Lots of D1 athletes are playing well in the NFL right now. Check out some highlights from this week.
-Browns RB Peyton Hillis' (D1 Combine) 131 rushing yards pushed him to 905 on the season. Hillis also led the Browns with 63 receiving yards on six catches, keeping him in first on the team with 46 receptions for 414 yards.
-Ravens WR Derrick Mason (D1 Nashville) notched eight catches and a big touchdown.
-Rams TE Michael Hoomanawanui (D1 Combine) scored an impressive 36-yard catch-and-run for his third touchdown of the year.
-Bears WR Earl Bennett (D1 Birmingham) caught four passes for 56 yards with two touchdowns in Sunday's win over the Eagles
-Saints WR Lance Moore (D1 Columbus) hauled in five passes for 39 yards and a touchdown in the Saints' Week 12 win over the Cowboys
-Chargers QB Philip Rivers (D1 Huntsville) completed 19-of-23 passes for 185 yards in a huge Week 12 win over the Colts. Chargers LT Marcus McNeill (D1 Combine) helped contain the Colts pass rush in the big victory.