30 former Wisconsin High School Standouts Make NFL Rosters

Wisconsin Rapids (OnFocus) – Wisconsin high school football stars continue to excel at the college level, with multiple players making it in the NFL each season.

To start the 2020 NFL season, there are 30 players on NFL roster who played high school football in the Badger State.

Former Central Wisconsin High School standouts in the NFL include Vince Biegel of Wisconsin Rapids Lincoln, Tyler Biadasz of Amherst, and Ryan Ramczyk of Stevens Point.

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The list also includes NFL stars JJ Watt and his brothers TJ and Derek, and Melvin Gordon of the Broncos and formerly of the Chargers.

Zack Baun Brown Deer Wisconsin New Orleans
Nick Bellore Whitefish Bay Central Michigan Seattle
Beau Benzschawel Grafton Wisconsin Detroit
Tyler Biadasz Amherst Wisconsin Dallas
Vince Biegel Wisconsin Rapids Wisconsin Miami
Ben Bredeson Arrowhead Michigan Baltimore
Brandon Brooks Milwaukee Riverside Miami (OH) Philadelphia
Derek Carrier Edgerton Beloit College Las Vegas
Alex Erickson Darlington Wisconsin Cincinnati
Daurice Fountain Madison Memorial Northern Iowa Indianapolis
Melvin Gordon Kenosha Bradford Wisconsin Denver
Ryan Groy Middleton Wisconsin Los Angels Chargers
Shelby Harris Homestead Illinois State Denver
Alec Ingold Bay Port Wisconsin Las Vegas
AJ Klein Kimberly Iowa State Buffalo
James Morgan Ashwaubenon Florida International New York Jets
Eric Murray Milwaukee Riverside Minnesota Houston
Dare Ogunbowale Marquette Wisconsin Jacksonville
Ryan Ramczyk Stevens Point Wisconsin New Orleans
Max Scharping Green Bay Southwest Northern Illinois Houston
Joe Schobert Waukesha West Wisconsin Jacksonville
Nate Stanley Menomonie Iowa Minnesota
Ricky Wagner West Allis Hale Wisconsin Green Bay
J.J. Watt Pewaukee Wisconsin Houston
Derek Watt Pewaukee Wisconsin Pittsburgh
T.J. Watt Pewaukee Wisconsin Pittsburgh
Trae Waynes Kenosha Bradford Michigan State Cincinnati
Kristian Welch Iola-Scandinavia Iowa Baltimore
Robert Windsor Fond du Lac Penn State Indianapolis
Kevin Zeitler Wisconsin Lutheran Wisconsin New York Giants


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David Keech
Author: David Keech

David Keech is a math teacher in Wisconsin Rapids and public address announcer for Abbotsord High School. He officiates basketball, baseball, and softball in central Wisconsin. He has reported on amateur sports since 2011, known as 'KeechDaVoice.' David can be reached at [email protected]