Notable Alumni

NFL Hall of Famers

PlayerPositionPro Team(s)Year InductedCollege TeamYear in Bowl
Art MonkWide ReceiverWashington Redskins2012Syracuse1979
  New York Jets   
  Philadelphia Eagles   
Willie RoafOffensive TackleNew Orleans Saints2009Louisiana Tech1990
  Kansas City Chiefs   
Bruce SmithDefensive EndBuffalo Bills2008Virginia Tech1984
  Washington Redskins   

 

College Football Hall of Famers

Player/CoachTeamPositionYear InductedYear in Bowl
Fisher DeBerryAir ForceHead Coach20111984
Chad HenningsAir ForceDefensive Tackle20061984
Scott ThomasAir ForceSafety20121983, 1984
Pat DyeEast CarolinaHead Coach20051978
Jimmy JohnsonOklahoma StateHead Coach20121981
Art MonkSyracuseWide Receiver20121979
Ray ChildressTexas A&MDefensive Tackle20101981
R.C. SlocumTexas A&MHead Coach20122000
George WelshVirginiaHead Coach20041994
Bruce SmithVirginia TechDefensive End20061984
Don JamesWashingtonHead Coach19971987

 

First Round NFL Draft Picks

Draft YearPlayerPositionSelectionNFL TeamCollege TeamYear in Bowl
2013Johnathan CooperGuard7Arizona CardinalsNorth Carolina2011
 Sheldon RichardsonDefensive Tackle13New York JetsMissouri2011
 Sylvester WilliamsDefensive Tackle28Denver BroncosNorth Carolina2011
2012Ryan TannehillQuarterback8Miami DolphinsTexas A&M2009
 Quinton CoplesDefensive End16New York JetsNorth Carolina2011
2011Von MillerLinebacker2Denver BroncosTexas A&M2009
 A.J. GreenWide Receiver4Cincinnati BengalsGeorgia2009
 Nate SolderOffensive Tackle17New England PatriotsColorado2007
 Jimmy SmithCornerback27Baltimore RavensColorado2007
2010Russell OkungOffensive Tackle6Seattle SeahawksOklahoma State2006
 Rolando McClainLinebacker8Oakland RaidersAlabama2007
 Kareem JacksonCornerback20Houston TexansAlabama2007
2009Andre SmithOffensive Tackle6Cincinnati BengalsAlabama2006, 2007
 Larry EnglishDefensive End16San Diego ChargersNorthern Illinois2008
 Brandon PettigrewTight End20Detroit LionsOklahoma State2006
 Ziggy HoodDefensive Tackle32Pittsburgh SteelersMissouri2005
2006Johnathan JosephCornerback24Cincinnati BengalsSouth Carolina2005
2005Matt JonesWide Receiver21Jacksonville JaguarsArkansas2003
 Fabian WashingtonCornerback23Oakland RaidersNebraska2002
 Chris SpencerCenter26Seattle SeahawksOle Miss2002
2004Eli ManningQuarterback1San Diego ChargersOle Miss2002
 Shawn AndrewsOffensive Tackle16Philadelphia EaglesArkansas2003
 Ahmad CarrollCornerback25Green Bay PackersArkansas2003
2003Ty WarrenDefensive End13New England PatriotsTexas A&M2000
 Sammy DavisCornerback30San Diego ChargersTexas A&M2000
2002Roy WilliamsSafety8Dallas CowboysOklahoma1999
2001Deuce McAllisterRunning Back23New Orleans SaintsOle Miss1998, 1999
2000Stockar McDougleOffensive Tackle20Detroit LionsOklahoma1999
1999Anthony McFarlandDefensive Tackle15Tampa Bay BuccaneersLSU1995, 1997
 Luke PetitgoutOffensive Tackle19New York GiantsNotre Dame1997
 Dimitrius UnderwoodDefensive End29Minnesota VikingsMichigan State1995
1998Takeo SpikesLinebacker13Cincinnati BengalsAuburn1996
 Alan FanecaGuard26Pittsburgh SteelersLSU1995, 1997
 Victor RileyOffensive Tackle27Kansas City CheifsAuburn1996
1997James FarriorLinebacker8New York JetsVirginia1994
 David LaFleurTight End22Dallas CowboysLSU1995
 Jon HarrisDefensive End25Philadelphia EaglesVirginia1994
 Jim DruckenmillerQuarterback26San Francisco 49ersVirginia Tech1993
1996Eddie KennisonWide Receiver18St. Louis RamsLSU1995
1994Bernard WilliamsOffensive Tackle14Philadelphia EaglesGeorgia1991
 Thomas LewisWide Receiver24New York GiantsIndiana1993
 Henry FordDefensive End26Houston OilersArkansas1991
1993Garrison HearstRunning Back3Phoenix CardinalsGeorgia1991
 Willie RoafOffensive Tackle8New Orleans SaintsLouisiana Tech1990
1992Tony SmithRunning Back19Atlanta FalconsSouthern Miss1988
1990Tony BennettLinebacker18Green Bay PackersOle Miss1986
 Bern BrostekCenter23Los Angeles RamsWashington1987
1989Donnell WoolfordCornerback11Chicago BearsClemson1985
 Brian WilliamsCenter18New York GiantsMinnesota1985
1987Terrence FlaglerRunning Back25San Francisco 49ersClemson1985
1985Bruce SmithDefensive End1Buffalo BillsVirginia Tech1984
 Ray ChildressDefensive Tackle3Houston OilersTexas A&M 1981
 Al ToonWide Receiver10New York JetsWisconsin1982
 Richard JohnsonCornerback11Houston OilersWisconsin1982
 Freddie Joe NunnLinebacker18St. Louis CardinalsOle Miss1983
 Darryl SimsDefensive End20Pittsburgh SteelersWisconsin1982
1984Louis LippsWide Receiver23Pittsburgh SteelersSouthern Miss1980
 Billy Cannon, Jr.Linebacker25Dallas CowboysTexas A&M1981
1983Leonard SmithCornerback17St. Louis CardinalsMcNeese State1980
1981Hanford DixonCornerback22Cleveland BrownsSouthern Miss1980
1980Art MonkWide Receiver18Washington RedskinsSyracuse1979
 Otis WilsonLinebacker19Chicago BearsLouisville1977
1977Steve AugustGuard14Seattle SeahawksTulsa1976