Four-time Pro Bowl quarterback Mike Vick is moving his electric speed and talents from the NFL gridiron to the flag football field. Coming out of Virginia Tech, Vick was the first overall pick in the 2001 NFL Draft, becoming the first African American quarterback to be selected first overall. In Vick’s thirteen seasons in the NFL, he transformed the quarterback position with his athletic abilities. He holds both the record for most rushing yards in a season and career rush yards for quarterbacks.
Steve Smith was drafted by the New York Giants in the 2007 NFL Draft. He played college football at USC. In 2006 at USC, Smith was first team All-Pac-10 and a first team All-American. He played six years in the NFL with the Giants, Eagles, Rams, and Buccaneers. In 2009 with the Giants, Smith led the NFC in receptions and was both a Pro Bowl selection and Super Bowl champion. He is the brother of 49ers linebacker Malcolm Smith.
Michael Griffin was drafted by the Tennessee Titans in 2007 with the 19th overall pick. He played college football at the University of Texas, recorded 364 tackles and 8 interceptions in his college career, and holds the University of Texas record with eight blocked kicks. Griffin played in the NFL for nine seasons with the Titans, Vikings, and Panthers and was a two-time Pro Bowl selection (2008 and 2010). Griffin recorded 25 interceptions in his NFL career.
Nick Collins was drafted by the Green Bay Packers in the 2005 NFL Draft. Collins played safety at Bethune-Cookman. Collins was a three-time Pro Bowl selection and three-time second team All-Pro. In 2008, he was the interceptions co-leader and interception return yards leader in the NFC. Collins won a Super Bowl with the Packers in 2010 and was inducted into the Green Bay Packers Hall of Fame in 2016. In his career, he had 21 interceptions and 4 touchdowns.
In 2012, Jarrett Boykin was signed by the Jacksonville Jaguars as an undrafted free agent. He played college football at Virginia Tech where he was a two-time ACC champion. Boykin played for the Jaguars, Packers, and Bills in the NFL, and played two seasons in the CFL with the Calgary Stampeders.
As an undrafted free agent, Browner signed with the Denver Broncos in 2005 out of Oregon State. Browner was incredibly productive defensive back at Oregon State. He was named a Freshman All-American, Pac-10 Conference Freshman of the Year, and was also All-Pac-10 second team, and an All-American during his college career. In his eight-year NFL career, Bronwer played for the Broncos, Seahawks, Patriots, and Saints. He is a two-time Super Bowl champion and was a Pro Bowl selection in 2011. Browner also played three years in the CFL, where he was a CFL All-Star each year (2008-2010), and won the Grey Cup in 2008.
Bernard Pierce was drafted by the Ravens in the 2012 NFL Draft. Before coming to the NFL, Pierce had a productive career at the University of Temple. In 2009, Pierce won the Mid-American Conference Freshman of the Year Award. He ranks 11th all-time in rushing touchdowns per game. In his five-year NFL career, Pierce played with the Ravens, Jaguars, Jets, and Broncos and won a Super Bowl with the Ravens.
Evan Rodriguez was drafted in 2012 by the Chicago Bears. He played college football at Temple University. He is currently a free agent and has played for the Bears, Dolphins, Bills, and Buccaneers. In 2016, Rodriquez signed with the Lehigh Valley Steelhawks of the American Indoor Football League.
Nick Tintle is a professional lacrosse player for the Denver Outlaws and won the 2016 Major League Lacrosse Championship. He was a two-time All-American midfielder at the University of North Carolina and a New York All-State football player in high school.
Sergio Perkovic is a professional lacrosse player selected by the Boston Cannons with 2nd overall pick in the 2017 Major League Lacrosse draft. He played collegiate lacrosse at the University of Notre Dame. He was three-time first team All-American and three-time All-ACC selection.
In 2007, Aaron was drafted by the Green Bay Packers. Rouse attended Virginia Tech, where he was nominated first team All-ACC his junior year. He would go on to have a five-year NFL career, playing with the Packers, Giants, and Cardinals. After the NFL, Rouse played two years in the UFL for the Omaha Nighthawks and the Virginia Destroyers. In 2011, he won the UFL Championship and was awarded the MVP.