Week 9 recap on FSU stars in the pros

The 2021 NFL season continued this weekend, and several former Florida State standouts have already impressed throughout the first two months of the season.

Each week this year, we’ll post a complete list of NFL ‘Noles and recap how they fared, including snap counts and advanced statistics measuring linemen and defenders.

Here is a look at how each NFL ‘Nole performed during Week 9.

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Dustin Hopkins is congratulated after his game-winning kick Sunday for the Chargers. (USAToday Sports Images)

In only his second game with the franchise, Dustin Hopkins took the field Sunday for the Chargers with his team tied with the Eagles at 24-24 and only five seconds to play.

The former FSU kicker delivered, connecting on a 29-yarder to seal a critical road win for Los Angeles, now in the thick of the playoff hunt at 5-3.

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After sitting out last game in a backup role, left tackle Bobby Hart returned to start on the Tennessee Titans offensive line. Elsewhere, Denver defensive back Ronald Darby was part of an impressive defensive effort for the Broncos, helping to stymie one of the league’s best offense in the Dallas Cowboys.

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