Tigers in the NFL: Stevan Ridley shines for Patriots in Week 1

Former Tiger Stevan Ridley has taken over as the No. 1 running for the New England Patriots. PHOTO BY WESLEY HITT/GETTY IMAGES.

Former LSU running back Stevan Ridley rushed for 125 yards and a touchdown on 21 carries, leading the New England Patriots to a 34-13 victory over the Tennessee Titans.

Here are the best performances from Sunday from former LSU football players. Players in bold played at LSU in 2011.

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Dwayne Bowe (WR 2003-06)     Chiefs                     vs Falcons: 3 rec, 53 yds

Michael Brockers (DT 2009-11)  Rams                 vs Lions: did not play

Mo Claiborne (CB 2009-11)     Cowboys              vs Giants: 4 tckls 

Early Doucet (WR 2004-07)        Cardinals               vs Seahawks: 3 rec, 37 yds

Donnie Jones (P 2000-03)          Texans                    vs Dolphins: 5 punts, 43.6 avg

Brandon LaFell (WR 2005-09)    Panthers                 vs Buccaneers: 3 rec, 65 yds, 1 TD

Laron Landry (S 2003-06)            Jets                         vs Bills: 7 tckls, 1 FF

Patrick Peterson (CB 2008-10)   Cardinals               vs Seahawks: 2 tckls

Rueben Randle (WR 2009-11)  Giants                   vs Cowboys: played, no stats

Stevan Ridley (RB 2007-10)        Patriots                  vs Titans: 21 rushes, 125 yds, 1 TD

Perry Riley (LB 2006-09)               Redskins              vs Saints: 5 tckls

Kelvin Sheppard (LB 2006-10)     Bills                       vs Jets: 8 tckls

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