Six Vols in the NFL Network Top 100


Vols in NFL Network Top 100
PlayerPos.NFL RankFan RankNFL TeamYears at UT
Peyton ManningQB21Indianapolis Colts1994-97
Arian FosterRB2547Houston Texans2005-08
Jason WittenTE3654Dallas Cowboys2000-02
Jerod MayoLB6283New England Patriots2005-07
Eric BerryS9397Kansas City Chiefs2007-09
Chad CliftonOT99--Green Bay Packers1996-99

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Peyton Manning Tennessee Highlights

No. 2 - QB Peyton Manning
NFL Career: 1998-Present
UT Career: 1994-97

• One of the greatest quarterbacks of all time, Manning threw for a career-best 4,700 yards in 2010 and has now reached the 4,000-yard passing mark in 11 of his last 12 seasons. The 11-time Pro Bowl selection has never missed a start at the NFL level.

Arian Foster Tennessee Highlights

No. 25 - RB Arian Foster
NFL Career: 2009-Present
UT Career: 2005-08

• Foster had a breakout season in 2010, leading the NFL in rushing yards, scrimmage yards and rushing touchdowns. He also ranked second among running backs with 66 receptions and earned both Pro Bowl and All-Pro honors for his efforts.

Jason Witten Tennessee Highlights

No. 36 - TE Jason Witten
NFL Career: 2003-Present
UT Career: 2000-02

• Witten, one of the NFL's elite tight ends, has recorded 90-plus catches and 1,000-plus yards in three of the last four years. A member of six consecutive Pro Bowls, he's also the youngest player at his position to reach 600 receptions for his career.

Jerod Mayo Tennessee Highlights

No. 62 - LB Jerod Mayo
NFL Career: 2008-Present
UT Career: 2005-07

• Mayo is clearly one of the top young linebackers in the NFL. That was evident last season, as he led the league in tackles (175) and recorded a career-best five passes defensed. Based on his success, Mayo earned both Pro Bowl and All-Pro honors.

Eric Berry Tennessee Highlights

No. 93 - S Eric Berry
NFL Career: 2010-Present
UT Career: 2007-09

• Berry was a stat-sheet monster for the Chiefs during his rookie season, recording 92 tackles, nine passes defensed, four interceptions and one touchdown. The former Tennessee standout also earned a Pro Bowl appearance for his efforts.

Chad Clifton Tennessee Highlights

No. 99 - OT Chad Clifton
NFL Career: 2000-Present
UT Career: 1996-99

• A two-time Pro Bowler, Clifton started all 16 games last season and was an important part of an offensive line that helped Aaron Rodgers and the Packers win Super Bowl XLV. Clifton was called for just one holding penalty during the 2010 season.





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