Dawkins is in his 13th season in the NFL and has been to the Pro Bowl six times, tied for the most Pro Bowls among former Clemson players with Michael Dean Perry, who played in six Pro Bowls between 1988 and 1998. Pryce has played in four Pro Bowls and has two Super Bowl Championship rings.
Four teams have two former Clemson players apiece. The Tampa Bay Bucs, New York Jets, St. Louis Rams and San Diego Chargers all have two former Clemson players apiece. The Bucs have two former Tigers at the same position as Gaines Adams an Charles Bennett, teammates at Clemson from 2003-05, are defensive ends with the Bucs.
Clemson has two rookies on NFL rosters in Phillip Merling of the Miami Dolphins and Barry Richardson of the Kansas City Chiefs. Merling was the 32nd pick of the NFL draft, the first selection of the first round, while Richardson went in the sixth round to the Chiefs.
No Player Pos NFL Team 90 Gaines Adams DE 2nd Tampa Bay Bucs 92 Charles Bennett DE 3rd Tampa Bay Bucs 50 Vince Ciurciu LB 6th Minnesota Vikings 20 Brian Dawkins SS 13th Philadelphia Eagles 93 Nick Eason DT 6th Pittsburgh Steelers 62 Dustin Fry C 2nd St. Louis Rams 23 Jamaal Fudge S 3rd Jacksonville Jaguars 56 Leroy Hill LB 4th Seattle Seahawks 26 Tye Hill CB 3rd St. Louis Rams 71 Corey Hulsey G 6th Detroit Lions 97 Phillip Merling DE R Miami Dolphins 21 Justin Miller CB 4th New York Jets 90 Trevor Pryce DT 12th Baltimore Ravens 67 Barry Richardson OT R Kansas City Chiefs 83 Chansi Stuckey WR 2nd New York Jets 53 Anthony Waters LB 2nd San Diego Chargers 6 Charlie Whitehurst QB 3rd San Diego Chargers