Tigers in the NFL


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Clemson, SC-There are currently 28 former Clemson football rosters in camps with NFL teams. The list includes eight former Tigers who would be classified as rookies, including six who were members of Clemson's 2004 team. Rookie William Henry, a starter on Clemson's
2003 team, is a rookie with Seattle and Roscoe Crosby, who lettered in 2001 and played in one game in 2003, is a rookie with the Indianapolis Colts.


Of the 28 players listed below, 10 are offensive players, 17 defensive and one kicker. That one kicker is Chris Gardocki, who is entering his 15th year in the NFL. When he appears in a game this year he will become the first former Tiger to play as many as 15 years in the NFL.

The 28 players are on 23 of the 32 teams in the NFL, including 13 of the 16 NFC teams and 10 of the 16 AFC teams.
Current Carolina Panthers linebacker Vince Ciurciu is not included in the list below. Ciurciu started his college career at Clemson as a running back, but he transfer to Boston College after the 1999 season. Anthony Simmons, a seven-year NFL veteran, is also not on the list. He was cut by Seattle in the off season and had not been picked up by another team as of August 7.


Name			Pos	Hgt	Wgt	Yrs	Team
Keith Adams		LB	5-11	223	4  	Philadelphia Eagles
Brentson Buckner	DT	6-2	310	12  	Carolina Panthers
Eric Coleman		DT	6-5	300	R 	Minnesota Vikings
Roscoe Crosby		WR	6-3	205	R 	Indianapolis Colts
Airese Currie		WR	5-10	186	R	Chicago Bears
Woodrow Dantzler	S	5-10	209	3 	Dallas Cowboys
Brian Dawkins		FS	6-0	210	10 	Philadelphia Eagles
Adrian Dingle		DE	6-3	296	7	San Diego Chargers
Nick Eason		DT	6-3	301	2 	Cleveland Browns
Antuan Edwards		S	6-1	210	7	New England Patriots
Rod Gardner		WR	6-2	213	5 	Carolina Panthers
Chris Gardocki		P	6-1	192	15 	Pittsburgh Steelers
Ben Hall		TE	6-5	265	R 	Tennessee Titans
Lamont Hall		TE	6-4	260	5	New Orleans Saints
Derrick Hamilton	WR	6-4	203	2 	San Franciso 49ers
Leroy Hill		LB	6-1	224	R 	Seattle Seahawks
William Henry		OT	6-4	285	R 	Seattle Seahawks
Corey Hulsey		OG	6-4	325	4	Oakland Raiders
Vontrell Jamison	LDE	6-6	277	R 	St. Louis Rams
John Leake		LB	6-0	228	1	Atlanta Falcons
Dexter McCleon		CB	5-10	195	9 	Kansas City Chiefs
Bryant McNeal		DE	6-4	248	3	Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Justin Miller		CB	5-10	202	R	New York Jets
Trevor Pryce		DE	6-5	295	9	Denver Broncos
Khaleed Vaughn		DE	6-4	276	2	Atlanta Falcons
Gregory Walker		OT	6-5	341	2	New York Giants
Donnell Washington	DT	6-6	323	1 	Green Bay Packers
Kevin Youngblood	WR	6-5	215	1 	Tampa Bay Buccaneers

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