STORRS, Conn. – The University of Connecticut currently has 21 former players on NFL rosters as league training camps open across the nation this week.

The players range from quarterback Dan Orlovsky, who is entering his tenth NFL season and is back with his original team in the Detroit Lions, to drafted rookies Yawin Smallwood with the Atlanta Falcons and Shamar Stephen with the Minnesota Vikings.

Here’s the complete list:

William Beatty – NY Giants
Tyvon Branch – Oakland Raiders
Donald Brown – San Diego Chargers
Darius Butler – Indianapolis Colts
Marcus Easley – Buffalo Bills
Dwayne Gratz – Jacksonville Jaguars
Ryan Griffin – Houston Texans
Danny Lansanah – Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Robert McClain – Atlanta Falcon
Kashif Moore – Pittsburgh Steelers
Sio Moore – Oakland Raiders
Dan Orlovsky – Detroit Lions
Kendall Reyes – San Diego Chargers
Anthony Sherman – Kansas City Chiefs
Yawin Smallwood – Atlanta Falcons
Shamar Stephen – Minnesota Vikings
Donald Thomas – Indianapolis Colts
Jordan Todman – Jacksonville Jaguars
Nick Williams – Washington Redskins
Trevardo Williams – Houston Texans
Blidi Wreh-Wilson – Tennessee Titans

In addition, there are three former Huskies who are playing North of the Border in the Canadian Football League.

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