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Stanford leads the Pac(k) with 27 former players making NFL 53-man rosters

The Cardinal are tied with Washington for the most NFLers to make their respective teams

Carolina Panthers Training Camp Photo by Grant Halverson/Getty Images

The NFL cut day came and went and most NFL teams were subject to trimming their rosters from upward of 80 players that they carried this offseason down to 53 players. While some all-star caliber college players were left without a team, some cuts were surprising and others were not shocking, to say the least.

The Pac-12 is well represented at the professional level and with that, we counted down how many athletes landed on NFL rosters from each team.

And you guessed it — your Stanford Cardinal led the way in the Pac-12.

Stanford placed 27 players on active NFL rosters, tying Washington for most in the conference, by a long shot. The next closest was UCLA at 24 and USC at 23 but no other teams spotted more than 20.

Here are your former Stanford players and their respective NFL homes for the 2020 season:

Harry Anderson, DL, New York Jets

J.J. Arcega-Whiteside, WR, Philadelphia Eagles

Jake Bailey, P, New England Patriots

David DeCastro, OL, Pittsburgh Steelers

Zach Ertz, TE, Philadelphia Eagles

Cameron Fleming, OT, New York Giants

Nate Herbig, G, Philadelphia Eagles

Austin Hooper, TE, Cleveland Browns

Bryce Love, RB, Washington Football Team

Blake Martinez, LB, New York Giants

Christian McCaffrey, RB, Carolina Panthers

Ty Montgomery, RB, New Orleans Saints

Trent Murphy, DE, Buffalo Bills

Bobby Okereke, LB, Indianapolis Colts

Andrus Peat, T, New Orleans Saints

Harrison Phillips, DT, Buffalo Bills

Justin Reid, S, Houston Texans

Brennan Scarlett, LB, Houston Texans

Dalton Schultz, TE, Dallas Cowboys

Richard Sherman, CB, San Francisco 49ers

Kaden Smith, TE, New York Giants

Michael Thomas, DB, Houston Texans

Solomon Thomas, DL, San Francisco 49ers

Levine Toliolo, TE, New York Giants

Casey Toohill, DE, Philadelphia Eagles

James Vaughters, LB, Chicago Bears

Well, what do you know? That’s a ton of Cardinal in the NFL!