List of University of Washington People - Notable UW Students and Alumni - Sports - Football


  • Vince Albritton – Former NFL safety for the Dallas Cowboys.
  • Khalif Barnes – NFL offensive tackle for the Oakland Raiders.
  • Eric Bjornson – Former NFL tight end for the Dallas Cowboys.
  • Dennis Brown - Former Defensive End for the San Francisco 49ers of the NFL; played in and won Super Bowl XXIX.
  • Mark Bruener – NFL tight end for the Houston Texans.
  • Mark Brunell (1993) – NFL quarterback for the Washington Redskins.
  • Chuck Carroll – Elected to the College Football Hall of Fame and National Football Foundation Hall of Fame.
  • Chris Chandler – Former NFL quarterback.
  • Ernie Conwell – NFL tight end for the New Orleans Saints.
  • Don Coryell (1950, 1951) – Former NFL head coach for the San Diego Chargers and introduced the I formation to the NFL.
  • Corey Dillon – NFL running back for the Cincinnati Bengals and New England Patriots.
  • Steve Emtman – Former NFL defensive lineman and the first pick in the 1992 NFL draft.
  • D'Marco Farr – Former NFL defensive lineman and current television personality.
  • Lee Folkins – Former Pro Bowl NFL tight end for the Green Bay Packers and Dallas Cowboys.
  • Ray Frankowski – Former NFL guard for the Green Bay Packers.
  • Nesby Glasgow - Former American football safety who played 14 seasons in the National Football League
  • Kevin Gogan – Former NFL offensive lineman for the Dallas Cowboys and the Oakland Raiders.
  • Dashon Goldson – NFL Pro-Bowl safety for the San Francisco 49ers.
  • Jason Hanson – NFL All Pro placekicker.
  • Don Heinrich – Former NFL quarterback for the New York Giants.
  • Brock Huard – Former NFL quarterback for the Seattle Seahawks.
  • Damon Huard – NFL quarterback for the Kansas City Chiefs.
  • Jeff Jaeger – Former NFL Pro Bowl placekicker.
  • Ernie Janet – Former NFL guard.
  • Tank Johnson – NFL defensive lineman for the Cincinnati Bengals.
  • Napoleon Kaufman – Former NFL running back for the Oakland Raiders.
  • Lincoln Kennedy – Former NFL offensive lineman and three time Pro Bowl participant.
  • David Kopay (1964) – Former NFL running back.
  • Olin Kreutz – NFL Pro Bowl center for the Chicago Bears.
  • Jake Locker – NFL quarterback for the Tennessee Titans.
  • Hugh McElhenny (1952) – Former NFL running back and member of both the College and Pro Football Hall of Fame.
  • Siupeli Malamala – Former NFL Offensive Tackle and Offensive Guard for the New York Jets.
  • Lawyer Milloy – NFL safety for the Seattle Seahawks.
  • Warren Moon (1978) – Former National Football League quarterback and member of the Pro Football Hall of Fame.
  • Jim L. Mora – Former head coach of the Seattle Seahawks.
  • David Moreno – Former NFL Running Back, San Francisco 49ers.
  • Tony Parrish – NFL safety for the San Francisco 49ers.
  • Jerome Pathon – NFL wide receiver for the Atlanta Falcons.
  • Dave Pear – Former Pro Bowl NFL defensive lineman for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and Oakland Raiders.
  • Steve Pelluer – Former NFL quarterback for the Dallas Cowboys.
  • Fred Provo – Former NFL halfback.
  • Matthew Rogers – Offensive lineman for the 2001 Washington Rose Bowl team and American Idol finalist.
  • Sonny Sixkiller (1971) – Former NFL and CFL quarterback. Cast member in the original The Longest Yard.
  • William Arley Smith – Former All Pro NFL wide receiver for the Chicago Cardinals.
  • Isaiah Stanback – NFL wide receiver and kick returner on the Practice Squad for the Seattle Seahawks.
  • Jerramy Stevens – NFL tight end for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.
  • Marques Tuiasosopo – NFL quarterback for the New York Jets.
  • Arnie Weinmeister – Former NFL lineman, member of the Pro Football Hall of Fame and Teamster boss.
  • Reggie Williams – NFL wide receiver for the Jacksonville Jaguars.
  • Al Worley – 1968 Consensus All-American defensive back, set still-standing NCAA record for interceptions in a season (14).

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