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    SDSU FB: #NFLJacks: Week 13

    Dallas Goedert (Philadelphia Eagles) SDSU: 2014-17
    Weekly Notes: Goedert earned a starting role in the 28-13 win over the Washington Redskins on Monday night. He played 39 offensive snaps (52 percent) and 10 special teams plays while adding three targets throughout the game.

    His first target was deep down the left side of the field in the first quarter. His next two targets were short passes in the third and fourth quarters.

    Up Next: At Dallas Cowboys (Sunday, Dec. 9 at 3:25 p.m. CT)

    Season Notes: Caught his first TD of his NFL career against the Indianapolis Colts (Sept. 23) on a 13-yard throw behind the linebackers - Goedert ran up the right seam and settled behind the secondary ... also added his most yards (73), catches (7), and targets (7) in the game vs. the Colts ... career-long is vs. the Jacksonville Jaguars (Oct. 28) - a 32-yard grab on a play-action route that wheeled Goedert up the backside of the play en route to juke a defender and rumble into the end zone (third TD of the season, back-to-back games with a TD reception) ... nearly grabbed his first career pass as a touchdown in the first game of the NFL regular season (vs. Falcons, Sept. 6) - 19-yard pass attempt down the right sideline where Goedert caught it but was only able to get one foot in the end zone ... recorded his first career catch in the third quarter, a four-yard grab against the Falcons (Sept. 6) ... added his second TD of the season vs. the Carolina Panthers (Oct. 21) on a one-yard flag route that he cut short because the defender over-ran the route - nearly scored a few plays earlier on what would have been a 12 yard TD in the middle of the end zone but the ball was knocked out of his hands in tight coverage ... has played 282 offensive snaps (113 special teams) and has had 29 targets for 21 catches and 221 yards and three touchdowns through 12 games ... 2018 Preseason: scored his first touchdown in his debut preseason game, a 31-14 loss to the Pittsburgh Steelers (Aug. 9) ... his most catches (four) and receiving yards (66) came in his preseason debut against the Steelers while his longest catch (28) came against the New England Patriots (Aug. 16) ... has gathered nine catches for 149 yards and one touchdown through three preseason games (132 offensive plays).

    Adam Vinatieri (Indianapolis Colts) SDSU: 1991-94
    Weekly Notes: Vinatieri was not able to score as the Colts were held scoreless in a 6-0 loss to the Jacksonville Jaguars last Sunday. Indy had the ball in Jaguar territory five times, including two redzone trips, and ended up with two turnovers and two turnovers on downs.

    Indy tried scoring on a fourth-and-goal opportunity on the Jacksonville one-yard line but was stopped and turned over the ball on another fourth-down on their 19-yard line while the Jags added one field goal in the first half and another with 11:42 left in the game.

    Next in the NFL record book for the Jackrabbit:

    • Games Played: currently 349 career games - fourth all-time (Jeff Feagles - third, 352; Gary Anderson - second, 353; Morten Andersen - all-time, 382)
    • Extra-Points Attempted: currently 857 - third all-time (Morten Andersen - second, 859; George Blanda - all-time, 959)
    • Extra-Points Made: currently 840 - third all-time (Morten Andersen - second, 849; George Blanda - all-time, 943) ... projected to end season with 887 (projected 47 on season, ESPN)
    • Field Goals Attempted: currently 684 - second all-time (Morten Andersen - all-time, 709)


    Up Next: At Houston Texans (Sunday, Dec. 9 at noon CT)

    Season Notes: Vinatieri has gone 17-for-21 on field goal attempts and 32-for-34 on extra-point attempts, scoring 83 points, through 12 NFL games in 2018 ... he is tied for 17th in overall in scoring in the NFL, and tied for 16th in scoring among kickers through 12 games ... has makes of: 21, 21, 22, 25, 26, 28, 31, 31, 32, 35, 36, 38, 42, 44, 46, 51, 54 yards and missed four - 55 yards (short), 38 yards (hit left upright), 52 yard (wide right), 48 yards (short) ... added his 211th win - most regular season wins by a player (George Blanda - second, 209 ... Tom Brady - third, 205 ... Gary Anderson - fourth, 201) - beating the Tennessee Titans 38-10 (Nov. 18) ... recorded the most field goals made in a NFL career (now 576) against the Houston Texans on Sept. 30 - making a 42-yard FG in the second quarter for No. 566 ... tied Morten Andersen for most made FGs in a career (565) on Sept. 23 vs. Philadelphia Eagles on a 28-yard fourth-quarter FG ... now has the most career points scored all-time in the NFL, tying Mortern Anderson (5,544) on a 26-yard FG as time expired in the first quarter at Oakland (Oct. 28, 2018) and then chipping in a 25-yard FG with 26 seconds left in the half at Oakland (added a XP in the first and three more in the second half to finish the game with 2,550, winning 42-28 and earning the NFL's AFC Special Teams Player of the Week - first of the season) ... now scored 2,568 points all-time ... moved up to second all-time in FGs attempted (673) on his first attempt of the game at New England Patriots (Oct. 4, 2018) and is at 684 now - needs 709 to tie Andersen's all-time record ... surpassed George Blanda to move into fourth all-time in games played at 342 by playing the Patriots on Oct. 4, 2018 (now at 349) next on the list is Jeff Feagles at 352 and the NFL record is Morten Andersen with 382 ... Preseason: has gone 4-for-4 on field goal attempts with a season-best 57-yard field goal against the Ravens (Aug. 20) and 2-for-2 extra-point attempts through two preseason games ... made field goals from 33, 45, 51, and 57 yards.

    Career Notes: Has played in 349 games (1996-05 - NE Patriots, 2006-present - IND Colts) after the 12th NFL game this season, making 576-of-684 field goals (84.2%) with a long of 57 yards in 2002, and scored 2,568 total points ... he is 840-857 on career XPs - 98.0% (third all-time in XP attempts ... second all-time XPA: Andersen, 859; all-time: Blanda, 959) (third all-time XP made ... second all-time: Andersen, 849; all-time: Blanda, 943) ... four-time Super Bowl winning place kicker ... two-time pro-bowl starter ... two-time all-pro team selection ... nominated as the NFL 2000's All-Decade team ... he has several NFL records including: most seasons with 100-plus points (20 - 1996-2008, 2010, 2012-2017), most postseason field goals in a career (56), most consecutive games in a single postseason with three-plus field goals (4), most career points in postseason (234), most points in a single postseason (49), most field goals in a single postseason (14), most field goals in Super Bowls (7), most extra points in Super Bowls (13), most field goals in overtime (12), most consecutive field goals in NFL history (44), most Super Bowl wins by a place kicker (4), most Super Bowl appearances by a place kicker (5), most playoff games by a place kicker (30), which also ranks second of any position (Tom Brady has 37) ... the only player to score 1,000 points on two different teams (Wk 4 of 2015 season) ... added his 211th win - most regular season wins by a player (George Blanda - second, 209 ... Tom Brady - third, 205 ... Gary Anderson - fourth, 201) - beating the Tennessee Titans 38-10 (Nov. 18) ... recorded the most field goals made in a NFL career (now 576) against the Houston Texans on Sept. 30 - making a 42-yard FG in the second quarter for No. 566 ... tied Morten Andersen for most made FGs in a career (565) on Sept. 23 vs. Philadelphia Eagles on a 28-yard fourth-quarter FG ... now has the most career points scored all-time in the NFL, tying Mortern Anderson (5,544) on a 26-yard FG as time expired in the first quarter at Oakland (Oct. 28, 2018) and then chipping in a 25-yard FG with 26 seconds left in the half at Oakland (added a XP in the first and three more in the second half to finish the game with 2,550, winning 42-28 and earning the NFL's AFC Special Teams Player of the Week - first of the season) ... now scored 2,568 points all-time ... moved up to second all-time in FGs attempted (673) on his first attempt of the game at New England Patriots (Oct. 4, 2018) and is at 684 now - needs 709 to tie Andersen's all-time record ... surpassed George Blanda to move into fourth all-time in games played at 342 by playing the Patriots on Oct. 4, 2018 (now at 349) next on the list is Jeff Feagles at 352 and the NFL record is Morten Andersen with 382.

    Bryan Witzmann (Chicago Bears) SDSU: 2010-13
    Weekly Notes: Witzmann started his fourth consecutive game for the Chicago Bears, losing to the New York Giants, 30-27. The starting right guard played all 83 offensive snaps (five special teams) and helped the team gain 376 total yards (258 passing, 118 rushing) with their backup QB playing this week.

    The Bears managed to storm back in the fourth quarter, adding two field goals and a last-second touchdown to send the game into overtime. However, the team turned the ball over on downs after the Giants score a field goal in their opening overtime drive.

    Up Next: Vs. Los Angeles Rams (Sunday, Dec. 9 at 7:20 p.m. CT)

    Season Notes: Now has four consecutive starts with the Bears ... recorded his first start of the 2018 regular season vs. the Detroit Lions (Nov. 11) - playing all 57 snaps on offense and racking up 402 yards of total offense in the 34-22 win ... the offense score on their first four possessions with drives of 75, 91, 71, and 18 yards ... added his second consecutive start of the season vs. the Minnesota Vikings (Nov. 18) - a 25-20 win that included the longest drive of the season in terms of plays (13) and time of possession (7:13) ... saw his first action of the season vs. the Jets (Oct. 28), playing two offensive snaps at guard and five snaps on special teams ... tallied his first major action vs. the Buffalo Bills (Nov. 4), playing 45% of the offensive snaps in the 41-9 win ... has played 239 offensive snaps (19 special teams) through five games played this season ... signed to the Chicago Bears' 53-man roster on Oct. 8 ... waived by the Minnesota Vikings after not playing a snap with the team on Oct. 5 ... signed with the Minnesota Vikings on Monday, Sept. 10 after working out with the team on Friday ... waived by the Kansas City Chiefs on Monday, Sept. 3 ... preseason: with the Kansas City Chiefs ... the Chiefs' offense has tallied 799 offensive yards with Witzmann, including 11 scoring drives that have resulted in 60 of the 98 points scored through the four preseason games ... has competed in 152 plays as the second-string offensive guard and tackle.

    Career Notes: Witzmann posted his 14th career start (now at 17 career starts) - first of the 2018 season - as a Chicago Bear vs. the Detroit Lions (Nov. 11) in the 34-22 win, playing all 57 snaps and helping the offense gain 402 yards of total offense and scoring on their first four drives of the game ... saw his first major action of the season vs. the Buffalo Bills (Nov. 4), playing 45% of the offensive snaps in the 41-9 win ... added his second consecutive start of the season vs. the Minnesota Vikings (Nov. 18) - a 25-20 win that included the longest drive of the season in terms of plays (13) and time of possession (7:13) ... signed to the Chicago Bears' 53-man roster on Oct. 8, 2018 and played his first snaps of the 2018 season on Oct. 28 vs. the Jets (two at guard, five on special teams) ... waived by the Minnesota Vikings after not playing a snap with the team on Oct. 5, 2018 ... signed with the Minnesota Vikings on Monday, Sept. 10, 2018 after working out with the team on Friday ... waived by the Kansas City Chiefs on Monday, Sept. 3, 2018 ... signed with the Houston Texans as an undrafted free agent in May, 2014 ... He was placed on injured reserve in August, 2014 and in September, 2015, Witzmann was waived by the Texans ... In September, 2015, Witzmann was signed to the New Orleans Saints' practice squad ... He was released by the Saints in November, 2015 but was re-signed in December ... He signed a futures contract with the Saints in January, 2016 and was waived in May, 2016 ... In June, 2016, Witzmann signed with the Dallas Cowboys and was released by the Cowboys in September, 2016 ... He was claimed off waivers by the Kansas City Chiefs in September, 2016 ... In July, 2017, he signed a one-year contract extension with the Chiefs through 2018 ... In 2017, Witzmann played in all 16 games, starting 13 at left guard for the Chiefs ... during the 2017 season, the Chiefs had 6,007 total offensive yards (ranking fifth in yards per game) including, 1,903 rushing yards (ninth in the league) and 4,104 passing yards (seventh in the league) ... they scored 42 touchdowns - 12 rushing and 26 passing (25.9 points per game - sixth in the NFL).

    Zach Zenner (Detriot Lions) SDSU: 2011-14
    Weekly Notes: Zenner played in three offensive snaps, having two carries, and 20 of the special teams plays (65 percent) in the 30-16 loss to the Los Angeles Rams on Sunday.

    Added one carry for seven yards in the second quarter on a first-and-10 and his other one for no gain in the third quarter - but was tackled with a horse collar, giving the Lions first-and-four.

    Both drives ended in field goals, reaching a three-three tie in the first quarter and trimming a 13-6 lead in the third.

    Up Next: At Arizona Cardinals (Sunday, Dec. 9 at 3:25 p.m. CT)

    Season Notes: Zenner added two plays on offense (19 on special teams) in his first eligible game back with the Lions vs. the Chicago Bears (Nov. 11) ... tallied one rush for 12 yards on the last play of the game while also notching a special teams tackle on the kickoff unit ... had his most action on Thanksgiving Day vs. the Chicago Bears (Nov. 22), adding two carries for nine yards (long of eight) and one catch for four yards in the 23-16 loss ... has played 12 offensive plays and 75 special teams plays in four games back ... signed back with the Detroit Lions on Nov. 6 after the team waived RB Ameer Abdullah ... was waived by the Detriot Lions on Sept. 12 after he was placed on the reserve/injured list on Sept. 1 ... preseason: is has been has tallied nine rushing attempts for 16 yards with a long of seven yards and one catch for 11 yards (against the New York Giants, Aug. 17) through the preseason games ... has tallied 36 offensive plays and 31 special teams plays.

    Career Notes: Zenner was signed back with the Detroit Lions on Nov. 6 after the team waived RB Ameer Abdullah ... added two plays on offense (19 on special teams) in his first eligible game back with the Lions vs. the Chicago Bears (Nov. 11) ... tallied one rush for 12 yards on the last play of the game while also notching a special teams tackle on the kickoff unit ... has played 12 offensive plays and 75 special teams plays in four games back ... was waived by the Detroit Lions on Sept. 12 after he was placed on the reserve/injured list on Sept. 1 ... the Detroit Lions signed him as an undrafted free agent in 2015 ... In May, 2015, the Detroit Lions signed him to a three-year deal ... In 2015, Zenner entered training camp competing for the fourth running back on the Lions' depth chart ... He ultimately won the position, leading the NFL in rushing yards during the preseason, and went into the regular season as the fourth backup ... made his professional regular season debut in the Lions' season opener at the San Diego Chargers, finishing with two carries for six rushing yards ... On Oct. 12, 2015, Zenner earned his first career start and had a season-high ten carries for 30 rushing yards against the Arizona Cardinals ... On Oct. 16, 2016, he earned his first start of the season and finished with a career-high 14 rushing attempts for 58 rushing yards and caught two passes for 14 receiving yards during a 31-28 victory over the Los Angeles Rams ... The following week, he scored his first career touchdown on a one-yard run in the third quarter of a 20-17 win against the Washington Redskins ... On December 26, 2016, in a Monday Night Football game, Zenner had 12 carries for 67 rushing yards and a career-high two rushing touchdowns in the first half of the Lions' 21-42 loss to the Dallas Cowboys ... In a limited role in the 2017 season, Zenner had 14 carries for 26 yards and a rushing touchdown ... has 119 career attempts for 420 yards and five touchdowns in three seasons with the Lions ... he also has 207 career receiving yards.

    SDSU Players Drafted By NFL Teams
    1939: Bob Riddell, end, Philadelphia (17)
    1951: Harry Gibbons, back, Chicago (20)
    1951: Dick Peot, tackle, Detroit (28)
    1953: Pete Retzlaff, back, Detroit (22)
    1955: Jerry Welch, back, Baltimore (22)
    1956: Dick Klawitter, center, Chicago (8)
    1957: Harwood Hoeft, end, Baltimore (24)
    1958: Wayne Haensel, tackle, N.Y. Giants (25)
    1959: LeRoy Bergan, tackle, Baltimore (17)
    1961: Leland Bondhus, tackle, Green Bay (19)
    1962: Joe Thorne, back, Green Bay (12)
    1962: Ron Frank, tackle, San Francisco (16)
    1964: Wayne Rasmussen, back, Detroit (9)
    1966: Ron Meyer, quarterback, Chicago (7)
    1966: Ed Maras, end, Green Bay (20)
    1970: Tim Roth, defensive end, Oakland (16)
    1973: Phil Engle, tackle, Green Bay (11)
    1975: Lynn Boden, tackle, Detroit (1)
    1975: Jerry Lawrence, tackle, Houston (8)
    1976: Todd Simonsen, tackle, Houston (6)
    1976: Bob Gissler, defensive end, Miami (14)
    1978: Bill Matthews, linebacker, New England (5)
    1980: Chuck Loewen, offensive lineman, San Diego (7)
    1986: Bruce Klostermann, linebacker, Denver (8)
    1993: Doug Miller, linebacker, San Diego (7)
    1995: Adam Timmerman, offensive lineman, Green Bay (7)
    1999: Steve Heiden, tight end, San Diego (3)
    2010: Danny Batten, defensive end, Buffalo (6)
    2018: Dallas Goedert, tight end, Philadelphia (2)

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