There are 17 former Utes on opening-day rosters, headlined by 2014 Pro Bowl participants Alex Smith and Eric Weddle.

Matt Asiata

RB, Minnestoa Vikings

Also Snow College and Hunter HS

Will back up Adrian Peterson.

Zane Beadles

OL, Jacksonville Jaguars

Also Hillcrest HS

Signed a lucrative free-agent deal in the offseason after starting for the Denver Broncos.

Tony Bergstrom

OL, Oakland Raiders

Also Skyline HS

Bergstrom is headed into his third season with the Raiders.

Paul Kruger

OLB, Cleveland Browns

Also Timpanogos HS

Begins his second season with the Browns.

Star Lotulelei

DL, Carolina Panthers

Also Snow College and Bingham HS

Had a big rookie season and will again anchor the Panthers defense.

Brice McCain

CB, Pittsburgh Steelers

Joined the Steelers this year after five seasons with the Houston Texans.

Keith McGill

DB, Oakland Raiders

Begins his rookie year after being drafted in the fourth round.

Koa Misi

LB, Miami Dolphins

Is expected to start at middle linebacker this season.

Tenny Palepoi

DL, San Diego Chargers

Also Snow College and Skyline HS

Begins his rookie campaign in San Diego.

Trevor Reilly

OLB, New York Jets

Begins his rookie year after being drafted in the seventh round.

Derrick Shelby

DE, Miami Dolpins

Is expected to see increased time playing defensive end for the Dolphins.

Sealver Siliga

DL, New England Patriots

Also Copper Hills HS

Saw plenty of playing time for the Patriots last season after being released by the Broncos.

Alex Smith

QB, Kansas City Chiefs

Is coming off his best professional season.

Sean Smith

CB, Kansas City Chiefs

Begins his second season with the Chiefs after a very successful 2013 season.

Steve Smith

WR, Baltimore Ravens

Signed as a free agent after 13 very productive seasons with the Carolina Panthers.

Paul Soliai

DL, Atlanta Falcons

Expected to contribute heavily to the Falcon front after playing several seasons playing a big role for the Dolphins.

Eric Weddle

DB, San Diego Chargers

Has been starring for the Chargers since 2007 and is considered one of the league's best safeties.

Practice squad members

Anthony Denham
TE, Houston Texans

Sam Brenner
C, Miami Dolphins

Tevita Finau
DT, New York Jets

Tevita Stevens
OL, Washington Redskins

On injured reserve:
Stevenson Sylvester
LB, Buffalo Bills

Former BYU players on NFL rosters

Former Utah State players on NFL rosters

Former Utah high school and other Utah college players on NFL rosters