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College Football's 2022 All-Name Team

College Football's 2022 All-Name Team

What's in a name? Plenty when it comes to these college football players.

The 2022 college football season kicks off on Saturday, which means soon the focus will shift to what happens on the field. And this action is made possible by the players on the rosters of the 131 FBS teams.

And while rosters typically list jersey number, position, class, height, weight, hometown, and high school, the most unique identifier is their name. With more than 10,000 players in the FBS ranks alone, that means there is no lack of interesting, entertaining, funny, or in some cases, seemingly tailor-made names this season. There also are a handful of NFL legacies that will be on display.

Whether they belong to guys who will be making plays on the field or those who may stay on the bench (or are injured), here are the names (broken down by position) that stood out most to us for the 2022 season.

Gunnar Holmberg, FIU
Gunnar Watson, Troy
Spencer Rattler, South Carolina
Jaxson Dart, Ole Miss
Stone Hollenbach, Western Michigan
Hayden Wolff, Old Dominion
Chase Brice, Appalachian State
Chase Cunningham, Middle Tennessee

Running Backs
Xazavian Valladay, Arizona State
Demie Sumo-Karngbaye, NC State
Djouvensky Schlenbaker, Washington State
Tank Bigsby, Auburn
SaRodorick Thompson, Texas Tech
British Brooks, North Carolina
King Doerue, Purdue
Chase Brown, Illinois
Justice Ellison, Wake Forest
Deuce Vaughn, Kansas State
Frank Gore Jr., Southern Miss

Wide Receivers
Smoke Harris, Tulsa
Decoldest Crawford, Nebraska
Phat Watts, Tulane
Tamatoa Mokiao-Atimalala, Hawaii
Justice Powers, New Mexico State
Money Parks, Utah
Yo'Heinz Tyler, Ball State
NyNy Davis, Utah State
Scoobie Ford, Mississippi State
Boogie Knight, ULM
Moose Muhammad III, Texas A&M
Shocky Jacques-Louis, Akron
Mac Hippenhammer, Miami (Ohio)
Ja'Shaun Poke, Kent State
Austin Bolt, Boise State
Duece Watts, Tulane
Gunner Romney, BYU
Gunner Gentry, Wyoming
Marvin Harrison Jr., Ohio State

Tight Ends
Maximilian Mang, Syracuse
Blake Whiteheart, Wake Forest
Messiah Swinson, Arizona State
Gunnar Oakes, Eastern Michigan

Offensive Linemen
Sincere Haynesworth, Tulane
Tiger Shanks, UNLV
Panda Askew, Charlotte
Falcon Kaumatule, Utah
Walter Young Bear, Tulsa
Jaden Muskrat, Tulsa
Tank Jenkins, Houston
Makylan Pounders, Memphis
Joseph Stone, Middle Tennessee
Bless Harris, Florida State
Tater Reid, UAB
Loic Ngassam Nya, Wake Forest
Thor Kracht, Kent State
Thor Paglialong, Air Force
Justice Oluwaseun, Miami (Fla.)
Prince Pines, Oklahoma State
Juice Scruggs, Penn State
Maximus McCree, Maryland
Zen Michalski, Ohio State
Kamar Missouri, Rutgers
Kingsley Suamataia, BYU
Kingsley Eguakun, Florida

Defensive Linemen
Habakkuk Baldonado, Pittsburgh
YaYa Diaby, Louisville
Shitta Sillah, Boston College
Poukesi Vakauta, Utah State
Ulumoo Ale, Washington
Princely Umanmielen, Florida
Tennessee Pututau, Utah
Blessman Ta'ala, Hawaii
Praise Amaewhule, UTEP
Fish McWilliams, UAB
Taurus Simmons, West Virginia
Thomas Rush, Minnesota
Wardalis Ducksworth, Memphis
Stone Eby, SMU
Zeek Biggers, Georgia Tech
Prince Dorbah, Texas
Yahya Black, Iowa

Power Echols, North Carolina
Bumper Pool, Arkansas
Steele Chambers, Ohio State
Bangally Kamara, Pittsburgh
SirVocea Dennis, Pittsburgh
MoMo Sanogo, Louisville
Exree Loe, West Virginia
Zukudo Igwenagu, UMass
Marlowe Wax, Syracuse
Jeslord Boateng, Akron
Ormondell Dingle, Central Michigan
Bam Amina, Colorado State
Baba Conate, FIU
Justice Finkley, Texas
Prince Bemah, Charlotte
Prince Kollie, Notre Dame

Defensive Backs
Kool-Aid McKinstry, Alabama
Greedy Vance, Florida State
Storm Duck, North Carolina
Smoke Mungin, Florida Atlantic
Christian Archangel, Louisiana Tech
Ephesians Prysock, Arizona
Tiger Peterson, Hawaii
Caine Savage, Utah
Lummie Young IV, Tulane
Hershey McLaurin, West Virginia
Tarheeb Still, Maryland
Roman Parodie, Ohio
Capone Blue, Kent State
Gunner Maldonado, Arizona
Duce Chestnut, Syracuse
Deuce Dunbar, FIU
Deuce Harmon, Texas A&M
Joey Porter Jr., Penn State

Casey Legg, K, West Virginia
Zack Long, K, Tulsa
Danny Longman, P, Boston College
Dario Longhetto, K, California
Sami Sir, P, Bowling Green