Carlos Osorio, AP
Detroit Lions defensive end Ezekiel Ansah (94) clowns around with teammate Nick Fairley during warmups before an NFL football game against the Minnesota Vikings at Ford Field in Detroit, Sunday, Sept. 8, 2013. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)
With the 2014 NFL season set to kick off Thursday night, 37 players with ties to the state of Utah find themselves on 53-man rosters.
Utah State products Bobby Wagner and Robert Turbin will face off against fellow USU alum Jarrett Bush in the season opener Thursday, as the defending Super Bowl champion Seattle Seahawks host the Green Bay Packers.
What other locals are playing in the pros? Here's a look at the players in the NFL with Utah ties:
Former BYU players on NFL rosters
Former Utah players on NFL rosters
Former Utah State players on NFL rosters
Former Utah high school and other Utah college players on NFL rosters
Players with local ties set to make big impacts in the NFL this season
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