CAA Has 35 Players On NFL Rosters As 2020 Season Kicks Off

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As the 2020 NFL season gets underway on Thursday night, CAA Football will once again be well-represented.

There are currently 23 former CAA Football players spread across the opening day rosters of 20 different NFL teams. In addition, there are 12 players from the conference who are part of NFL practice squads.

James Madison leads all FCS schools with seven players on active NFL rosters, while Delaware is tied for second among FCS members with six players on active rosters.

Former Maine standout Patrick Ricard earned a spot in the Pro Bowl last season as a fullback with the Baltimore Ravens, while former Villanova defensive end Tanoh Kpassagnon is a returning starter for the defending Super Bowl champion Kansas City Chiefs.

There are also three NFL head coaches who are graduates of CAA Football schools – Sean McDermott of the Buffalo Bills (William & Mary), Matt Nagy of the Chicago Bears (Delaware) and Mike Tomlin of the Pittsburgh Steelers (William & Mary).

CAA Football Players On Active NFL Rosters

  • Nasir Adderley, S, Delaware – Los Angeles Chargers
  • Nick Boyle, TE, Delaware – Baltimore Ravens
  • Daniel Brown, TE, James Madison – New York Jets
  • Austin Calitro, LB, Villanova – Denver Broncos
  • Isaiah Coulter, WR, Rhode Island – Houston Texans
  • Jordan Dangerfield, S, Towson – Pittsburgh Steelers
  • Ben DiNucci, QB, James Madison – Dallas Cowboys
  • Joe Flacco, QB, Delaware – New York Jets
  • Raven Greene, S, James Madison – Green Bay Packers
  • Ethan Greenidge, OL, Villanova – New Orleans Saints
  • DeAndre Houston-Carson, S, William & Mary – Chicago Bears
  • Zach Kerr, DT, Delaware – Carolina Panthers
  • Tanoh Kpassagnon, DE, Villanova – Kansas City Chiefs
  • Dean Marlowe, S, James Madison – Buffalo Bills
  • Jimmy Moreland, DB, James Madison – Washington Football Team
  • Bilal Nichols, NT, Delaware – Chicago Bears
  • Timon Parris, OT, Stony Brook – Atlanta Falcons
  • Luke Rhodes, LS, William & Mary – Indianapolis Colts
  • Troy Reeder, LB, Delaware – Los Angeles Rams
  • Patrick Ricard, FB/DL, Maine – Baltimore Ravens
  • Aaron Stinnie, OG, James Madison – Tampa Bay Buccaneers
  • Oli Udoh, OT, Elon – Minnesota Vikings
  • Josh Wells, OT, James Madison – Tampa Bay Buccaneers

CAA Football Players On NFL Practice Squads

  • Ron’Dell Carter, DE, James Madison – Dallas Cowboys
  • Jamil Demby, OL, Maine – Los Angeles Rams
  • Juwan Green, WR, UAlbany – Atlanta Falcons
  • Gavin Heslop, CB, Stony Brook – Seattle Seahawks
  • Ishmael Hyman, WR, James Madison – Carolina Panthers
  • Kyle Lauletta, QB, Richmond – Atlanta Falcons
  • Alex Light, OL, Richmond – Green Bay Packers
  • Kyle Murphy, OL, Rhode Island – New York Giants
  • Bill Murray, DL, William & Mary – New England Patriots
  • Aaron Parker, WR, Rhode Island – Dallas Cowboys
  • Tye Smith, CB, Towson – Tennessee Titans
  • Jarren Williams, DB, UAlbany – New York Giants

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