List of Maryland Terrapins in professional football

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This is a list of former Maryland Terrapins college football players who continued their playing careers in a professional gridiron football league.

National Football League[edit]

Key[edit]

  Inducted to the Pro Football Hall of Fame
  Inducted to the College Football Hall of Fame
  Selected to All-Pro team
  Selected to Pro Bowl

Maryland Terrapins selected in the NFL Draft[edit]

Year Round Pick Overall Player Position NFL team Notes
1937 6 1 51 Bill Guckeyson B Philadelphia Eagles
1944 12 5 114 Tommy Mont B New York Giants
1945 18[nb 1] 10 185 Bill Byrd C New York Giants
1945 26[nb 2] 8 271 Lu Gambino B Chicago Bears
1946 22 7 207 Jack Simmons C Detroit Lions
1946 28 2 262 Don Gleasner E Boston Yanks
1947 13[nb 3] 10 115 Emile Fritz G Chicago Bears
1948 30 4 279 Harry Bonk B Boston Yanks
1950 20 4 252 Fred Davis E Detroit Lions
1950 25 12 325 Jim Brasher C Cleveland Browns
1950 26 5 331 Earl Roth B Washington Redskins
1951 2 11 25 Ray Krouse T New York Giants
1951 4 8 46 Elmer Wingate E New York Yanks
1951 9 3 101 Jake Rowden C Washington Redskins
1951 10 13 123 Chester Gierula G Cleveland Browns
1952 1 6 6 Ed Modzelewski B Pittsburgh Steelers
1952 6 1 62 Dave Cianelli C Dallas Texans
1952 6 6 67 Ed Kensler G Washington Redskins
1952 13 11 156 Tom Cosgrove C Cleveland Browns
1952 14 12 169 Joe Moss T Los Angeles Rams
1952 16 5 186 Pete Ladygo G Pittsburgh Steelers
1952 23 7 272 Paul Nestor T Chicago Bears
1952 24 1 278 Bob Ward G Dallas Texans
1952 26 3 304 Chuck Fry or Charley Fry T Chicago Cardinals
1952 27 11 324 Bill Maletzky G Cleveland Browns
1952 28 7 332 Karney Scioscia B Chicago Bears
1952 30 7 356 Bob Shemonski B Chicago Bears
1953 1 3 3 Jack Scarbath B Washington Redskins
1953 2 3 16 Dick Modzelewski T Washington Redskins Pro Bowl
1953 4 5 42 Lloyd Colteryahn E Pittsburgh Steelers
1953 4 9 46 Ed Fullerton B San Francisco 49ers
1953 5 5 54 Stan Jones T Chicago Bears 7× Pro Bowl; 3× All-Pro
1953 7 4 77 John Alderton E Pittsburgh Steelers
1953 8 3 88 Lew Weidensaul E Washington Redskins
1953 8 11 96 Bob Morgan T Los Angeles Rams
1953 22 5 258 Ed O'Connor T Pittsburgh Steelers
1953 25 2 291 Art Hurd G Washington Redskins
1954 1 11 11 Bernie Faloney B San Francisco 49ers CFL MOP
1954 2 11 24 Chet Hanulak B Cleveland Browns
1954 4 4 41 Dick Nolan B New York Giants
1954 4 10 47 Charlie Boxold B San Francisco 49ers
1954 4 2 39 Ralph Felton B Washington Redskins
1954 12 11 144 Tom Breunich T Cleveland Browns
1954 13 6 151 Charles Lattimer C Pittsburgh Steelers
1954 26 2 303 Ralph Baierl T Green Bay Packers
1955 1 9 9 Dick Bielski B Philadelphia Eagles 2× Pro Bowl
1955 2 2 15 Ron Waller B Los Angeles Rams
1955 6 1 62 Jack Bowersox G Chicago Cardinals
1955 8 1 86 John Irvine C Chicago Cardinals
1955 8 11 96 Bill Walker E Detroit Lions
1955 13 1 146 Tom McLuckie G Chicago Cardinals
1955 15 8 177 Don Brougher C Philadelphia Eagles
1955 17 4 197 Lynn Beightol B Green Bay Packers
1955 22 11 264 George Albrecht B Detroit Lions
1955 26 9 310 George Palahunik G Philadelphia Eagles
1956 1 4 4 Bob Pellegrini C Philadelphia Eagles
1956 1 12 12 Ed Vereb B Washington Redskins
1956 8 7 92 Russ Dennis E Green Bay Packers
1956 10 7 116 Bob Laughery B Green Bay Packers
1956 11 3 124 Tom Selep B Detroit Lions
1957 4 9 46 Mike Sandusky T San Francisco 49ers
1957 14 3 160 Joe Lazzarino T Los Angeles Rams
1957 15 10 179 Gene Alderton C Detroit Lions
1957 16 11 192 Ed Heuring E Chicago Bears
1957 17 4 197 Frank Tamburello B Cleveland Browns
1957 18 11 216 Al Wharton G Chicago Bears
1957 23 12 277 Jack Healy B New York Giants
1957 29 3 340 Howie Dare B Green Bay Packers
1958 3 4 29 Ed Cooke E Chicago Bears
1958 3 12 37 Don Healy T Chicago Bears
1958 15 5 174 Jack Davis G Washington Redskins
1958 28 4 329 Wilbur Main B Chicago Bears
1959 6 8 68 Fred Cole G Chicago Bears
1959 14 5 161 Kurt Schwarz G Washington Redskins
1960 3 11 35 Rod Breedlove G San Francisco 49ers
1961 16 13 223 Roger Shoals T Cleveland Browns
1961 17 2 226 Everett Cloud B Dallas Cowboys
1962 1 4 4 Gary Collins E Cleveland Browns 2× Pro Bowl; NFL All-Decade
1962 7 6 90 Bill Kirchiro G St. Louis Cardinals
1962 14 10 192 Jim Davidson B Detroit Lions
1962 15 6 202 Dick Barlund E St. Louis Cardinals
1963 2 7 21 Tom Brown B Green Bay Packers Super Bowl I, II Champion
1963 2 14 28 Walter Rock G San Francisco 49ers
1963 3 4 32 Dave Crossan G/C Philadelphia Eagles
1963 15 7 203 Harry Butsko LB Washington Redskins
1964 7 3 87 Dick Shiner QB Washington Redskins
1964 14 2 184 Ernie Arizzi B Philadelphia Eagles
1965 9 4 116 Ken Ambrusko B Chicago Bears
1965 14 14 196 Jerry Fishman LB Baltimore Colts
1966 2 14 30 Tom Cichowski OT Green Bay Packers
1967 5 18 125 Dick Absher TE Philadelphia Eagles
1967 14 16 357 Bo Hickey FB St. Louis Cardinals
1968 13 17 344 Tom Myslinski OG New York Jets
1969 10 13 247 Ron Pearson TE/LB Chicago Bears
1969 11 10 270 Alan Pastrana QB Denver Broncos
1969 12 15 301 Harry Blackney RB New York Giants
1970 7 17 173 Roland Merritt WR Washington Redskins
1970 9 17 225 Ralph Sonntag OT Washington Redskins
1972 8 5 187 Guy Roberts LB Houston Oilers
1972 15 23 387 Larry Marshall DB Kansas City Chiefs
1974 7 12 168 Bart Purvis OT Green Bay Packers
1974 14 4 342 Paul Vellano DT Chicago Bears
1975 1 2 2 Randy White DT Dallas Cowboys 9x All-Pro, 9x Pro Bowl
Super Bowl XII Champion,
Super Bowl MVP
1975 3 24 76 Louis Carter RB Oakland Raiders
1975 3 20 72 Steve Mike-Mayer PK San Francisco 49ers
1975 3 26 78 Walther White TE Pittsburgh Steelers
1975 5 3 107 Stan Rogers OT Denver Broncos
1975 6 5 135 Bob Avellini QB Chicago Bears
1975 10 2 236 Phil Wagenheim P Baltimore Colts
1975 10 14 248 Ken Schroy DB Philadelphia Eagles
1975 12 17 303 Harry Walters LB Denver Broncos
1975 16 26 416 Robert Smith DB Baltimore Colts
1975 17 24 440 Frank Russell WR Baltimore Colts
1976 11 22 313 Rick Jennings RB Oakland Raiders Super Bowl XI Champion
1977 1 7 7 Joe Campbell DE New Orleans Saints Super Bowl XV Champion
1977 3 10 66 Tim Wilson RB Houston Oilers
1977 3 12 68 Ed Fulton OG Los Angeles Rams
1977 6 23 162 Tom Schick OG New Orleans Saints
1977 12 6 313 Dave Conrad OT New York Jets
1978 4 21 105 Mark Manges QB Los Angeles Rams
1978 10 27 277 Vince Kinney WR Denver Broncos
1979 2 16 444 Steve Atkins RB Green Bay Packers
1979 3 15 71 Charles Johnson DT Green Bay Packers
1980 10 5 254 Larry Stewart OT Baltimore Colts
1981 3 22 78 Lloyd Burruss DB Kansas City Chiefs
1981 4 24 107 Eric Sievers TE San Diego Chargers
1981 6 17 155 Sam Johnson DB Detroit Lions
1981 11 2 278 Ed Gall DT New York Jets
1982 9 9 232 Darnell Dialey LB St. Louis Cardinals
1983 3 9 65 John Tice TE New Orleans Saints
1983 4 12 96 Mark Duda DT St. Louis Cardinals
1983 7 12 180 Gurnest Brown DT Buffalo Bills
1984 1 16 16 Pete Koch DE Cincinnati Bengals
1984 1 19 19 Ron Solt OG Indianapolis Colts
1984 2 10 38 Boomer Esiason QB Cincinnati Bengals 1988 NFL MVP
4x Pro Bowl
Man of Year Award
1984 4 22 106 Dave D'Addio RB Detroit Lions
1984 7 2 170 Willie Joyner RB Houston Oilers
1984 12 15 323 Russell Davis WR Buffalo Bills
1985 2 6 34 Kevin Glover C Detroit Lions 3x Pro Bowl
1985 3 1 57 Frank Reich QB Buffalo Bills
1985 7 3 171 Eric Wilson LB Green Bay Packers
1986 5 2 112 J.D. Maarleveld OT Tampa Bay Buccaneers
1986 5 19 129 Donald Brown DB San Diego Chargers
1986 6 12 150 Stan Gelbaugh QB Dallas Cowboys
1986 7 20 186 Rick Badanjek RB Washington Redskins
1986 9 27 248 George Colton OG New England Patriots
1986 11 18 295 Len Lynch OG New York Giants
1987 8 14 209 Bruce Mesner DE Buffalo Bills
1987 9 12 235 Alvin Blount RB Dallas Cowboys
1987 10 28 279 Chuck Faucette LB New York Giants
1987 11 27 306 Tommy Neal RB Denver Broncos
1988 3 2 57 Kevin Walker LB Cincinnati Bengals
1988 3 18 73 Ferrell Edmunds TE Miami Dolphins 2x Pro Bowl, 1x All Pro
1988 9 3 224 Azizuddin Abdur-Ra'oof WR Kansas City Chiefs
1988 10 21 270 O'Brien Alston LB Indianapolis Colts
1988 11 1 278 James Milling WR Atlanta Falcons
1989 2 19 47 Warren Powers DE Denver Broncos
1989 5 4 116 Vernon Joines WR Cleveland
1989 11 22 301 Dan Plocki PK Cleveland Browns
1989 12 8 315 J.B. Brown DB Miami Dolphins
1990 3 17 70 Neil O'Donnell QB Pittsburgh Steelers
1990 12 18 322 Blaine Rose OG New England Patriots
1991 4 1 84 Scott Zolak QB New England Patriots
1990 4 28 111 Clarence Jones OT New York Giants
1990 9 1 224 O'Neil Glenn OG New England Patriots
1992 3 14 70 Larry Webster DT Miami Dolphins
1992 7 1 169 Derek Steele DE Indianapolis Colts
1993 6 20 160 Frank Wycheck TE Tennessee Titans 3× Pro Bowl
1995 7 7 215 Steve Ingram OG Tampa Bay Buccaneers
1996 5 21 153 Jermaine Lewis WR Baltimore Ravens 2× Pro Bowl, 2× All-Pro
Super Bowl XXXV Champion
1997 1 24 24 Chad Scott DB Pittsburgh Steelers
1998 6 10 163 Eric Ogbogu DE New York Jets
1999 5 13 146 Eric Barton LB Oakland Raiders
1999 6 18 187 Kendall Ogle LB Cleveland Browns
2000 4 1 95 Lewis Sanders DB Cleveland Browns
2000 7 10 216 Delbert Cowsette DT Washington Redskins
2001 2 13 44 Kris Jenkins DT Carolina Panthers 4x Pro Bowl, 3x All-Pro
2001 2 18 49 Lamont Jordan RB New York Jets
2002 3 11 76 Melvin Fowler C Cleveland Browns
2002 3 17 83 Charles Hill NT Houston Texans
2002 7 41 252 Matt Murphy TE Detroit Lions
2003 2 8 40 E.J. Henderson LB Minnesota Vikings
2004 2 24 56 Madieu Williams FS Cincinnati Bengals Man of the Year Award
2004 3 8 71 Randy Starks DT Tennessee Titans
2004 4 16 112 Leon Joe LB Chicago Bears
2004 7 19 220 Jeff Dugan TE Minnesota Vikings
2004 7 41 242 Bruce Perry RB Philadelphia Eagles
2005 1 12 12 Shawne Merriman OLB San Diego Chargers 3x Pro Bowl, 3x All-Pro
NFL DROY
2005 3 33 97 Domonique Foxworth CB Denver Broncos
2006 1 6 6 Vernon Davis TE San Francisco 49ers Super Bowl 50 Champion
2006 2 2 34 D'Qwell Jackson ILB Cleveland Browns
2006 7 26 232 Gerrick McPhearson DB New York Giants
2007 2 23 55 Josh Wilson CB Seattle Seahawks
2007 4 2 101 Adam Podlesh P Jacksonville Jaguars
2007 § Jared Gaither OT Baltimore Ravens
2008 4 16 115 Dre Moore DT Tampa Bay Buccaneers
2009 1 7 7 Darrius Heyward-Bey WR Oakland Raiders
2009 3 16 80 Kevin Barnes CB Washington Redskins
2009 7 21 230 Moise Fokou OLB Philadelphia Eagles
2009 7 27 236 Jaimie Thomas OT Indianapolis Colts
2009 7 46 255 Dan Gronkowski TE Detroit Lions
2010 4 8 106 Bruce Campbell OL Oakland Raiders
2010 5 14 145 Nolan Carroll CB Miami Dolphins
2011 2 26 58 Torrey Smith WR Baltimore Ravens Super Bowl XLVII Champion
2011 7 18 221 Da'Rel Scott RB New York Giants Super Bowl XLVI Champion
2013 7 18 224 Kevin Dorsey WR Green Bay Packers
2014 3 16 80 Dexter McDougle CB New York Jets
2015 5 10 146 Stefon Diggs WR Minnesota Vikings
2015 6 27 203 Darius Kilgo DT Denver Broncos Super Bowl 50 Champion
2016 2 27 58 Sean Davis S Pittsburgh Steelers
2016 3 6 69 Yannick Ngakoue DE Jacksonville Jaguars
2016 5 8 147 Quinton Jefferson DT Seattle Seahawks
  • A "§" in the "Round" column indicates the player was selected in a supplemental draft.[1][2][3]

Undrafted Maryland Terrapins in the NFL[edit]

The following individuals participated in the National Football League, but were never selected in an NFL Draft.

Years active Player Position
From To
1920 Andy Fletcher B
1920 Charlie Mills B
1920 Henry Shank B
1921 1922 Brooke Brewer B
1921 Joe Coster T
1925 Roy Mackert T
1929 1930 Gerald Snyder B
1932 Jack Norris DL
1939 1940 Jim Meade RB
1946 1947 John Lookabaugh DL
1947 John Wright RB
1959 Ed Nickla OL
1959 1964 Ben Scotti DB
1960 Phil Perlo LB
1967 1972 Chip Myrtle LB
1974
1968 Jim Corcoran QB
1968 1976 Billy Van Heusen WR
1971 1979 Tony Greene DB
1975 Don Ratliff DL
1975 1979 Walter White WR
1976 1978 John Schultz WR
1977 1981 Ron Raba WR
1979 1989 Neal Olkewicz LB
1980 Kervin Wyatt LB
1981 1995 Mike Tice TE
1981 1983 Steve Trimble DB
1982 1982 Renaldo Nehemiah WR
1984 Dave Pacella OL
1985 1988 Jess Atkinson PK
1987 Ted Chapman DL
1987 Ron Fazio WR
1987 1995 Tom McHale OG
1987 Jeff Rodenberger RB
1987 Scott Schankweiler LB
1988 Sean Scott LB
1989 Matt D'Amico LB
1989 1990 Ben Jefferson OL
1989 Chad Sydnor DB
1991 1992 Barry Johnson WR
1993 Darren Drozdov DL
1993 Irv Smith DB
1996 1999 Scott Milanovich QB
1997 Geroy Simon WR
1997 2007 Al Wallace DL
1998 2007 Eric Hicks DL
1998 1999 Mike Kiselak OL
1999 Cliff Crosby DB
1999 Kendall Ogle LB
1999 Ratcliff Thomas LB
2000 2001 John Feugill OL
2001 Renard Cox DB
2002 Present Shaun Hill QB
2002 Tony Okanlawon DB
2003 Brooks Barnard P
2003 Present James Lynch RB
2004 Chris Downs RB
2004 Durrand Roundtree DE
2004 Todd Wike OG
2004 Dennard Wilson DB
2004 Present Curome Cox CB
2005 2007 Rob Abiamiri TE
2005 Present Jon Condo LS
2005 Present Nick Novak PK
2006 Present William Kershaw LB
2007 2008 Conrad Bolston DT
2007 Present Stephon Heyer OT
2007 Sam Hollenbach QB
2007 Present David Holloway LB
2008 Present Lance Ball RB
2008 Present Andrew Crummey C
2008 Present Isaiah Gardner CB
2008 Present Joey Haynos TE
2008 Present Erin Henderson LB
2008 Present Keon Lattimore RB
2009 Present Edwin Williams C
2009 Present Isaiah Williams WR
2010 Present Phil Costa C
2011 Present Adrian Moten LB
2011 Present LaQuan Williams WR
2011 Present Will Yeatman TE
2012 Present Cameron Chism CB
2012 Present Davin Meggett RB
2013 Present Joe Vellano DT

Canadian Football League[edit]

The following former Terrapins played in the Canadian Football League (CFL):[4]

Other professional leagues[edit]

NFL Europe[edit]

Arena Football League[edit]

Maryland Terrapins as professional coaches[edit]

Head coaches[edit]

The following former Maryland players served as head coaches in the NFL.

The following former Maryland players served as head coaches in another professional league.

Assistant coaches[edit]

The following former Maryland players served as assistant coaches in the NFL. Individuals who also served as head coaches are not included.

The following former Maryland players served as assistant coaches in another professional league.

See also[edit]

Footnotes[edit]

  1. ^ There is a conflict between references for this data. The DatabaseFootball.com source records that Bill Byrd was the 10th pick in the 18th round, 185th overall, while the media guide source records instead that Byrd was drafted in the 16th, without providing further data. It is assumed that the DatabaseFootball.com source is more authoritative, because it lists all draft picks in numerical order.
  2. ^ There is a conflict between references for this data. The DatabaseFootball.com source records that Lu Gambino was the 8th pick in the 24th round, 271st overall, while the media guide source records instead that Gambino was drafted in the 24th, without providing further data. It is assumed that the DatabaseFootball.com source is more authoritative, because it lists all draft picks in numerical order.
  3. ^ There is a conflict between references for this data. The DatabaseFootball.com source records that Emile Fritz was the 10th pick in the 13th round, 115th overall, while the media guide source records instead that Fritz was drafted in the 11th, without providing further data. It is assumed that the DatabaseFootball.com source is more authoritative, because it lists all draft picks in numerical order.
  4. ^ Turyn actually served as an assistant with the Washington Redskins while a player at Maryland. In 1946, Terrapins head coach Clark Shaughnessy was a part-time adviser for the Washington Redskins, and had some of his players assist him. Turyn and Tommy Mont reportedly even called some plays during games.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Terps in the Pros[permanent dead link] (PDF), 2000 Maryland Football Media Guide, University of Maryland Terrapins official website, 2000, retrieved 22 December 2008.
  2. ^ NFL Draft History, National Football League, retrieved 22 December 2008.
  3. ^ NFL Draft History Archived 2009-03-08 at the Wayback Machine., DatabaseFootball.com, retrieved 22 December 2008.
  4. ^ Maryland, CFLapedia, retrieved July 29, 2009.
  5. ^ David Ungrady (2003). Tales from the Maryland Terrapins. Sports Publishing LLC. pp. 3–26. Retrieved 15 December 2008.