Pro sports draftees from Long Island

A look at every Long Island high school player that has been drafted by an MLB, NFL, AFL, NHL, NBA or WNBA team. Use the database below to see specific info on each player such as the college they attended, their draft round, how long they played in their sport's highest level and more. Use the map to see how many players from a particular high school were drafted.

(Note: To be included in this database, a player must have graduated from a Long Island high school and been drafted. It will not include those who signed as undrafted free agents and made the big leagues, or those who attended a Long Island high school but did not graduate from one. If we're missing someone, please post in the comments.)

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First name Last name league position High school Class college Draft year round pick team notes
First name Lyle Last name Alzado league NFL position Defensive lineman High school Lawrence Class 1967 college Yankton Draft year 1971 round 4 pick 79 team Denver Broncos notes
First name Bob Last name Avellini league NFL position Quarterback High school New Hyde Park Class 1971 college Maryland Draft year 1975 round 6 pick 135 team Chicago Bears notes
First name Gary Last name Baldinger league NFL position Defensive lineman High school Massapequa Class 1982 college Wake Forest Draft year 1986 round 9 pick 229 team Kansas City Chiefs notes
First name Rich Last name Baldinger league NFL position Guard/tackle High school Massapequa Class 1978 college Wake Forest Draft year 1982 round 10 pick 270 team New York Giants notes
First name Roy Last name Barker league NFL position Defensive lineman High school Central Islip Class 1987 college North Carolina Draft year 1992 round 4 pick 98 team Minnesota Vikings notes
First name Hank Last name Bjorklund league NFL position Running back High school North Shore Class 1968 college Princeton Draft year 1972 round 12 pick 299 team New York Jets notes
First name Stephen Last name Boyd league NFL position Linebacker High school Valley Stream Central Class 1990 college Boston College Draft year 1995 round 5 pick 141 team Detroit Lions notes
First name Gary Last name Brown league NFL position Tackle High school Brentwood Class 1989 college Georgia Tech Draft year 1994 round 5 pick 148 team Pittsburgh Steelers notes
First name Jim Last name Brown league NFL position Running back High school Manhasset Class 1953 college Syracuse Draft year 1957 round 1 pick 6 team Cleveland Browns notes
First name Mike Last name Buck league NFL position Quarterback High school Sayville Class 1986 college Maine Draft year 1990 round 6 pick 156 team New Orleans Saints notes
First name Rob Last name Burnett league NFL position Defensive end High school Newfield Class 1985 college Syracuse Draft year 1990 round 5 pick 129 team Cleveland Browns notes
First name Tommy Last name Campbell league NFL position Defensive back High school Uniondale Class college Iowa State Draft year 1973 round 7 pick 170 team Atlanta Falcons notes
First name Carl Last name Capria league NFL position Defensive back High school Carey Class 1969 college Purdue Draft year 1974 round 5 pick 117 team Detroit Lions notes
First name Rob Last name Carpenter league NFL position Wide receiver High school Amityville Class 1986 college Syracuse Draft year 1991 round 4 pick 109 team New England Patriots notes
First name Mike Last name Catapano league NFL position Defensive end/LB High school Chaminade Class 2008 college Princeton Draft year 2013 round 7 pick 207 team Kansas City Chiefs notes
First name Sean Last name Clancy league NFL position Linebacker High school Chaminade Class college Amherst Draft year 1978 round 8 pick 217 team Miami Dolphins notes
First name Henry Last name Clement league NFL position Tight end High school Westbury Class college North Carolina Draft year 1961 round 11 pick 146 team Pittsburgh Steelers notes
First name George Last name Colton league NFL position Offensive guard High school Lindenhurst Class 1980 college Maryland Draft year 1986 round 9 pick 248 team New England Patriots notes
First name Canute Last name Curtis league NFL position Linebacker High school Farmingdale Class 1992 college West Virginia Draft year 1997 round 6 pick 176 team Cincinnati Bengals notes
First name Mike Last name Denimarck league NFL position Linebacker High school Newfield Class 1970 college Emporia State Draft year 1974 round 8 pick 195 team Detroit Lions notes
First name Chris Last name Dieterich league NFL position Guard/tackle High school Ward Melville Class 1976 college North Carolina State Draft year 1980 round 6 pick 140 team Detroit Lions notes
First name Quinn Last name Early league NFL position Wide receiver High school Great Neck South Class 1984 college Iowa Draft year 1988 round 3 pick 60 team San Diego Chargers notes
First name Jumbo Last name Elliott league NFL position Tackle High school Sachem Class 1983 college Michigan Draft year 1988 round 2 pick 36 team New York Giants notes
First name Boomer Last name Esiason league NFL position Quarterback High school East Islip Class 1979 college Maryland Draft year 1984 round 2 pick 38 team Cincinnati Bengals notes
First name Sean Last name Farrell league NFL position Guard/tackle High school Westhampton Class 1978 college Penn State Draft year 1982 round 1 pick 17 team Tampa Bay Buccaneers notes
First name D'Brickashaw Last name Ferguson league NFL position Tackle High school Freeport Class 2002 college Virginia Draft year 2006 round 1 pick 4 team New York Jets notes
First name Melvin Last name Fowler league NFL position Center/guard High school Half Hollow Hills West Class 1997 college Maryland Draft year 2002 round 3 pick 76 team Cleveland Browns notes
First name Tony Last name Garbarczyk league NFL position Defensive end High school Hauppauge Class college Wake Forest Draft year 1986 round 11 pick 278 team Buffalo Bills notes
First name Bruce Last name Gehrke league NFL position End High school Sewanhaka Class 1942 college Columbia Draft year 1948 round 4 pick 24 team New York Giants notes
First name Les Last name Goodman league NFL position Running back High school Port Jefferson Class college Yankton Draft year 1972 round 3 pick 67 team Atlanta Falcons notes
First name Scottie Last name Graham league NFL position Running back High school Long Beach Class 1987 college Ohio State Draft year 1992 round 7 pick 188 team Pittsburgh Steelers notes
First name Morlon Last name Greenwood league NFL position Linebacker High school Freeport Class 1996 college Syracuse Draft year 2001 round 3 pick 88 team Miami Dolphins notes
First name Ted Last name Gregory league NFL position Nose tackle High school East Islip Class 1983 college Syracuse Draft year 1988 round 1 pick 26 team Denver Broncos notes
First name Jon Last name Harris league NFL position Defensive end High school Kellenberg Class 1992 college Virginia Draft year 1997 round 1 pick 25 team Philadelphia Eagles notes
First name Lloyd Last name Harrison league NFL position Defensive back High school Sewanhaka Class 1995 college North Carolina State Draft year 2000 round 3 pick 64 team Washington Redskins notes
First name Clayton Last name Heath league NFL position Running back High school Roosevelt Class 1968 college Wake Forest Draft year 1974 round 13 pick 338 team Miami Dolphins notes
First name Ron Last name Heller league NFL position Tackle High school Farmingdale Class 1980 college Penn State Draft year 1984 round 4 pick 112 team Tampa Bay Buccaneers notes
First name Dan Last name Jiggetts league NFL position Guard/tackle High school Westhampton Class 1972 college Harvard Draft year 1976 round 6 pick 161 team Chicago Bears notes
First name Andre Last name Johnson league NFL position Tackle High school Southampton Class 1992 college Penn State Draft year 1996 round 1 pick 30 team Detroit Lions notes
First name Clarence Last name Jones league NFL position Tackle High school Central Islip Class 1986 college Maryland Draft year 1991 round 4 pick 111 team New York Giants notes
First name Carl Last name Karilivacz league NFL position Defensive back/HB High school Glen Cove Class college Syracuse Draft year 1953 round 23 pick 277 team Detroit Lions notes
First name Pete Last name Koch league NFL position Defensive lineman High school New Hyde Park Class 1980 college Maryland Draft year 1984 round 1 pick 16 team Cincinnati Bengals notes
First name Warren Last name Koegel league NFL position Center High school Seaford Class 1967 college Penn State Draft year 1971 round 3 pick 73 team Oakland Raiders notes
First name Terry Last name Kosens league NFL position Defensive back High school Chaminade Class 1959 college Hofstra Draft year 1963 round 10 pick 128 team Minnesota Vikings notes
First name Paul Last name Lankford league NFL position Defensive back High school Farmingdale Class 1977 college Penn State Draft year 1982 round 3 pick 80 team Miami Dolphins notes
First name Phil Last name LaPorta league NFL position Tackle High school Valley Stream Central Class 1970 college Penn State Draft year 1974 round 9 pick 217 team New Orleans Saints notes
First name Joe Last name Levelis league NFL position Guard High school Lindenhurst Class college Iowa Draft year 1984 round 6 pick 166 team Dallas Cowboys notes
First name John Last name Levelis league NFL position Linebacker High school Lindenhurst Class college C.W. Post Draft year 1990 round 7 pick 188 team Minnesota Vikings notes
First name John Last name Mackey league NFL position Tight end High school Hempstead Class 1959 college Syracuse Draft year 1963 round 2 pick 19 team Baltimore Colts notes Also taken in NFL's 5th round (35th overall) by Jets
First name Don Last name McAulay league NFL position Kicker High school East Islip Class 1982 college Syracuse Draft year 1986 round 12 pick 332 team New England Patriots notes
First name Don Last name McCauley league NFL position Running back High school Garden City Class 1967 college North Carolina Draft year 1971 round 1 pick 22 team Baltimore Colts notes
First name Tom Last name McCauley league NFL position Defensive back High school Garden City Class college Wisconsin Draft year 1969 round 10 pick 253 team Minnesota Vikings notes
First name Don Last name McPherson league NFL position Quarterback High school West Hempstead Class 1983 college Syracuse Draft year 1988 round 6 pick 149 team Philadelphia Eagles notes
First name Miles Last name McPherson league NFL position Defensive back High school Malverne Class 1978 college New Haven Draft year 1982 round 10 pick 256 team Los Angeles Rams notes
First name John Last name Mohring league NFL position Linebacker High school Locust Valley Class 1974 college C.W. Post Draft year 1979 round 8 pick 213 team Detroit Lions notes
First name Rob Last name Moore league NFL position Wide receiver High school Hempstead Class 1986 college Syracuse Draft year 1990 round 1 pick 1 team New York Jets notes Supplemental
First name Ed Last name Newman league NFL position Offensive guard High school Syosset Class 1969 college Duke Draft year 1973 round 6 pick 156 team Miami Dolphins notes
First name Ed Last name Nickla league NFL position Tackle High school Mepham Class college Maryland Draft year 1955 round 14 pick 167 team Chicago Bears notes
First name John Last name Niland league NFL position Offensive guard High school Amityville Class 1962 college Iowa Draft year 1966 round 1 pick 5 team Dallas Cowboys notes
First name Rich Last name Ohrnberger league NFL position Offensive guard High school East Meadow Class 2004 college Penn State Draft year 2009 round 4 pick 123 team New England Patriots notes
First name Shane Last name Olivea league NFL position Tackle High school Lawrence Class 2000 college Ohio State Draft year 2004 round 7 pick 209 team San Diego Chargers notes
First name Ralph Last name Perretta league NFL position Center/guard High school Holy Trinity Class 1970 college Purdue Draft year 1975 round 8 pick 206 team San Diego Chargers notes
First name Andrew Last name Quarless league NFL position Tight end High school Uniondale Class 2006 college Penn State Draft year 2010 round 5 pick 154 team Green Bay Packers notes
First name Frank Last name Quayle league NFL position Running back High school Garden City Class 1966 college Virginia Draft year 1969 round 5 pick 113 team Denver Broncos notes
First name Bob Last name Reifsnyder league NFL position Defensive end High school Baldwin Class 1956 college Navy Draft year 1959 round 4 pick 45 team Los Angeles Rams notes
First name Marco Last name Rivera league NFL position Offensive guard High school Elmont Class 1992 college Penn State Draft year 1996 round 6 pick 208 team Green Bay Packers notes
First name Joe Last name Rizzo league NFL position Linebacker High school Glen Cove Class college Kings Point Draft year 1973 round 15 pick 369 team Buffalo Bills notes
First name Guy Last name Roberts league NFL position Linebacker High school North Babylon Class college Maryland Draft year 1972 round 8 pick 187 team Houston Oilers notes
First name Jim Last name Romano league NFL position Center High school North Shore Class 1976 college Penn State Draft year 1982 round 2 pick 37 team Los Angeles Raiders notes
First name Todd Last name Sauerbrun league NFL position Punter High school Ward Melville Class 1991 college West Virginia Draft year 1995 round 2 pick 56 team Chicago Bears notes
First name Greg Last name Senat league NFL position Tackle High school Elmont Class 2011 college Wagner Draft year 2018 round 6 pick 212 team Baltimore Ravens notes
First name Lyman Last name Smith league NFL position Defensive tackle High school North Shore Class college Duke Draft year 1978 round 3 pick 64 team Miami Dolphins notes
First name Shamar Last name Stephen league NFL position Defensive tackle High school LI Lutheran Class 2009 college Connecticut Draft year 2014 round 7 pick 220 team Minnesota Vikings notes
First name Andrew Last name Stewart league NFL position Defensive end High school West Hempstead Class college Cincinnati Draft year 1989 round 4 pick 107 team Cleveland Browns notes
First name John Last name Sullivan league NFL position Linebacker High school St. John the Baptist Class college Illinois Draft year 1979 round 6 pick 147 team Chicago Bears notes
First name Vinny Last name Testaverde league NFL position Quarterback High school Sewanhaka Class 1981 college Miami (Fla.) Draft year 1987 round 1 pick 1 team Tampa Bay Buccaneers notes
First name Richard Last name Tharpe league NFL position Defensive lineman High school Central Islip Class 1979 college Louisville Draft year 1983 round 10 pick 260 team Buffalo Bills notes
First name John Last name Tice league NFL position Tight end High school Central Islip Class 1978 college Maryland Draft year 1983 round 3 pick 65 team New Orleans Saints notes
First name Eric Last name Unverzagt league NFL position Linebacker High school Central Islip Class 1991 college Wisconsin Draft year 1996 round 4 pick 131 team Seattle Seahawks notes
First name Sandro Last name Vitiello league NFL position Kicker High school East Meadow Class college Massachusetts Draft year 1980 round 10 pick 252 team Cincinnati Bengals notes
First name Donnie Last name Walker league NFL position Defensive back High school Lindenhurst Class college Central State (Ohio) Draft year 1973 round 4 pick 87 team Buffalo Bills notes
First name Wandy Last name Williams league NFL position Running back High school Malverne Class 1964 college Hofstra Draft year 1969 round 6 pick 131 team Denver Broncos notes
First name John Last name Witkowski league NFL position Quarterback High school Lindenhurst Class 1980 college Columbia Draft year 1984 round 6 pick 160 team Detroit Lions notes
First name Bernie Last name Wyatt league NFL position Running back High school Amityville Class 1957 college Iowa Draft year 1961 round 19 pick 258 team Pittsburgh Steelers notes
First name James Last name Wyche league NFL position Defensive end High school Roosevelt Class 2001 college Syracuse Draft year 2006 round 7 pick 213 team Jacksonville Jaguars notes
First name Amos Last name Zereoue league NFL position Running back High school Mepham Class 1995 college West Virginia Draft year 1999 round 3 pick 95 team Pittsburgh Steelers notes
First name Brent Last name Ziegler league NFL position Running back High school West Islip Class 1980 college Syracuse Draft year 1984 round 10 pick 265 team Cincinnati Bengals notes

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