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Alumni Update: NFL Week 6

Los Angeles Rams S and former Boston College star John Johnson makes a tackle vs. the San Francisco 49ers.

Alumni of the Radiance Technologies Independence Bowl continue to impress in the NFL. The game features over 80 players on NFL rosters or on injured reserve, with some of the brightest young players in the league having come through Shreveport. Players that shined in week six of the NFL season are featured below:

Tremaine Edmunds – Buffalo Bills, MLB (Virginia Tech, 2015): 8 solo tackles, 12 combined tackles vs. Chiefs

Jimmy Smith – Baltimore Ravens, CB (Colorado, 2007): 1 solo tackle, 1 pass deflection, 1 fumble recovery vs. Eagles

Giovani Bernard – Cincinnati Bengals, RB (North Carolina, 2011): 8 carries for 15 yards and 1 TD; 3 receptions for 13 yards vs. Colts

A.J. Green – Cincinnati Bengals, WR (Georgia, 2009): 8 receptions for 96 yards (both season-highs) vs. Colts

Sheldon Richardson – Cleveland Browns, DT (Missouri, 2011): 1 solo tackles, 4 total tackles vs. Steelers

Josh Jones – Jacksonville Jaguars, S (NC State, 2016): 8 solo tackles, 9 total tackles vs. Lions (33 solo tackles, 47 total tackles this season)

Ryan Tannehill – Tennessee Titans, QB (Texas A&M, 2009): 30/41, 364 yards, 4 TD, 1 INT vs. Texans (69.9% completion percentage, 1368 yards, 13 TD, 2 INT this season)

Bradley Chubb – Denver Broncos, OLB (NC State, 2016): 1 solo tackle, 4 total tackles, 1 QB hit, 1 forced fumble vs. Patriots

Kareem Jackson – Denver Broncos, CB (Alabama, 2007): 4 solo tackles, 6 total tackles, 1 tackle-for-loss vs. Patriots

Daniel Jones – New York Giants, QB (Duke, 2018): 12/19, 112 yards, 1 TD, 1 INT; 7 rushes for 74 yards vs. Washington Football Team

Mike Davis – Carolina Panthers, RB (South Carolina, 2014): 18 rushes for 52 yards and 1 TD vs. Bears

Brian Burns – Carolina Panthers, LB (Florida State, 2017): 1 solo tackles, 3 combined tackles, 3 QB hits vs. Bears

Tre Boston – Carolina Panthers, S (North Carolina, 2011): 5 solo tackles, 8 combined tackles, 1 pass deflection vs. Bears

John Johnson – Los Angeles Rams, S (Boston College, 2013): 5 solo tackles, 13 combined tackles vs. 49ers

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