NASHVILLE, Tenn. — This information on former Vanderbilt student-athletes on current National Football League and additional professional rosters was updated Aug. 31.
Khari Blasingame (2015-18) // Chicago // In 32 regular-season career games with Tennessee coming into the 2022 season the former Vandy running back has 10 receptions for 97 yards, three carries for six yards, a rushing touchdown and also made seven total tackles
The 6-foot, 233-pound fullback originally signed with Minnesota as an undrafted free agent in 2019.
Oren Burks (2014-17) // San Francisco // Burks was a third-round pick of the 2018 NFL Draft and has played in 64 career games – playoff and regular season – for the Packers.
The 6-foot-3, 233-pound linebacker has 103 career tackles and a fumble recovery. He signed with San Francisco over the offseason
Zach Cunningham (2013-16) // Tennessee // The 57th overall pick of the 2017 NFL Draft, Cunningham is a veteran linebacker beginning his six season in the league.
A 6-foot-3, 238-pound linebacker, Cunningham had a stellar run in Houston for four seasons where he amassed more than 500 tackles before being signed by Tennessee in December.
Allan George (2018-2021) // Cincinnati // George was undrafted free agent in 2022 and made the Bengals’ 53-man roster in August.
George, a conerback, played in 45 games for the Commodores.
Casey Hayward (2008-11) // Atlanta // Hayward has been in the NFL for more than a decade after being selected 62nd overall by the Green Bay Packers in the 2012 NFL Draft. He had appeared in 155 games with Green Bay, San Diego, the Los Angeles Chargers and Las Vegas, respectively, and has recorded 460 tackles coming into 2022.
Hayward made 47 tackles – three for a loss – and had an interception in 2021 with Las Vegas. He signed with Atlanta in March.
Tre Herndon (2014-17) // Jacksonville // Herndon played his fourth NFL season in 2021 and has played in 52 games, made 161 tackles and grabbed three interceptions.
The 5-foot-11, 185-pound cornerback signed with Jacksonville as an undrafted free agent.
Will Holden (2013-16) // New York Giants // A fifth-round draft pick by Arizona in 2017, Holden has played with the Cardinals, Baltimore, Indianapolis and Detroit, respectively.
The offensive tackle played 14 games this past season for the Lions.
Jordan Matthews (2010-13) // San Francisco // Matthews has spent nine seasons in the NFL and has transitioned from wide receiver to tight end with the 49ers.
Matthews has 274 career receptions for 3,288 yards and 22 touchdowns in the regular season and one 37-yard touchdown catch in the postseason.
Dayo Odeyingbo (2017-20) // Indianapolis // Selected 54th overall by the Colts in the 2021 NFL Draft, Odeyingbo played in 44 games for Vanderbilt as a defensive linemen.
Odeyingbo recorded six tackles, half a sack and forced a fumble in 10 games during his rookie season in 2021.
Jared Pinkney (2015-19) // Los Angeles Rams // Pinkney signed a free agent deal with Atlanta in April of 2020 and has been with the Falcons, Tennessee, Detroit (twice) and the Rams (twice), respectively, since.
Pinkney set the Vanderbilt record for career receiving yards by a tight end with 1,560. He has appeared in one NFL game.
Trent Sherfield (2014-17) // Miami // Sherfield has appeared in 61 career games since his debut in 2018 with the Arizona Cardinals. The 6-foot-1, 220-pound wide receiver has 37 career catches for 427 yards and two touchdowns.
Sherfield signed with Miami in March.
Justin Skule (2015-18) // San Francisco // Skule was selected in the fifth round of the 2019 NFL Draft by the 49ers.
The left tackle has played in 31 career games for the 49ers, but has not appeared in a contest since 2020.
Ke’Shawn Vaughn (2017-19) // Tampa Bay // Vaughn was selected 76th overall in the second round of the 2020 NFL Draft. He ranks fifth all-time at Vanderbilt with 2,272 rushing yards despite making just 24 appearances.
The 5-foot-10, 214-pound running back has played in 25 career games and has 363 career yards rushing. Vaughn has three career rushing touchdowns, including one during the 2021 postseason.
Stephen Weatherly (2012-15) // Cleveland // Weatherly is going into his seventh NFL season, the first four of which were in Minnesota. He spent the 2021 campaign with Denver and Minnesota.
Weatherly has made 77 career tackles and signed with Cleveland in April. He was placed on injured reserve in August.
Joejuan Williams (2016-18) // New England // Williams was selected as the 45th overall pick of the 2019 NFL Draft by the Patriots. Williams, a cornerback, has played 38 career games for the Patriots.
A 6-foot-3, 212-pound cornerback, Williams has registered 50 tackles in three NFL seasons.