Sept. 27, 2016


Here at, we are proud to update Rebel fans on the exploits of our former players who lace up their cleats on Sundays in the NFL. Ole Miss has a big presence in the league again this year. There are currently 20 former Rebels on NFL rosters, including two-time Super Bowl MVP Eli Manning, recent Super Bowl participants Brandon Bolden and Michael Oher, and 2016 first-round draft picks Robert Nkemdiche, Laquon Treadwell and Laremy Tunsil.

Twelve former Rebels made appearances in the third week of the 2016 season. Channing Ward made his NFL debut, Dexter McCluster signed with San Diego and Mike Wallace helped his team to a victory with three receptions. 

Here’s a rundown of how each former Rebel performed in Week 3 of the 2016 NFL season:

#38 BRANDON BOLDEN | RB | New England Patriots

Saw action at RB for the Patriots’ victory over Houston.

#64 FAHN COOPER | OL | San Francisco 49ers (PS)

A member of the 49ers’ practice squad.

#16 CODY CORE | WR | Cincinnati Bengals

The sixth-round pick did not see action for Cincinnati’s defeat to Denver. Remains third on the team’s receivers depth chart.

#27 SENQUEZ GOLSON | CB | Pittsburgh Steelers

Did not see action for Pittsburgh’s defeat to Philadelphia due to injury. Looking to return by November.

#74 WOODROW HAMILTON | DT | New England Patriots (PS)

A member of the Patriots’ practice squad.

#77 JOHN JERRY | OG | New York Giants

Started at right guard for the Giants’ defeat to Washington (29-27).

#23 KENDRICK LEWIS | S | Baltimore Ravens

Helped Baltimore win their game over Jacksonville (19-17).

#10 ELI MANNING | QB | New York Giants

Started at QB for New York, going 25 for 38 for 350 yards with one TD and two INT’s in a defeat to Washington (29-27).

#70 BOBBY MASSIE | OT | Chicago Bears

Started at right tackle for the Bears’ defeat to Dallas (31-17).

#22 DEXTER MCCLUSTER | WR | San Diego Chargers

Recently signed with San Diego. Logged two receptions for 9 yards in the Chargers' defeat by the Colts (26-22).

#10 DONTE MONCRIEF | WR | Indianapolis Colts

Did not see action for the Colts victory over the Chargers due to a shoulder injury.

#90 ROBERT NKEMDICHE | DT | Arizona Cardinals

Did not see action for Arizona’s defeat to Buffalo.  

#73 MICHAEL OHER | OT | Carolina Panthers

Started at LT for Carolina’s defeat to Minnesota (22-10).

#78 JERMEY PARNELL | OT | Jacksonville Jaguars

Started at right tackle for Jacksonville in the game vs. Baltimore.   

#33 JAMARCA SANFORD | S | New Orleans Saints

Did not contribute to New Orleans’ loss to Atlanta due to injury.

#78 BRADLEY SOWELL | OT | Seattle Seahawks

Contributed to the Seahawks’ victory over San Francisco (37-18).

#11 LAQUON TREADWELL | WR | Minnesota Vikings

Did not see action in Minnesota’s victory over Carolina. He remains third on the team’s receivers depth chart.

#67 LAREMY TUNSIL | OG | Miami Dolphins

Started at left guard in Miami’s victory over Cleveland (30-24).

#12 MIKE WALLACE | WR | Baltimore Ravens

Started at WR for Baltimore, logging three receptions for 34 yards in a 19-17 victory over Jacksonville.  

#71 CHANNING WARD | DE | Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Made his NFL debut in a 37-32 defeat to Los Angeles. Remains second on the depth chart at defensive end.

PS = practice squad







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