With the preseason officially underway, now is probably as good a time as any to look at the former North Dakota State players suiting up for NFL teams in 2015!

  • 1

    John Crockett - GB Packers

    During his senior season at NDSU, Crockett set school records for all-purpose yards (2,419), rushing yards (1,994), and rushing attempts (368). He is the second leading rusher in team history, rushing for 4,309 yards during his NDSU tenure.

    Crockett will begin his NFL career on the PUP list, after failing his physical during training camp.

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    Craig Dahl - SF 49ers

    Dahl has been a safety with the San Francisco 49ers since 2013.

    Last season, Dahl recorded 23 sacks and one interception. During his NFL career, Dahl has intercepted five passes total.


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    Kyle Emanuel - SD Chargers

    The San Diego Chargers selected linebacker Kyle Emanuel with the 153rd overall pick in the 2015 NFL Draft.

    During his collegiate career at NDSU, Emanuel racked up 69 tackles for loss, a school record, and 41 sacks. He was voted the 2015 Buck Buchanan Award winner.

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    Ramon Humber - NO Saints

    Humber has been a linebacker for the New Orleans Saints since 2010. In his career, Humber has recorded 147 tackles, 2.5 sacks, and one forced fumble.

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    Joe Mays - NY Jets

    Linebacker Joe Mays was a sixth round pick of the Philadelphia Eagles back in 2008. Since being drafted by the Eagles, Mays has spent time with the Denver Broncos, Houston Texans, Kansas City Chiefs, and New York Jets.

    During his career, he has recorded 220 tackles and 1.5 sacks.

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    Billy Turner - Miami Dolphins

    Guard Billy Turner was the highest selected Bison player since 2002, when the Miami Dolphins selected him 67th overall in 2014.

    Turner appeared in two games for the Dolphins last season.

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    Marcus Williams - NY Jets

    Cornerback Marcus Williams holds the school record for most interceptions (21) at NDSU.

    After going undrafted, Williams signed with the Houston Texans in 2014. He was then signed to the New York Jets practice squad and made his professional debut on November 2nd, 2014.

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