Thunder Collins (born September 17, 1979) is a former running back for the Montreal Alouettes after playing 3 seasons at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln. He played one game for the Montreal Alouettes of the Canadian Football League in 2003.
In August, 2009, Collins was convicted of 1st-degree murder. Later, Collins was found guilty of attempted 2nd-degree murder. Although Collins maintains his innocence, he has been sentenced to life in prison. His attorney's motion for a re-trial was denied in 2012.
Jesse James Palmer is a Canadian television personality, sports commentator, actor, and former professional football player who was a quarterback in the National Football League (NFL) for five seasons in the early 2000s. Palmer played college football for the University of Florida, and thereafter, he played professionally for the New York Giants and San Francisco 49ers in the NFL before spending half of the 2006 season with the Montreal Alouettes of the Canadian Football League (CFL). Palmer was cast in 2004 as the bachelor on the fifth season of the reality television series The Bachelor. He went on to become a college football analyst for ESPN/ABC in the United States, and has been a columnist for the website of The Sports Network in Canada. He is also a contributor to ABC's Good Morning America. In 2018, he hosted the kickoff season of The Proposal on ABC. Since 2017 he has hosted The Holiday Baking Championship on The Food Network. Jesse was host of DailyMailTV from 2017-2020.
Ahman Rashad Green is a former American football running back who played 12 seasons in the National Football League (NFL). Green played college football at Nebraska and was drafted by the Seattle Seahawks in the 3rd round of the 1998 NFL Draft, playing there for two seasons before being traded to the Green Bay Packers, with whom he played for eight of the next ten seasons. Green also played for the Houston Texans, and was a four-time Pro Bowl selection with the Packers, where he holds the franchise record for rushing yards. He is currently the head Esports coach at Lakeland University.
Jerry Porter is a former American football wide receiver. He was drafted by the Oakland Raiders in the second round of the 2000 NFL Draft, after playing college football at West Virginia. He has also played for the Jacksonville Jaguars and in 2011, attempted a comeback with the Montreal Alouettes of the Canadian Football League.
Sean Michael Maurice Taylor was an American football free safety for the Washington Redskins of the National Football League (NFL). He was selected by the Redskins as the fifth overall pick of the 2004 NFL Draft where he played for four seasons until his murder in 2007.
Johnny Steven Rodgers is an American former football player. He played college football for the Nebraska Cornhuskers and won the Heisman Trophy in 1972, the first wide receiver to win the award. Rodgers played professionally in the Canadian Football League (CFL) with the Montreal Alouettes and in the National Football League (NFL) with the San Diego Chargers. He was inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame in 2000.
Lawrence Lamond Phillips was an American gridiron football running back who played in the National Football League (NFL) for three seasons. A highly-touted collegiate prospect, Phillips' professional career was cut short by legal troubles that continued up until his death.
Darrell "Dr. Victory" Mudra is a former American football coach. He served as the head football coach at Adams State College (1959–1962), North Dakota State University (1963–1965), the University of Arizona (1967–1968), Western Illinois University (1969–1973), Florida State University (1974–1975), Eastern Illinois University (1978–1982), and the University of Northern Iowa (1983–1987), compiling a career college football record of 200–81–4. Murdra was also the head coach of the Montreal Alouettes of the Canadian Football League (CFL) for one season in 1966. He was inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame as a coach in 2000.
Thomas Henry Kane is a Canadian former professional football player.
Channon Gail Christian, aged 21, and Hugh Christopher Newsom Jr., aged 23, were from Knoxville, Tennessee. They were kidnapped on the evening of January 6, 2007, when Christian's vehicle was carjacked. The couple was taken to a rental house. Both of them were raped, tortured, and murdered. Four males and one female were arrested, charged, and convicted in the case. In 2007, a grand jury indicted Letalvis Darnell Cobbins, Lemaricus Devall Davidson, George Geovonni Thomas, and Vanessa Lynn Coleman on counts of kidnapping, robbery, rape, and murder. Also in 2007, Eric DeWayne Boyd was indicted by a federal grand jury of being an accessory to a carjacking, resulting in serious bodily injury to another person, and misprision of a felony. In 2018, Boyd was indicted on state level charges of kidnapping, robbery, rape, and murder.
Frantz Hardy is a former American football wide receiver. He was undrafted in the 2008 NFL Draft and played college football for the Nebraska Cornhuskers. He was cut on August 22, 2008 from the Philadelphia Eagles due to a leg injury.
Alain Kaleta Olony T. Kashama is a former Canadian football defensive end who played in the Canadian Football League and National Football League. He was signed by the Chicago Bears as an undrafted free agent in 2004. He played college football for the Michigan Wolverines.
Kerry Carter is a former gridiron football fullback. He was signed by the Seattle Seahawks as an undrafted free agent in 2003 and drafted by the Alouettes in the second round of the 2003 CFL Draft. He played college football at Stanford.
Dahrran Diedrick is a former professional Canadian football running back in the Canadian Football League (CFL). He was signed by the San Diego Chargers as an undrafted free agent in 2003 and drafted by the Edmonton Eskimos in the third round of the 2002 CFL Draft. Diedrick played for eight seasons with the Montreal Alouettes where he won two Grey Cup championships. He played college football at Nebraska.
Paul Woldu is a former professional Canadian football cornerback. He was drafted by the Montreal Alouettes in the fifth round of the 2008 CFL Draft where he spent four years with the team. He played CIS football for the Saskatchewan Huskies football team.
Edward Arthur Thomas was an American high school football coach. On June 24, 2009, Thomas was shot and killed in his Parkersburg, Iowa football team's weight room by Mark Becker, one of Thomas' former players. Thomas was airlifted to a Waterloo, Iowa hospital where he was pronounced dead shortly after arrival.
The 2017 Nebraska Cornhuskers football team represented the University of Nebraska during the 2017 NCAA Division I FBS football season. The team was coached by third-year head coach Mike Riley and played their home games at Memorial Stadium in Lincoln, Nebraska. They competed as members of the West Division of the Big Ten Conference. They finished the season 4–8, 3–6 in Big Ten play to finish in fifth place in the West Division.
Nathan William Enderle is a former American football quarterback. He played college football at Idaho, where he was a four-year starter. Enderle was selected in the fifth round of the 2011 NFL Draft by the Chicago Bears. He was a member of the Jacksonville Jaguars during the 2012 preseason and the Tennessee Titans and San Diego Chargers during the 2013 preseason.
Jaquan Bray is an American football wide receiver for the Montreal Alouettes of the Canadian Football League (CFL). He played college football at Auburn, and signed with the Indianapolis Colts as an undrafted free agent in 2015.
Tim Gilligan is a former American football wide receiver who played two seasons with the Montreal Alouettes of the Canadian Football League (CFL). He played college football at Boise State University and attended Elko High School in Elko, Nevada.
Collins a disputé un match dans l’uniforme des Alouettes en 2003. (translation: Collins played one game for the Alouettes in 2003.)