Former Players


COUGAR FOOTBALL:

Gateway to College and the Pros

Coaches Dave Brown, Joel Hicks, and Jack Turner have all been very successful in getting their players onto the next level once their Cougar football playing days are over.  Pulaski County football fans have seen many of their Cougar players make their way from Kenneth J. Dobson Stadium into different college stadiums around the country and even into stadiums at the professional level.  Former Cougar players have played at every level of college football including the Football Bowl Subdivision, the Football Championship Subdivision, Div. II, Div. III, and even NAIA.  They are as follows:

Mike Alderman—East Tennessee State University

Brandon Anderson—Akron University.

 

Trey Angle—Emory and Henry College 

 

Adam Adkins—Glenville State College

 

Shawn Branscome—Morehead State University.

 

Charlie Bryant—Ohio University

 

Adam Brockmeyer—Ferrum College

 

Ryan Brockmeyer—Began his career at Marshall University before transferring to Ferrum College to play alongside his brother, Adam.

 

J.R. Brown—Virginia Military Institute

 

Jackie Bruce - William and Mary

 

Derrick Burks—Played at Virginia Tech before transferring to Morehead State University

 

 

Dewayne Burks—Ferrum College

 

 

Gary Clark—Would enjoy a very successful career at James Madison University before going onto have a long NFL career with the Washington Redskins and Arizona Cardinals.  With the Redskins, Clark would win a pair of Super Bowls.

 

Jawan ClarkN.C. State, Western Carolina, Montreal Alouettes (CFL)

 

 

Frank Cobbs—James Madison University (on 2004 I-AA Championship Team), Albany Conquest (Arena Football League 2)

 

Brian Clymer—United States Military Academy

 

Bruce Coleman—Hampden-Sydney

 

Steven Cobbs—Lenoir-Rhyne University

 

Joey Davis—Virginia Military Institute

 

Ben Davidson—University of Richmond

 

Brian Dalton—Virginia Military Institute

 

Tim Davis—Boston College

 

Danny Dodson—William and Mary.  Currently the Head Football Coach at Woodside High School in Newport News, Virginia.

 

Ryan Dean—James Madison University

 

John Myers, Brian Golden, Jack Turner—Ferrum College

 

Randy Dunnigan—West Virginia University

 

Lee Gooch—Virginia Military Institute

 

 

Shayne Graham—Attended Virginia Tech where he would break and set numerous Big East and school records during his career.  Played for the Cincinnati Bengals where he was selected to his first Pro Bowl following the 2005 season.  Currently plays for the New England Patriots.

 

Todd Grantham—Virginia Tech.  After working as an NFL assistant coach with the Colts, Texans, Browns and Cowboys, Todd is now the Defensive Coordinator at the University of Georgia.

 

David Hale—University of Virginia

 

John Hedge—Virginia Tech

 

King Harvey—West Virginia University

 

Robbie Hoback—Lenoir-Rhyne University

 

T.J. Hicks—Catawba College

 

Ernie Hodge—currently plays for Ohio University.

 

Scott HughesVirginia Tech

 

Matt Hull—Ferrum College

 

Robbie Hudson—Virginia Tech

 

Josh Hurst—University of Virginia at Wise

 

Caleb Hurd—Virginia Tech

 

Jay James—Emory and Henry College

 

 

Dickie Johnson—Virginia Tech

 

 

Todd Jones—Emory and Henry College
Currently the Head Football Coach and Athletic Director
at Essex High School in Tappahannock, Virginia.

 

Jeff King—Would have an outstanding career at Virginia Tech earning all-ACC honors two years.  Currently plays for the Carolina Panthers.

 

Chris Kinzer—Virginia Tech

 

Rodney Landreth—East Tennessee State University

 

Jon Lilly—Would prep for one season at Fork Union Military Academy before attending Middle Tennessee State University where he played alongside former Cougar teammate, Eric Webb.

 

Mike Lindsey—James Madison University

 

Eric Madly—Hampden-Sydney

 

Kasey McCambridge—Played at West Virginia University before transferring to the University of Virginia at Wise where he currently plays.

 

Joe McClellan—Emory and Henry College

 

Danny McNeil—Liberty University

 

Randy Meredith—East Tennessee State University

 

Billy Myers—Virginia Tech

 

Bryan MyersMarshall University (1 year); transferred to Virginia Tech

 

Trey Parris—University of Virginia at Wise

 

Brent Osborne—Harvard University (the first Cougar ever to play at an Ivy League school)

 

Bobby Peaslee—Virginia Tech

 

Jimmy Patterson—University of Richmond

 

Randy Queen—Emory and Henry College

 

Benji PoindexterUniversity of Virginia at Wise

 

Jack Preston—James Madison University

 

Perry Reese—Ferrum College

 

Adam Roop—Virginia Tech

 

Zach Quesenberry—University of Virginia at Wise

 

Derrick Sartin—Concord College

 

Matt “Tater” Roan—Would prep for one season at Hargrave Military Academy before enrolling at Virginia Tech.  Later transferred to Southern Utah University.  Signed as a Free Agent by the Minnesota Vikings

 

Kelly Stoots—Concord College

 

Philip Rupprecht—Emory and Henry College

 

Curtis Trail—Lenoir-Rhyne University

 

Kwasi Scott—University of Virginia at Wise

 

Timmy Venable—University of Richmond

 

Matt Tilley—Virginia Tech

 

Eric Webb—Middle Tennessee State University

 

Wayne Viers—Concord College

 

Anthony Young—Concord College

 

Travis Williams—Bridgewater College

 

 

 

Alan Wheeling—William and Mary

 

Not Pictured:

Tony Carden Concord College
Ricky Casey Virginia Tech
B.C. Clark James Madison University
Rick Clark Ferrum College and Murray State
Robbie Cox Emory & Henry College
Ronnie Dalton Lees-McRae
Randy Grubb East Tennessee State University
Willie Hale Virginia Military Institute
Kenny Hall Ferrum College
Kirk Hendricks Concord College
Craig Hodge Eastern Michigan University
James McClanahan West Virginia University
Ronnie McClanahan St. Paul College
Tony Powell Ferrum College and Roanoke Rush (Semi-Pro)
Kevin Sidwell Ferrum College and Clemson University
J.W. Smith Concord College
Mickey Thomas Virginia Tech
Ron Tyree Concord College
Tim Venable Richmond University
James Whitaker Virginia Military Institute
Roscoe Young Ferrum College

 

 


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