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Texas Longhorns in the NFL: Dolphins S Brandon Jones highlights big day with 40-yard interception return

Falcons RB Bijan Robinson’s more than 1,100-yard season

NFL: New York Jets at Miami Dolphins Jasen Vinlove-USA TODAY Sports

The NFL season is well 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 7 carries for 11 yards, as well as 1 reception for 3 yards, on the day. Throughout his rookie season so far, Robinson’s usage has been up and down the further Atlanta gets down the regular season stretch. For now, it remains up. It looks to stay that way, as Robinson continues coming into his own as one of the world’s top running backs.

D’Onta Foreman, RB: Foreman, now a veteran with the Chicago Bears, is back in the saddle as a starter. Last week, Foreman started at running back but failed to record any statistics.

Roschon Johnson, RB: In his latest outing for the lowly Chicago Bears, first-year pro Johnson handled 5 carries for 36 yards. He also grabbed 4 receptions 24 yards.

Lil’Jordan Humphrey, WR: The Denver Broncos wide receiver grabbed 3 receptions for 16 yards.

Marquise Goodwin, WR: The Cleveland Browns wide receiver grabbed 1 reception for 57 yards and a lone touchdown.

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 0 yards. He also recorded 1 solo special teams tackle.

Geoff Swaim, TE: The starting Arizona Cardinals tight end recorded 1 reception for 27 yards.

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

Charles Omenihu, DL: The starting Kansas City Chiefs defensive lineman notched 2 tackles (1 solo), 1 tackle for loss, 1 sack, 2 quarterback hits, and 1 forced fumble. Omenihu remains a force to reckon with for whichever opposing offensive line facing the hit-or-miss Chiefs.

Ta’Quan Graham, DL: The Atlanta Falcons starting defensive lineman had 2 tackles (1 solo), 1 sack, 1 quarterback hit, and 1 forced fumble.

Joseph Ossai, DE: The Cincinnati Bengals defensive end recorded 1 solo tackle.

Quandre Diggs, DB: Starting at safety, the Seattle Seahawks racked up an impressive outing over the weekend. Altogether, he accounted for 7 tackles (6 solo) on the day.

PJ Locke, DB: The Denver Broncos starting safety notched 4 tackles (3 solo) and 1 pass defended. It was Locke’s way of following up on yet another stellar performance in recent weeks. Expect to see Locke continue showing out for the Broncos through the remaining regular season stretch.

Brandon Jones, DB: The starting Miami Dolphins safety logged 5 tackles (5 solo), 2 interceptions, and defended 2 passes. It was among Jones’ best performances this season.

Michael Dickson, P: The former Longhorn, currently a first-stringer for the Seattle Seahawks, had 5 punts on the afternoon for 280 yards, averaging about 56 yards per punt.

Cameron Dicker, K: Infamously known in Austin as “Dicker the Kicker,” the Los Angeles Chargers foot-man went 3-for-3 in PATs.

Justin Tucker, K: One of the NFL’s top kickers in recent seasons, the Longhorn legend and clutch-guy member of the Baltimore Ravens went 3-for-3 on fields goals, with a 43-yarder as his long, and 2-for-2 in PATs.