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Texas Longhorns in the NFL: Falcons RB Bijan Robinson and his big two-touchdown day

Broncos DB PJ Locke and his massive outing

NFL: New Orleans Saints at Atlanta Falcons Dale Zanine-USA TODAY Sports

The NFL season is underway.

So are the careers of some of your favorite former Texas Longhorns athletes.

Let’s break down the most recent performances of the 2023 NFL regular season.

Bijan Robinson, RB: Robinson, who was selected in the first round of last spring’s NFL Draft by the Atlanta Falcons, logged 16 carries for 91 yards and a touchdown, as well as 3 receptions for 32 yards and an additional touchdown on the day. Throughout his rookie season, Robinson’s usage has been up and down the further Atlanta gets down the regular season stretch. For now, it remains up.

Lil’Jordan Humphrey, WR: The Denver Broncos wide receiver grabbed 1 reception for 13 yards.

Geoff Swaim, TE: The Arizona Cardinals tight end was this week’s starter, again.

Andrew Beck, TE: A big man gadget of sorts, the former Longhorn again started at fullback for the Houston Texans. He recorded 1 reception for 1 yard.

Samuel Cosmi, OL: The second-year big man up front started at right guard for the Washington Commanders.

Connor Williams, OL: The Miami Dolphins offensive lineman started at center.

Malcolm Roach, DL: Finally, it was another massive day for the big Roach. The New Orleans Saints defensive lineman accounted for 6 tackles (1 solo), as well as 1 pass defended.

Charles Omenihu, DL: The starting Kansas City Chiefs defensive lineman notched 2 tackles (1 solo.)

Ta’Quan Graham, DL: The Atlanta Falcons starting defensive lineman had 1 solo tackle.

Quandre Diggs, DB: Starting at safety, the Seattle Seahawks racked up an impressive outing over the weekend. Altogether, he accounted for 6 tackles (4 solo) on the day.

PJ Locke, DB: The Denver Broncos starting safety notched 7 tackles (5 solo), 1 sack, 1 quarterback hurry, and forced 1 fumble. It was by far Locke’s biggest outing on the year.

DeShon Elliott, DB: The Miami Dolphins safety got the start over the weekend. It was an outing in which the secondary veteran racked up 1 solo tackle and 1 pass defended.

D’Shawn Jamison, DB: The Carolina Panthers defensive back returned two kickoffs for 40 yards. He also logged 1 solo tackle and 1 special teams tackle.

Brandon Jones, DB: The Miami Dolphins defensive back logged 1 solo tackle.

Michael Dickson, P: The former Longhorn, currently a first-stringer for the Seattle Seahawks, had 5 punts on the afternoon for 231 yards, averaging about 46 yards per punt.

Cameron Dicker, K: Infamously known as “Dicker the Kicker,” the Los Angeles Chargers foot-man went 1-for-1, with 39 yards as his long. He also cleared 1-for-1 in PATs on the day.