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Texas Longhorns in the NFL: Welcome to the latest episode of the Falcons’ Bijan Robinson show

Chiefs DL Charles Omenihu lights up another offense

NFL: Atlanta Falcons at Chicago Bears Mike Dinovo-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 15 carries for 75 yards, as well as 3 receptions for 11 yards. 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.

Roschon Johnson, RB: In his latest outing for the lowly Chicago Bears, first-year pro Johnson handled 7 carries for 45 yards and one touchdown. He also grabbed 3 receptions 38 yards.

Lil’Jordan Humphrey, WR: The Denver Broncos wide receiver recorded 2 receptions for 69 yards and one touchdown.

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

Sam Cosmi, OL: The Washington Commanders offensive lineman started at right guard.

Charles Omenihu, DL: The starting Kansas City Chiefs defensive lineman notched 3 tackles (1 solo), 1 tackle for loss, 0.5 sacks, 1 pass defended, and 1 quarterback hit. Kansas City’s Omenihu remains a defensive force to reckon with for opposing offensive line facing the hit-or-miss Chiefs.

Poona Ford, DL: The Buffalo Bills defensive lineman ended the latest game week with another quality outing. This time, Ford recorded 1 quarterback hit.

Keondre Coburn, DL: The Tennessee Titans defensive lineman recorded 5 tackles (2 solo.)

Ta’Quan Graham, DL: The Atlanta Falcons starting defensive lineman had 4 tackles.

Moro Ojomo, DL: The Philadelphia Eagles defensive lineman recorded 1 solo tackle.

Joseph Ossai, DE: The Cincinnati Bengals defensive end had 1 quarterback hit.

Quandre Diggs, DB: Starting at safety, the Seattle Seahawks racked up an impressive outing over the weekend. Altogether, he accounted for 5 tackles (1 solo) on the day.

PJ Locke, DB: The Denver Broncos starting safety notched 6 tackles (5 solo) and 1 pass defended. It was Locke’s way of following up on yet another stellar performance in recent weeks.

DeShon Elliott, DB: The Miami Dolphins safety welcomed another game-time start over the weekend. It was an outing in which the secondary veteran racked up 10 tackles (7 solo) and 1 tackle for loss.

D’Shawn Jamison, DB: The Carolina Panthers defensive back recorded 2 special teams tackles.

Michael Dickson, P: The former Longhorn, currently a first-stringer for the Seattle Seahawks, had 3 punts on the afternoon for 159 yards, averaging about 53 yards per punt.

Cameron Dicker, K: Infamously known in Austin as “Dicker the Kicker,” the Los Angeles Chargers foot-man went 3-for-4 on field goals, with a 52-yard kick as his long on the day.

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 8-for-8 in PATs.