Former Boise State players in the NFL

Former Boise State players in the NFL

Former Boise State players in the NFL


by Jay Tust

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Posted on September 5, 2012 at 7:49 PM

Updated Tuesday, Nov 5 at 9:28 AM

The 2012 NFL season officially kicked off on Wednesday with the New York Giants facing the Dallas Cowboys on Idaho's Newschannel 7.

With that in mind, 21 former Boise State players are currently on an NFL roster. While Chase Baker (practice squad), Austin Pettis (suspension) and Jarrell Root (injured reserve) are not on an active 53-man roster at the moment, Ryan Clady (left tackle, Denver), Daryn Colledge (left guard, Arizona), Doug Martin (runningback, Tampa Bay), Quintin Mikell (safety, St. Louis) and Legedu Naanee (wide receiver, Miami) are all projected starters.

Here is a complete list of former Broncos currently in the NFL:

Player Pos Team Role
Chase Baker*


Minnesota Vikings Practice squad
Richie Brockel TE Carolina Panthers Second string (Fullback)
Ryan Clady LT Denver Broncos Starter
Daryn Colledge LG Arizona Cardinals Starter
Tyrone Crawford DE Dallas Cowboys Second string
Tommy Gallarda TE Atlanta Falcons Third string
Korey Hall FB New Orleans Saints Second string
George Iloka S Cincinnati Bengals Second string
Jeron Johnson S Seattle Seahawks Third-string
Doug Martin RB Tampa Bay Buccaneers Starter
Shea McClellin DE Chicago Bears Second string
Quintin Mikell S St. Louis Rams Starter
Kellen Moore QB Detroit Lions Third string
Legedu Naanee WR Miami Dolphins Starter
Austin Pettis #* WR St. Louis Rams Second string
Nate Potter LT Arizona Cardinals Second string
Jarrell Root%* DE Miami Dolphins Reserve
Orlando Scandrick CB Dallas Cowboys Starter
Kyle Wilson CB New York Jets Second string
Billy Winn DT Cleveland Browns Second string
Titus Young WR Detroit Lions Second string/starter

*Not on active 53-man roster
#Serving suspension (tested positive for performance enhancing drugs)
%Placed on injured reserve

Recently waived/cut: CB - Chris Carr (Vikings), TE - Derek Schouman (Saints), LB - Aaron Tevis (Saints), CB - Brandyn Thompson (Redskins)