From Senior Bowl to Pro Bowl

Here is a look at some current Raiders players in Senior Bowl game and practice action.

The Senior Bowl is set for this Saturday at Ladd-Peebles Stadium in Mobile, Alabama. This game have proven to be a launching pad to an NFL career for many prospects, including several Raiders players. Coached by current NFL coaching staffs, the Senior Bowl offers a long look in a pro-style environment as talent evaluators from all 32 teams prepare for the 2016 NFL Draft. This year, the North will be coached by the Dallas Cowboys' staff, while the Jacksonville Jaguars' coaching staff will guide the South.

Here are some notable Raiders and NFL players from the past five years who have played in the Senior Bowl.

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2015

WR Josh Harper - UDFA – waived in training camp
TE Clive Walford – 3rd round pick

2014

CB Keith McGill – 4th round pick
QB Derek Carr – 2nd round pick
G Gabe Jackson – 3rd round pick
DT Justin Ellis – 4th round pick

2013

TE Nick Kasa – 6th round pick – just signed with Denver Broncos
TE Mychal Rivera – 6th round pick
LB Sio Moore – 3rd round pick – traded to Indianapolis Sept. 2015

2012

DE Jack Crawford – 5th round pick – currently with Dallas
G/T Matt McCants – 6th round pick of NYG, joined Raiders as FA in 2013

2011

QB Christian Ponder – 1st round pick by Minnesota, spent 2015 offseason and training camp with Raiders
RB Roy Helu, Jr. - 4th round pick by Washington, joined Raiders as a FA in 2015
C Rodney Hudson – 2nd round pick by KC, joined Raiders as free agent in 2015
TE Lee Smith – 5th round pick by New England, claimed off waivers by Buffalo in 2011, signed as free agent with Raiders in 2015
CB DeMarcus Van Dyke – 3rd round pick – currently a FA, also played for Pittsburgh and Minnesota

Notable NFL Players (with current team listed)

2015

QB Sean Mannion – Los Angeles Rams
WR Devin Smith – NY Jets
RB Ameer Abdullah – Detroit Lions
WR Sammie Coates – Pittsburgh Steelers
WR Tyler Lockett – Seattle Seahawks

2014

QB Jimmy Garoppolo – New England Patriots
QB David Fales – Chicago Bears
DE Dee Ford – Kansas City Chiefs
LB Jerry Attaochu – San Diego Chargers
TE Crockett Gillmore – Baltimore Ravens
WR Jared Abbrederis – Green Bay Packers
WR Jeff Janis – Green Bay Packers
DE Aaron Donald – Los Angeles Rams
QB Landry Jones – Pittsburgh Steelers
QB EJ Manuel – Buffalo Bills
DE Ziggy Ansah – Detroit lions

2012

QB Kirk Cousins – Washington Redskins
RB Doug Martin – Tampa Bay Buccaneers
CB Josh Norman – Carolina Panthers
S Harrison Smith – Minnesota Vikings
DL Derek Wolfe – Denver Broncos
QB Russell Wilson - Seattle Seahawks
QB Nick Foles – Los Angeles Rams
DL Jaye Howard – Kansas City Chiefs
DE Melvin Ingram – San Diego Chargers
DL Malik Jackson – Denver Broncos
RB Alfred Morris – Washington Redskins
QB Brandon Weeden – Houston Texans

2011

WR Jeremy Kerley – NY Jets
QB Colin Kaepernick – SF 49ers
RB DeMarco Murray – Philadelphia Eagles
OL Nate Solder – New England Patriots
DE Ryan Kerrigan – Washington Redskins
CB Richard Sherman – Seattle Seahawks
QB Andy Dalton – Cincinnati Bengals
RB Bilal Powell – NY Jets
LB Pernell McPhee – Chicago Bears
LB Von Miller – Denver Broncos
CB Shareece Wright – Baltimore Ravens

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