Week 4 of the NFL season is nearly in the books. There is still one remaining Monday night game between the Washington Redskins and the Kansas City Chiefs but here’s a look back at some of the former Texas high school football stars who had big days in the NFL on Sunday.
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QB Drew Brees (New Orleans Saints, Austin Westlake)
Across the pond in London, Drew Brees threw for 268 yards and two touchdowns in the Saints’ shutout win over the Miami Dolphins.
QB Andy Dalton (Cincinnati Bengals, Katy)
Dalton, whose season has gotten off to a rocky start, bounced back in a big way on Sunday against the Browns, completing 25-of-30 passes for 286 yards and four touchdowns to help guide Cincinnati to their first win of the season.
DE Emmanuel Ogbah (Cleveland Browns, Fort Bend Bush)
Ogbah was a bright spot on an otherwise tough day for the Cleveland Browns defense. The former Fort Bend Bush standout recorded six tackles, including 3.5 tackles for loss and a strip sack of Andy Dalton.
S Andrew Sendejo (Minnesota Vikings, Smithson Valley)
The former Smithson Valley standout led the Minnesota Vikings in tackles (11) on Sunday in their matchup against the Detroit Lions.
DT Michael Brockers (Los Angeles Rams, Houston Chavez)
Brockers was a tough assignment for the Dallas offensive line all afternoon. He racked up three tackles but also had a sack and two pass deflections as the Rams rallied in the second half to beat Dallas 35-30.
DL Solomon Thomas (San Francisco 49ers, Coppell)
The third-overall pick of the draft out of Coppell had the best game of his young professional career on Sunday, racking up five tackles, four quarterback hits, two tackles for loss and his first career sack.
K Phil Dawson (Arizona Cardinals, Lake Highlands)
After a crucial miss during the Monday night game against the Dallas Cowboys, the veteran kicker connected on all four of his field goal attempts against the San Francisco 49ers on Sunday. The Cardinals defeated the 49ers 18-15 in overtime.
WR Mike Evans (Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Galveston Ball)
Mike Evans was one of the top targets of quarterback Jameis Winston on Sunday, catching five passes for 67 yards and a touchdown in the Bucs win over the New York Giants.
LB Cory James (Oakland Raiders, Del Rio)
The former Del Rio linebacker led the Oakland defense with 10 tackles and had two tackles for loss in Sunday’s game at Denver.
S Earl Thomas (Seattle Seahawks, West Orange-Stark)
Earl Thomas led the Seahawks with seven tackles and a pass breakup in Seattle’s 46-18 win over the Indianapolis Colts on Sunday night football.
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