Landon Cohen played four years of football at Ohio University earning second team All-MAC honors his junior and senior year.
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Carl Smith, Seahawks QB coach
Carl Smith had two stints with the Cleveland Browns as a quarterbacks coach 2001–2003 and 2009–2010.
Russell Wilson, Seahawks QB
The Seahawks quarterback was born in Cincinnati, Ohio in 1988 right in the middle of the Bengals last Super Bowl run. Wilson’s family lived in Cincinnati from 1980-1990.
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Nate Ebner, Patriots DB
After being a special teams standout at Ohio State, Nate Ebner was selected by the New England Patriots in the sixth round of the 2012 NFL Draft.
Julian Edelman, Patriots WR
At Kent State, Julian Edelman was a three-year starter at quarterback breaking former Cleveland Brown Josh Cribbs’ total offense record in his senior season.
Chris Jones, Patriots DT
Chris Jones played for Bowling Green from 2009 to 2012. Racking up 12.5 sacks his senior year in 2011, Jones was named the MAC defensive player of the year.
Josh Kline, Patriots OL
Josh Kline grew up in Mason, Ohio attending William Mason High School. Kline played college football at Kent State and earned second team All-MAC his senior season.
Bill Belichick, Patriots head coach
During his time with the Cleveland Browns, Bill Belichick compiled a 36-44 record and led the team to the playoffs during the 1994 season. Belichick’s Browns beat his current team the Patriots earning a playoff win. Following the team’s relocation to Baltimore, Belichick was fired as head coach.
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Josh Boyer, Patriots CB coach
Josh Boyer played college football at Division III Muskingum College in New Concord, Ohio before later becoming a graduate assistant at the University of Dayton for one year and Kent State from 2002-03.