The 2012 NFL season opens tonight, when the New York Giants play the Dallas Cowboys.

Three former Razorbacks Dallas running back Felix Jones and New York guard Mitch Petrus and cornerback Michael Coe are on the 53-man rosters for both teams. They're among 17 former Razorbacks who made 53-man rosters. The list includes rookies Jake Bequette (New England), Jarius Wright (Minnesota) and Joe Adams (Carolina).

Early next week we'll kick off our weekly "Razorbacks in the NFL" blog post, recapping how former Hogs performed on the field in the opener. Before we get there, let's find out who made teams the 53-man rosters (according to The list below doesn't include players who are still with their organizations, but on injured reserve lists (like Philadelphia OL Jason Peters, Minnesota WR Greg Childs and OL DeMarcus Love). It also doesn't count practice squad players.

Here's what we compiled. If we missed anyone, please let us know:


George Wilson Buffalo Bills

Tarvaris Jackson - Buffalo Bills

Nate Garner Miami Dolphins

Jake Bequette New England Patriots

Ryan Mallett New England Patriots

Bobbie Williams Baltimore Ravens

Jamaal Anderson Cincinnati Bengals

Peyton Hillis Kansas City Chiefs

Darren McFadden Oakland Raiders

Felix Jones Dallas Cowboys

Mitch Petrus New York Giants

Michael Coe - New York Giants

Chris Houston Detroit LIons

Brett Goode Green Bay Packers

D.J. Williams Green Bay Packers

Jarius Wright Minnesota Vikings

Joe Adams Carolina Panthers

Robbie Neiswanger Arkansas News Bureau