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Sun Devils in the NFL: Randall named Rookie of the Month for November

Your weekly update on how our former Sun Devils are performing in the NFL.

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Your weekly recap of how former Sun Devils are performing in the NFL.
Randall named league Rookie of the Month

Green Bay Packers rookie cornerback Damarious Randall was named the NFL's Defensive Rookie of the Month for his play during November.

Randall recorded his first two career interceptions in back-to-back games, picking off the likes of Peyton Manning and Cam Newton.

Due to knee and hamstring ailments, the former Sun Devil was forced to miss the Packers Thursday Night matchup with the Detroit Lions.

O'Brien wants Strong on the field more

Houston Texans head coach says that receiver Jaelen Strong has shown improvement lately, and are looking at ways to get him onto the field more often, according to Tania Ganguli of

Strong has been active for just six games this season, and has totaled three receptions for 58 yards and two touchdowns.


Name/Position/Number Team Selected Standing This Week's Statistics
Damarious Randall, CB - No. 23 Green Bay Packers Rd 1, Pick 30 Second-team left cornerback inactive in 27-23 win vs. Detroit Lions
Jaelen Strong, WR - No. 11 Houston Texans Rd 3, Pick 70 Third-team wide receiver N/A in 30-21 loss vs. Buffalo Bills
Jamil Douglas, OG - No. 75 Miami Dolphins Rd 4, Pick 114 Starting right guard N/A in 15-13 win vs. Baltimore Ravens
Marcus Hardison, DT - No. 91 Cincinnati Bengals Rd 4, Pick 135 Third-team right defensive tackle inactive in 37-3 win vs. Cleveland Browns

Other Alumni on Active Rosters

Name/Position/No. Team Years at ASU *Standing This Week's Stats
Lawrence Guy, DT - No. 67 Baltimore Ravens 2008-10 Second-team defensive end 1 pass defended in 15-13 loss vs. Miami Dolphins
Will Sutton, DT - No. 93 Chicago Bears 2009-13 Second-team defensive end 4 solo tackles in 26-20 OT loss vs. Chicago Bears
Vontaze Burfict, LB - No. 58 Cincinnati Bengals 2009-11 Starting weak-side linebacker 8 tackles (6 solo) in 37-3 win vs. Cleveland Browns
Brock Osweiler, QB - No. 17 Denver Broncos 2009-11 Starting quarterback 16/26, 166 yd, 1 TD, 1 INT in 17-3 win vs. San Diego Chargers
Omar Bolden, DB - No. 31 Denver Broncos 2007-10 (missed 2011) Second-team strong safety; No. 1 KO and punt returner 1 asst tackle, 1 punt ret., 21 yd, 1 KO ret, 33 yd in 17-3 win vs. San Diego Chargers
Rashad Ross, WR - No. 19 Washington 2011-12 Third-team wide receiver; No. 1 KO returner; No. 3 punt returner 4 KO ret, 117 yd in 19-16 loss vs. Dallas Cowboys

*Standing according to depth chart projections on

Alumni Placed on Injured Reserve/PUP List

Baltimore Ravens: Terrell Suggs, LB - No. 55 (was at ASU from 2000-02): suffered torn Achilles injury in opening game of the season. Out for year.

Denver BroncosKyle Williams, WR - No. 15 (2006-09)sustained a ruptured Achilles tendon on August 1.

Kansas City ChiefsPaul Fanaika, OG - No. 74 (2004-08)was placed on injured reserve just days before the start of the season.

Washington: Shawn Lauvao, LG - No. 77 (2005-09): was placed on injured reserve due to an ankle injury and is out for the rest of the season.

Cuts, Waives and Others Actions

Defensive tackle Davon Coleman (2011-13) waived by Dallas Cowboys (Sep. 28)