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Texas Longhorns in the NFL: This was just the start for Chicago Bears RB Roschon Johnson

That Bijan Robinson guy didn’t pretty well, too

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The NFL season is underway.

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

Let’s break the performances in Week 1 of the 2023 NFL regular season.

D’Onta Foreman, RB: Working alongside fellow Longhorns and NFL rookie Roschon Johnson, the veteran running back and league journeyman had 6 carries for 11 yards.

Bijan Robinson, RB: It was a historic day for anyone watching the Atlanta Falcons rookie’s NFL debut, in which he logged 10 carries for 56 yards and 6 receptions for 27 yards. Robinson also notched the first touchdown of his NFL career (and of many to come.)

Roschon Johnson, RB: In making his NFL debut for the Chicago Bears, first-year pro Johnson handled 5 carries for 20 yards and his first touchdown in the league. He also hauled in a team-leading 6 receptions for 35 yards.

Devin Duvernay, WR: The only stat the return specialist recorded on the day was 1 punt return for 18 yards. He also served as one of the Baltimore Ravens’ kickoff returners.

Andrew Beck, TE: A big man gadget of sorts, the former Longhorn started at fullback for the Houston Texans.

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

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

Calvin Anderson, OT: Anderson started at right tackle for the New England Patriots.

Hassan Ridgeway, DT: The Houston Texans defensive tackle secured 2 tackles on the day.

Keondre Coburn, DT: Roaring onto the scene as a rookie for the Kansas City Chiefs, Coburn’s NFL debut included 1 solo tackle and 1 tackle for loss for the reigning Super Bowl champs.

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

Malcolm Roach, DL: The New Orleans Saints defensive lineman accounted for 2 tackles.

Jordan Hicks, LB: The starting Minnesota Vikings linebacker accounted for 3 tackles.

Brenden Schooler, DB: The New England Patriots defensive back had 1 special teams tackle.

Kris Boyd, DB: The Arizona Cardinals defensive back logged 1 special teams tackle.

Adrian Phillips, DB: The New England Patriots starter has earned a reputation as a playmaker in the NFL. In his latest performance, he logged a total of 3 tackles (2 solo) and 1 special teams tackle.

DeShon Elliott, DB: It has become expected that Elliott, now with the Miami Dolphins, shines on game day. This past weekend was no exception, as the veteran defensive back accounted for a whopping 13 tackles (8 solo) in an unofficial East Coast-West Coast challenge.

Caden Sterns, DB: Much to his and fans’ dismay, the Denver Broncos defensive back went down with a torn patellar tendon and failed to record a stat for Week 1.

Quandre Diggs, DB: In his contribution to the Legion of Boom’s legacy and the Seattle Seahawks, the starting defensive back made 3 tackles in their season opening outing.

Justin Tucker, K: One of the NFL’s top kickers in recent seasons, the former Longhorn legend went 1-for-1 on the day, with 39 yards as his long. He also went 2-for-2 in PATs.

Cameron Dicker, K: In the latest chapter of the saga of “Dicker the Kicker,” the Los Angeles Chargers special teams aficionado went 2-for-2 on field goals, with 50 yards as his long. He was also 4-for-4 and perfect on the evening in PATs.

Michael Dickson, P: The former Longhorn, who’s currently a first-stringer for the Seattle Seahawks, had only 4 punts on the afternoon for an average of 59 yards, with 73 yards as his long. Dickson also managed to secure 2 touchbacks.