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
871 154
Sean Taylor is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Miami Football Players of All Time
Sean Taylor Safety

2
745 116
Ed Reed is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Miami Football Players of All Time
Ed Reed Free Safety

3
808 141
Ray Lewis is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Miami Football Players of All Time
Ray Lewis Linebacker

4
638 87
Michael Irvin is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Miami Football Players of All Time
Michael Irvin Wide receiver

5
484 87
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
416 72
Reggie Wayne is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Miami Football Players of All Time
Reggie Wayne Wide receiver

7
464 88
Andre Johnson is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Miami Football Players of All Time
Andre Johnson Wide receiver

8
405 82
Frank Gore is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Miami Football Players of All Time
Frank Gore Running back

9
380 81
Jim Kelly is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Miami Football Players of All Time
Jim Kelly Quarterback

10
375 80
Vince Wilfork is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Miami Football Players of All Time
Vince Wilfork Defensive lineman

11
338 70
Edgerrin James is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Miami Football Players of All Time
Edgerrin James Running back

12
309 58
Clinton Portis is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Miami Football Players of All Time
Clinton Portis Running back

13
362 79
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
295 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
297 68
Santana Moss is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Miami Football Players of All Time
Santana Moss Wide receiver

16
279 62
Jeremy Shockey is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Miami Football Players of All Time
Jeremy Shockey Tight end

17
279 39
Greg Olsen is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Miami Football Players of All Time
Greg Olsen Tight end

18
196 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 52
Jonathan Vilma is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Miami Football Players of All Time
Jonathan Vilma Linebacker

20
192 64
Vinny Testaverde is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Miami Football Players of All Time
Vinny Testaverde Quarterback

21
180 43
Jerome Brown is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Miami Football Players of All Time
Jerome Brown Defensive tackle

The Best Alabama Crimson Tide Football Players of All Time

22
185 75
Kellen Winslow is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Miami Football Players of All Time
Kellen Winslow Jr Tight End

23
169 53
Bernie Kosar is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Miami Football Players of All Time
Bernie Kosar Quarterback

24
184 68
Ken Dorsey is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Miami Football Players of All Time
Ken Dorsey Quarterback

25
245 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
182 43
Cortez Kennedy is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Miami Football Players of All Time
yanksgiants1989 added Cortez Kennedy Defensive tackle

27
142 47
Bryant McKinnie is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Miami Football Players of All Time

28
110 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

The Best LSU Football Players of All Time

29
132 36
Ted Hendricks is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Miami Football Players of All Time
yanksgiants1989 added Ted Hendricks Linebacker

30
119 29
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 53
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 35
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 37
Ottis Anderson is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Miami Football Players of All Time
yanksgiants1989 added Ottis Anderson

34
145 49
Duke Johnson is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Miami Football Players of All Time

35
85 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
95 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
81 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
83 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
124 37
Lamar Miller is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Miami Football Players of All Time
Lamar Miller Running back

40
87 27
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 16
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
102 53
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
179 134
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
Bubba Franks is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Miami Football Players of All Time
Calvin Es added Bubba Franks Tight end

45
52 21
Brian Blades is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Miami Football Players of All Time
Calvin Es added Brian Blades Wide receiver

46
69 39
Mike Rumph is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Miami Football Players of All Time
Mike Rumph Cornerback, Safety

47
81 52
Najeh Davenport is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Miami Football Players of All Time
Najeh Davenport Running back

48
58 37
William Joseph is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Miami Football Players of All Time
William Joseph Defensive tackle, Tackle

49
53 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 38
Phillip Dorsett is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Miami Football Players of All Time