Greatest NFL careers in Missouri football history

There have been many Tigers to go on and have great careers in the NFL.

Sep 11, 2016; Kansas City, MO, USA; Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver Jeremy Maclin (19) catches a touchdown against the San Diego Chargers.
Sep 11, 2016; Kansas City, MO, USA; Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver Jeremy Maclin (19) catches a touchdown against the San Diego Chargers. / Denny Medley-USA TODAY Sports
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Kellen Winslow. . TE. player. Chargers. 531. Missouri NFL. Kellen Winslow. . 1979-1987

Kellen Winslow is known as one of the best if not the best player to wear a Missouri football uniform. Drafted in the first round of the 1979 NFL Draft with the 13th overall pick. Winslow retired in 1987 and was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 1995.

Winslow did not play much during his rookie season but exploded onto the scene in his second season and then for the rest of his career. In his second and third seasons, he led the NFL in receptions which is not typical for his position. In 1980 he had 89 receptions for 1,290 yards and in his third season, he had 88 receptions for 1,075 yards. He scored 19 touchdowns in those two seasons as well.

Winslow ended his career with 541 receptions for 6,741 yards averaging 12.5 yards per reception. He also had 45 touchdowns in his career. Winslow was a four-time Pro-Bowler, a three-time First Team All-Pro selection, and a Second Team All-Pro selection.

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