Monday, August 20, 2007

Bowling Together: Teammates in the NFL first round

The following is a list of teammates taken in the first round of the NFL Draft during the BCS era. They are grouped by school with the bowl game listed...

2007
LSU, Sugar Bowl
JaMarcus Russell, LaRon Landry, Dwayne Bowe, and Craig Davis

Ohio State, BCS Championship
Ted Ginn and Anthony Gonzalez

The Vawls, Outback Bowl
Justin Harrell and Robert Meachem

Florida, BCS Championship
Jarvis Moss and Reggie Nelson

Texas, Alamo Bowl
Michael Griffin and Aaron Ross

Miami, MPC Computer Bowl
Brandon Meriweather, Jon Beason, and Greg Olsen

2006
NC State, Meineke Car Care Bowl
Mario Williams, Manny Lawson, and John McCargo

USC, Rose Bowl, BCS Championship
Reggie Bush and Matt Leinart

Texas, Rose Bowl, BCS Championship
Vince Young and Michael Huff

Ohio State, Fiesta Bowl
A.J. Hawk, Donte Whitner, Bobby Carpenter, Santonio Holmes, and Nick Mangold

Florida State, Orange Bowl
Ernie Sims, Kamerion Wimbley, Brodrick Bunkley, and Antonio Cromarte

2005
Auburn, Sugar Bowl
Ronnie Brown, Cadillac Williams, Carlos Rogers, and Jason Campbell

Michigan, Rose Bowl
Braylon Edwards and Marlin Jackson

Texas, Rose Bowl
Cedric Benson and Derrick Johnson

USC, Orange Bowl, BCS Championship
Mike Williams and Mike Patterson

Oklahoma, Orange Bowl, BCS Championship
Jammal Brown and Mark Clayton

Georgia, Outback Bowl
Thomas Davis and David Pollack

Florida State, Gator Bowl
Travis Johnson and Alex Barron

2004
Miami, Orange Bowl
Sean Taylor, Kellen Winslow, Jonathan Vilma, D.J. Williams, Vernon Carey, and Vince Wilfork

Texas, Holiday Bowl
Roy Williams and Marcus Tubbs

Virginia Tech, Insight Bowl
DeAngelo Hall and Kevin Jones

Arkansas, Liberty Bowl
Shawn Andrews and Ahmad Carroll

Ohio State, Fiesta Bowl
Will Smith, Chris Gamble, and Mike Jenkins

2003
USC, Orange Bowl
Carson Palmer and Troy Polamalu

Miami, Fiesta Bowl, BCS Championship
Andre Johnson, Jerome McDougle, Willis McGahee, and William Joseph

Georgia, Sugar Bowl
Jonathan Sullivan and George Foster

Penn State, Capital One Bowl
Jimmy Kennedy, Michael Haynes, Bryant Johnson, and Larry Johnson

California*
Kyle Boller and Nnamdi Asomugha
*Cal was on bowl probation for the 2002-03 season. The team finished 7-5 (4-4).

2002
North Carolina, Peach Bowl
Julius Peppers and Ryan Sims

Miami, Rose Bowl, BCS Championship
Bryant McKinnie, Jeremy Shockey, Phillip Buchanan, Ed Reed, and Mike Rumph

The Vawls, Citrus Bowl
John Henderson, Donte Stallworth, and Albert Haynesworth

Boston College, Music City Bowl
William Green and Marc Colombo

2001
Texas, Holiday Bowl
Leonard Davis and Casey Hampton

Florida, Sugar Bowl
Gerard Warren and Kenyatta Walker

Georgia, Oahu Bowl
Richard Seymour and Marcus Stroud

Michigan, Citrus Bowl
David Terrell, Steve Hutchison, and Jeff Backus

Florida State, Sugar Bowl
Jamal Reynolds and Derrick Gibson

Miami, Sugar Bowl
Dan Morgan, Damione Lewis, Santana Moss, and Reggie Wayne

Arizona State, Aloha Bowl
Adam Archuleta and Todd Heap

Ohio State, Outback Bowl
Nate Clements and Ryan Pickett

Wisconsin, Sun Bowl
Jamar Fletcher and Michael Bennett

2000
Penn State, Alamo Bowl
Courtney Brown and Lavar Arrington

Alabama, Orange Bowl
Chris Samuels and Shaun Alexander

Florida State, Sugar Bowl, BCS Championship
Peter Warrick, Corey Simon, and Sebastian Janikowski

The Vawls, Fiesta Bowl
Jamal Lewis and Shaun Ellis

Michigan State, Citrus Bowl
Plaxico Burress and Julian Peterson

Wisconsin, Rose Bowl
Ron Dayne and Chris McIntosh

Jackson State*
Sylvester Morris and Rashard Anderson
*Jackson State, as a Division I-AA team, did not play in a bowl. Furthermore, they failed to qualify for the I-AA playoffs in the 1999-2000 season.

1999
Georgia, Peach Bowl
Champ Bailey and Matt Stinchcomb

Ohio State, Sugar Bowl
David Boston, Antoine Winfield, and Andy Katzenmoyer

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