Andy Robustelli, Class of 1943: Andy Robustelli was drafted by the Los Angeles Rams in 1951 and played professional football there until his 1955 trade to the New York Giants. He played nine more seasons for the Giants before retiring in 1964. He was selected to the All-Pro team nine times and played in nine championship games during his 14-year career. Andy served as defensive captain of the Giants for six years and as player and defensive coach from 1961 to 1964. In 1962, he was awarded the Maxwell Trophy, symbolic of the league’s Most Valuable Player. The crowning achievement of his professional football career was his election to the Hall of Fame in Canton, Ohio in 1971.

Garry “G” Cobb, Class of 1975: Garry Cobb had an 11-year career in the National Football League. He initially signed with the Detroit Lions in 1979 and also played for the Philadelphia Eagles and Dallas Cowboys. While playing for the Eagles, he was selected NFL Defensive Player of the Year by Sports Illustrated and was nominated as “NFL Man of the Year.”

Alex Joseph, Class of 2006: Alex Joseph is now is a linebacker in the Canadian Football League for the Hamilton Tiger Cats. He is formerly a member of two NFL Teams, the San Francisco 49ers and the Green Bay Packers.

Vladimir Ducasse, Class of 2006: Vladimir Ducasse is currently an offensive lineman in the National Football League for the NY Jets. After playing at the University of Massachusetts for 4 years, Ducasse was drafted in the 2nd round for the 2010 Draft by the New York Jets.

Khairi Fortt, Class of 2009:  Khairi Fortt was drafted by the New Orleans Saints in the 14th Round as the overall 124th pick. Fortt played at Stamford High and graduated with the class of 2009. He played at Penn State before transferring to Cal in 2012. Currently, he is linebacker for the Jacksonville Jaguars.

Craig Bingham: Linebacker; played 5 seasons in the NFL with the Pittsburg Steelers and San Diego Chargers. Bingham attended Syracuse University and was drafted in the 6th round of the 1982 NFL Draft.

Dwight Bingham, Class of 1980: Defensive end, played 1 season with the Atlanta Falcons of the NFL in 1987. Bingham attended Mississippi University.

Fred Dugan, Class of 1951: Dugan was drafted in the 7th round of the 1957 NFL Draft by the San Francisco 49ers.  He was later selected by the Dallas Cowboys in the 1960 NFL Expansion Draft.  In 1961 he was traded to the Washington Redskins where he broke the receiving record with 53 receptions, 817 yards, and 4 touchdowns.  He attended the University of Alabama and the University of Dayton.


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