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How Rex Burkhead, Desmond King and the rest of the Midlanders in the NFL fared this week

How Rex Burkhead, Desmond King and the rest of the Midlanders in the NFL fared this week

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The Midlanders in the NFL list, published in The World-Herald on Sept. 23.

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David Johnson (Northern Iowa): Eleven rushes for 37 yards; six receptions for 28 yards and 1 touchdown.


Adrian Clayborn (Iowa): One tackle.


Sam Koch (Nebraska): Three punts for 153 yards; two punts inside the 20.


Micah Hyde (Iowa): Five tackles (four solo), one tackle for loss.


Maliek Collins (Nebraska): One tackle, one sack.

Brett Maher (Nebraska): 1 of 2 on field goals (long 28), 4 for 4 on extra points.


T.J. Hockenson (Iowa): One reception for 1 yard.


Noah Fant (Iowa): Three receptions for 37 yards.

Josey Jewell (Iowa): Six tackles (5 solo).


Josh Jackson (Iowa): One tackle (one solo)

Kansas City Chiefs

Anthony Hitchens (Iowa): Eight tackles (six solo).

Ben Niemann (Iowa): Two tackles (one solo), one pass deflection.

Xavier Williams (Northern Iowa): Two tackles (one solo).

L.A. Chargers

Desmond King (Iowa): Four tackles (four solo); one pass deflected; one fumble recovered. One kick return for 23 yards. Two punt return for -1 yards.

Los Angeles Rams

Greg Zuerlein (Missouri Western/UNO): 2 for 3 on field goals (long 53), 2 for 2 on extra points.


Jomal Wiltz (Iowa State): One tackle (one solo).


Jaleel Johnson (Iowa): One tackle. 

Ameer Abdullah (Nebraska): One tackle (one solo).

New England

Rex Burkhead (Nebraska): Eleven rushes for 47 yards and 1 touchdown; six receptions for 22 yards.

New Orleans

A.J. Klein (Iowa State): Five tackles (five solo), one tackle for loss.


Nathan Gerry (Nebraska): Two tackles (one solo).

San Francisco

George Kittle (Iowa): Six receptions for 57 yards; two tackles (two solo).

Tampa Bay

Shaq Barrett (Colorado St./Boys Town): Six tackles (six solo), four sacks, three tackles for loss.

Anthony Nelson (Iowa): One tackle.

Lavonte David (Nebraska): Nine tackles (four solo), one pass deflected.

Ndamukong Suh (Nebraska): One tackle.


Amani Hooker (Iowa): One tackle (one solo).

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