Best NFL Careers in BYU football history

With the NFL Draft quickly approaching, let's take a look at some of BYU's greatest NFL success stories.
Steve Young slings a pass for the San Francisco 49ers
Steve Young slings a pass for the San Francisco 49ers / Kirby Lee/GettyImages
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Todd Christensen - Tight End

Career Highlights: 2x Super Bowl Champion, 5x Pro Bowl Selection

Todd Christensen
Todd Christensen moves the ball down the field against Seattle / Focus On Sport/GettyImages

Todd Christensen had the best BYU alum career in the NFL that your kids have never heard of. His career at BYU was excellent, and his ability was clear from the birth of his career. Christensen started the first game of his freshman season, which is a rare accomplishment at BYU. He received first-team All-WAC honors in his senior season

Selected in the second round by the Dallas Cowboys, but moved to the New York Giants before playing in Dallas, Christensen settled into a role with the Raiders, where his excellent pro career took off. With Los Angeles/Oakland, Christensen tallied 5 seasons of over 1,000 receiving yards.

A two-time Super Bowl Champion and rocker of an outstanding mustache, Christensen won two receiving titles with the Raiders and has been the topic of recent discourse resurfacing in regards to whether Christensen is deserving of a Hall of Fame nod. While inclusion at this point is unlikely, his excellent NFL career is undeniable.