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37 Former Florida State Players Make NFL Rosters

Sept. 6, 2000

GREENSBORO, N.C. – A total of 156 players from the nine Atlantic Coast Conference member schools appear on the 2000 season opening day rosters of NFL teams. All nine ACC institutions are represented, with at least seven players appearing from each school.

Florida State led all league schools with 37 players followed by North Carolina with 29 and Virginia with 24. The Cleveland Browns led all NFL teams with nine ACC players on its roster. Every NFL team had at least one player from an ACC school listed. Here’s a look at all of the ACC players on current NFL rosters:

By ACC School:

Florida State37
North Carolina29
Virginia24
Clemson17
NC State11
Wake Forest11
Georgia Tech10
Maryland9
Duke7


Baltimore Ravens (6)
Peter Boulware, FSU
Jermaine Lewis, Md.
Michael McCrary, WF
Anthony Poindexter, UVa
Jamie Sharper, UVa
James Trapp, Clem

Buffalo Bills (6)
Ethan Albright, UNC
Jon Carman, GaT
Sam Cowart, FSU
Jonathan Linton, UNC
Keith Newman, UNC
Traveres Tillman, GaT

Cincinnati Bengals (5)
Ron Dugans, FSU
Billy Granville, Duke
Brian Simmons, UNC
Peter Warrick, FSU
Reinard Wilson, FSU

Cleveland Browns (9)
Rahim Abdullah, Clem
Jim Bundren, Clem
Percy Ellsworth, UVa
Corey Fuller, FSU
Chris Gardocki, Clem
Ryan Kuehl, UVa
Wali Rainer, UVa
Orpheus Roye, FSU
Lewis Sanders, Md.

Denver Broncos (6)
Terrell Buckley, FSU
Desmond Clark, WF
George Coghill, WF
Lennie Friedman, Duke
Jerry Johnson, FSU
Trevor Pryce, Clem

Indianapolis Colts (7)
E.G. Green, FSU
Dwight Hollier, UNC
Bernard Jolsey, Duke
Jeff Saturday, UNC
Mark Thomas, NCSU
Ratcliff Thomas, Md.
Terrence Wilkins, UVa

Jacksonville Jaguars (3)
Todd Fordham, FSU
Larry Smith, FSU
Alvis Whitted, NCSU

Kansas City Chiefs (3)
Eric Hicks, Md.
Chester McGlockton, Clem
Bracy Walker, UNC

Miami Dolphins (5)
Lorenzo Bromell, Clem
Mark Dixon, UVa
Kevin Donnalley, UNC
Deon Dyer, UNC
Greg Jeffries, UVa

New England Patriots (3)
Antwan Harris, UVa
Chris Slade, UVa
Greg Spires, FSU


New York Jets (5)

Maurice Anderson, UVa
Laveranues Coles, FSU
James Farrior, UVa
Marvin Jones, FSU
Tony Scott, NCSU

Oakland Raiders (6)
Eric Barton, Md.
Tony Bryant, FSU
Zack Crockett, FSU
Sabastian Janikowski, FSU
Randy Jordan, UNC
Austin Robbins, UNC

Pittsburgh Steelers (5)
Chris Combs, Duke
Lethon Flowers, GaT
Levon Kirkland, Clem
Chad Scott, Md.
Dewayne Washington, NCS

San Diego Chargers (4)
Ben Coleman, WF
Adrian Dingle, Clem
Freddie Jones, UNC
Jason Perry, NCSU

Seattle Seahawks (4)
Walter Jones, FSU
Riddick Parker, UNC
Charlie Rogers, GaT
Anthony Simmons, Clem.

Tennessee Titans (4)
Kevin Long, FSU
Neil O’Donnell, Md.
Samari Rolle, FSU
Frank Wyckeck, Md.

Arizona Cardinals (5)
Dave Brown, Duke
Russell Davis, UNC
Thomas Jones, UVa
Scott Player, FSU
Andre Wadsworth, FSU

Atlanta Falcons (5)
Keith Brooking, GaT
Henri Crockett, FSU
Gary Downs, NCSU
Danny Kanell, FSU
Patrick Kerney, UVa

Carolina Panthers (7)
Casey Crawford, UVa
William Floyd, FSU
Jimmy Hitchcock, UNC
Deon Humphrey, FSU
Clarence Jones, Md.
Natrone Means, UNC
Jay Williams, WF

Chicago Bears (4)
Dustin Lyman, WF
Patrick Mannelly, Duke
Thomas Smith, UNC
Dez White, GaT

Dallas Cowboys (3)
Mario Edwards, FSU
Ebenezer Ekuban, UNC
Greg Ellis, UNC

Detroit Lions (5)
Germane Crowell, UVa
Herman Moore, UVa
Mike Pringley, UNC
Walter Rasby, WF
Ray Roberts, UVa

Green Bay Packers (8)
LeRoy Butler, FSU
Tyrone Davis, UVa
Antuan Edwards, Clem
Bernardo Harris, UNC
William Henderson, UNC
Vonnie Holliday, UNC
Dorsey Levens, GaT
Mike Morton, UNC

Minnesota Vikings (2)
Ed McDaniel, Clem
Fred Robbins, WF

New Orleans Saints (2)
Aaron Brooks, UVa
Lamont Hall, Clem

New York Giants (4)
Tiki Barber, UVa
Thabiti Davis, WF
Kevin Lewis, Duke
George Williams, NCSU


Philadelphia Eagles (5)
Jason Bostic, GaT
Na Brown, UNC
Brian Dawkins, Clem
Corey Simon, FSU
Tra Thomas, FSU

San Francisco 49ers (1)

Brentson Bucker, Clem

St. Louis Rams (10)
Ray Agnew, NCSU
Dre Bly, UNC
Devin Bush, FSU
Nate Hobgood-Chittick, UNC
Torry Holt, NCSU
Tony Horne, Clem
Keith Lyle, UVa
Dexter McCleon, Clem
Ricky Proehl, WF
John St. Clair, UVa

Tampa Bay Buccaneers (7)
Ronde Barber, UVa
Derrick Brooks, FSU
Warrick Dunn, FSU
Joe Hamilton, GaT
George Hegamin, NCSU
Dexter Jackson, FSU
Marcus Jones, UNC

Washington Redskins (7)
Tommy Barnhardt, UNC
Marco Coleman, GaT
Lloyd Harrison, NCSU
Brad Johnson, FSU
Eddie Mason, UNC
Deion Sanders, FSU
Joe Zelenka, WF

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