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Published: September 04, 2014, 02:04 PM (CT)
by Michael Bonnette (@LSUBonnette), Sr. Assoc. Athletic Director/SID

BATON ROUGE – Forty-three former LSU football players have made the opening weekend NFL roster as the league begins regular-season play tonight when the Seattle Seahawks host the Green Bay Packers.

Of the 43 former Tigers on NFL rosters, 40 are on active rosters (53-man squad), two are on the practice squad (Sam Montgomery, Craig Loston) and one player (Trindon Holliday) is on the injured reserve. LSU has at least one player on 25 of the 32 NFL teams.

Cincinnati’s roster has four former Tigers, the most of any team, while three LSU players are with the New York Giants and Arizona Cardinals.

Stats for Tigers in the NFL

The following is a complete listing of the Tigers in the NFL for the start of the 2014 regular season:

Active Roster (40)
Joe Barksdale - St. Louis Rams - OT
Lamin Barrow - Denver Broncos - LB
Odell Beckham Jr. - New York Giants - WR
Alfred Blue - Houston Texans - RB
Dwayne Bowe - Kansas City Chiefs - WR
Michael Brockers - St. Louis Rams - DT
Ron Brooks - Buffalo Bills - CB
Morris Claiborne - Dallas Cowboys - CB
Ryan Clark - Washington Redskins FS
Glenn Dorsey - San Francisco 49ers - DT
Lavar Edwards - Dallas Cowboys - DE
Ego Ferguson - Chicago Bears - DT
Matt Flynn - Green Bay Packers - QB
Jeremy Hill - Cincinnati Bengals - RB
Tyson Jackson - Atlanta Falcons - DE
Ricky Jean-Francois - Indianapolis Colts - DT
Anthony Johnson - Miami Dolphins - DT
Donnie Jones - Philadelphia Eagles - P
Brandon LaFell - New England Patriots WR
Jarvis Landry - Miami Dolphins - WR
LaRon Landry - Indianapolis Colts - S
Bennie Logan - Philadelphia Eagles - DT
Tyrann Mathieu - Arizona Cardinals - DB
Danny McCray - Chicago Bears - S
Zach Mettenberger - Tennessee Titans - QB
Barkevious Mingo - Cleveland Browns - LB
Kevin Minter - Arizona Cardinals - LB
Patrick Peterson - Arizona Cardinals - CB/RS
Rueben Randle - New York Giants - WR
Eric Reid - San Francisco 49ers - S
Stevan Ridley - New England Patriots RB
Perry Riley - Washington Redskins LB
Russell Shepard - Tampa Bay Buccaneers WR
Tharold Simon - Seattle Seahawks - CB
Trai Turner - Carolina Panthers - OG
Andrew Whitworth - Cincinnati Bengals - OG
Kyle Williams - Buffalo Bills DT
Brad Wing - Pittsburgh Steelers - P
Al Woods - Tennessee Titans - DT
James Wright - Cincinnati Bengals - WR

Practice Squad (2)
Craig Loston - Jacksonville Jaguars - S
Sam Montgomery - Cincinnati Bengals - LB

Injured Reserve (1)
Trindon Holliday - New York Giants - WR/RS

 

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