Hoosiers in the NFL: Week 2 results and notes for former IU football stars in the league

Two weeks of the 2021 NFL season are now complete for former IU stars with teams in the league.

Take a look at how they all did with our quick recap of the Hoosiers in the NFL.

Tevin Coleman (RB) – New York Jets

Coleman played on seven offensive snaps for the New York Jets on Sunday.

He finished the game with five carries for 24 yards in the Jets 25-6 loss to the New England Patriots.

Coleman is 15 yards away from 3,000 for his seven year career.

Dan Feeney (OL) – New York Jets

Feeney started all 16 games and played 100 percent of the offensive snaps last year for the Los Angeles Chargers. He also played in 16 percent of the special teams snaps.

Now with the Jets Feeney is a backup offensive lineman, although he did appear on three special teams snaps in the Jets game on Sunday.

Brandon Knight (OL) – Dallas Cowboys

The 2021 season marks Brandon Knight’s third in the NFL and third with the Dallas Cowboys.

For his career, he has appeared in 20 games while starting 10.

He is currently listed as the backup LT on the Cowboys depth chart and has yet to appear in a game this season.

Rodger Saffold (OL) – Tennessee Titans

Saffold started his second consecutive game to open the season for the Tennessee Titans.

After struggling to get going in Week 1, gaining only 248 total yards, good for 3.9 yards per play, the Titans offense picked up in their Week 2 matchup against Seattle.

They averaged 6.4 yards per play in their 33-30 overtime win.

Saffold has now appeared in 147 NFL games with 144 starts.  He is the longest tenured Hoosier in the NFL.

Nick Westbrook-Ikhine (WR) – Tennessee Titans

After playing on 38 percent of the offensive snaps and 44 percent of the special teams snaps in Week 1, Westbrook continued to see action again in Week 2.

He appeared in 18 percent of the offensive snaps and 47 percent of the special teams snaps, finishing with one catch for six yards.

Westbrook-Ikhine now has five catches for 49 yards for his career.

Ian Thomas (TE) – Carolina Panthers

Ian Thomas did not start at tight end for the Panthers against the Saints, but still appeared in 68 percent of the offensive snaps and 24 percent of the special teams snaps.

On two targets, Thomas had one reception for 7 yards.

Jason Spriggs (OL) – Atlanta Falcons

Spriggs is in his fifth NFL season and first with Atlanta. In the Falcons 48-25 loss to Tampa Bay, he played three special teams snaps.

Spriggs has played in 46 career games, registering nine starts.

Jamar Johnson (DB) – Denver Broncos

Jamar Johnson was drafted in the fifth round of the 2021 NFL Draft by the Denver Broncos.

He made the active roster but was inactive for their Week 2 win against the Jacksonville Jaguars.


  • Wide receiver Whop Philyor is with the Minnesota Vikings.
  • Quarterback Nate Sudfeld is with the San Francisco 49ers.
  • Running back Jordan Howard and center Harry Crider are on the Eagles practice squad.
  • Guard Wes Martin is with the Washington Football Team.

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