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How Rex Burkhead, George Kittle and the rest of the Midlanders in the NFL fared this week

How Rex Burkhead, George Kittle 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 Dec. 23.

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David Johnson (Northern Iowa): Two rushes for 3 yards, 4 yards on one reception.

Chris Jones (Nebraska): Three tackles (one solo).


Adrian Clayborn (Iowa): One solo tackle.


Sam Koch (Nebraska): Two punts for 102 yards (long 60), 51.0 yard average.


Micah Hyde (Iowa): Seven tackles (six solo), one fumble recovery.


David Montgomery (Iowa State): 13 rushes for 57 yards. 2 yards on one reception.

Prince Amukamara (Nebraska): Two solo tackles.

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Cethan Carter (Nebraska): One solo tackle.

Stanley Morgan (Nebraska): Two tackles (one solo).


Maliek Collins (Nebraska): One solo tackle.


Noah Fant (Omaha South/Iowa): 10 yards on two receptions.

Kansas City

Anthony Hitchens (Iowa): Six tackles (three solo).

Ben Niemann (Iowa): Three solo tackles.

Los Angeles Chargers

Desmond King (Iowa): Three tackles (two solo)

Los Angeles Rams

Greg Zuerlein (Missouri Western/UNO): 4 for 4 on extra points, 1 for 2 on field goal (long of 52).


Jomal Wiltz (Iowa State): Three tackles (two solo).

New England

Rex Burkhead (Nebraska): Five rushes for 20 yards, one touchdown; 77 yards on four receptions, one lost fumble.


Will Compton (Nebraska): 12 tackles (10 solo).


Nathan Gerry (Nebraska): Seven tackles (six solo); one kick return for 21 yards.

San Francisco

George Kittle (Iowa): 79 yards on five receptions, one touchdown.

Tampa Bay

Ndamukong Suh (Nebraska): Five tackles (three solo), 1 1⁄2 sacks, one pass defended.

Lavonte David (Nebraska): 10 tackles (eight solo), one tackle for loss, one quarterback hit.

Shaq Barrett (Colorado State/Boys Town): Two tackles (one solo), one quarterback hit.


Joshua Kalu (Nebraska): One solo tackle.