There always a bunch of people who are not good enough to get a featured spot on any list, no matter what the topic may be. This one is no different.
There a plenty of players who did not make as big an impact at their original position as the one they played in the NFL, or just did not have interesting enough stories.
But the fact is, there are still many notable guys that have not been mentioned prior to now. So here they are: The best of the rest.
Herb Adderley: HOF NFL CB (Green Bay Packers, 1961-1969; Dallas Cowboys 1970-1972), played RB for Michigan State in college.
Marcus Allen: HOF NFL RB (Los Angeles Raiders, 1982-1992; Kansas City Chiefs, 1993-1997) and HOF USC RB in college, played S and QB in high school.
Dallas Clark: NFL TE (Indianapolis Colts, 2003-present), played LB at Iowa in college, before switching to TE.
Nick Collins: NFL S (Green Bay Packers, 2005-present) played LB at Bethuine-Cookman in college, before switching to S. In high school, he was a DB, QB, and RB.
Patrick Crayton: NFL WR (Dallas Cowboys, 2004-present), played WR for his three years of college at Northwestern Oklahoma State, before switching to QB for his senior year.
Antonio Gates: NFL TE (San Diego Chargers, 2003-present), played LB at Michigan State in college, before transferring to Kent State and switching to TE.
Desmond Howard: NFL WR/KR/PR (Washington Redskins, 1992-1994; Jacksonville Jaguars, 1995; Green bay Packers, 1996,1999; Oakland Raiders, 1997-1998; Detroit Lions, 2000-20001) was a Heisman winning return man and WR at Michigan in college. In high school he played RB, DB, and KR/PR.
Leonard Little: NFL DE: (St. Louis Rams 1998-present) played DE at Coffeyville Community College, and then transferred to Tennessee as a DE, before switching to LB. In high school, he played LB and WR.
Steve Smith: NFL WR (Carolina Panthers, 2001-present) and WR at Santa Monica College, and later Utah in college, played RB and DB in high school.
Lawrence Taylor: HOF NFL LB (New York Giants, 1981-1993), was originally recruited to play college football for North Carolina as a DL, before switching to LB.
Andre Tippett: HOF NFL LB (New England Patriots, 1982-1993), played DE at Iowa in college.
Brian Urlacher: NFL LB (Chicago Bears, 2000-present), played LB and S at New Mexico in college, as well as playing a mix of the two called a "Lobo-Back", in addition to WR and KR/PR.