OU players in NFL training camps
Pos. Player (NFL team)
DE Frank Alexander (Carolina): Fourth-round pick played in all 16 games his rookie season (18 tackles, 2.5 sacks).
DE Jeremy Beal (Denver): Hoping to make his debut; spent last season on injured reserve (knee). Seventh-round pick was on practice squad in 2011.
QB Sam Bradford (St. Louis): Threw for 3,702 yards, 21 TDs, only 13 interceptions. Posted a solid 82.6 QB rating his third season.
OT Cory Brandon (Chicago): Cut by Tampa Bay in 2011. Signed with the Bears last season. Hasn't appeared in a regular season game.
WR Justin Brown (Pittsburgh): Rookie, who made an impact with Sooners after transferring from Penn State, was selected in sixth round.
WR Ryan Broyles (Detroit): Was making a mid-season impact (22 catches, 10 yards, 2 TDs) before he was sidelined by another knee injury.
SS Quinton Carter (Denver): Started 10 games his rookie season (2011) but a left knee injury limited him to only three games last season.
C Chris Chester (Washington): Former second-round pick has started all 33 games with Redskins after starting 47 games in five seasons with the Ravens.
LB Keenan Clayton (Oakland): Primarily played on special teams in his debut season with Raiders; recorded 31 tackles with the Eagles in 2011.
TE Brody Eldridge (Chicago): Was cut midway through the 2012 season but started a combined 16 games with the Colts in 2010-11.
CB Jamell Fleming (Arizona): Recorded 23 tackles in 15 games in a backup role (three starts) his rookie season.
DB Dominique Franks (Atlanta): Played in all 16 games (11 tackles), primarily playing on special teams for an NFC contender.
TE Jermaine Gresham (Cincinnati): Developing into one of the AFC's top tight ends (172 catches, 1,804 yards, 15 TDs first three seasons).
NG Tommie Harris: Three-time Pro Bowler (31.5 career sacks) is being given a tryout with Tampa Bay after sitting out last season.
OT Lane Johnson (Philadelphia): Former juco QB made a quantum leap; selected fourth overall, Johnson is projected as an anchor on the Eagles O-line.
QB Landry Jones (Pittsburgh): OU's all-time leader in passing yards (16,646) and TDs (123) Jones was selected in fourth round.
OG Davin Joseph (Tampa Bay): A former first-round pick, selected 23rd overall, has made 83 career starts over six seasons.
DE David King (Philadelphia): Selected in the seventh round, King appeared in 43 games at OU, including 21 starts.
OT Phil Loadholt (Minnesota): The Vikings' starting right tackle, selected 54th overall four years ago, has started 63 of 64 games.
DE Ronnell Lewis (Detroit): Appeared in eight games on special teams his rookie season (two tackles).
LB Travis Lewis (Detroit): A seventh-round pick, Lewis appeared in 13 games, recording three tackles his rookie season.
LB Curtis Lofton (New Orleans): Ranks among the league leaders with 521 tackles the past four seasons, including 123 his first year with the Saints.
DT Gerald McCoy (Tampa Bay): Healthy an entire season for the first time, the third overall pick in the 2010 draft was named to his first Pro Bowl.
DT Jamarkus McFarland (San Diego): Undrafted rookie free agent tries to make the Chargers roster.
DT Stacy McGee (Oakland): Sixth round pick who was suspended seven games his senior year gets a shot with the Raiders.
RB DeMarco Murray (Dallas): Similar to his rookie season Murray was productive when healthy (914 total yards — 663 rushing).
RB Adrian Peterson (Minnesota): Coming off ACL knee surgery, Peterson rushed for NFL-best 2,097 yards and scored 15 touchdowns.
SS Reggie Smith (Oakland): Cut last season by Carolina, Smith is trying to revive his career (played 45 games with the 'Niners from 2008-11).
OL Donald Stephenson (KC): Playing for hometown team, Stephenson started seven games his rookie season at tackle. Also seeing some time at guard.
WR Kenny Stills (New Orleans): Leaving after his junior year, fifth round pick will compete for playing time behind Marques Colston and Lance Moore.
DT Casey Walker (Carolina): On the same D-line as former OU teammate Frank Alexander, Walker tries to make the Panthers roster.
DE R.J. Washington (St. Louis): Undrafted rookie free agent will compete for a roster spot in training camp.
P Tress Way (Chicago): Must beat out 29-year-old veteran Adam Podlesh, who has averaged 42.6 yards his six seasons with the Bears and Jaguars.
OT Trent Williams (Washington): Former first-round pick, selected fourth overall, has started 39 games his three years with Redskins.
(Update on OU players on NFL rosters in 2010 or 2011)
DE C.J. Ah You: Retired at age 29 after appearing in 33 games over three seasons with the Rams.
OT Jammal Brown: Hip injury forced two-time Pro Bowler to retire at age 31. Former first-round pick (2005) started 85 games with the Redskins and Saints.
WR Mark Clayton: Retired last season at age 29. In seven seasons he compiled 260 catches for 3,448 yards and 14 TDs.
DE Auston English: Retired after playing two seasons with the Browns.
WR Cameron Kenney: Bounced around the league last season. He is still awaiting a shot at making his NFL debut.
FB Mossis Madu: Appeared in nine games with Tampa Bay in 2011. Is training in hopes of been offered a training camp invite.
S Jonathan Nelson: Appeared in two games with Carolina in 2011. Is training in hopes of been offered a training camp invite.
S Brodney Pool: Retired last season at age 28 after seven seasons, five with the Browns (career 288 tackles, 13 interceptions).
OG Duke Robinson: After failing to make an NFL roster, he is now playing indoor football for the Utah Blaze.
RB Dominique Whaley: Is training in hopes of been offered a training camp invite.
DE Jimmy Wilkerson: Retired last season at age 31 after eight seasons, five with the Chiefs (141 career tackles, 14 sacks).
LB Tom Wort: Left OU a year early but still awaiting a training camp invite.