OSU players in NFL training camps
Pos. Player (NFL team)
K Dan Bailey (Dallas): Has converted 61 of 68 field goal attempts in two seasons. Last year, he was 29 of 31. His only two misses (51 and 54 yards).
TE Billy Bajema (Baltimore): Signed in mid-season, the eight-year veteran earned a Super Bowl ring. Role player has 38 career receptions.
WR Justin Blackmon (Jacksonville): No. 5 overall pick recorded 64 receptions, 865 yards as a rookie but is suspended first four games (substance abuse).
DE Jeremy Blatnick (Buffalo): Undrafted free agent spent part of last season on Broncos practice squad; signed by the Bills in April.
OT Michael Bowie (Seattle): Seventh-round pick finished his career at Northeastern after transferring from OSU.
WR Dez Bryant (Dallas): Breakout season (92 receptions, 1,382 yards, 12 TDs); his last seven games (882 yards, 9 TDs) Bryant was one of the league's top receivers.
WR Josh Cooper (Cleveland): Undrafted free agent appeared in six games (eight receptions) his rookie season with the Browns.
CB Perrish Cox (San Francisco): Revived his career as a reserve in the 'Niners secondary after sitting out in 2011 due to off-the-field legal issues.
LB Alex Elkins (Detroit): Lions' brass is saying undrafted free agent has a shot to make the team with a good training camp.
OT Corey Hilliard (Detroit): Six-year veteran didn't appear in a game last season but has played in 37 games (five starts) with the Lions and Colts.
RB Kendall Hunter (San Francisco): Has rushed for 844 yards in two seasons with the 'Niners. Close to 100 percent after 2012 season ended with a torn Achilles tendon.
OL Charlie Johnson (Minnesota): Seven-year veteran, a sixth-round pick in 2006, has appeared in 105 games (86 starts) with the Colts and Vikings.
CB Jacob Lacey (Minnesota): Former undrafted free agent has carved out a solid four-year career (257 career tackles, six interceptions) with the Colts and Lions. Signed with the Vikings.
LB Orie Lemon (Kansas City): Signed with the Chiefs. Last season, as a rookie, he recorded five special teams tackles in five games with the Cowboys.
S Markelle Martin (Tennessee): A sixth round pick a year ago, Martin was slowed by a Senior Bowl knee injury; could play a key role this season.
DE Nigel Nicholas (Tennessee): Undrafted free agent will try to make an impression during training camp.
OT Russell Okung (Seattle): One of the best O-linemen in the NFL, the No. 6 overall pick in the 2010 draft was selected to the Pro Bowl last season.
TE Brandon Pettigrew (Detroit): A superb blocker, Pettigrew also is a viable offensive threat (213 catches last three years) but must cut down on drops.
RB Joseph Randle (Dallas): Fifth-round draft pick has a good chance to make the Cowboys roster, possibly earn the backup role behind DeMarco Murray.
DE Ryan Robinson (Oakland): Undrafted free agent will try to make the most of his opportunity in camp.
QB Zac Robinson (Cincinnati): Has spent three seasons on practice squads with the Bengals, Seahawks and Lions; last week he was placed on the PUP list.
P/K Quinn Sharp (Cincinnati): Lou Groza semifinalist competing against five-year veteran punter Kevin Huber and nine-year kicking vet Mike Nugent.
DE Antonio Smith (Houston): Nine-year veteran, who signed with Houston four years ago, has 36.5 careers sacks, including career high seven last season.
OG Lane Taylor (Green Bay): All Big 12 offensive lineman went undrafted but could make the Packers roster; currently on second team O-line.
QB Brandon Weeden (Cleveland): Threw for 3,385 yards, 14 TDs, 17 interceptions as a 28-year-old rookie; working with new offensive coordinator Norv Turner.
DT Kevin Williams (Minnesota): Entering his 11th season with the Vikings, six-time Pro Bowler has accumulated 434 careers tackles, 56.5 sacks.
Update on OSU players on NFL rosters in 2010 or 2011
OT Levy Adcock: Cut by Giants in May; Working out in attempt to land a training camp invite.
DE Ugo Chinasa: Working out in hopes of being offered a training camp invite.
C Evan Epstein: Rookie free agent is training, seeking a training camp invite.
C Grant Garner: No longer playing in NFL; has joined Todd Monken's staff at Southern Mississippi as offensive grad assistant.
NG Ryan McBean: Recorded 54 tackles, four sacks, in three seasons with the Broncos but was cut in 2012 after he was handed a six-game suspension.
DT Swanson Miller: Was with the Bengals in 2011 but didn't make an NFL roster last season.
DE Juqua Parker: Recorded 205 career tackles, 42.5 sacks, in 11 NFL seasons but might be forced to retire at age 35.
OL Jonathan Rush: Signed with the Raiders but was cut; seeking a training camp invite.
S Johnny Thomas: Was one of the Saints final cuts in training camp last season; looking for another opportunity.
RB Keith Toston (Jacksonville): Was with the Jaguars last season (74 yards, 17 carries) but hasn't been offered a training camp invite.