth season after being drafted No. 9 overall by Washington in 2005, Rogers has 16 tackles in 2012. He's started all but three of the 88 games he played in since 2006 and was a 2011 Pro Bowl and All-Pro selection.
Pat Sims (DT, Cincinnati Bengals)
Currently on the Physically Unable to Perform (PUP) list with an ankle injury. A five-year veteran, Sims has played in 52 games with 23 starts. He is yet to play in 2012.
Takeo Spikes (LB, San Diego Chargers)
Posted five tackles (four solo) as San Diego fell to Denver, 35-24. Spikes has recorded 1,384 tackles in his 15 seasons in the NFL, the last two with San Diego.
Ben Tate (RB, Houston Texans)
Returned from a toe injury to rush for 14 yards on three carries as the Texans fell for the first time in 2012, 42-24 to Green Bay. Tate has 131 yards rushing and two touchdowns this season.
Lee Ziemba (OT, Carolina Panthers)
Will miss the 2012 season after being placed on injured reserve on September 3 with a knee injury.