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Eight Texas A&M rookies make NFL rosters

Aggies now have 28 players in the NFL

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This weekend was the deadline for NFL teams to cut their rosters down to the final 53 players they will take into the regular season, and after the dust settles, eight first-year players from Texas A&M made the cut. These eight players gives the Aggies a total of 28 players on active NFL rosters, including five Pro Bowl players from last season.

Aggies in the NFL

Team Player Pos
Team Player Pos
ARI Kirk, Christian WR
ATL Matthews, Jake OT
BAL Alaka, Otaro* OB
BAL Mack, Daylon* DT
CIN Bullock, Randy PK
CIN Williams, Trayveon* RB
CLE Garrett, Myles DE
CLE Ratley, Damion WR
CLE Seals-Jones, Ricky TE
DAL Wilson, Donovan* FS
DEN Miller, Von OLB
DET Muhlbach, Don LS
GB Keke, Kingsley* DT
GB Sternberger, Jace* TE
HOU Gillaspia, Cullen* RB
JAX Lambo, Josh PK
JAX Ogbuehi, Cedric OT
KC Watts, Armani FS
LAR Reynolds, Josh WR
NE Bennett, Michael DE
NE Eluemunor, Jermaine OG
NO McCoy, Erik* OC
PHI Hall, Daeshon DE
SET Ifedi, Germain OT
TB Evans, Mike WR
TB Evans, Justin SS
TEN Tannehill, Ryan QB
WAS Everett, Deshazor CB



  • All Texas A&M players drafted made the final rosters, including former 12th Man Cullen Gillaspia landing a spot with the Houston Texas
  • Center Erik McCoy has locked down the starting center spot for the New Orleans Saints
  • Safety Donovan Wilson was a sixth-round pick for the Cowboys, but had three preseason interceptions, and many say he may challenge for a starting spot by season’s end
  • Undrafted free agent Otaro Alaka also made the roster in Baltimore alongside teammate Daylon Mack