After week 16 in the NFL there were several former Hilltoppers that had an impact across the league. Check out who made the most noise below.

Jack Doyle hauls in a catch versus the Steelers on Sunday. (Photo: colts.com)
Former Western Kentucky tight end Jack Doyle. (Photo: colts.com)
Former Western Kentucky tight end Jack Doyle. (Photo: colts.com)

Jack Doyle, Tight End, Indianapolis Colts (8th season, all with IND)

Steelers 28, Colts 24

Doyle recorded four catches for 50 yards in 55% of offensive snaps.

Season stats: 30 targets, 20 catches, 234 yards, 3 TD

This week: Jaguars @ Colts, 3:25 pm Sunday

George Fant, Right Tackle, New York Jets (4th season, 1st with NYJ)

Jets 23, Browns 16

Fant played in 100% of the teams’ offensive snaps at right tackle.

Season stats: 766 offensive snaps, 2 penalties, 3 sacks allowed

This week: Jets @ Patriots, 12 pm Sunday

Tyler Higbee, Tight End, Los Angeles Rams (5th season, all with LAR)

Seahawks 20, Rams 9

Higbee tallied three catches for 34 yards in 69% of offensive snaps.

Season stats: 56 targets, 41 catches, 480 yards, 5 TD

This week: Cardinals @ Rams, 3:25 pm Sunday

Joel Iyiegbuniwe, Linebacker, Chicago Bears (3rd season, all with CHI)

Bears 41, Jaguars 17

“Iggy” recorded two tackles in a season high 18% of defensive snaps and 71% of special teams snaps.

Season stats: 11 tackles

This week: Packers @ Bears, 3:25 pm Sunday

Forrest Lamp, Left Guard, Los Angeles Chargers (4th season, all with LAC)

Chargers 19, Broncos 16

Lamp played in 100% of the team’s offensive snaps at left guard.

Season stats: 1102 offensive snaps, 1 penalty, 2 sacks allowed

This week: Chargers @ Chiefs, 3:25 pm Sunday

Former Western Kentucky tight end Deon Yelder (Photo: Chiefs.com)
Former Western Kentucky tight end Deon Yelder (Photo: Chiefs.com)

Deon Yelder, Tight End, Kansas City Chiefs (3rd season, all with Kansas City)

Chiefs 17, Falcons 14

Yelder recorded one catch for 12 yards and played in 9% of offensive snaps and 27% of special teams snaps.

Season stats: 5 targets, 5 receptions, 30 yards

This week: Chargers @ Chiefs, 3:25 pm Sunday

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