NFL Rebels: Week 12

Published 4:00 pm Thursday, December 1, 2022

The Ole Miss football program continues to shine in the professional league with 31 former Rebels on NFL rosters (practice squads included), including star wideouts A.J. Brown, D.K. Metcalf and Elijah Moore.

Moore found the end zone for the first time this season, scoring on a 22-yard strike, and rookie running back Snoop Conner made his NFL debut, carrying the ball three times for 11 yards. Overall, 18 former Rebels played in the 12th of the 2022 season. Here’s a rundown on how each performed:

#34 Brandon Bolden | RB | Las Vegas Raiders
Played 11 snaps on special teams in the 40-34 win over the Seahawks.

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#11 A.J. Brown | WR | Philadelphia Eagles
Hauled in four passes for 46 yards, including a six-yard touchdown, as the Eagles became the first team this season to reach 10 wins.

#24 Snoop Conner | RB | Jacksonville Jaguars
Made his NFL debut, carrying the ball three times for 11 yards in the Jaguars’ 28-27 victory.

#17 Evan Engram | TE | Jacksonville Jaguars
Caught one pass for four yards in the 28-27 win over the Ravens.

#38 Myles Hartsfield | DB | Carolina Panthers
Was listed as inactive in the Panthers’ Week 12 matchup.

#98 Marquis Haynes | DE | Carolina Panthers
Recorded two tackles, including a six-yard sack, and batted down two passes in the 23-10 victory over the Broncos.

#21 Mike Hilton | CB | Cincinnati Bengals
Totaled seven tackles and broke up a pass in the 20-16 win over the Titans.

#94 Benito Jones | DT | Detroit Lions
Appeared on 25 snaps on defense, including sacking Josh Allen in the Lions’ 25-28 loss.

#97 D.J. Jones | DT | Denver Broncos
Tallied three total tackles in 38 defensive snaps in the loss to the Panthers.

#31 Jaylon Jones | CB | Chicago Bears
Registered two tackles in 33 snaps as a reserve cornerback in the Bears’ loss.

#88 Dawson Knox | TE | Buffalo Bills
Caught both of his targets for 17 yards in the Bills’ 28-25 win on Thanksgiving Day.

#33 Deane Leonard | CB | Los Angeles Chargers
Made one stop on special teams in the Chargers’ 25-24 victory.

#75 Greg Little | OT | Miami Dolphins
Primarily played on special teams in the 30-15 win over the Texans.

#14 D.K. Metcalf | WR | Seattle Seahawks
Hauled in 11 receptions for 90 yards, including a long of 24 in the 34-40 overtime loss to the Raiders. Metcalf also moved into second on the Seahawks’ records books for most receiving yards in a player’s first four seasons in franchise history with 3,841 total.

#38 C.J. Moore | S | Detroit Lions
Primarily played on special teams, registering a tackle in the 25-28 loss.

#8 Elijah Moore | WR | New York Jets
Hauled in two passes for 64 yards, including a 22-yard touchdown in the 31-10 win over the Bears.

#70 Royce Newman | OL | Green Bay Packers
Lined up on special teams on six snaps in the 33-40 loss to the Eagles.

#93 Mark Robinson | LB | Pittsburgh Steelers
Was listed as inactive in the Steelers’ Week 12 matchup.

#78 Laremy Tunsil | OT | Houston Texans
Played all 61 offensive snaps and recovered a fumble in the 15-30 loss to the Dolphins.

#54 Sam Williams | DE | Dallas Cowboys
Lined up on the defensive side of the ball on 26 snaps in the Cowboys’ 28-20 win.

#88 Kenny Yeboah | TE | New York Jets
Was listed as inactive in the Jets’ Week 12 matchup.

Ben Brown | OL | Cincinnati Bengals
Chance Campbell | LB | Tennessee Titans
Matt Corral | QB | Carolina Panthers
A.J. Moore | S | Tennessee Titans

Dontario Drummond | WR | Dallas Cowboys
Jerrion Ealy | RB | Kansas City Chiefs
DeMarquis Gates | LB | Chicago Bears
Braylon Sanders | WR | Miami Dolphins
Laquon Treadwell | WR | Seattle Seahawks
Jordan Wilkins | RB | Indianapolis Colts