Duke in the NFL Schedule

DURHAM – Eleven former Blue Devils were named to 53-man rosters in the National Football League (NFL) in advance of the first week of the regular season which kicks off Thursday.

The list of Duke's professional players includes NFL veterans Breon Borders (Tennessee Titans), Ross Cockrell (Tampa Bay Buccaneers), Jamison Crowder (New York Jets), Thomas Hennessy (New York Jets), Daniel Jones (New York Giants), Lucas Patrick (Green Bay Packers) and Laken Tomlinson (San Francisco 49ers).

In addition, rookies Michael Carter II (New York Jets), Victor Dimukeje (Arizona Cardinals), Noah Gray (Kansas City Chiefs) and Chris Rumph II (Los Angeles Chargers) also were named to 53-man rosters for their respective squads.

After competing in the preseason, rookies Mark Gilbert (Pittsburgh Steelers), Devery Hamilton (Las Vegas Raiders) and Deon Jackson (Indianapolis Colts) as well as veterans Joe Giles-Harris (Buffalo Bills) and Matt Skura (New York Giants) were signed to their respective organizations' practice squads.

#DukeInTheNFL Week 1 Schedule
Ross Cockrell
Thursday, Sept. 9
Dallas at Tampa Bay, 8:20 p.m. (NBC)

Chris Rumph II
Sunday, Sept. 12
Los Angeles Chargers at Washington, 1 p.m. (CBS)

Michael Carter II, Jamison Crowder and Thomas Hennessy
Sunday, Sept. 12
New York Jets at Carolina, 1 p.m. (CBS)

Breon Borders and Victor Dimukeje
Sunday, Sept. 12
Arizona at Tennessee, 1 p.m. (CBS)

Laken Tomlinson
Sunday, Sept. 12
San Francisco at Detroit, 1 p.m. (FOX)

Noah Gray
Sunday, Sept. 12
Cleveland at Kansas City, 4:25 p.m. (CBS)

Daniel Jones
Sunday, Sept. 12
Denver at New York Giants, 4:25 p.m. (FOX)

Lucas Patrick
Sunday, Sept. 12
Green Bay at New Orleans, 4:25 p.m. (FOX)