Football
Former Pirates
Player Hometown Position Pro Yrs. NFL Teams
Dick Tyson Kansas City, MO OG 1966-67 Oakland, Denver
Robert B. Morgan Wamego, KS DB 1967 Pittsburgh
Levert Carr Burmingham, AL DT 1969-73 Buffalo, NY Giants, San Diego
Bobby Johnson East St. Louis, IL WR 1984-86 NY Giants
Bruce Edward McCray Wichita, KS CB 1987 Chicago
Warren Keith Thompson Burmingham, AL LB 1987 NY Giants
Reggie Rembert Okeechobee, FL WR 1991-93 Cincinnati
Ron Warner Independence, KS DE 1998-2004 New Orleans, Tampa Bay, Washington
Allen Patrick Conway, SC RB 2008-CURRENT Cleveland, Jacksonville
Ron Parker Beaufort, SC CB 2011-CURRENT Seattle Seahawks
Emmanuel Lamur Loxahachee, FL LB 2012-CURRENT Cincinnati
David Bedford West Palm Beach, FL DB 2012-CURRENT Iowa Barnstormers
Shavod Atkinson Hobart, OK DL 2012-CURRENT Omaha Beef


Former Independence Community College standout Allen Patrick, who later went on to play at the University of Oklahoma, was on the cover of Sports Illustrated for its College Football Preview edition in 2007.