Jacksonville University Alumni in Professional Football

Andy Jones '15 playing for the Dallas Cowboys

The following is a list of former Jacksonville University football players who have gone on to play football at the professional level. To report any discrepancies or to add a JU alum not listed below who has played professionally, please email jmixie@ju.edu.

Former 'Phins in Professional Football

Name Signed By Teams  Years at JU

Brandon Behr (K) Jacksonville Sharks, 2018 (FA)

Jacksonville Sharks (National Arena League) 2018-Present

2012-15

 


Justin Horton (LB) Jacksonville Jaguars, April 2017 (UFA)

Jacksonville Jaguars (National Football League) 2017

Saskatchewan Roughriders (Canadian Football League) 2018

2012-16

Dallas Jackson (DB) Tampa Bay Storm, August 5, 2016 (UFA)

Tampa Bay Storm (Arena Football League) 2016-17

Florida Tarpons (American Arena League) 2018

Washington Valor (AFL) 2018

Jacksonville Sharks (NAL) 2018-Present

2012-15

Andy Jones (WR) Dallas Cowboys, May 6, 2016 (UFA)

Dallas Cowboys (NFL) 2016-17

Houston Texans (NFL) 2017

Detriot Lions (NFL) 2017-Present

2012-15

Chris Kuck (TE) Jacksonville Sharks, 2011 (UFA)

Jacksonville Sharks (AFL) 2011

2007-10

Patrick McCain (QB) Tri-Cities Fever, 2015 (UFA)

Tri-Cities Fever (Indoor Football League) 2015

Nebraska Danger (IFL) 2016-17

Jacksonville Sharks (NAL) 2017-Present

2013-14

Montavis Mack (OL/DL) Jacksonville Sharks, February 2017 (FA)

Jacksonville Sharks (NAL) 2017-Present

2010-14

E. J. Nduka (DE/OLB) Allen Wranglers, 2012 (UFA)

Allen Wranglers/Texas Revolution (Champions Indoor Football) 2012-13

Toronto Argonauts (CFL) 2013

Tri-Cities Fever (IFL) 2014

San Antonio Talons (AFL) 2014

2007

 

Leonard Payton (OL) Hamilton Tiger-Cats, 2011 (UFA)

Hamilton Tiger-Cats (CFL) 2011

2007-10

Billy Peach (OL)

Calgary Stampeders 19th overall, 3rd round, 2012

 

Calgary Stampeders (CFL) 2012-15
2014 Grey Cup Champion

2010-11

 

Josh Philpart (WR)

Jacksonville Sharks, 2012 (UFA)

Jacksonville Sharks (AFL) 2012-13

2008-11

 


Andrew Robustelli (WR)

Jaksonville Sharks, 2016 (FA)

Philadelphia Soul, 2017 AFL draft

Jacksonville Sharks (AFL) 2016

Philadelphia Soul (AFL) 2017

2011-14

Micah Ross (WR)

Jacksonville Tomcats, 2000 (FA)

Jacksonville Tomcats (AF2) 2000

Jacksonville Jaguars (NFL) 2001-03

San Diego Chargers (NFL)

2003-04

Carolina Panthers (NFL) 

2004-05

1998 (football)

1995-98 (basketball)

Jacksonville Athletics Hall of Fame Inductee


Lin-J Shell (DB) Orlando Predators, 2004 (FA)

Orlando Predators (AFL) 2004

Philadelphia Eagles (NFL) 2005

Orlando Predators (AFL) 2006-07

New Orleans VooDoo (AFL) 2008

Toronto Argonauts (CFL) 2009-11
2010,11 CFL East All-Star

BC Lions (CFL) 2012-13

Calgary Stampeders (CFL) 2014
2014 Grey Cup Champion

Winnipeg Blue Bombers (CFL) 2015

 

1999-02

Jacksonville Athletics Hall of Fame Inductee


Schonn Thomas (DB) Jacksonville Sharks, 2017 (FA)

Jacksonville Sharks (NAL) 2017

2010-14

Ryan Walker (QB) Florida Tarpons, 2015 (FA) 

Florida Tarpons (American Indoor Football) 2015

Central Florida Jaguars (AIF) 2016

Jacksonville Sharks (NAL) 2018-Present

2012-13

Mike Williams (DL/OL) Lehigh Valley Steelhawks, January 16, 2018 (UFA)

Lehigh Valley Steelhawks (NAL) 2018-Present

2017