92 Players from MW Institutions on 2012 NFL Active Rosters

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - The Mountain West has 92 players representing nine of the 10 member institutions on the 53-man active rosters of the 32 NFL teams entering the opening weekend of the 2012 season. Overall, the MW is represented on 29 of the 32 NFL teams. The only teams without an MW player on the 53-man active roster are Baltimore, Philadelphia and Washington.

The Denver Broncos and St. Louis Rams are home to the most Mountain West student-athletes with seven apiece, followed by the Miami Dolphins with six.

In addition to the 53-man active roster, 16 former MW players are currently on NFL practice squads.

MOUNTAIN WEST IN THE NFL
As of Sept. 7, 2012
Active 53-Man Rosters

Boise State (20)
Player Position NFL Team
Richie Brockel TE Carolina Panthers
Ryan Clady T Denver Broncos
Daryn Colledge G Arizona Cardinals
Tyrone Crawford DE Dallas Cowboys
Tommy Gallarda TE Atlanta Falcons
Korey Hall FB New Orleans Saints
George Iloka DB Cincinnati Bengals
Jeron Johnson DB Seattle Seahawks
Doug Martin RB Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Shea McClellin DE Chicago Bears
Quintin Mikell DB St. Louis Rams
Kellen Moore QB Detroit Lions
Legedu Naanee WR Miami Dolphins
Austin Pettis WR St. Louis Rams (RNF)
Nate Potter T Arizona Cardinals
Jarrell Root DE Miami Dolphins (IR)
Orlando Scandrick CB Dallas Cowboys
Kyle Wilson CB New York Jets
Billy Winn DL Cleveland Browns
Titus Young WR Detroit Lions
Colorado State (7)
Player Position NFL Team
Mike Brisiel G Oakland Raiders
Joel Dreessen TE Denver Broncos
Clark Haggans LB San Francisco 49ers
Caleb Hanie QB Denver Broncos
Jesse Nading LB Houston Texans
Erik Pears LB Buffalo Bills
Shelley Smith G St. Louis Rams
Fresno State (14)
Player Position NFL Team
David Carr QB New York Giants
Chris Carter LB Pittsburgh Steelers
Tyler Clutts FB Houston Texans
Bryce Harris T Atlanta Falcons
A.J. Jefferson CB Minnesota Vikings
Logan Mankins G New England Patriots
Richard Marshall CB Miami Dolphins
Ryan Mathews RB San Diego Chargers
Garrett McIntyre LB New York Jets
Marlon Moore WR Miami Dolphins
Bear Pascoe TE New York Giants
James Sanders S Arizona Cardinals
Ryan Wendell OL New England Patriots
Devon Wylie WR Kansas City Chiefs
Hawai`i (10)
Player Position NFL Team
Davone Bess WR Miami Dolphins
John Estes C Jacksonville Jaguars (IR)
Alex Green RB Green Bay Packers
Wayne Hunter T St. Louis Rams
Ryan Mouton CB Tennessee Titans
Kealoha Pilares WR Carolina Panthers
Greg Salas WR New England Patriots
Samson Satele C Indianapolis Colts
Mana Silva S Dallas Cowboys
Isaac Sopoaga DT San Francisco 49ers

Nevada (10)
Player Position NFL Team
Nate Burleson WR Detroit Lions
Harvey Dahl G St. Louis Rams
Virgil Green TE Denver Broncos (R/S)
James-Michael Johnson LB Cleveland Browns
Colin Kaepernick QB San Francisco 49ers
Brandon Marshall LB Jacksonville Jaguars
Rishard Matthews WR Miami Dolphins
Josh Mauga LB New York Jets
Dontay Moch LB Cincinnati Bengals (R/S)
Vai Taua RB Seattle Seahawks (IR)
New Mexico (5)
Player Position NFL Team
Byron Bell G Carolina Panthers
Quincy Black LB Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Ryan Cook T Dallas Cowboys
Glover Quin DB Houston Texans
Robert Turner OL St. Louis Rams
Brian Urlacher LB Chicago Bears
San Diego State (14)
Player Position NFL Team
Russell Allen LB Jacksonville Jaguars
Antwan Applewhite DE Carolina Panthers
Aaron Brewer LS Denver Broncos
Vincent Brown WR San Diego Chargers (IR)
Miles Burris LB Oakland Raiders
Brandyn Dombrowski G/T San Diego Chargers (RNF)
Heath Farwell LB Seattle Seahawks
Ronnie Hillman RB Denver Broncos
Ryan Lindley QB Arizona Cardinals
Lance Louis G Chicago Bears
Matt McCoy LB Seattle Seahawks (IR)
Kirk Morrison LB Buffalo Bills
Kassim Osgood WR Detroit Lions
Chaz Schilens WR New York Jets
UNLV (5)
Player Position NFL Team
Isaako Aaitui NT New York Jets
Joe Hawley G Atlanta Falcons
Quinton Pointer DB St. Louis Rams
Martin Tevaseu DT Indianapolis Colts
Eric Wright DB Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Wyoming (5)
Player Position NFL Team
Malcolm Floyd WR San Diego Chargers
Tashaun Gipson DB Cleveland Browns
Chris Prosinski S Jacksonville Jaguars
Mitch Unrein DT Denver Broncos
John Wendling S Detroit Lions

IR = Injured Reserve
RNF = Reserve/Non-Football Injury
R/S = Reserve/Suspended

Practice Squads
Air Force (1)
Player Position NFL Team
Ben Garland DT Denver Broncos
Boise State (1)
Player Position NFL Team
Chase Baker DT Minnesota Vikings
Fresno State (5)
Player Position NFL Team
Isaiah Green DB Buffalo Bills
Logan Harrell DE San Diego Chargers
Benjamin Jacobs LB Cleveland Browns
Jason Shirley DT Washington Redskins
Kenny Wiggins T San Francisco 49ers
Hawai`i (2)
Player Position NFL Team
Vaughn Meatoga DT Oakland Raiders
Royce Pollard WR New York Jets
Nevada (4)
Player Position NFL Team
Kaelin Burnett LB Oakland Raiders
Ezra Butler LB New Orleans Saints
Isaiah Frey CB Chicago Bears
Travionte Session WR Oakland Raiders
New Mexico (1)
Player Position NFL Team
Carmen Messina LB Detroit Lions
San Diego State (2)
Player Position NFL Team
Jerome Long DL Kansas City Chiefs
Larry Parker CB Arizona Cardinals
Wyoming (1)
Player Position NFL Team
Alvester Alexander RB Indianapolis Colts