Fourteen Former Aztecs on 2012 NFL Rosters
SAN DIEGO - The San Diego State football team has 14 former Aztecs on 2012 National Football League rosters. SDSU is tied for second in the Mountain West with Fresno State and only trails Boise State (20).
The list includes four players from last year's team in long snapper Aaron Brewer, linebacker Miles Burris, running back Ronnie Hillman and quarterback Ryan Lindley. All those players are on AFC West rosters, including Brewer and Hillman with the Denver Broncos. Burris, meanwhile, is with the Oakland Raiders and Lindley is with the Arizona Cardinals.
Former wide outs Vincent Brown (San Diego Chargers), Kassim Osgood (Detroit Lions) and Chaz Schilens (New York Jets) are also on the list along with offensive linemen Brandyn Dombrowski (San Diego Chargers) and Lance Louis (Chicago Bears). Rounding out the list of former Aztecs are defensive end Antwan Applewhite (Carolina Panthers) and linebackers Russell Allen (Jacksonville Jaguars), Heath Farwell (Seattle Seahawks), Matthew McCoy (Seattle Seahawks) and Kirk Morrison (Buffalo Bills).
Former Aztecs on current NFL rosters
Russell Allen, LB, Jacksonville Jaguars
Antwan Applewhite, DE, Carolina Panthers
Aaron Brewer, C, Denver Broncos
Vincent Brown, WR, San Diego Chargers
Miles Burris, LB, Oakland Raiders
Brandyn Dombrowski, T, San Diego Chargers
Heath Farwell, LB, Seattle Seahawks
Ronnie Hillman, RB, Denver Broncos
Ryan Lindley, QB, Arizona Cardinals
Lance Louis, G, Chicago Bears
Matthew McCoy, LB, Seattle Seahawks
Kirk Morrison, LB, Buffalo Bills
Kassim Osgood, WR, Detroit Lions
Chaz Schilens, WR, New York Jets