college football The Best Miami Football Players of All Time  

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List Rules Uvote the best Miami Hurricanes to ever take to the gridiron. Vote based on each players' 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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1
717 110
Ed Reed is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Miami Football Players of All Time
Ed Reed Free Safety

2
783 136
Ray Lewis is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Miami Football Players of All Time
Ray Lewis Linebacker

3
837 148
Sean Taylor is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Miami Football Players of All Time
Sean Taylor Safety

4
616 85
Michael Irvin is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Miami Football Players of All Time
Michael Irvin Wide receiver

5
463 85
Warren Sapp is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Miami Football Players of All Time
Warren Sapp Defensive tackle, Defensive end, Tackle

6
448 84
Andre Johnson is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Miami Football Players of All Time
Andre Johnson Wide receiver

7
401 69
Reggie Wayne is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Miami Football Players of All Time
Reggie Wayne Wide receiver

8
392 74
Frank Gore is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Miami Football Players of All Time
Frank Gore Running back

9
367 76
Vince Wilfork is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Miami Football Players of All Time
Vince Wilfork Defensive lineman

10
365 78
Jim Kelly is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Miami Football Players of All Time
Jim Kelly Quarterback

11
299 55
Clinton Portis is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Miami Football Players of All Time
Clinton Portis Running back

12
326 69
Edgerrin James is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Miami Football Players of All Time
Edgerrin James Running back

13
349 78
Devin Hester is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Miami Football Players of All Time
yanksgiants1989 added Devin Hester Wide receiver

14
282 55
Willis McGahee is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Miami Football Players of All Time
Willis McGahee Running back

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15
292 65
Santana Moss is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Miami Football Players of All Time
Santana Moss Wide receiver

16
268 36
Greg Olsen is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Miami Football Players of All Time
Greg Olsen Tight end

17
270 60
Jeremy Shockey is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Miami Football Players of All Time
Jeremy Shockey Tight end

18
189 58
Antrel Rolle is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Miami Football Players of All Time
Antrel Rolle Cornerback, Safety

19
219 51
Jonathan Vilma is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Miami Football Players of All Time
Jonathan Vilma Linebacker

20
181 61
Vinny Testaverde is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Miami Football Players of All Time
Vinny Testaverde Quarterback

21
178 70
Kellen Winslow is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Miami Football Players of All Time
Kellen Winslow Jr Tight End

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22
167 42
Jerome Brown is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Miami Football Players of All Time
Jerome Brown Defensive tackle

23
157 51
Bernie Kosar is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Miami Football Players of All Time
Bernie Kosar Quarterback

24
239 90
Jimmy Graham is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Miami Football Players of All Time
yanksgiants1989 added Jimmy Graham Tight end

25
173 42
Cortez Kennedy is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Miami Football Players of All Time
yanksgiants1989 added Cortez Kennedy Defensive tackle

26
174 67
Ken Dorsey is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Miami Football Players of All Time
Ken Dorsey Quarterback

27
132 46
Bryant McKinnie is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Miami Football Players of All Time

28
102 17
Bennie Blades is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Miami Football Players of All Time
Calvin Es added Bennie Blades Cornerback, Safety, Defensive back

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29
123 35
Ted Hendricks is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Miami Football Players of All Time
yanksgiants1989 added Ted Hendricks Linebacker

30
111 27
Jim Otto is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Miami Football Players of All Time
yanksgiants1989 added Jim Otto Linebacker, Center

31
108 34
Ottis Anderson is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Miami Football Players of All Time
yanksgiants1989 added Ottis Anderson

32
115 50
Brandon Meriweather is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Miami Football Players of All Time
Brandon Meriweather Safety, Free Safety

33
140 48
Duke Johnson is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Miami Football Players of All Time

34
104 35
D. J. Williams is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Miami Football Players of All Time
D. J. Williams Outside Linebacker

35
77 21
Jessie Armstead is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Miami Football Players of All Time
Calvin Es added Jessie Armstead Linebacker

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36
76 22
Alonzo Highsmith is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Miami Football Players of All Time
Calvin Es added Alonzo Highsmith Running back

37
86 22
Dan Morgan is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Miami Football Players of All Time
Plowman251 added Dan Morgan Linebacker

38
75 18
Jon Beason is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Miami Football Players of All Time
Plowman251 added Jon Beason Linebacker

39
119 35
Lamar Miller is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Miami Football Players of All Time
Lamar Miller Running back

40
81 25
Denzel Perryman is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Miami Football Players of All Time
Plowman251 added Denzel Perryman Linebacker

41
61 15
Phillip Buchanon is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Miami Football Players of All Time
Plowman251 added Phillip Buchanon Cornerback, Return specialist

42
173 127
Dwayne Johnson is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Miami Football Players of All Time
Dwayne Johnson Defensive tackle

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43
67 36
Mike Rumph is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Miami Football Players of All Time
Mike Rumph Cornerback, Safety

44
96 52
Gino Torretta is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Miami Football Players of All Time
Gino Torretta Quarterback

45
49 20
Bubba Franks is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Miami Football Players of All Time
Calvin Es added Bubba Franks Tight end

46
79 50
Najeh Davenport is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Miami Football Players of All Time
Najeh Davenport Running back

47
48 20
Brian Blades is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Miami Football Players of All Time
Calvin Es added Brian Blades Wide receiver

48
57 35
William Joseph is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Miami Football Players of All Time
William Joseph Defensive tackle, Tackle

49
82 34
Phillip Dorsett is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Miami Football Players of All Time

50
48 22
Lamar Thomas is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Miami Football Players of All Time
Plowman251 added Lamar Thomas Wide receiver