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NAIA AND OTHER DIVISION PLAYERS TO THE NFL IN 2017

Balladeer’s Blog presents its annual breakdown of the college football players who have moved on to the NFL from the various divisions covered here. This includes drafted players as well as undrafted free agents.

New York JetsNEW YORK JETS

Dylan Donahue OLB UNIVERSITY OF WEST GEORGIA WOLVES

Connor Harris LB LINDENWOOD UNIVERSITY LIONS

Anthony Firsker TE HARVARD UNIVERSITY CRIMSON

Green Bay PackersGREEN BAY PACKERS

Donatello Brown DB VALDOSTA STATE BLAZERS

Cody Helman LB WASHBURN UNIVERSITY ICHABODS

Geoff Gray OL UNIVERSITY OF MANITOBA BISONS (sic) 

Arizona CardinalsARIZONA CARDINALS

Krishawn Hogan WR MARIAN UNIVERSITY KNIGHTS

Collin Bevins DT NORTHWEST MISSOURI STATE BEARCATS

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NAIA & OTHER DIVISION FOOTBALL PLAYERS ON TO THE NFL IN 2016

Here’s a look at 2016’s crop of NFL players taken as draftees and free agents from the NAIA and other divisions covered here at Balladeer’s Blog.

Missouri WesternSchool – UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI WESTERN GRIFFONS

Name – MIKE JORDAN

Position – Safety  

NFL Team – Rams  Continue reading

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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) Continue reading

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