Oct. 11, 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.

Eleven former Rebels made appearances in the fifth week of the 2016 season. Cody Core, Channing Ward, Woodrow Hamilton made their NFL debut for their respective teams.

Here’s a rundown of how each former Rebel performed in week 5 of the 2016 NFL season:

#38 BRANDON BOLDEN | RB | New England Patriots

Saw action in the Patriots victory over Cleveland (33-13).

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

A member of the 49ers’ practice squad.

#16 CODY CORE | WR | Cincinnati Bengals

Made his NFL debut of the regular season in a 28-14 defeat to Dallas, seeing time at receiver and special teams.

#27 SENQUEZ GOLSON | CB | Pittsburgh Steelers

Did not see action for Pittsburgh’s victory over Kansas City due to injury. Looking to return by November.

#74 WOODROW HAMILTON | DT | New England Patriots

Made his NFL debut and contributed three tackles to help the Patriots defeat the Browns.

#77 JOHN JERRY | OG | New York Giants

Started at right guard in the Giants’ defeat to the Packers (23-16) on Sunday Night Football.

#23 KENDRICK LEWIS | S | Baltimore Ravens

Contributed one tackle in Baltimore’s defeat to Washington.  

#10 ELI MANNING | QB | New York Giants

Started at QB for New York, going 18 for 35 for 199 yards with one TD in a defeat by Green Bay (23-16) on Sunday Night Football.

#70 BOBBY MASSIE | OT | Chicago Bears

Started at right tackle for the Bears’ defeat to the Colts (29-23).   

#22 Dexter McCluster | WR | San Diego Chargers

Returned four kickoffs for 75 yards, two punts for 15 yards and Logged one rushing yard in the Chargers’ defeat by the Raiders (34-31).

#10 DONTE MONCRIEF | WR | Indianapolis Colts

Did not see action for the Colts’ win over the Bears due to a shoulder injury.

#90 ROBERT NKEMDICHE | DT | Arizona Cardinals

Did not see action for Arizona’s win over San Francisco.    

#73 MICHAEL OHER | OT | Carolina Panthers

Did not see action in Carolina’s defeat to Tampa Bay due to injury.

#78 JERMEY PARNELL | OT | Jacksonville Jaguars

Jacksonville bye week.

#33 JAMARCA SANFORD | S | New Orleans Saints

New Orleans bye week.

#78 BRADLEY SOWELL | OT | Seattle Seahawks

Seahawks bye week.

#11 LAQUON TREADWELL | WR | Minnesota Vikings

Contributed to Minnesota’s victory over Houston (31-13). He remains third on the team’s receivers depth chart.

#67 LAREMY TUNSIL | G | Miami Dolphins

Did not see action in Miami’s defeat to Tennessee due to injury.

#12 MIKE WALLACE | WR | Baltimore Ravens

Started at WR for Baltimore, logging seven receptions for 63 yards and a 13-yard run in a 16-10 defeat to Washington.  

#71 CHANNING WARD | DE | Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Made his first career NFL start and contributed two tackles in Tampa Bay’s victory over Carolina (17-14) on Monday Night Football.

PS = practice squad







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