NCAA reporter Stan Becton provided a "deep dive" into the active, injured, and practice squad players on the 2022 NFL playoff teams. Currently, eight players hail from HBCUs from the SWAC, MEAC, and Big South.
This weekend, we will see players from Grambling State, South Carolina State in North Carolina A&T, reported Becton.
Here are the players in the 2022 NFL Playoffs, either active or practice squad participants:
- Chester Rogers, WR - Tennessee Titans
- Chad Williams WR *IR - Kansas City Chiefs (reserve/Injured)
- Jamie Gillan, P - Buffalo Bills (practice squad)
South Carolina State
- Antonio Hamilton, CB - Arizona Cardinals
- Javon Hargrave, DT - Philadelphia Eagles
- Joshua Miles, OL (Arizona Cardinals)
North Carolina A&T
- Brandon Parker, T - Las Vegas Raiders
- Mac McClain III, CB *PS - Philadelphia Eagles)
The Philadelphia Eagles and Arizona Cardinals have two players per roster representing HBCU schools.
Alabama (24), LSU (23), Michigan (21), Oklahoma (19), and Florida (17) were the top five programs with participants in the 2022 NFL playoffs.
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