Gophers at the Next Level

 

Gophers Who Have Played at the Professional Level

John 'Red' Cochran

 

George 'Butch' Wilson


Position: HB / DB
College: Wake Forest
Pro: Chicago Cardinals - 1947-1949
Coach: Green Bay Packers - Asst. to Vince Lombardi
Asst. Coach 12 years - College Scout 30 years
Nice article on Green Bay Packers site.

2014 Alabama Sports Hall of Fame Inductee
 
Position: Tight End
College: Univ. of Alabama
Pro: Baltimore Colts & NY Giants - 1963-1969
Drafted by the Baltimore Colts in the 2nd round (24th overall) of the 1963 NFL Draft.
 

Gophers Currently Playing at the Professional Level

Deon Lacey

Miami Dolphins Deon Lacey

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Position: Linebacker
College: University of West Alabama
Pro: NFL Miami Dolphins 2017-
Signed as a free agent on Jan. 10, 2017.
Previous: CFL Edmonton Eskimos 2014-2016
Signed as a free agent on Feb. 26, 2014.
NFL Dallas Cowboys 2013
Picked up undrafted as a free agent April 2013.
 

Wes Saxton

Buffalo Bills Wes Saxton

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Position: Tightend
College: University of South Alabama
Pro: NFL Buffalo Bills 2017-
Signed May 24, 2017.
Previous: NFL Washington Red Skins 2016
Signed September 3, 2016.
Previous: New York Jets 2015-2016
Signed as a free agent May 2, 2015.
 

Jameis Winston

Tampa Bay Buccaneers Jameis Winston

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Position: Quarterback
College: Florida State University
Pro: NFL Tampa Bay Buccaneers 2015-
Selected in the first round (first overall) of the 2015 NFL Draft by the Buccaneers.
2013 Heisman Trophy Winner along with the Davey O’Brien Award, Walter Camp Award and Manning Award. Youngest player to ever win the Heisman Trophy.
MVP of 2014 BCS National Championship Game
 

Gophers Currently Playing at the College Level

Kendarrious Bailey

 

Michael Cole

Maryvilles Kendarious Bailey

Maryville College


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  South Alabamas Michael Cole

University of South Alabama


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Jerry Harris

 

Keith (KJ) Johnson

Southern Miss Jerry Harris

Southern Mississippi University


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  Troys Keith Johnson

Troy University


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Robert Johnson

 

Emmanuel Jones

Troys Robert Johnson

Troy University


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  Adrians Emmanuel Jones

Adrian College


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Jakobi Long

 

Nicholas McClinton

Maryvilles Jakobi Long

Maryville College


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  Huntingdons Nicholas McClinton

Huntingdon College


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Reid Nelson

 

Jacobi Powell

Vanderbilts Reid Nelson

Vanderbilt University


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  Kentucky Christians Jacobi Powell

Kentucky Christian


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Jamal Woods

 

 

Illinois Jamal Woods

University of Illinois


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