19 Bulldogs On NFL Rosters in 2013

Sep 4, 2013

By: Matt Burkholder
mburkholder@csufresno.edu
GoBulldogs.com

FRESNO, Calif. - With the start of the 2013 NFL season this week, 32 teams across the country recently announced their respective 53-man rosters for the upcoming season. Fresno State will showcase 19 former Bulldog football players on various NFL rosters this year.

Of the 19, Fresno State will feature 14 players on an active 53-man roster, while four others will be on a practice squad and the latter has been placed on injured reserve. The 'Dogs matched the same number to make an active NFL roster spot from a season ago, which places second in the Mountain West behind Boise State who has 16 former players on an active roster in the NFL in 2013.

Fresno State also has more current NFL players on an active roster than five Pac-12 schools, topping: Washington (13), Arizona State (12), Arizona (11), Colorado (10) and Washington State (8).

Quick Facts:

● There is at least one Bulldog in each division of the NFL
● The most Bulldogs are in the AFC East (5)
● The most Bulldogs on one NFL roster is the San Diego Chargers (4)
● Current Bulldog with most career starts on an NFL roster is Logan Mankins (114)
● There are two players listed on an NFL roster from the 2012 team.

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Seyi Ajirotutu
Years at FS:
2005-09
San Diego Chargers
WR
NFL Bio

Chris Carter
Years at FS:
2007-10
Pittsburgh Steelers
LB
NFL Bio

Tyler Clutts
Years at FS:
2004-07
Miami Dolphins
FB
NFL Bio

Isaiah Green
Years at FS:
2007-11
Pittsburgh Steelers*
DB
NFL Bio

Bryce Harris
Years at FS:
2007-11
New Orleans Saints
T
NFL Bio

Ben Jacobs
Years at FS:
2007-10
Carolina Panthers*
LB
NFL Bio

A.J. Jefferson
Years at FS:
2006-09
Minnesota Vikings
CB
NFL Bio

Kyle Knox
Years at FS:
2006-09
Jacksonville Jaguars
LB
NFL Bio

Robert Malone
Years at FS:
2006-09
New York Jets
P
NFL Bio

Logan Mankins
Years at FS:
2001-04
New England Patriots
G
NFL Bio

Richard Marshall
Years at FS:
2003-05
San Diego Chargers
CB
NFL Bio

Ryan Mathews
Years at FS:
2007-09
San Diego Chargers
RB
NFL Bio

Garrett McIntyre
Years at FS:
2002-05
New York Jets
LB
NFL Bio

Marlon Moore
Years at FS:
2006-09
San Francisco 49ers
WR
NFL Bio

Tristan Okpalaugo
Years at FS:
2009-12
Minnesota Vikings*
DE
NFL Bio

Bear Pascoe
Years at FS:
2005-08
New York Giants
TE
NFL Bio

Phillip Thomas
Years at FS:
2008-12
Washington Redskins+
S
NFL Bio

Ryan Wendell
Years at FS:
2004-07
New England Patriots
OL
NFL Bio

Kenny Wiggins
Years at FS:
2006-10
San Diego Chargers*
T
NFL Bio

* denotes practice squad member
+ denotes injured reserve

"Catch the Wave" - 2013 Fresno State football season tickets are now on sale and can be ordered online at gobulldogs.com or over the phone at 559-278-DOGS (3647). The official home of the Fresno State Bulldogs is 940 AM ESPN Radio.

 

 

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