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
876 157
Sean Taylor is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Miami Football Players of All Time
Sean Taylor Safety

2
751 119
Ed Reed is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Miami Football Players of All Time
Ed Reed Free Safety

3
814 144
Ray Lewis is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Miami Football Players of All Time
Ray Lewis Linebacker

4
643 87
Michael Irvin is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Miami Football Players of All Time
Michael Irvin Wide receiver

5
487 88
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
469 89
Andre Johnson is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Miami Football Players of All Time
Andre Johnson Wide receiver

7
418 74
Reggie Wayne is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Miami Football Players of All Time
Reggie Wayne Wide receiver

8
409 83
Frank Gore is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Miami Football Players of All Time
Frank Gore Running back

9
383 81
Jim Kelly is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Miami Football Players of All Time
Jim Kelly Quarterback

10
376 81
Vince Wilfork is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Miami Football Players of All Time
Vince Wilfork Defensive lineman

11
340 70
Edgerrin James is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Miami Football Players of All Time
Edgerrin James Running back

12
311 59
Clinton Portis is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Miami Football Players of All Time
Clinton Portis Running back

13
364 80
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
298 56
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
298 69
Santana Moss is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Miami Football Players of All Time
Santana Moss Wide receiver

16
281 62
Jeremy Shockey is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Miami Football Players of All Time
Jeremy Shockey Tight end

17
280 40
Greg Olsen is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Miami Football Players of All Time
Greg Olsen Tight end

18
197 59
Antrel Rolle is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Miami Football Players of All Time
Antrel Rolle Cornerback, Safety

19
228 53
Jonathan Vilma is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Miami Football Players of All Time
Jonathan Vilma Linebacker

20
195 64
Vinny Testaverde is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Miami Football Players of All Time
Vinny Testaverde Quarterback

21
182 44
Jerome Brown is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Miami Football Players of All Time
Jerome Brown Defensive tackle

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22
170 53
Bernie Kosar is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Miami Football Players of All Time
Bernie Kosar Quarterback

23
185 76
Kellen Winslow is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Miami Football Players of All Time
Kellen Winslow Jr Tight End

24
184 43
Cortez Kennedy is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Miami Football Players of All Time
yanksgiants1989 added Cortez Kennedy Defensive tackle

25
246 94
Jimmy Graham is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Miami Football Players of All Time
yanksgiants1989 added Jimmy Graham Tight end

26
185 70
Ken Dorsey is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Miami Football Players of All Time
Ken Dorsey Quarterback

27
143 47
Bryant McKinnie is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Miami Football Players of All Time

28
111 19
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
133 37
Ted Hendricks is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Miami Football Players of All Time
yanksgiants1989 added Ted Hendricks Linebacker

30
121 30
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
122 54
Brandon Meriweather is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Miami Football Players of All Time
Brandon Meriweather Safety, Free Safety

32
112 36
D. J. Williams is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Miami Football Players of All Time
D. J. Williams Outside Linebacker

33
114 38
Ottis Anderson is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Miami Football Players of All Time
yanksgiants1989 added Ottis Anderson

34
146 50
Duke Johnson is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Miami Football Players of All Time

35
86 22
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
96 23
Dan Morgan is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Miami Football Players of All Time
Plowman251 added Dan Morgan Linebacker

37
83 23
Alonzo Highsmith is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Miami Football Players of All Time
Calvin Es added Alonzo Highsmith Running back

38
84 19
Jon Beason is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Miami Football Players of All Time
Plowman251 added Jon Beason Linebacker

39
125 38
Lamar Miller is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Miami Football Players of All Time
Lamar Miller Running back

40
87 28
Denzel Perryman is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Miami Football Players of All Time
Plowman251 added Denzel Perryman Linebacker

41
67 17
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
103 54
Gino Torretta is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Miami Football Players of All Time
Gino Torretta Quarterback

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43
180 135
Dwayne Johnson is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Miami Football Players of All Time
Dwayne Johnson Defensive tackle

44
53 21
Brian Blades is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Miami Football Players of All Time
Calvin Es added Brian Blades Wide receiver

45
70 39
Mike Rumph is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Miami Football Players of All Time
Mike Rumph Cornerback, Safety

46
53 22
Bubba Franks is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Miami Football Players of All Time
Calvin Es added Bubba Franks Tight end

47
82 53
Najeh Davenport is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Miami Football Players of All Time
Najeh Davenport Running back

48
58 38
William Joseph is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Miami Football Players of All Time
William Joseph Defensive tackle, Tackle

49
54 23
Lamar Thomas is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Miami Football Players of All Time
Plowman251 added Lamar Thomas Wide receiver

50
83 39
Phillip Dorsett is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Miami Football Players of All Time