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Rails Alumni in Professional Football

Dan Devine

 
Rails in the NFL
Dick Pesonen
Green Bay, Minnesota, New York Giants
1960-1964
Dan Devine Green Bay (Head Coach) 1971-1974
Tom MacLeod Green Bay, Baltimore 1973-1978
 
Rails in the NFL Draft
Dick Pesonen Minnesota 1961 NFL Expansion Draft
Tom MacLeod Green Bay 1973 3rd Round (74th Overall)
Terry Egerdahl Minnesota 1976 6th Round (180th Overall)
 
Rails in the Continental Football League

Dick Pesonen

Newark, Orlando
Orlando (Head Coach)
1965-1967
1968-1969
Gary Egerdahl Orlando 1969

Rails Alumni in College Football

Rails in NCAA Division I Football

Dan Devine

 

 

 

Michigan State (Assistant Coach)

Arizona State (Head Coach)

Missouri (Head Coach)

Notre Dame (Head Coach)

1950-1954

1955-1957

1958-1970

1975-1980

Dick Pesonen

 

 

Minnesota

Idaho State (Assistant Coach)

1957

1971-1972

Tom MacLeod

Minnesota

1969-1972

Ben Hanson

Minnesota

2004-2005

 

Rails in NCAA Divison II Football

 

Maurice Gorham

Minnesota Duluth

1933-1936

Francis Gorham

Minnesota Duluth

1938

Dan Devine

Minnesota Duluth

1946-1947

Dick Pesonen

Minnesota Duluth

1958-1959

Skip Fontaine

Minnesota Duluth

1957-1960

Bill Bort

Minnesota Duluth

1958

Bill Breemeersch

Minnesota Duluth

1958

Gary Egerdahl

Minnesota Duluth

1964-1967

Terry Egerdahl

Minnesota Duluth

1972-1975

Boyd Hanson

Minnesota Duluth

1979-1982

Randy Fietek

Minnesota Duluth

1988-1990

Jody Routsalainen

Minnesota Duluth

1992

Brian Dedominces

Minnesota Duluth

1993-1997

Kelly Hanna

Minnesota Duluth

1994-1998

Brad Kimber

Bemidji State

1994-1997

Tim Rohweder

 

North Dakota State
Minnesota Duluth

1994

1995-1998

Jay Cornell

Bemidji State

1996-1997

Nathan Sandman

Minnesota Duluth

1997-1999

Jack King

Moorhead State

1997-2001

Jake Comnick

Minnesota Duluth

2004-2008

Brian Hanson

Minnesota Duluth

2006-2010

Eric Makitalo

Minnesota Duluth

2011-2012

Derek Schofield

Bemidji State

2012 - 2013

Jim Weiler

Minnesota Duluth

1985-1988

Tom Stewart

Minnesota Duluth

1956/57 (?)

Eric Johnson

Minnesota Duluth

1986 - ?

John Phillips

Minnesota Duluth

1976-1978

Colton Adams

U of  M  - Crookston

2015 -

  

 

Rails Alumni who played Division III College Football

 

 

     

Brady Peterson

St. Thomas

1994-1997

Chris Watkins

Hamline University

1994-1997

Chris Nylund

Hamline University

1991-1994

Cy Morton

Hamline University

1991-1994

Josh Watkins

St. Thomas

1996

Guy Boysen

St. John's University

1996-1997

Matt Paulson

Hamline

1996-1999

Rob Hedburg   

St. Johns University

2010-2013

Ian Scherber

St. John’s University

2012

Wade Johnson

Augsburg College

1985-1986        

Ron Flesivig

Augsburg College

1985-1986

Joe Carter

CSS

2014 - Present

Nate Layne

CSS

2014

 

 

 

Rails Alumni who played Community College Football

Troy Dewall

Itasca Community College

1992

Luke Wargin

Mesabi Community College

1997-1998

Seth Johnson

Fond Du Lac Community College

2008-2009

Caleb Maki

Mesabi Community College

2009

Eric Makitalo

Fond du Lac CC

2009- 2010

Wade Johnson

Itasca Community College

1983-1984

Ron Flesvig

Itasca Community College

1983-1984

Scott St. Germaine

Itasca Community College

1983 - 1984

 

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