Each FCS participant on the preliminary 53-man 2022 NFL rosters

August 31, 2022

The expertise in FCS soccer is on show as 123 former FCS gamers made NFL lively rosters after the annual preseason cuts. That quantity is a rise from final yr after the 53-man cuts.

There are large names from the FCS all through NFL rosters, together with left sort out Terron Armstead (Miami Dolphins, Arkansas-Pine Bluff), linebacker Darius Leonard (Indianapolis Colts, South Carolina State), quarterbacks Carson Wentz (Washington Soccer Staff, North Dakota State), Jimmy Garoppolo (San Francisco 49ers, Japanese Illinois), Trey Lance (San Francisco 49ers, North Dakota State) and extensive receiver Cooper Kupp (Los Angeles Rams, Japanese Washington.

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FCS NFL gamers by NFL Staff

For the primary time in two years, there’s an FCS participant on each NFL group’s 53-man lively roster. Among the many NFL rosters, the Broncos, Buccaneers, Rams and 49ers lead the league with seven FCS gamers making every group.

No. OF FCS Gamers on Roster NFL Staff
7 Broncos, Buccaneers, Rams, 49ers
6 Colts
5 Bears, Payments, Chargers, Dolphins, Eagles,
Falcons, Texans
4 Cowboys, Patriots, Seahawks, Titans
3 Cardinals, Chiefs, Giants, Jaguars, Jets,
Lions, Packers, Saints, Steelers
2 Bengals, Commanders, Panthers, Raiders
1 Browns, Ravens, Vikings

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FCS NFL gamers by faculty

North Dakota State has essentially the most FCS gamers on NFL lively rosters with 9 gamers; Delaware and South Carolina State observe with 5 gamers every.

No. OF FCS Gamers on NFL Roster FCS Staff
9 North Dakota State
5 Delaware, South Carolina State
4 James Madison, Harvard
3 Central Arkansas, Japanese Washington, Montana State,
Northern Iowa, Outdated Dominion, Samford,
South Dakota State, Southeast Missouri State, Yale
2 Arkansas-Pine Bluff, Chattanooga, Japanese Illinois,
Japanese Kentucky, Fordham, Illinois State, Indiana State,
Missouri State, Norfolk State, Prairie View A&M, Sam Houston,
Southern Illinois, Southern Utah, Villanova, Western Illinois,
Weber State, William & Mary
1 Alabama State, Drake, Duquesne, Florida A&M,
Georgia Southern, Houston Baptist, Idaho State,
Jacksonville State, Marist, Montana, Morgan State,
Murray State, North Dakota, Northern Colorado, Penn,
Princeton, Sacramento State, Sacred Coronary heart, San Diego,
Stetson, Stephen F. Austin, Southern, The Citadel,
VCU, Wagner, Western Carolina, Youngstown State

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FCS NFL gamers by FCS convention

The Missouri Valley Soccer Convention has essentially the most FCS gamers on NFL lively rosters with 27 gamers; The CAA and Massive Sky observe with 19 and 14 gamers, respectively.

No. OF FCS Gamers on NFL Roster FCS Convention
27 MVFC
19 CAA
14 Massive Sky
9 Ivy, OVC
7 MEAC, SoCon, SWAC
5 Southland
3 NEC, Pioneer
2 Patriot, WAC

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FCS NFL gamers by place

Defensive again has essentially the most FCS gamers amongst positions on NFL lively rosters with 20 gamers; Offensive line and linebacker observe with 20 gamers every.

No. OF FCS Gamers on NFL Roster Place
24 (10, 6) Defensive again (CB, S)
20 (7, 3) Linebacker, Offensive line (OT, OG)
15 (5, 5) Line of defense (DE, DT)
13 Vast receiver
12 Tight finish
7 Working again
6 Quarterback
5 Lengthy snapper
1 Fullback, Kicker, Punter

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FCS NFL gamers from HBCUs

South Carolina State has essentially the most gamers on FCS gamers NFL lively rosters with 5 gamers. See the complete breakdown under.

FCS NFL Gamers from HBCUs

  • CB Antonio Hamilton (South Carolina State)
  • CB Bobby Value (Norfolk State)
  • CB Decobie Durant (South Carolina State)
  • DE De’Shaan Dixon (Norfolk State)
  • DT Javon Hargrave (South Carolina State)
  • LB Darius Leonard (South Carolina State)
  • LB Joe Thomas (South Carolina State)
  • LB Quinton Bell (Prairie View A&M)
  • OL Ja’Tyre Carter (Southern)
  • OL Joshua Miles (Morgan State)
  • OL Tytus Howard (Alabama State)
  • OT Terron Armstead (Arkansas-Pine Bluff)
  • P Jamie Gillan (Arkansas-Pine Bluff)
  • S Markquese Bell (Florida A&M)
  • WR KhaDarel Hodge (Prairie View A&M)
No. OF FCS Gamers on NFL Roster HBCU
5 South Carolina State
2 Arkansas-Pine Bluff, Norfolk State, Prairie View A&M
1 Alabama State, Florida A&M, Morgan State, Southern

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2021 FCS NFL draft picks on rosters

Out of the 20 FCS gamers taken within the 2021 NFL draft, solely two did not make a roster. See the gamers reduce under:

  • LB James Houston | Jackson State
  • QB Chris Oladokun | South Dakota State

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Each FCS participant on NFL rosters

The next is the whole record of former FCS gamers on NFL lively rosters as of Aug 30, 2022:

AFC North

Cleveland Browns (1): OG Drew Forbes (Southeast Missouri State)

  • RESERVE/INJURED — WR Isaiah Weston (Northern Iowa)

Pittsburgh Steelers (3): LS Christian Kuntz (Duquesne), LB Derrek Tuszka (North Dakota State), S Miles Killebrew (Southern Utah)

Baltimore Ravens (1): TE Nick Boyle (Delaware)

Cincinnati Bengals (2): DE Noah Spence (Japanese Kentucky), G Cordell Volson (North Dakota State)

AFC East

New England Patriots (4): WR Kendrick Bourne (Japanese Washington), RB Pierre Sturdy (South Dakota State), WR Kristian Wilkerson (Southeast Missouri State), OL Cole Unusual (Chattanooga)

New York Jets (3): QB Joe Flacco (Delaware), LB Quincy Williams (Murray State), DL John Franklin-Myers (Stephen F. Austin)

  • RESERVE/Non-football harm — OL Greg Senat (Wagner)

Buffalo Payments (5): RB Taiwan Jones (Japanese Washington), CB Siran Neal (Jacksonville State), OT Spencer Brown (Northern Iowa), CB Christian Benford (Villanova), CB Taron Johnson (Weber State)

Miami Dolphins (5): RB Chase Edmonds (Fordham), TE Tanner Conner (Idaho State), DB Elijah Campbell (Northern Iowa), OT Terron Armstead (Arkansas-Pine Bluff), DB Keion Crossen (Western Carolina)

  • RESERVE/INJURED — FB John Lovett Princeton

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AFC South

Jacksonville Jaguars (3): RB James Robinson (Illinois State), DE De’Shaan Dixon (Norfolk State), LB Foyesade Oluokun (Yale)

Houston Texans (5): OL Tytus Howard (Alabama State), DB Tremon Smith (Central Arkansas), LB Kamu Grugier-Hill (Japanese Illinois), DB Tristin McCollum (Sam Houston), DL Derek Rivers (Youngstown State)

Tennessee Titans (4): LB Dylan Cole (Missouri State), OL Dillon Radunz (North Dakota State), RB Julius Chestnut (Sacred Coronary heart), OL Corey Levin (Chattanooga)

Indianapolis Colts (6): DT Eric Johnson (Missouri State), LB Darius Leonard (South Carolina State), LB E.J. Pace (Tarleton State), Mo Alie-Cox* (VCU), LS Luke Rhodes (William & Mary), DB Rodney Thomas (Yale)

  • RESERVE/INJURED — TE Andrew Ogletree (Youngstown State)

AFC West

Las Vegas Raiders (2): DT Bilal Nichols (Delaware), TE Jesper Horsted (Princeton)

  • RESERVE/INJURED — LB Tae Davis (Chattanooga)
  • RESERVE/INJURED — OT Brandon Parker (North Carolina A&T)

Los Angeles Chargers (5): S Nasir Adderley (Delaware), LB Troy Reeder (Delaware), QB Easton Stick (North Dakota State), WR DeAndre Carter (Sacramento State), TE Donald Parham Jr. (Stetson College)

  • RESERVE/INJURED — OT Andrew Coach (William & Mary)

Kansas Metropolis Chiefs (3): RB Jerick McKinnon (Georgia Southern), WR Justin Watson (Penn), DT Khalen Saunders (Western Illinois)

Denver Broncos (7): TE Eric Saubert (Drake), LB Aaron Patrick (Japanese Kentucky), LB Jonas Griffith (Indiana State), LB Alex Singleton (Montana State), OL Billy Turner (North Dakota State), LS Jacob Bobenmoyer (Northern Colorado), WR Montrell Washington (Samford)

  • PUP — OL Tom Compton (South Dakota)

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NFC East

New York Giants (3): LB Elerson Smith (Northern Iowa), DL Nick Williams (Samford), P Jamie Gillan (Arkansas-Pine Bluff)

Philadelphia Eagles (5): LS Rick Lovato (Outdated Dominion) CB James Bradberry (Samford), DT Javon Hargrave (South Carolina State), TE Dallas Goedert (South Dakota State), OG Sua Opeta (Weber State)

  • RESERVE/INJURED — TE Jaeden Graham (Yale)

Washington Commanders (2): QB Carson Wentz (North Dakota State), Taylor Heinicke (Outdated Dominion)

Dallas Cowboys (4): S Markquese Bell (Florida A&M), RB Aaron Shampklin (Harvard), OT Matt Waletzko (North Dakota), WR Dennis Houston (Western Illinois)

NFC West 

Arizona Cardinals (3): OL Joshua Miles (Morgan State), OL Rashaad Coward (Outdated Dominion), CB Antonio Hamilton (South Carolina State)

Los Angeles Rams (7): DB Robert Rochell (Central Arkansas), WR Cooper Kupp (Japanese Washington), LB Daniel Hardy (Montana State), WR Lance McCutcheon (Montana State), CB Decobie Durant (South Carolina State), LB Christian Rozeboom (South Dakota State), DT Jonah Williams (Weber State)

San Francisco 49ers (7): DB George Odum (Central Arkansas), QB Jimmy Garoppolo (Japanese Illinois), DE Samson Ebukam (Japanese Washington), OT Nick Zakelj (Fordham), FB Kyle Juszczyk (Harvard), QB Trey Lance (North Dakota State), TE Ross Dwelley (San Diego)

Seattle Seahawks (4): LS Tyler Ott (Harvard), DE Shelby Harris (Illinois State), Ok Jason Myers (Marist), S Ryan Neal (Southern Illinois)

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NFC North

Chicago Bears (5): LB Caleb Johnson (Houston Baptist), LB Joe Thomas (South Carolina State), OL Ja’Tyre Carter (Southern), OL Braxton Jones (Southern Utah), DB DeAndre Houston-Carson (William & Mary)

  • RESERVE/INJURED — OL Dakota Dozier (Furman)

Detroit Lions (3): WR Kalif Raymond (Holy Cross), CB Bobby Value (Norfolk State), LB Chris Board (North Dakota State)

Inexperienced Bay Packers (3): TE Robert Tonyan (Indiana State), WR Ishmael Hyman (James Madison), WR Christian Watson (North Dakota State)

Minnesota Vikings (1): TE Ben Ellefson (North Dakota State)

NFC South

Atlanta Falcons (5): S Dean Marlowe (James Madison), LB Troy Andersen (Montana State), LB Quinton Bell (Prairie View A&M), WR KhaDarel Hodge (Prairie View A&M), CB Mike Ford (Southeast Missouri State)

Carolina Panthers (2): S Jeremy Chinn (Southern Illinois), WR Andre Roberts (The Citadel)

  • RESERVE/INJURED — LB Julian Stanford (Wagner)

New Orleans Saints (3): OL Lewis Kidd (Montana State), OT Trevor Penning (Northern Iowa), DE Tanoh Kpassagnon (Villanova)

  • RESERVE/INJURED — OL Ethan Greenidge (Villanova)

Tampa Bay Buccaneers (7): TE Cameron Brate (Harvard), DL Mike Greene (James Madison), OT Josh Wells (James Madison), OT Dylan Cook dinner (Montana), CB Zyon McCollum (Sam Houston), CB Don Gardner (South Dakota State), TE JJ Howland (Yale)

  • RESERVE/INJURED — LB Cam Gill (Wagner)
  • RESERVE/INJURED — OG Aaron Stinnie (James Madison)

*-Participant participated in DI basketball at an FCS faculty