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.

1
991 178
Ray Lewis is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Miami Football Players of All Time
Ray Lewis Linebacker

2
1,048 189
Sean Taylor is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Miami Football Players of All Time
Sean Taylor Safety

3
915 151
Ed Reed is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Miami Football Players of All Time
Ed Reed Free Safety

4
776 101
Michael Irvin is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Miami Football Players of All Time
Michael Irvin Wide receiver

5
582 105
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
569 102
Andre Johnson is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Miami Football Players of All Time
Andre Johnson Wide receiver

7
510 86
Reggie Wayne is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Miami Football Players of All Time
Reggie Wayne Wide receiver

8
467 89
Jim Kelly is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Miami Football Players of All Time
Jim Kelly Quarterback

9
507 102
Frank Gore is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Miami Football Players of All Time
Frank Gore Running back

10
442 87
Vince Wilfork is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Miami Football Players of All Time
Vince Wilfork Defensive lineman

11
444 89
Devin Hester is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Miami Football Players of All Time
yanksgiants1989 added Devin Hester Wide receiver

12
408 79
Edgerrin James is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Miami Football Players of All Time
Edgerrin James Running back

13
377 69
Clinton Portis is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Miami Football Players of All Time
Clinton Portis Running back

14
358 68
Willis McGahee is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Miami Football Players of All Time
Willis McGahee Running back

15
351 47
Greg Olsen is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Miami Football Players of All Time
Greg Olsen Tight end

16
348 67
Jeremy Shockey is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Miami Football Players of All Time
Jeremy Shockey Tight end

17
361 82
Santana Moss is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Miami Football Players of All Time
Santana Moss Wide receiver

18
279 60
Jonathan Vilma is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Miami Football Players of All Time
Jonathan Vilma Linebacker

19
239 69
Antrel Rolle is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Miami Football Players of All Time
Antrel Rolle Cornerback, Safety

20
241 78
Vinny Testaverde is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Miami Football Players of All Time
Vinny Testaverde Quarterback

21
229 52
Jerome Brown is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Miami Football Players of All Time
Jerome Brown Defensive tackle

22
218 62
Bernie Kosar is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Miami Football Players of All Time
Bernie Kosar Quarterback

23
225 46
Cortez Kennedy is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Miami Football Players of All Time
yanksgiants1989 added Cortez Kennedy Defensive tackle

24
314 104
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
236 86
Kellen Winslow is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Miami Football Players of All Time
Kellen Winslow Jr Tight End

26
226 84
Ken Dorsey is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Miami Football Players of All Time
Ken Dorsey Quarterback

27
169 49
Bryant McKinnie is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Miami Football Players of All Time

28
142 25
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

29
171 45
Ted Hendricks is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Miami Football Players of All Time
yanksgiants1989 added Ted Hendricks Linebacker

30
156 35
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
148 44
Ottis Anderson is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Miami Football Players of All Time
yanksgiants1989 added Ottis Anderson

32
137 44
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
147 61
Brandon Meriweather is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Miami Football Players of All Time
Brandon Meriweather Safety, Free Safety

34
182 65
Duke Johnson is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Miami Football Players of All Time
Duke Johnson Running back

35
123 29
Dan Morgan is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Miami Football Players of All Time
Plowman251 added Dan Morgan Linebacker

36
111 29
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
109 29
Jessie Armstead is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Miami Football Players of All Time
Calvin Es added Jessie Armstead Linebacker

38
164 46
Lamar Miller is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Miami Football Players of All Time
Lamar Miller Running back

39
107 27
Jon Beason is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Miami Football Players of All Time
Plowman251 added Jon Beason Linebacker

40
95 20
Phillip Buchanon is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Miami Football Players of All Time
Plowman251 added Phillip Buchanon Cornerback, Return specialist

41
106 34
Denzel Perryman is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Miami Football Players of All Time
Plowman251 added Denzel Perryman Linebacker

42
74 24
Brian Blades is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Miami Football Players of All Time
Calvin Es added Brian Blades Wide receiver

43
71 30
Bubba Franks is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Miami Football Players of All Time
Calvin Es added Bubba Franks Tight end

44
229 167
Dwayne Johnson is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Miami Football Players of All Time
Dwayne Johnson Defensive tackle

45
101 60
Najeh Davenport is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Miami Football Players of All Time
Najeh Davenport Running back

46
73 26
Lamar Thomas is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Miami Football Players of All Time
Plowman251 added Lamar Thomas Wide receiver

47
117 65
Gino Torretta is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Miami Football Players of All Time
Gino Torretta Quarterback

48
82 46
Mike Rumph is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Miami Football Players of All Time
Mike Rumph Cornerback, Safety

49
110 48
Phillip Dorsett is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Miami Football Players of All Time
Phillip Dorsett Wide receiver

50
70 43
William Joseph is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Miami Football Players of All Time
William Joseph Defensive tackle, Tackle