Roger Jackson signed with the Broncos in 1982 as a defensive back, and played five seasons in Denver. He started 3 of 50 games wearing #28, with one Sack and 2 interceptions. Roger spent a total of 18 years in the NFL, including his 13 years as a scout. Roger scouted for the Minnesota Vikings for (9) years, Kansas City Chiefs for (2) years, and the Denver Broncos for (2) years. After his retirement, Roger returned to his hometown of Macon, Georgia and founded Motivating Youth Foundation, Inc. (MOYO), an after-school program that serves students from over 25 public schools in the area.
Scott Caldwell started 1 of 3 games for Denver in 1987. He had 16 carries for 53 yards and 4 catches for 34 yards. Caldwell picked up $9,000 as a replacement player for the Broncos during the players' strike. Scott also pocketed another $9,000 as part of the loser's share in Super Bowl XXII.
Jeremiah Castille was drafted by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in the 3rd round (72nd overall) of the 1983 NFL Draft. He played 4 years in Tampa Bay and his last 2 in Denver (1987-88). Jeremiah started 15 of 27 games for the Broncos, recording 3 interceptions at Right Cornerback. He might best be remembered for a key play in a historic game for the Broncos. During the 1987 AFC Championship Game against the Cleveland Browns, Castille stripped the ball from Browns' running back Earnest Byner in a play called "The Fumble". He also recorded an interception in Super Bowl XXII.
Elliot Smith was drafted by the San Diego Chargers in the 5th round (120th overall) of the 1989 NFL Draft. He played 2 games for the Chargers before coming to Denver. In 1990, Elliot started 3 of his 9 games with the Broncos, recovering one Fumble.
Gaston Green was drafted by the Los Angeles Rams in the 1st round (14th overall) of the 1988 NFL Draft. He played 3 years in Miami and finished his last 2 seasons for the Broncos, starting 25 of 27 games. Green had 1,625 yards on 422 carries, with 6 touchdowns and 23 catches for 157 yards. He also returned 5 Kickoffs for 76 yards. Gaston's lone Pro Bowl appearance came in 1991, his first year in Denver when he rushed for 1,037 yards with a 4.0 average.
Butler By’not’e was drafted by the Denver Broncos in the 7th round (212th overall) of the 1994 NFL Draft. He played 9 games for the Broncos in 1994, returning 24 Kickoffs an average of 22,7 yards. He played one more year in his career with the Carolina Panthers and was last seen playing for NFL Europe's Barcelona Dragons in 1997.
Clifford Hicks was drafted by the Los Angeles Rams in the 3rd round (74th overall) of the 1987 NFL Draft. He played for the Rams (4 yrs), Buffalo Bills (3 yrs) and the New York Jets (2 yrs) before joining the Broncos for the 1995 season. Hicks appeared in 6 games and did not record a stat.
Tito Paul was drafted by the Arizona Cardinals in the 5th round (167th overall) of the 1995 NFL Draft. He played backup Cornerback for 3 years in Arizona and another in Cincinnati before coming to Denver in 1998. Tito appeared in 6 games as a Bronco. The only play he completed was a Fair Catch on a Punt. Pail is now an insurance agent in Delaware, Ohio.
Jeff Shoate was drafted by the Denver Broncos in the 5th round (152nd overall) of the 2004 NFL Draft and was on the Broncos' roster for the entire 2004 season. Shoate then missed all of the 2005 season while on injured reserve before being waived by the Broncos after the 2006 preseason. He was re-signed to the Broncos' practice squad, where he spent the whole 2006 season until being re-signed to a futures contract on January 6, 2007. Shoate began the 2007 season on the Broncos' roster but was released on December 4, 2007. He was also on the Practice Squads of the Baltimore Ravens, New York Giants and New England Patriots. He earned a Super Bowl ring as a member of the Giants' Practice Squad in Super Bowl XLII. In 7 games, Jeff made 8 tackles for the Broncos.
Correll Buckhalter was drafted by the Philadelphia Eagles in the 4th round (121st overall) of the 2001 NFL Draft. He played there for 5 seasons, missing the 2002, 2004 and 2005 seasons due to knee injuries. Buckhalter has shown resilience, playing at least 14 games during each of the last 4 seasons. He was the Eagles Ed Block Courage Award recipient in 2003. On February 27, 2009, Buckhalter signed a 4-year deal with the Broncos. That year, his 9th in the NFL, Buckhalter achieved career highs in rushing yardage (642), yards per carry (5.4), and receptions (31). In fact, his 5.1-yard rushing average during the last 3 seasons ranks 7th in the NFL. Corell has had 22 rushes of at least 20 yards for his career, including 5 such runs in each of the last two seasons. C-Buck has two more years on his contract and has been a solid contributor, sharing rushing duties with Knowshon Moreno.
MHR gives a Mile High Salute to Kenoy Kennedy as the Greatest Bronco to wear #28.
Who is the Greatest Bronco to wear #28?
Roger Jackson (1 vote)
Gaston Green (24 votes)
Kenoy Kennedy (106 votes)
Jeremiah Castille (40 votes)
Michael Pittman (4 votes)
Correll Buckhalter (23 votes)
198 total votes