Tuesday was the NFL’s deadline to get their rosters to the 53-man limit.
Wide receiver Jalen Brooks (Cowboys) was among the four South Carolina rookies to make the initial pro roster for the 2023 season. Fellow rookies Darius Rush (Colts) and Josh Vann (Panthers) were cut but could land on a practice squad or sign with another team.
Here’s where former Gamecocks stand in the NFL ahead of the regular season. The first game is Thursday, Sept. 7, with most teams playing on Sunday, Sept. 10.
Nate Adkins, TE, Denver Broncos
Jalen Brooks, WR, Dallas Cowboys (rookie)
Rico Dowdle, RB, Dallas Cowboys
Stephon Gilmore, CB, Dallas Cowboys
Hayden Hurst, TE, Carolina Panthers
Ernest Jones, LB, LA Rams
Keisean Nixon, CB, Green Bay Packers
Israel Mukuamu, S, Dallas Cowboys
Deebo Samuel, WR, San Francisco 49ers
Cam Smith, CB, Miami Dolphins (rookie)
DJ Wonnum, OL, Minnesota Vikings
Rashad Fenton, CB, Arizona Cardinals (On injured reserve.)
(Note: Teams have 24 hours before moving waived players to practice squads.)
Damiere Byrd, WR, Carolina Panthers
Bryan Edwards, WR, New Orleans Saints
Darius Rush, CB, Indianapolis Colts (rookie)
Shi Smith, WR, Carolina Panthers
Taylor Stallworth, DT, Carolina Panthers
Josh Vann, WR, Carolina Panthers (undrafted rookie)