Former FCS Players On 2023 NFL Conference Championship Rosters – HERO Sports

Fifteen former FCS players are currently on active rosters for the four remaining NFL teams. Seven more are on reserve or practice squads.

Cincinnati and Kansas City square off in the AFC title game, and San Francisco and Philadelphia play in the NFC championship game.

Here are past FCS players on those rosters:



North Dakota State — OL Cordell Volson (#67)

Kansas City


South Dakota — LB Jack Cochrane (43)

Georgia Southern — RB Jerick McKinnon (#1)

Western Illinois — DT Khalen Saunders (#99)

Practice Squad:

South Dakota State — QB Chris Oladokun

San Francisco


San Diego — TE Ross Dwelley (#82)

Eastern Washington — DL Samson Ebukam (#56)

Eastern Illinois — QB Jimmy Garoppolo (#10)

San Diego — QB Josh Johnson (#17)

Harvard — FB Kyle Juszczyk (#44)

Central Arkansas — DB George Odum (#30)

Fordham — OL Nick Zakelj (#63)


North Dakota State — QB Trey Lance

Practice Squad:

Mercer — OL Jason Poe



Samford — DB James Bradberry (#24)

Idaho — LB Christian Elliss (#53)

South Dakota State — TE Dallas Goedert (#88)

South Carolina State — DT Javon Hargrave (#97)


Illinois State — TE Dalton Keene

Sam Houston — DB Tristin McCollum

Practice Squad:

North Carolina A&T — DB Mac McCain

Weber State — OL Sua Opeta