Hurricanes Set Record For Most Alumni in Pro Bowl
The Miami Dolphins may only have two players on the roster for the first ever Pro Bowl played in Miami, but the University of Miami Hurricanes are well represented. So much so that it's set a record. After the shake-up of injuries and Super Bowl bound teams pulling player a record setting
10 11 former Hurricanes will be at Sun Life stadium this Sunday.
That's the most alum from one university playing in a single Pro Bowl since the NFL started keeping records on such things since the 1970s.
The players include:
- Ray Lewis, Linebacker, Baltimore Ravens (starter)
- Ed Reed, Safety, Baltimore Ravens (starter)
- Bryant McKinnie, Offensive Tackle, Minnesota Vikings (starter)
- Antrel Rolle, Safety, Arizona Cardinals
- Andre Johnson, Wide Receiver, Houston Texans
- Reggie Wayne, Wide Receiver, Indianapolis Colts (starter)
- Vince Wilfork, Nose Tackle, New England Patriots (starter)
- Frank Gore, Tailback, San Francisco 49ers
- Brandon Merriweather, Safety, New England Patriots
- Jonathan Vilma, Linebacker, New Orleans Saints
- Jon Beason, Linebacker, Carolina Panthers
Vilma and Wayne won't be playing since they'll be back in town for the Super Bowl, but all the others may see playing time.
"It is a reunion, especially since it's right in our neck of the woods," Gore told the Sun-Sentinel. "To see 10 people make it, that's a special thing. Says we're still standing up there at the top."