Great news for UTEP athletics as Cornelius Brown and Da'Mon Cromartie-Smith both made opening day NFL Rosters. Brown, a cornerback, has made the practice squad with the Indianapolis Colts. Cromartie-Smith, was signed last week to be one of the 8 players on the Pittsburgh Steelers practice squad.
Brown and Cromartie-Smith bring the total number of Miners on NFL opening day rosters up to 8. The others are:
- Oniel Cousins (OT), Baltimore Ravens
- Jordan Palmer (QB), Bengals
- Jon Dorenbos, (LS), Philadelphia Eagles
- Johnny Lee Higgins (WR), Oakland Raiders
- Thomas Howard (LB), Raiders
- Robby Felix (C), New York Jets
For a complete list of C-USA players on opening day NFL rosters click here.