The NFL season is set to begin on Thursday night, and that means several former Colorado Buffaloes will be in action over the weekend.

Here's a list of the former Buffs currently on NFL rosters. I believe this is everyone; if you notice I missed somebody, please let me know:

  • David Bakhtiari, OT, Green Bay Packers
  • Ken Crawley, CB, New Orleans Saints
  • Mason Crosby, PK, Green Bay Packers
  • Justin Drescher, LS, New Orleans Saints
  • Stephane Nembot, OT, Baltimore Ravens - Injured reserve
  • Will Pericak, OG/C, Seattle Seahawks - Practice squad
  • Paul Richardson, WR, Seattle Seahawks
  • Jimmy Smith, CB, Baltimore Ravens
  • Nate Solder, OT, New England Patriots
  • Nelson Spruce, WR, Los Angeles Rams

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