Miami University has always encouraged its student-athletes to dream big. For our football players, there is no bigger dream than making it to the NFL. For nearly 70 years, our program has pushed talented players to their maximum potential with the payoff the chance to suit up on the game's biggest stage.
You have to look no further than the Pro Football Hall of Fame than to see Miami's influence on the game.
Paul Brown coached three NFL Championship teams and started the Cincinnati Bengals franchise. Sid Gillman was a former professional player and respected coach; many elements of the West Coast offense are found in Gillman's teaching. Weeb Ewbank was a highly decorated quarterback who won a Super Bowl with the New York Jets.
REDHAWKS IN THE NFL
- Brandon Brooks – Houston Texans Guard
- Tom Crabtree – Tampa Bay Buccaneers Tight End
- Andy Cruse – Houston Texans Wide Receiver
- Zac Dysert – Denver Broncos Quarterback
- Chris Givens – New Orleans Saints Wide Receiver
- Jake O’Connell – Free Agent Tight End
- Dan Raudabaugh – Philadelphia Soul Quarterback
- Ben Roethlisberger – Pittsburgh Steelers Quarterback
Today's NFL starters include Super Bowl winners Ben Roethlisberger, Tom Crabtree, Brandon Brooks, and Baltimore Raven's Super Bowl winning head coach John Harbaugh.