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On A Busy Weekend Of NFL Preseason Action, We Check In On A Number Of Former Sooners

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Former Sooners (from left to right) Travis Lewis, Ryan Broyles, Mossis Madu, and Ronnell Lewis
Former Sooners (from left to right) Travis Lewis, Ryan Broyles, Mossis Madu, and Ronnell Lewis
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On a busy opening weekend of NFL preseason football, there were a number former Sooners in action.  Some with a job comfortably in hand, many others fighting for their football futures.

Here is a quick summary of how the OU alums have done through Friday's games.

Thursday:

Jeremy Beal (Broncos) - played, no stats
Sam Bradford (Rams) - 5-for-8 102 yards, 1 TD
Dominique Franks (Falcons) - 1 tackle
Jermaine Gresham (Bengals) - 2 catches for 21 yards
Gerald McCoy (Bucs) - 1 tackle
Jamarkus McFarland (Chargers) - 1 tackle
R.J. Washington (Rams) - 2 tackles
Trent Williams (Redskins) - started, no stats

Friday:

Frank Alexander (Panthers) - played, no stats
Lane Johnson (Eagles) - started at right tackle
Keenan Clayton (Raiders) - 4 tackles
James Hanna (Cowboys) - no stats
Garrett Hartley (Saints) - 1/1 FG (24 yards), 2/2 XP
Javon Harris (Cardinals) - 1 tackle
Demontre Hurst (Bears) - 2 tackles, 1 tfl and 1 pass defended
Tony Jefferson (Cardinals) - 3 tackles
David King (Eagles) - 3 tackles, 1 tfl
Ronnell Lewis (Lions) - 2 tackles, 1 sack, 1 tfl, 1 fumble recovery
Travis Lewis (Lions) - 4 tackles
Phil Loadholt (Vikings) - started, no stats
Curtis Lofton (Saints) - 3 tackles
Mossis Madu (Jets) - 3 rushes for 12 yards, 2 catches for 12 yards
Stacy McGee (Raiders) - no stats (but did start, fwiw)
DeMarco Murray (Cowboys) - 2 rushes for 8 yards, 1 catch for 11 yards
Reggie Smith (Raiders) - 1 tackle
Kenny Stills (Saints) - 1 catch for 22 yards (3 targets)
Tress Way (Bears) - 3 punts for 95 yards (not a particularly great 31.7 avg)
Casey Walker (Panthers) - played, no stats

Saturday:

Landry Jones (Steelers) - 5-for-9 48 yards, 0 TD, 0 INT (On his first play of the game, Bad Landry ran into his own running back, fumbled, and then was tackled in his own end zone for a safety.)
Justin Brown (Steelers) - 4 receptions, 32 yards (6 targets)