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Former Oklahoma players in NFL training camps

BY MIKE BALDWIN Published: July 29, 2013
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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).

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