Kansas football: Top five former Kansas Jayhawks in the NFL

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In honor of the Kansas City Chiefs playing in Super Bowl LVII this Sunday, we want to look back at some of the best former members of the Kansas Jayhawks football team who made it to the NFL.

KU does not have a long list of players who made it to the pros — that honor goes to the basketball team. Still, there are several KU alum around the league today to represent the up-and-coming Jayhawks football team.

These rankings are purely based on their ability right now, not their career accolades or how good they used to be. Considering there are only seven Jayhawks currently signed to an NFL team, there will not be many players left out of this five-man list.

Here are the five best former Jayhawks in the NFL as of the 2022 season: