CMU, Ferris Alumni Make NFL Active Rosters, Practice Squads
With the NFL season starting on Thursday, this weekend active rosters and practice squads were announced.
Many Central Michigan and Ferris State alumni made the cuts for their respective teams.
For CMU, Superbowl champion and 2013 first-round pick Eric Fisher was named to the roster for the Kansas City Chiefs. Sean Murphy-Bunting is on the active roster for Tampa Bay, Kavon Frazier for the Miami Dolphins, and Tyler Conklin for the Vikings.
St. Ignace native and former CMU standout Joe Ostman resigned to the practice squad for the Philadelphia Eagles, and Cooper Rush is also on the practice squad for the Giants.
Ferris State had the most former Bulldogs make the opening day active roster in program history with three. The three who made it were Zach Sieler (Miami), Malike Taylor (Green Bay), and Tavierre Thomas (Cleveland).
Austin Edwards made the practice squad for the Atlanta Falcons, and Justin Zimmer stays on the practice squad for the Bills.
The 2020 NFL season opens on Thursday with the Kansas City Chiefs hosting the Houston Texans.