NAIA, D2 AND D3 PLAYERS TO THE NFL FOR 2015

Ottawa University Braves logoAs always several dozen REAL student- athletes from the divisions covered here at Balladeer’s Blog moved on to the NFL. The most-taken position was Wide Receiver for the second year in a row.

As just one example, the NAIA’s OTTAWA (KS) UNIVERSITY BRAVES Wide Receiver Joshua Stangby moved on to the Atlanta Falcons.

Continuing with the Falcons here’s a look at all the NFL teams and the players taken from the divisions covered here at Balladeer’s Blog.

Atlanta FalconsAtlanta Falcons

Joshua Stangby (see above)

Chris Brown (OT from the TARLETON STATE TEXANS)

Cody Clay (OL from the AZUSA PACIFIC UNIVERSITY COUGARS)

Marquez Clark (WR from the CENTRAL OKLAHOMA BRONCHOS  –  Their spelling)

Mike Lee (DB from the FORT VALLEY STATE WILDCATS)

Indianapolis ColtsIndianapolis Colts

Zachary Hodges (LB from the HARVARD UNIVERSITY CRIMSON)

Al- Hajj Shabazz (CB from the WESTCHESTER UNIVERSITY GOLDEN RAMS)

Tyler Varga (RB from the YALE UNIVERSITY BULLDOGS)

Denzelle Good (OT from the MARS HILL UNIVERSITY LIONS) 

Green Bay PackersGreen Bay Packers

Ricky Collins (WR from the TEXAS A&M- COMMERCE LIONS)

Larry Pinkard (WR from the BLUEFIELD COLLEGE RAMBLING RAMS)

Marcus Reed (G from the FAYETTEVILLE STATE RAMS)

Arizona CardinalsArizona Cardinals

C.J. Roberts (CB from the COLORADO STATE AT PUEBLO THUNDER WOLVES)

Cariel Brooks (CB from the ADAMS STATE GRIZZLIES)

Trevor Harman (WR from the SHIPPENSBURG UNIVERSITY RED RAIDERS)

Kansas City ChiefsKansas City Chiefs

Devante Bausby (CB from the PITTSBURG (KS) STATE GORILLAS)

Donatello Luckett (WR from the HARDING UNIVERSITY BISON)

Travis Manning (CB from the NORTHWEST MISSOURI STATE BEARCATS) 

Minnesota VikingsMinnesota Vikings

Edmond Robinson (OLB from the NEWBERRY UNIVERSITY WOLVES)

Gavin Lutman (WR from the PITTSBURG (KS) STATE GORILLAS)

Jesse Somsel (G from the SAGINAW VALLEY STATE CARDINALS)

Tampa Bay BuccaneersTampa Bay Buccaneers

Donteea Dye (WR from the HEIDELBERG UNIVERSITY STUDENT PRINCES)

Ali Marpet (C from the HOBART & SMITH COLLEGE STATESMEN)

Baltimore RavensBaltimore Ravens

Darius Allen (DE from the COLORADO STATE AT PUEBLO THUNDER WOLVES)

Nick Easton (OL from the HARVARD UNIVERSITY CRIMSON)

Cincinnati BengalsCincinnati Bengals

Jake Cumerow (WR from the UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN AT WHITEWATER WARHAWKS)

Terrell Watson (RB from the AZUSA PACIFIC UNIVERSITY COUGARS)

Philadelphia EaglesPhiladelphia Eagles

Cole Manhart (C from the UNIVERSITU OF NEBRASKA AT KEARNEY LOPERS)

Rasheed Bailey (WR from the DELAWARE VALLEY COLLEGE AGGIES)

Carolina Panthers – Brandon Wegher (RB from the MORNINGSIDE COLLEGE MUSTANGS)

Detroit Lions – Rasheed Williams (RB from the ALFRED STATE PIONEERS)

Houston Texans – Kevin Rodgers (QB from the HENDERSON STATE REDDIES) 

Jacksonville Jaguars – Christopher Reed (OL from the MINNESOTA STATE MAVERICKS)

New York Jets – Davon Walls (DL from the LINCOLN UNIVERSITY BLUE TIGERS)

Pittsburgh Steelers – Nigel Crawford (DT from the SAINT AUGUSTINE’S UNIVERSITY FALCONS) 

San Diego Chargers – Tyrell Williams (WR from the WESTERN OREGON UNIVERSITY WOLVES)

San Francisco Forty-Niners – Darius Davis (WR from the HENDERSON STATE REDDIES)

Seattle Seahawks – Tory Slater (DL from the UNIVERSITY OF WEST GEORGIA WOLVES) 

Saint Louis Rams – Tyler Slavin (WR from the NEW MEXICO HIGHLANDS UNIVERSITY COWBOYS)

Washington Redskins – Tyler Rutenbeck (WR from the DUBUQUE UNIVERSITY SPARTANS)   

 

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4 responses to “NAIA, D2 AND D3 PLAYERS TO THE NFL FOR 2015

  1. Those guys from Bluefield College and Morningside College who went on the NFL were pretty awesome too!

  2. Freeman

    These players deserve it!

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