Franklin American Music City Bowl Alumni Spotlight

Friday, September 17, 2010

Year after year, the Franklin American Mortgage Music City Bowl has brought future National Football League (NFL) players to Nashville each December. The Bowl’s Game of the Week spotlights an ACC-SEC matchup between two teams with Bowl alumni now taking the field in the NFL. 

The ACC’s Clemson Tigers will enter Jordan-Hare Stadium to face the SEC’s Auburn Tigers this Saturday, September 18, 2010. Both teams have represented their conference in the Franklin American Mortgage Music City Bowl. Clemson played Kentucky in 2009 and also 2006, and Auburn played Wisconsin in 2003. 

Franklin American Mortgage Music City Bowl alumni from Clemson and Auburn now playing in the NFL include the following players:
 

Player | University  Bowl Year Current NFL | Position
James Davis | Clemson 2006  Cleveland Browns | Running Back             
    Drafted in 2009 as 195th pick in 6th round by Cleveland Browns
     
Tyler Grisham | Clemson 2006  Pittsburgh Steelers | Wide Receiver   
    Signed in 2009 as undrafted free agent by Pittsburgh Steelers
     
Chansi Stuckey | Clemson             
2006  Cleveland Browns | Wide Receiver
    Drafted in 2007 as 235th pick in 7th round by New York Jets
     
Ronnie Brown | Auburn
2003

Miami Dolphins | Running Back

    Drafted in 2005 as 2nd pick in 1st round by Miami Dolphins
     
Jason Campbell | Auburn
2003

Oakland Raiders | Quarterback

    Drafted in 2005 as 25th pick in 1st round by Washington Redskins
     
Karlos Dansby | Auburn
2003 Miami Dolphins | Linebacker
    Drafted in 2004 as 33rd pick in 2nd round by Arizona Cardinals
     
Spencer Johnson | Auburn   
2003 Buffalo Bills | Defensive Tackle
    Signed in 2004 as undrafted free agent by Minnesota Vikings
     
Jay Ratliff | Auburn        
2003 Dallas Cowboys | Nose Tackle
   
Drafted in 2005 as 224th pick in 7th round by Dallas Cowboys
     
Carlos Rogers | Auburn
2003 Washington Redskins | Cornerback
    Drafted in 2005 as 9th pick in 1st round by Washington Redskins
     
Reggie Torbor | Auburn 
2003 Buffalo Bills | Linebacker
    Drafted in 2004 as 97th pick in 4th round by New York Giants
     
Cadillac Williams | Auburn  
2003 Tampa Bay Buccaneers | Running Back
   
Drafted in 2005 as 5th pick in 1st round by Tampa Bay Buccaneers
 

To view a complete list of Bowl alumni in the NFL, click here.