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Only about seven percent of eligible college players get drafted to play for the NFL. This is a very small amount. Even once they are drafter they still have to impress the coaches and teams just for the chance to play a game.

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According to espn.com, the following players attended the University of Utah and were on NFL rosters as of the start of the 2007 season.

Mike Anderson - Baltimore Ravens
Andre Dyson - New York Jets
Jonathan Fanene - Cincinnati Bengals
Steve Fifita - Miami Dolphins
Jordan Gross - Carolina Panthers
Maake Kemoeatu - Carolina Panthers
Chris Kemoeatu - Pittsburgh Steelers
John Madsen - Oakland Raiders
Sione Pouha - New York Jets
Barry Sims - Oakland Raiders
Steve Smith - Carolina Panthers
Alex Smith - San Francisco 49ers
Paul Soliai - Miami Dolphins
Eric Weddle - San Diego Chargers

Sean Smith - Green Bay Packers (rookie 2009 season)

Paul Kruger - Baltimore Ravens (rookie 2009 season)


Alumni of the University of Utah that had NFL careers include Chris Fuamatu-Ma'afala, George Seifert, Jamal Anderson, Kevin Dyson, Luther Elliss, and Scott Mitchell.

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Since the Draft was instituted in 1936 311 Texas players have been drafted.

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According to Pro Football Reference, there have been 238 former Texas A&M players on NFL rosters with one Hall of Famer, that being Detroit Lions safety and punter Yale Lary.

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The Universy of Texas, Austin currently has 33 players on NFL rosters.

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It varies from year to year. Not all drafted players make the team, and not all free agents stick. There is also a practice squad.

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