As the preseason for the NFL kicks off today with Dallas facing Miami, in the Hall of Fame Game, here is a look at how former Kansas Jayhawks are faring in the league.
Dezmon Briscoe: This former Jayhawks great wide-out is looking good in the Washington Redskins camp as he battles for a roster spot. Briscoe battled injuries last season, though aims to get back into a starters role.
Greg Brown: Former Jayhawks cornerback is one of nine cornerbacks on the San Diego Chargers roster.
Anthony Collins: This former Jayhawks tackle started 18 games previously for the Cincinnati Bengals. He is looking at a backup spot now for the team.
Chris Harris: An emerging leader on the Denver Broncos, Harris is one of the great young corners in the league. Harris is expected to start.
Tanner Hawkinson: Rookie lineman from the Jayhawks, was one of the more durable players during his time at Kansas. Hawkinson, expects to see lots of playing time for the Bengals.
Steven Johnson: An undrafted linebacker out of Kansas, Johnson earned some playing time last season for the Denver Broncos. The backer has the potential to earn more time this year.
Bradley McDougald: McDougald is an undrafted free agent safety for the Kansas City Chiefs. The rookie has a tendency to make plays as he has done so far in the Chiefs camp.
Toben Operrum: Former running back for Kansas, then turned to a defensive end, now a fullback for the Chiefs. Operrum is hoping to get a spot with the team.
Mike Rivera: This former linebacker for the Jayhawks is a special teams maven for the New England Patriots. Rivera is very versatile at the position, and started once during last year.
Darrell Stuckey: Stuckey starred as the Chargers special teams captain last season. He expects to play more of the same this year.
Aqib Talib: Talib is one of the elite cornerbacks in the league when he is healthy. He signed a new deal with the New England Patriots in March, and figures to lead the team’s defense.
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