Cardinal in the NFL
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- Stanford begins the 2022 National Football League season with 23 players on active, 53-man rosters, five on practice squads and one more on reserve lists, totaling 29 former Cardinal on NFL rosters. A total of 34 Cardinal appeared on NFL preseason rosters this season.
- Stanford's 50 draft picks since 2010 is second-most in the Pac-12 while its 43 since 2012 are tied for the most in the league.
- New teams in 2022: Henry Anderson (Carolina Panthers), J.J. Arcega-Whiteside (Seattle Seahawks), Thomas Booker (drafted by Houston Texans), Tucker Fisk (free agent signing by Atlanta Falcons), Nate Herbig (New York Jets), Austin Hooper (Tennessee Titans), Ty Montgomery (New England Patriots), Harrison Phillips (Minnesota Vikings), Justin Reid (Kansas City Chiefs) and Solomon Thomas (New York Jets).
- Stanford's eight tight ends drafted since 2010 are the most in the nation. (Dray, Fleener, Ertz, Toilolo, Hooper, Schultz, Smith, Parkinson). The Cardinal has had the most tight ends on NFL Kickoff Weekend active rosters for 10 straight years (through 2021).
- Stanford's 16 quarterbacks drafted in the Modern Era (since 1967) rank second in the nation. [behind USC 19, tied with Ohio State] Stanford's 24 quarterbacks drafted all-time rank second in the nation. [behind USC 25]
- Stanford is one of six schools all-time to produce at least four No. 1 overall NFL Draft picks (Auburn, Georgia, Notre Dame, Oklahoma, USC). The Cardinal is the only school to have four quarterbacks taken with the No. 1 overall pick (Garrett, Plunkett, Elway, Luck).
Cardinal In The NFL
|Paulson Adebo||2nd||New Orleans Saints|
|Henry Anderson||8th||Carolina Panthers|
|J.J. Arcega-Whiteside [Practice Squad]||4th||Seattle Seahawks|
|Jake Bailey||4th||New England Patriots|
|Thomas Booker||1st||Houston Texans|
|Drew Dalman||2nd||Atlanta Falcons|
|Zach Ertz||10th||Arizona Cardinals|
|Simi Fehoko||2nd||Dallas Cowboys|
|Tucker Fisk [Practice Squad]||1st||Atlanta Falcons|
|Cameron Fleming||9th||Denver Broncos|
|Nate Herbig||4th||New York Jets|
|Austin Hooper||7th||Tennessee Titans|
|Trenton Irwin [Practice Squad]||4th||Cincinnati Bengals|
|Walker Little||2nd||Jacksonville Jaguars|
|Christian McCaffrey||6th||Carolina Panthers|
|Davis Mills||2nd||Houston Texans|
|Ty Montgomery||8th||New England Patriots|
|Bobby Okereke||4th||Indianapolis Colts|
|Colby Parkinson||3rd||Seattle Seahawks|
|Andrus Peat||8th||New Orleans Saints|
|Harrison Phillips||5th||Minnesota Vikings|
|Justin Reid||5th||Kansas City Chiefs|
|Curtis Robinson [Reserve]||2nd||San Francisco 49ers|
|Foster Sarell [Practice Squad]||2nd||Los Angeles Chargers|
|Dalton Schultz||5th||Dallas Cowboys|
|Michael Thomas||11th||Cincinnati Bengals|
|Solomon Thomas||6th||New York Jets|
|Casey Toohill||3rd||Washington Football Team|
|Connor Wedington [Practice Squad]||2nd||San Francisco 49ers|