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Rivals.com did a series of detaling which schools have been the best at producing NFL players...they only take into account active or recently retired players:

Interior O-Line: Boston College

Kicker: Georgia

Linebacker: Miami

Def. End: Nebraska

Tight End: Georgia

Punter: Colorado

Cornerback: Ohio State

Def. Tackle: Georgia/Tenn.

Wide Receiver: Ohio State

Quarterback: Michigan

Safety: Southern Cal

Off. Tackle: Michigan

Running Back: Miami

http://nfldraft.rivals.com/content.asp?SID=1164&CID=531833

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Position: Cornerback

School that rules: Ohio State (Nate Clements, Chris Gamble, Central McCellion, David Mitchell, Ahmed Plummer, Derek Ross, Shawn Springs, Antoine Winfield).

Coming attractions: Ashton Youboty.

Why Ohio State is Cornerback U: Florida State deservedly has earned a reputation as Cornerback U over the last two decades, but a closer look gives Ohio State the nod. While the majority of Florida State's elite cornerbacks (Sanders, Butler, Buckley) are retired or at the tail ends of their careers, Ohio State's top NFL corners are still in their primes. Springs and Clements are former Pro Bowl selections. Gamble, who has established himself as one of the game's top cornerbacks, should receive his own invitation to Hawaii soon enough. Winfield also has been a consistent starter since beginning his pro career in 1999. Florida State also continues to produce top-flight players at this position, as potential first-round pick Antonio Cromartie will team up with McFadden to give the Seminoles two outstanding young cover corners in the league. Miami actually has produced the most NFL cornerbacks in recent years, including former first-round picks Buchanon, Rolle and Rumph. But many of the former Hurricanes on this list are no longer in the league.

 

Position: Wide Receiver

School that rules: Ohio State (Cris Carter, Drew Carter, Brandon Childress, Joey Galloway, Terry Glenn, Michael Jenkins).

Coming attractions: Santonio Holmes, Ted Ginn.

Why Ohio State is Wide Receiver U: Nobody had a better combination of quality and quantity when it came to receivers. Carter is a lock for the Hall of Fame with 130 touchdowns and nearly 14,000 yards. Galloway and Glenn have put together long, successful careers and both put together arguably their best seasons yet in 2005, combining for more than 2,300 yards. Boston was one of the NFL's top receivers for a two-year stretch in 2000-01 and Jenkins caught 36 passes in his second season in the league. Plus, Holmes will likely be the fifth receiver from OSU taken in the first round of the draft - and all came within the last 12 years.

 

 

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You know I had to.

 

Why Miami is Linebacker U:

Hurricanes linebackers don't just reach the NFL, they excel there. Four former Hurricanes have played in Pro Bowls since 2000 and Darrin Smith had a long career and picked up a couple of Super Bowl rings. Ray Lewis, one of the most intimidating players in NFL history, is a perennial Pro Bowl participant and was the NFL's Defensive Player of the Year in 2000 and 2001 and was the Super Bowl MVP in 2000 for the Baltimore Ravens. Jessie Armstead was a five-time Pro Bowler from 1997-2001 with the New York Giants and played 12 seasons and retired last year after an injury, but hasn't ruled out attempting a comeback.

 

Dan Morgan was a Pro Bowl selection in 2004 for the Carolina Panthers and recorded a team-record 25 tackles in Super Bowl XXXVIII. He was followed at Miami by Jonathan Vilma, the first linebacker taken in the 2004 draft, who was named defensive Rookie of the Year. Even lesser-known Hurricanes have had long, distinguished NFL careers. Micheal Barrow and Smith both played 13 seasons, Twan Russell played eight seasons, and Nate Webster has played seven, but injuries forced him to miss last season.

 

D.J.Williams was third in Rookie of the Year voting in 2004, and has established himself as a solid starter for the Denver Broncos, who last season yielded 10 points or fewer seven times. He was the 17th player selected in the '94 draft, five spots behind Vilma. Like Williams and Vilma, Lewis and Morgan were first-round draft choices. Some schools have actually produced a few more linebackers, but for Miami it's a case of quality and quantity.

 

They didnt have the RB story up yet.

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I don't think there's any arguing Miami for LB. We can match in quantity, but not quality.

 

Position: Running back

School that rules: Miami (Donnell Bennett, Najeh Davenport, Frank Gore, Derrick Harris, Edgerrin James, James Jackson, Nick Luchey, Willis McGahee, Jarrett Payton, Clinton Portis).

Coming attractions: Tyrone Moss, Quadtrine Hill, Charlie Jones.

Why Miami is Running Back U: In a close call with Auburn, Miami takes the top spot. Simply put, the Hurricanes have a longer track record than the Tigers with Cadillac Williams and Ronnie Brown being in the league for only one season. Edgerrin James, Clinton Portis, Willis McGahee and Frank Gore combined to rush for 4,877 yards and 32 touchdowns last season. Williams, Brown, Rudi Johnson and Stephen Davis combined for 4,092 yards and 24 touchdowns in 2005. Either Portis or James has been among the top five in the league in rushing for the last four seasons, with both in the top five last season.

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schools at producing the most busts by positions:

 

rb: psu and michigan ^_^

 

You dont really mean that do you?

 

D.J. Dozier, Minnesota Vikings (No. 14, 1987)

Blair Thomas, New York Jets (No. 2, 1990)

Ki-Jana Carter, Cincinnati Bengals (No. 1, 1995)

Curtis Enis, Chicago Bears (No. 5, 1998)

 

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I wouldn't have guessed Ohio State would have been up for the Wide Reciever one, but it makes sense.

 

How many awesome QB's has USC produced? I would have expected some West Coast school to have produced more quality QB's since they have the rep for those crazy, all-pass offenses.

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^_^ )-->QUOTE( ^_^ @ Apr 28 2006, 7:06 AM) 1126370[/snapback]

 

schools at producing the most busts by positions:

 

rb: psu and michigan ^_^

You dont really mean that do you?

 

D.J. Dozier, Minnesota Vikings (No. 14, 1987)

Blair Thomas, New York Jets (No. 2, 1990)

Ki-Jana Carter, Cincinnati Bengals (No. 1, 1995)

Curtis Enis, Chicago Bears (No. 5, 1998)

 

yes i do

Possibly the best RB in the NFL in Admin Johnson. Point taken on the others.

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Penn State IS Linebacker U. Lavar Arrington, Jack Ham, and Shane Conlan. You can add Paul Posz to that soon. They may not always translate well to the Pros, but Penn State always has top linebackers.

 

And USC has my vote for Running Back U -- it's more about quality than quantity.

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Penn State IS Linebacker U. Lavar Arrington, Jack Ham, and Shane Conlan. You can add Paul Posz to that soon. They may not always translate well to the Pros, but Penn State always has top linebackers.

 

 

Lots of schools can say that though: Chris Speilman, Rowland Tatum, Pepper Johnson, Greg Bellisari, Andy Katzenmoyer, Cie Grant, Matt Wilhelm, A.J. Hawk, Bobby Carpenter.

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Penn State IS Linebacker U. Lavar Arrington, Jack Ham, and Shane Conlan. You can add Paul Posz to that soon. They may not always translate well to the Pros, but Penn State always has top linebackers.

 

 

Well, it's about translation into the pros, hence Penn State's failure to make that cut.

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Penn State IS Linebacker U. Lavar Arrington, Jack Ham, and Shane Conlan. You can add Paul Posz to that soon. They may not always translate well to the Pros, but Penn State always has top linebackers.

 

 

Well, it's about translation into the pros, hence Penn State's failure to make that cut. And that is exactly why Miami is the Linebacker U. Many schools have quality, but there is something about the Miami linebackers that is just unbelievable.

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