Post Season: Former Louisville Players In The NFL

Before the National Football League’s August camps began, the University of Louisville had 32 players on NFL teams. After Sunday’s playoff games, the number of former U of L players is 26. Impressive.

David Akers Philadelphia Eagles Place kicker
Gary Barnidge Carolina Panthers Tight End
Brock Bolen Jacksonville Jaguars Fullback
Deion Branch Seattle Seahawks Wide Receiver
Brian Brohm Buffalo Bills Quarterback
Michael Bush Oakland Raiders Running Back
George Bussey New England Patriots Offensive Tackle
Hunter Cantwell Carolina Panthers Quarterback
Harry Douglas Atlanta Falcons Wide Receiver
Elvis Dumervil Denver Broncos Defensive End
William Gay Pittsburgh Steelers Cornerback
Breno Giacomini Green Bay Packers Offensive Tackle
Antoine Harris Atlanta Falcons Safety
Chris Johnson Oakland Raiders Cornerback
Brandon Johnson Cincinnati Bengals Linebacker
Amobi Okoye Houston Texans Defensive Tackle
Chris Redman Atlanta Falcons Quarterback
Kerry Rhodes New York Jets Safety
Kolby Smith Kansas City Chiefs Running Back
Jason Spitz Green Bay Packers Guard
Montavious Stanley Jacksonville Jaguars Defensive Tackle
Woodny Turenne Chicago Bears Cornerback
Mario Urrutia Tampa Bay Buccaneers Wide Receiver
Dewayne White Detroit Lions Defensive End
Willie Williams Philadelphia Eagles Defensive Tackle
Eric Wood Buffalo Bills Center

Source: ESPN

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Charlie Springer

Charlie Springer is a former Louisville editor and sportswriter, a public affairs consultant, a UofL grad and longtime fan.

2 thoughts on “Post Season: Former Louisville Players In The NFL

  • January 26, 2010 at 9:45 pm

    And you can add a whole lot of guys who once coached here too.

  • January 27, 2010 at 11:27 am

    Congrats also to David Akers and Elvis Dumervil, who will be playing in the Pro Bowl.

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