Position Player Team(s) played for College
Quarterback Sammy Baugh Washington Redskins (1937–1952) TCU
Otto Graham Cleveland Browns (AAFC) (1946–1949)
Cleveland Browns (1950–1955)
Joe Montana San Francisco 49ers (1979–1992)
Kansas City Chiefs (1993–94)
Notre Dame
Johnny Unitas Baltimore Colts (1956–1972)
San Diego Chargers (1973)
Fullback Jim Brown Cleveland Browns (1957–1965) Syracuse
Marion Motley Cleveland Browns (AAFC) (1946–1949)
Cleveland Browns (1950–1953)
Pittsburgh Steelers (1955)
Bronko Nagurski Chicago Bears (1930–1937, 1943) Minnesota
Half back Walter Payton Chicago Bears (1975–1987) Jackson State
Gale Sayers Chicago Bears (1965–1971) Kansas
O.J. Simpson Buffalo Bills (AFL) (1969)
Buffalo Bills (1970–1977)
San Francisco 49ers (1978–1979)
Southern California
Steve Van Buren Philadelphia Eagles (1944–1951) LSU
Wide receiver Lance Alworth San Diego Chargers (AFL) (1962–1969)
San Diego Chargers (1970)
Dallas Cowboys (1971–1972)
Raymond Berry Baltimore Colts (1955–1967) Southern Methodist
Don Hutson Green Bay Packers (1935–1945) Alabama
Jerry Rice San Francisco 49ers (1985–2000)
Oakland Raiders (2001–2004)
Seattle Seahawks (2004)
Mississippi Valley State
Tight end Mike Ditka Chicago Bears (1961–1966)
Philadelphia Eagles (1967–1968)
Dallas Cowboys (1969–1972)
Kellen Winslow San Diego Chargers (1979–1987) Missouri
Tackle Roosevelt Brown New York Giants (1953–1965) Morgan State
Forrest Gregg Green Bay Packers (1956, 1958–1970) Southern Methodist
Anthony Muñoz Cincinnati Bengals (1980–1992) Southern California
Guard John Hannah New England Patriots (1973–1985) Alabama
Jim Parker Baltimore Colts (1957–1967) Ohio State University
Gene Upshaw Oakland Raiders (AFL) (1967–1969)
Oakland Raiders (1970–1981)
Texas A&I
Center Mel Hein New York Giants (1931–1945) Washington State
Mike Webster Pittsburgh Steelers (1974–1988)
Kansas City Chiefs (1989–1990)

[edit] DefenseEdit


Position Player Team(s) played for College
Defensive end David "Deacon" Jones Los Angeles Rams (1961–1971)
San Diego Chargers (1972–1973)
Washington Redskins (1974)
Mississippi Vocational

South Carolina State

Gino Marchetti Dallas Texans (1952)
Baltimore Colts (1953–1964, 1966)
San Francisco
Reggie White Memphis Showboats (USFL) (1984–1985)
Philadelphia Eagles (1985–1992)
Green Bay Packers (1993–1998)
Carolina Panthers (2000)
Defensive tackle "Mean" Joe Greene Pittsburgh Steelers (1969–1981) North Texas State
Bob Lilly Dallas Cowboys (1961–1974) TCU
Merlin Olsen Los Angeles Rams (1962–1976) Utah State University
Linebacker Dick Butkus Chicago Bears (1965–1973) Illinois
Jack Ham Pittsburgh Steelers (1971–1982) Penn State
Ted Hendricks Baltimore Colts (1969–1973)
Green Bay Packers (1974)
Oakland/Los Angeles Raiders (1975–1983)
Miami (FL)
Jack Lambert Pittsburgh Steelers (1974–1984) Kent State
Willie Lanier Kansas City Chiefs (AFL) (1967–1969)
Kansas City Chiefs (1970–1977)
Morgan State
Ray Nitschke Green Bay Packers (1958–1972) Illinois
Lawrence Taylor New York Giants (1981–1993) North Carolina
Cornerback Mel Blount Pittsburgh Steelers (1970–1983) Southern
Mike Haynes New England Patriots (1976–1982)
Los Angeles Raiders (1983–1989)
Arizona State
Dick "Night Train" Lane Los Angeles Rams (1952–1953)
Chicago Cardinals (1954–1959)
Detroit Lions (1960–1965)
Scottsbluff JC
Rod Woodson Pittsburgh Steelers (1987–1996)
San Francisco 49ers (1997)
Baltimore Ravens (1998–2001)
Oakland Raiders (2002–2003)
Safety Ken Houston Houston Oilers (AFL) (1967–1969)
Houston Oilers (1970–1972)
Washington Redskins (1973–1980)
Prairie View A&M
Ronnie Lott San Francisco 49ers (1981–1990)
Los Angeles Raiders (1991–1992)
New York Jets (1993–1994)
Southern California
Larry Wilson St. Louis Cardinals (1960–1972) Utah

[edit] Special teamsEdit


Position Player Team(s) played for College
Punter Ray Guy Oakland/Los Angeles Raiders (1973–1986) Southern Mississippi
Placekicker Jan Stenerud Kansas City Chiefs (AFL) (1967–1969)
Kansas City Chiefs (1970–1979)
Green Bay Packers (1980–1983)
Minnesota Vikings (1984–1985)
Montana State
Punt returner Billy "White Shoes" Johnson Houston Oilers (1974–1980)
Atlanta Falcons (1982–1987)
Washington Redskins (1988)
Kick returner Gale Sayers Chicago Bears (1965–1971) Kansas

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