Tigers on NFL Rosters

Tigers on NFL Rosters


Tigers on NFL Rosters


By Staff Report.

Clemson, SC—Clemson has 24 former players on NFL rosters as of September 6, 2011.   The list includes seven members of the 2010 Clemson team who will be rookies this year.

          The first-year NFL players from Clemson include Da’Quan Bowers with Tampa Bay, Marcus Gilchrist with San Diego, Chris Hairston with Buffalo, Jamie Harper with Tennessee, Byron Maxwell with Seattle, Miguel Chavis with the Pittsburgh Steelers, and  Jarvis Jenkins with Washington.  Jenkins suffered a torn ACL in a preseason game and is out for the year.  Chavis is also on injured reserve.

          The veteran of the group is Brian Dawkins, a senior at Clemson in 1995 who is playing in his 17th year.  Trevor Pryce, who has been in the NFL since 1997, is a free agent and has not signed with a team yet.

          A total of 13 players from the 2009 Clemson team that won the Atlantic Division of the ACC are on NFL rosters.


Clemson Players in the NFL

(As of September 6, 2011)


No       Name                         Pos        Team

  61       Thomas Austin              OG        Houston Texans

  91       Da’Quan Bowers           DE        Tampa Bay Bucs

  22       Crezdon Butler              CB        Arizona Cardinals

             &Miguel Chavis              FB        Pittsburgh Steelers

  30       Chris Clemons                 S        Miami Dolphins

  53       Kavell Connor                LB        Indianapolis Colts

  73       #Jamie Cumbie             DT        Oakland Raiders

  20       Brian Dawkins                 S        Denver Broncos

  98       Nick Easton                   DT        Arizona Cardinals

  12       Jacoby Ford                  WR        Oakland Raiders

  38       Marcus Gilchrist            CB        San Diego Chargers

  19       #Tyler Grisham            WR        Pittsburgh Steelers

  75       Chris Hairston               OT        Buffalo Bills

  23       Jamie Harper                 RB        Tennessee Titans

  56       LeRoy Hill                       LB        Seattle Seahawks

  99       &Jarvis Jenkins             DT        Washington Redskins

  41       Byron Maxwell               DB        Seattle Seahawks

  97       Philip Merling                DE        Miami Dolphins

  81       Michael Palmer              TE        Atlanta Falcons

  67       Barry Richardson           OT        Kansas City Chiefs

  97       Dorell Scott                   DT        St. Louis Rams

  28       C.J. Spiller                     RB        Buffalo Bills

  17       Chansi Stuckey            WR        Arizona Cardinals

    6       Charlie Whitehurst        QB        Seattle Seahawks

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