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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