Running back Terron Ward rushed for a team-leading 46 yards in six carries, with a 26-yard run
, and had one reception for 11 yards on Sunday in a 33-32 win over the Green Bay Packers to lead Oregon State alums in Week 8 of the National Football League season.
Terron was activated from the practice squad prior the week before the game and it was his first action of the regular season.
"Our motto here is 'Next man up,' and that's the motto I live by," Ward said. "You always have to be ready. You do your job and you don't worry about anything else."
Here is a roundup of how all the Beavers in the NFL fared on the eighth week of the season:
D.J.ALEXANDER (2011-14), KANSAS CITY:
The second-year linebacker played but had no stats in a 30-14 victory over Indianapolis.
DEREK ANDERSON (2001-04), CAROLINA:
The quarterback did not play in a 30-20 win over Arizona.
JOSH ANDREWS (2010-13), PHILADELPHIA:
The offensive lineman was inactive for a 29-23 overtime loss to Dallas on Sunday.
BRANDIN COOKS (2011-13), NEW ORLEANS:
The 2013 Biletnikoff Award winner had four receptions for 44 yards, with a 2-yard TD catch
and a 20-yard completion
, in a 25-20 win over Seattle on Sunday.
OBUM GWACHAM (2011-14), NEW ORLEANS:
The second-year defensive end is on the injured reserve list.
CONNOR HAMLETT (2011-14), CLEVELAND:
The second-year tight end was inactive for a 31-28 loss to the New York Jets on Sunday.
JOHNNY HEKKER (2008-11), LOS ANGELES:
The all-pro punter and the Rams had a bye on Sunday.
COLIN KELLY (2009-12), CHICAGO:
The guard was signed to the Chicago Bears practice squad on Sept. 26.
ANDY LEVITRE (2005-08), ATLANTA:
Andy started at left guard in a 33-32 win over Green Bay on Sunday.
SEAN MANNION (2011-14), LOS ANGELES:
The second-year quarterback and the Rams had a bye on Sunday.
MATT MOORE (2005-06), MIAMI:
The quarterback and the Dolphins had a bye on Sunday.
RYAN MURPHY (2011-14), DENVER:
The second-year defensive back was waived from the practice squad on Sept. 22.
STEVEN NELSON (2013-14), KANSAS CITY:
The second-year defensive back started at right corner and had two tackles in a 30-14 win over Indianapolis on Sunday.
STEPHEN PAEA (2008-10), CLEVELAND:
The former Morris Trophy winner had no stats in a 31-28 loss to the New York Jets on Sunday.
KYLE PEKO (2015), DENVER:
The rookie defensive lineman was released by the Broncos on Sept. 19 and then signed to their practice squad on Sept. 22.
JORDAN POYER (20009-12), CLEVELAND:
The former All-American cornerback is on the injured reserve after suffering a lacerated kidney on Oct. 16.
MIKE REMMERS (2008-11), CAROLINA:
Mike started at right tackle in a 30-20 win over Arizona on Sunday.
JACQUIZZ RODGERS (2008-10), TAMPA BAY:
Quizz rushed for 69 yards on 19 carries, with a one-yard TD run, and had one reception for nine yards in a 30-24 overtime loss to Oakland on Sunday.
ISAAC SEUMALO (2012-15), PHILADELPHIA:
The Philadelphia rookie offensive lineman was inactive for a 29-23 overtime loss to Dallas on Sunday.
TERRON WARD (2011-14), ATLANTA:
The second-year running back gained 46 yards on six carries and had one reception for 11 yards in a 33-32 win over Green Bay.
MARKUS WHEATON (2009-12), PITTSBURGH:
The wide receiver, who has been inactive for much of the season with a shoulder injury, and the Steelers had a bye on Sunday.
DYLAN WYNN (2011-14), CLEVELAND:
The second-year defensive end is on the injured reserve list and will not play this season.