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The Best Miami Football Players of All Time

Updated July 13, 2020 42.2k votes 5.2k voters 100.9k views64 items

List RulesVote up the best Miami Hurricanes ever to take to the gridiron. Vote based on each player's University of Miami career only.

The Hurricanes from The University of Miami (or, THE U!) is one of the most storied programs in college football history. The Miami Hurricanes football team boasts 5 national titles, 9 conference championships, 2 Heisman Trophy winners, 35 consensus All-Americans, and that's not all. The Canes have also produced the most first round NFL draft picks of any college football program, and also hold the record for most consecutive drafts with at least one first round pick. Not to mention that 10 players from The U are now in the College Football Hall of Fame.

There have obviously been some greats at Miami, but who are the greatest? The following is a list of the best Miami Hurricanes ever. What do you think? Upvote the Miami Hurricane football players from any era, who you think are the best University of Miami players ever.

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  • 26
    371
    95

    BirthplaceWoodbury, New Jersey

    Age41

    TeamsBaltimore Ravens, Miami Dolphins, Minnesota Vikings

  • 27
    329
    68

    Dan Morgan

    Linebacker

    BirthplaceClifton Heights, Pennsylvania

    Age41

    TeamsMiami Hurricanes, Carolina Panthers

  • 28
    508
    163

    Vinny Testaverde

    Quarterback

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York

    Age56

    TeamsTampa Bay Buccaneers, New England Patriots, Baltimore Ravens, Cleveland Browns, Carolina Panthers

  • 29
    368
    71

    Bennie Blades

    Cornerback, Safety

    BirthplaceFort Lauderdale, Florida

    Age54

  • 30
  • 31
    464
    165

    Ken Dorsey

    Quarterback

    BirthplaceOrinda, California

    Age39

  • 32
    240
    19

    Calais Campbell

    Defensive end

    BirthplaceDenver, Colorado

    Age34

    TeamsArizona Cardinals

  • 33
    266
    62

    Alonzo Highsmith

    Running back

    BirthplaceBartow, Florida

    Age55

  • 34
    285
    84

    D. J. Williams

    Outside Linebacker

    BirthplaceSacramento, California

    Age38

    TeamsDenver Broncos, Chicago Bears, Miami Hurricanes football

  • 35
    263
    68

    Jessie Armstead

    Linebacker

    BirthplaceDallas, Texas

    Age49

  • 36
    448
    207

    BirthplaceSt. Louis, Missouri

    Age62

    TeamsMissouri Tigers football, San Diego Chargers

  • 37
    254
    66

    Phillip Buchanon

    Cornerback, Return specialist

    BirthplaceFort Myers, Florida

    Age40

    TeamsWashington Redskins, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Oakland Raiders, Houston Texans, Detroit Lions

  • 38
    254
    72

    Jon Beason

    Linebacker

    BirthplaceMiramar, Florida

    Age35

    TeamsCarolina Panthers, Miami Hurricanes football, New York Giants

  • 39
    270
    120

    Brandon Meriweather

    Safety, Free Safety

    BirthplaceApopka, Florida

    Age36

    TeamsWashington Redskins, New England Patriots, Chicago Bears, Miami Hurricanes football

  • 40
    365
    136

    Duke Johnson

    Running back
  • 41
    198
    63

    Brian Blades

    Wide receiver

    BirthplaceFort Lauderdale, Florida

    Age55

  • 42
    331
    113

    Lamar Miller

    Running back

    BirthplaceMiami, Florida

    Age29

    TeamsHouston Texans

  • 43
    224
    86

    Denzel Perryman

    Linebacker

    BirthplaceMiami FL

    Age23

    TeamsMiami hurricanes San Diego Chargers

  • 44
    205
    83

    Bubba Franks

    Tight end

    BirthplaceRiverside, California

    Age42

  • 45
    207
    106

    Najeh Davenport

    Running back

    BirthplaceRaleigh, North Carolina, United States of America

    Age41

  • 46
    240
    120

    Gino Torretta

    Quarterback

    BirthplacePinole, California, United States of America

    Age50

    TeamsSeattle Seahawks, Indianapolis Colts, San Francisco 49ers, Detroit Lions, Minnesota Vikings

  • 47
    184
    50

    Michael Barrow

    Linebacker
  • 48
    157
    84

    Mike Rumph

    Cornerback, Safety

    BirthplaceDelray Beach, Florida

    Age40

  • 49
    177
    71

    Lamar Thomas

    Wide receiver

    BirthplaceOcala, Florida

    Age50

  • 50
    261
    104

    Phillip Dorsett

    Wide receiver

    BirthplaceFort Lauderdale, Florida

    TeamsJacksonville Jaguars