28 former Tigers on NFL rosters

28 former Clemson football players are on NFL rosters. The list includes 10 members of the 2009 Clemson team, five who signed free agent contracts and five who were drafted.

Five of the first-year players are offensive players and five are defensive players.

The list of Clemson rookies in camps includes C.J. Spiller and Jacoby Ford, the greatest all-purpose running duo in NCAA history. Spiller recently signed a contract with the Buffalo Bills after he was drafted in the first round, the ninth overall pick of the draft. Ford is in camp with the Oakland Raiders.

The list of Tigers on NFL rosters includes Brian Dawkins, now in his 16th year with the NFL, his second with the Denver Broncos. Trevor Pryce, now with the Baltimore Ravens, is in his 15th year in the NFL. Entering this year Pryce has 90 career sacks to match his uniform number.

The Pittsburgh Steelers, Denver Broncos and Cleveland Browns have the most former Tigers with three apiece. The Steelers roster includes veteran Nick Eason, second year player Tyler Grisham and rookie Crezdon Butler. The Broncos roster includes Dawkins, center Dustin Fry and rookie Kevin Alexander. The Browns roster includes veterans James Davis and Chansi Stuckey and rookie Chris Chancellor.

Clemson Players on NFL Rosters in 2010
No.	Player	        Pos	CU years	NFL Exp	Team
48	Kevin Alexander	LB	2006-09	R	Denver Broncos
63	Thomas Austin	G	2006-09	R	Minnesota Vikings
40	Crezdon Butler	CB	2006-09	R	Pittsburgh Steelers
49	Chris Chancellor	CB	2006-09	R	Cleveland Browns
52	Vince Ciurciu	LB	1998-99	8th	Detroit Lions
30	Chris Clemons	SAF	2005-08	2nd	Miami Dolphins
53	Kavell Conner	LB	2006-09	R	Indianapolis Colts
28	James Davis	RB	2005-08	2nd	Cleveland Browns
20	Brian Dawkins	SAF	1992-95	16th	Denver Broncos
93	Nick Eason	DT	1999-02	8th	Pittsburgh Steelers
12	Jacoby Ford	WR	2006-09	R	Oakland Raiders
62	Dustin Fry	C	2003-06	2nd	Denver Broncos
13	Tyler Grisham	WR	2005-08	2nd	Pittsburgh Steelers
56	Leroy Hill	LB	2001-04	6th	Seattle Seahawks
26	Tye Hill	         CB	2002-05	5th	Tennessee Titans
36	Mike Hamlin	SAF	2005-08	2nd	Dallas Cowboys
97	Phillip Merling	DE	2005-07	3rd	Miami Dolphins
47	Justin Miller	DB	2002-04	7th	Arizona Cardinals
81	Michael Palmer	TE	2006-09	R	Atlanta Falcons
90	Trevor Pryce	DT	1996	15th	Baltimore Ravens
67	Barry Richardson	OT	2004-07	3rd	Kansas City Chiefs
94	Ricky Sapp	DE	2006-09	R	Philadelphia Eagles
97	Dorell Scott	DT	2005-08	2nd	St. Louis Rams
21	C.J. Spiller	RB	2006-09	R	Buffalo Bills
83	Chansi Stuckey	WR	2003-06	4th	Cleveland Browns
30	Rendrick Taylor	RB	2005-09	R	Tampa Bay Bucs
59	Anthony Waters	LB	2003-06	3rd	New Orleans Saints
6	Charlie Whitehurst	QB	2002-05	5th	Seattle Seahawks

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