June 29, 2012; Berea, OH USA: New England Patriots defensive end Chandler Jones catches a ball from a young girl during the AFC rookie symposium at the Cleveland Browns Training Facility. Mandatory Credit: Eric P. Mull-USPRESSWIRE
Syracuse Orange football is on its way to re-establishing itself as a solid NFL jobs creator. Chandler Jones going in the first round of the NFL Draft helped a lot and the fact that 25 former Orange will be lining up in preseason camps this summer helps as well.
In case you need to keep track of who's playing where, here's a handy list for you...
Arizona Cardinals: Ryan Bartholomew (C)
Baltimore Ravens: Dorian Graham (WR), Jameel McClain (LB), Arthur Jones (DT)
Carolina Panthers: Olindo Mare (K)
Detroit Lions: Doug Hogue (LB)
Houston Texans: Derrell Smith (RB) (yes, RB)
Indianapolis Colts: Delone Carter (RB), Dwight Freeney (DL), Mike Holmes (DB)
Kansas City Chiefs: Aaron Weaver (WR)
Miami Dolphins: Kevyn Scott (DB)
New England Patriots: Chandler Jones (DE), Will Allen (DB), Tony Fiammetta (FB), Steve Gregory (DB)
New Orleans Saints: Andrew Tiller (OG)
Philadelphia Eagles: Phillip Thomas (S)
San Diego Chargers: Curtis Brinkley (RB)
St. Louis Rams: Michael Hay (OG), Quinn Ojinnaka (OT)
Tampa Bay Buccaneers: Mike Williams (WR)
Tennessee Titans: Ryan Durand (OG)
Washington Redskins: Antwon Bailey (RB), Tanard Jackson (S)
Almost one quarter of them are defensive backs. Mama, let your son grow up to be a Syracuse safety...