Archive for Saturday, July 28, 2007

Eight ex-Jayhawks attending NFL camps

July 28, 2007


Eight former Kansas University football players are listed on the rosters of National Football League teams as preseason camps open this weekend.

Moran Norris, a fullback with the San Francisco 49ers, is the veteran of the group. Norris will be starting his seventh NFL season.

Justin Hartwig, a center with the Carolina Panthers, is in his sixth season while Adrian Jones, a New York Jets offensive tackle, will begin his fourth pro year.

David McMillan, an outside linebacker with the Cleveland Browns, is a third-year pro and Charles Gordon is in his second season as a cornerback with the Minnesota Vikings.

Listed as first-year pros are Nick Reid, a linebacker with the Kansas City Chiefs; Mark Simmons, a wide receiver with the San Diego Chargers; and Brandon Rideau, a wide receiver with the Chicago Bears.

Two other former Jayhawks are playing in the Canadian Football League - Jon Cornish with the Calgary Stampeders and Ron Warner with the Edmonton Eskimos.


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