DNA says Ruffin found wrongfully convicted 8 years after his death

HATTIESBURG, MS (WDAM) – A man who spent 23 years in prison for rape and murder and died in prison has been proved not guilty of his crime.

New DNA test results show Larry Ruffin along with Bobby Ray Dixon and Phillip Bivens were not responsible of the 1979 murder of Eva Gayle Patterson, according to a story by Jerry Mitchell in Wednesday’s Clarion Ledger.

The Innocence Project, a national litigation organization dedicated to exonerating the wrongfully convicted, was instrumental in the testing.

Another person’s DNA, Andrew Harris, was matched to the crime scene. He is serving time for rape in Parchman.

Read the full story here: http://www.clarionledger.com/article/20100915/NEWS/9150344/Innocence+Project+fights+for+Miss.+men+s+freedom

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Program may clear a third man wrongly convicted of rape | Richmond

A groundbreaking program aimed at identifying persons wrongly convicted of crimes before DNA testing was available may clear a third man of

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Thomas Goldstein, Wrongfully Convicted Man, Gets $8 Million After

The city of Long Beach, Calif., has agreed to pay a nearly $8 million settlement to a man who served 24 years in prison before

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Woman who says she was wrongly convicted released from jail

Malenne Joseph was released from the Orange County Jail tonight and moments later her two daughters ran into her arms, screaming “Mommy!”

Joseph, who was tried and found guilty in a felony criminal-mischief case in June but insisted she was innocent from the start, said she is not angry at the system….

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Ohio governor overturns convicted killer’s execution

Sep 2, 2010‎ Several dozen former judges, lawyers and prosecutors believe he may have been wrongly convicted and had called on Strickland to halt his execution.

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15 Shocking Wrongful Convictions

Miscarriages of justice are sad reminders that the criminal justice system is a good one but far from perfect. Sometimes bad guys go free, and sometimes innocent men and women do time or die for crimes they didn’t commit. When you look at a list like this, some patterns emerge: some confessions are coerced by police, while other convictions are overturned because of advances in DNA technology. But everyone on this list paid a price for something they didn’t do, and that’s a reminder that in the legal system, there’s always room for improvement.

1. Randall Dale Adams
In 1976, Robert Wood of the Dallas Police Department was shot and killed when he pulled a car over. Police first suspected a man named David Ray Harris, but Harris blamed Randall Dale Adams for the killing, and multiple surprise witness in the trial led to Adams’ conviction. He was sentenced to death. However, in May 1979, with just three days to go before his execution, the Supreme Court stayed his execution because of procedural issues with the trial, so Adams’ sentence was commuted to life. In 1985, documentary filmmaker Errol Morris began making The Thin Blue Line, which would come to investigate Adams and reveal further evidence that he was innocent. Adams was set free in 1989, in part because of what the court called malfeasance on the part of the original prosecutor and perjury issues with one of the witnesses. At a later legislative hearing, Adams summed up his journey: “The man you see before you is here by the grace of God. The fact that it took 12 and a half years and a movie to prove my innocence should scare the hell out of everyone in this room, and if it doesn’t, then that scares the hell out of me.”

2. Darryl Hunt
Darryl Hunt was convicted of the 1984 rape and murder of Deborah Sykes in North Carolina, though from the start, racial tensions were present: Hunt is black, Sykes was white, and Hunt faced an all-white jury. Further, there was no physical evidence linking him to the crime, merely testimony from witnesses later proven to be inaccurate. In 1994, DNA technology had advanced to the point where Hunt’s name was cleared in the sexual assault charge, which in turn raised doubts about his involvement in the killing. In December 2003, another man confessed to Sykes’ rape and murder, and the DNA backed up the confession. As a result, Hunt was set free after serving 18 years of his original life sentence. He had always maintained his innocence, and has since become involved with The Innocence Project, a non-profit group that uses DNA testing to help overturn wrongful convictions. The story was retold in the documentary The Trials of Darryl Hunt.

3-6. The Roscetti Four
Lori Roscetti, a medical student was raped and murdered in Chicago in 1986. The young men convicted of the crime came to be known as the Roscetti Four: Omar Saunders, 18, Marcellius Bradford, 17, Calvin Ollins, 14, and Larry Ollins, 16. Bradford agreed to plead guilty and testify against Ollins, and as a result received a 12-year sentence while the other three got life. However, Bradford eventually recanted, saying that his confession and subsequent plea bargain had been forced on him by police. Although forensics at the original trial said that semen found on Sykes’ body could have come from the Ollins brothers, further digging revealed that none of their blood types matched the evidence. In 2001, DNA tech cleared all four men of the crime, and they were released from prison. They all received settlements from the State of Illinois, and Calvin Ollins earned another $1.5 million from the City of Chicago. The proceedings were recounted in a 2002 episode of the radio program “This American Life” entitled “Perfect Evidence.”

7. Kirk Bloodsworth
Kirk Bloodsworth holds an interesting record: He’s the first American sentenced to death whose conviction was overturned through DNA testing. Bloodsworth was convicted of the rape and murder of a 9-year-old Maryland girl, and he maintained his innocence even as several witnesses placed him at the scene. In 1992, while in prison, Bloodsworth read about the emerging practice of DNA testing and how it could be used to help convict or exonerate criminals. When tested against the crime scene evidence, including semen in the victim’s underwear, Bloodsworth name was cleared, and he was set free in 1993. The real killer was located in 2003. Bloodsworth now works with The Justice Project and other groups on behalf of those who have been wrongfully convicted.

8. Martin Tankleff
When he was 17, Martin Tankleff’s parents were murdered and he was arrested for the crime. His conviction was largely aided by a confession written out by a detective that Tankleff rejected and refused to sign. In 1990, he began serving serving his two consecutive life sentences. However, in the following years, he worked hard to protest his treatment and spread word of his innocence. In November 2007, the Suffolk County district attorney was convinced that there had been prosecutorial misconduct in the original trial, and in December of that year, Tankleff’s convictions were overturned. The state later announced it would not seek to retry him, effectively ending his nightmare of wrongful imprisonment after 17 years behind bars.

9. Darryl Burton
Convicted of a murder he didn’t commit, Darryl Burton served 24 years of his erroneous life sentence before earning his freedom. When a drug dealer was killed in St. Louis in the summer of 1984, Burton was named for the crime by a pair of witnesses angling for lighter sentences on other charges. There was no evidence linking him to the murder, but the testimony was enough to put him away. With help from Centurion Ministries, Burton’s case was eventually brought back up and he was allowed to go free after 24 years.

10. Bill Dillon
Bill Dillon was convicted of murder in 1981, thanks largely to the testimony of a man named John Preston, who used his scent-tracking German Shepherd to link the victim’s bloody T-shirt with Dillon. However, Preston and his dog turned out to be frauds, and were discredited in 1987. Unfortunately, no one started a review process of the cases in which Preston had testified, so it wasn’t until Dillon learned about Preston’s phoniness in 2006 that he started acting on it. He secured a DNA test that exonerated him of the crime, and he was set free after spending 26 years in prison for a crime he always maintainted was committed by someone else.

11. Clarence Brandley
A high school janitor in Texas, Clarence Bradley was convicted of the rape and murder of 16-year-old student Cheryl Dee Ferguson. Brandley, a black man, was sentenced to death for the crime after facing two all-white juries. (The first was declared a mistrial.) Once in prison, his lawyers discovered more evidence that supported his innocence, and civil rights groups raised money to promote his cause and further investigate the killing. Brandley was eventually freed, though prosecutors refused to admit they pursued the wrong man.

12. Glen Edward Chapman
Glen Edward Chapman was convicted of the 1992 killings of Betty Jean Ramseur and Tenene Yvette Conley in North Carolina. However, he was granted a new trial in 2007 when a Superior Court judge learned that detectives had covered up evidence affirming Chapman’s innocence and that one of the detectives had committed perjury in the original trial. Even his original defense attorneys were no good: one was disciplined by the state bar association, and other was taken off another death penalty case to enter alcohol abuse treatment. After 15 years and multiple errors, Chapman was finally sent home a free man. “I’m tired, but not angry,” he said. “I see no need for it.”

13. Thomas Clifford McGowan
When Thomas Clifford McGowan was sent to prison for committing rape and burglary, he maintained his innoncence. The main evidence used to put him away was identification by the victim that turned out to be inaccurate. Thanks to DNA tech, his innocence was proven in 2008, and he was set free after spending 23 years behind bars. “Words cannot express how sorry I am for the last 23 years,” state district judge Susan Hawk told him when he was released.

14-15. Ron Williamson and Dennis Fritz
Ron Williamson and Dennis Fritz were wrongly convicted in 1988 of the rape and murder of Oklahoma woman Debbie Carter. Williamson, a former minor league baseball player, was suffering from increased mental illness in the 1980s, and though Carter was murdered in 1982, he and Fritz were arrested in 1987 on sketchy premises, including a dream of Williamson’s that was cited as a confession. The evidence against the men also included hair analysis, and the spotty procedure (now known to be unreliable) was used to convict them when it could just as easily have exonerated them. Williamson received a death sentence, despite his mental state, while Fritz received life imprisonment. It wasn’t until April 1999 that the men were freed because of DNA testing. Williamson died five years after in a nursing home, suffering from cirrhosis of the liver. John Grisham wrote about the men in his nonfiction book The Innocent Man: Murder and Injustice in a Small Town.

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In New York state, a new look at the wrongly convicted

NEW YORK (Reuters) – A recent spate of exonerations in New York state has put renewed focus on the plight of the wrongly convicted, with advocates saying it is not as easy as it should be to get an unjust verdict reversed.

In the last two decades, 246 people have been exonerated in the United States with the help of DNA evidence after being convicted of crimes.

But advocates say the system still lags for a far larger pool of people — who are part of the 90 percent of criminal cases where no DNA evidence exists, but where compelling evidence might surface, such as questions about the reliability of a witness.

Last week, a 32-year-old carpenter who was convicted of rape became the fourth New York man in six months to have his conviction overturned after flaws in the evidence against them were uncovered.

The man, William McCaffrey, had served almost three years of a 20-year prison sentence until his accuser came forward and said she made the story up and lied in court.

“McCaffrey’s case shows that people can get on the witness stand and … evidence that is convincing to a jury is not true,” said his lawyer, Glenn Garber.

According to the Innocence Project, which helps exonerate wrongly convicted people through DNA testing, the 246 convicts who have been freed with the help of DNA testing nationwide served an average of 13 years behind bars.

Although such exonerations have given hope to innocent convicts, most cases lack DNA evidence, and advocates for those believed to be wrongly convicted say their clients often wait years before they can bring crucial evidence to a court.

“The finality of the conviction is a paramount concern of the criminal justice system at the cost of justice,” said Garber, who created the Exoneration Initiative a year ago to provide free legal assistance to the wrongfully convicted in New York state.

Garber’s is the one of the only programs in the country to take on exclusively non-DNA innocence cases.

“The tides are turning to put the focus back on substance, rather than on procedure,” Garber said. “Courts are looking at the substance of innocence claims without DNA — finally.”

In the state of New York, the law limits post-conviction review of guilt to constitutional claims and cases where new evidence has emerged. Individuals with strong claims of innocence that fall outside these boundaries are often denied a court hearing, experts say.

“It’s hard to prove a negative … particularly when the same system has found guilt beyond a reasonable doubt on its first go-around,” said Stephen Saloom, policy director at the Innocence Project.

The New York state legislature is considering a bill that would remove administrative hurdles to having a court hear an appeal on the grounds of “actual innocence” — cases where a convict claims conclusive proof he or she did not commit the crime.

The bill would codify a remedy that courts have put in place in some form in at least eight states, including New York.

“There are a lot of procedural obstacles to individuals who want to get into court and demonstrate that they’re innocent,” said the bill’s sponsor, state Senator Eric Schneiderman.

The bill specifically considers those cases where there is no DNA evidence but where there is a strong evidence suggesting the individual was wrongly convicted.

Some prosecutors have given a chilly reception to the New York bill and similar efforts in other states.

But prisoner advocates point to the recent exoneration cases as a startling indication of the flaws in the system.

In October, Dewey Bozella, 50, was released after 26 years in prison in New York state for a murder conviction after prosecutors conceded their case against him had fallen apart.

Bozella always maintained his innocence and was denied early release on four occasions because he refused to admit to the crime.

Upon his release from a Poughkeepsie, New York, courthouse, he told a crowd of reporters: “I could never admit to something I didn’t do.”

Florida man, James Bain exonerated after 35 years behind bars

BARTOW, Fla. — James Bain used a cell phone for the first time Thursday, calling his elderly mother to tell her he had been freed after 35 years behind bars for a crime he did not commit.

Mobile devices didn’t exist in 1974, the year he was sentenced to life in prison for kidnapping a 9-year-old boy and raping him in a nearby field.

Neither did the sophisticated DNA testing that officials more recently used to determine he could not have been the rapist.

“Nothing can replace the years Jamie has lost,” said Seth Miller, a lawyer for the Florida Innocence Project, which helped Bain win freedom. “Today is a day of renewal.”

Bain spent more time in prison than any of the 246 inmates previously exonerated by DNA evidence nationwide, according to the project. The longest-serving before him was James Lee Woodard of Dallas, who was released last year after spending more than 27 years in prison for a murder he did not commit.

As Bain walked out of the Polk County courthouse Thursday, wearing a black T-shirt that said “not guilty,” he spoke of his deep faith and said he does not harbor any anger.

“No, I’m not angry,” he said. “Because I’ve got God.”

The 54-year-old said he looks forward to eating fried turkey and drinking Dr Pepper. He said he also hopes to go back to school.

Friends and family surrounded him as he left the courthouse after Judge James Yancey ordered him freed. His 77-year-old mother, who is in poor health, preferred to wait for him at home. With a broad smile, he said he looks forward to spending time with her and the rest of his family.

“That’s the most important thing in my life right now, besides God,” he said.

Earlier, the courtroom erupted in applause after Yancey ruled.

“Mr. Bain, I’m now signing the order,” Yancey said. “You’re a free man. Congratulations.”

Thursday’s hearing was delayed 40 minutes because prosecutors were on the phone with the Florida Department of Law Enforcement. DNA tests were expedited at the department’s lab and ultimately proved Bain innocent. Prosecutors filed a motion to vacate the conviction and the sentence.

“He’s just not connected to this particular incident,” State Attorney Jerry Hill told the judge.

Attorneys from the Innocence Project of Florida got involved in Bain’s case earlier this year after he had filed several previous petitions asking for DNA testing, all of which were thrown out.

A judge finally ordered the tests and the results from a respected private lab in Cincinnati came in last week, setting the wheels in motion for Thursday’s hearing. The Innocence Project had called for Bain’s release by Christmas.

He was convicted largely on the strength of the victim’s eyewitness identification, though testing available at the time did not definitively link him to the crime. The boy said his attacker had bushy sideburns and a mustache. The boy’s uncle, a former assistant principal at a high school, said it sounded like Bain, a former student.

The boy picked Bain out of a photo lineup, although there are lingering questions about whether detectives steered him.

The jury rejected Bain’s story that he was home watching TV with his twin sister when the crime was committed, an alibi she repeated at a news conference last week. He was 19 when he was sentenced.

Florida last year passed a law that automatically grants former inmates found innocent $50,000 for each year they spent in prison. No legislative approval is needed. That means Bain is entitled to $1.75 million.

Wrongfully Convicted Man Wins Freedom

NEW YORK (Nov. 21) – A prison system official says a New York City man is free after spending nearly two decades behind bars for murder before a judge declared him innocent.
Fernando Bermudez was released from the Sing Sing prison in Ossining at about 2:10 p.m. Friday. A Manhattan judge overturned Bermudez’s 1992 conviction last week, saying it stemmed from unreliable witness testimony.

Fernando BermudezFernando Bermudez walks with his wife Crystal, left, near a New York courthouse Friday, after a Manhattan judge tossed out his 1992 murder conviction.

But Bermudez remained behind bars because he hadn’t served a 27-month sentence in a federal drug case.
A federal judge on Thursday ordered that Bermudez be released at least until June 30 while his lawyers ask federal officials to credit his drug sentence as served.
BOSTON (Oct. 20) – A federal jury awarded $14 million on Wednesday to a man who spent nearly 15 years in prison after he was wrongly convicted in the 1988 slaying of a 12-year-old Boston girl.
Shawn Drumgold filed a civil rights lawsuit against Boston police detective Timothy Callahan.

Shawn DrumgoldShawn Drumgold, here in court in 2003, was wrongfully convicted of the murder of 12-year-old Darlene Tiffany Moore. A judge overturned his conviction in 2003 after a key witness recanted his testimony.

The U.S. District Court jury found last week after a civil trial that Callahan caused Drumgold’s wrongful conviction by concealing the fact that he put a key prosecution witness up at a motel, gave him meals and $20 during Drumgold’s trial.
Drumgold, 44, was convicted of killing Darlene Tiffany Moore, who was hit by stray bullets from gang crossfire while sitting on a mailbox in Boston’s Roxbury neighborhood. A judge overturned the conviction and freed Drumgold in 2003 after that key witness, Ricky Evans, recanted his testimony.
The jury awarded Drumgold $14 million in compensatory damages, plus interest.
Drumgold, speaking briefly outside the courthouse, said he was “overwhelmed.”
“I want to thank the jury, my mother, my wife, my daughters, for always being there for me,” said Drumgold, who said no award could make up for what he experienced in prison.
“We are absolutely thrilled that the jury worked so hard,” said Drumgold’s attorney, Rosemary Scapicchio. “The fact that we held Detective Callahan responsible for withholding exculpatory evidence that led to Shawn’s serving 15 years is just completely gratifying.”
Hugh Curran, an attorney who represented Callahan during the trial, did not immediately return a call.
Curran had argued that prosecutors were aware at Drumgold’s 1989 trial that Evans had been housed at the hotel, and contended that it was their responsibility, not his client’s, to disclose the information to the defense.
A separate trial was scheduled later this year to determine the city of Boston’s potential liability in the case.
A spokeswoman for the Boston police said the department had no comment on the jury’s award and referred a call to city attorney William Sinnott, who did not immediately return a message.

Man Cleared After 9 Years in Prison

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (Oct. 14) — Prosecutors are saying a Kentucky man who served about nine years in prison for a shooting death and robbery is innocent.
Jefferson County Commonwealth’s Attorney David Stengel said Tuesday that Edwin A. Chandler was innocent of the 1993 slaying of a convenience store clerk. Another man has been indicted in the killing.

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Last  ↓ First  ↓ State  ↓ Conviction Year  ↓ Exoneration Year  ↓
Abbitt Joseph NC 1995 2009
Abdal Habib Wahir NY 1983 1999
Adams Kenneth IL 1979 1996
Alejandro Gilbert TX 1990 1994
Alexander Richard IN 1998 2001
Anderson Marvin VA 1982 2002
Atkins Herman CA 1988 2000
Avery Steven WI 1985 2003
Barnes Steven NY 1989 2009
Bauer Chester MT 1983 1997
Beaver Antonio MO 1997 2007
Bibbins Gene LA 1987 2003
Blair Michael TX 1994 2008
Bloodsworth Kirk MD 1985 1993
Booker Donte OH 1987 2005
Boquete Orlando FL 1983 2006
Bostic Larry FL 1989 2007
Bradford Marcellius IL 1988 2001
Bravo Mark Diaz CA 1990 1994
Brewer Kennedy MS 1995 2008
Briscoe Johnny MO 1983 2006
Brison Dale PA 1990 1994
Bromgard Jimmy Ray MT 1987 2002
Brown Keith NC 1993 1997
Brown Roy NY 1992 2007
Brown Dennis LA 1985 2005
Brown Danny OH 1982 2001
Bryson David Johns OK 1983 2003
Bullock Ronnie IL 1984 1994
Buntin Harold IN 1986 2005
Burnette Victor VA 1979 2009
Butler A.B. TX 1983 2000
Byrd Kevin TX 1985 1997
Cage Dean IL 1996 2008
Callace Leonard NY 1987 1992
Capozzi Anthony NY 1987 2007
Chalmers Terry NY 1987 1995
Charles Ulysses Rodriguez MA 1984 2001
Charles Clyde LA 1982 1999
Chatman Charles TX 1981 2008
Clark Robert GA 1982 2005
Coco Allen LA 1997 2006
Cole Timothy TX 1986 2009
Cotton Ronald NC 1985, 1987 1995
Cowans Stephan MA 1998 2004
Criner Roy TX 1990 2000
Cromedy McKinley NJ 1994 1999
Crotzer Alan FL 1981 2006
Cruz Rolando IL 1985 1995
Dabbs Charles NY 1984 1991
Dail Dwayne Allen NC 1989 2007
Danziger Richard TX 1990 2002
Davidson Willie VA 1981 2005
Davis Dewey WV 1987 1995
Davis Cody FL 2006 2007
Davis Gerald WV 1987 1995
Daye Frederick CA 1984 1994
Dean James NE 1990 2009
Dedge Wilton FL 1982 2004
Deskovic Jeff NY 1990 2006
Diaz Luis FL 1980 2005
Dillon William FL 1981 2008
Dixon John NJ 1991 2001
Dominguez Alejandro IL 1990 2002
Doswell Thomas PA 1986 2005
Dotson Gary IL 1979 1989
Durham Timothy OK 1993 1997
Echols Douglas GA 1987 2002
Elkins Clarence OH 1999 2005
Erby Lonnie MO 1986 2003
Evans Michael IL 1977 2003
Fain Charles Irvin ID 1983 2001
Fappiano Scott NY 1985 2006
Fears Jr. Joseph OH 1984 2009
Fountain Wiley TX 1986 2003
Fritz Dennis OK 1988 1999
Fuller Larry TX 1981 2007
Giles James Curtis TX 1983 2007
Godschalk Bruce PA 1987 2002
Gonzalez Hector NY 1996 2002
Gonzalez Kathy NE 1990 2009
Good Donald Wayne TX 1984 2004
Goodman Bruce Dallas UT 1986 2004
Gossett Andrew TX 2000 2007
Gray Anthony MD 1991 1999
Gray Paula IL 1978 2002
Gray David A. IL 1978 1999
Green Kevin CA 1980 1996
Green Anthony Michael OH 1988 2001
Green Edward DC 1990 1990
Gregory William KY 1993 2000
Halsey Byron NJ 1988 2007
Halstead Dennis NY 1987 2005
Harris William O’Dell WV 1987 1995
Harrison Clarence GA 1987 2004
Hatchett Nathaniel MI 1998 2008
Hayes Travis LA 1998 2007
Heins Chad FL 1996 2007
Henton Eugene TX 1984 2006
Hernandez Alejandro IL 1985 1995
Hicks Anthony WI 1991 1997
Holdren Larry WV 1985 2000
Holland Dana IL 1993 2003
Honaker Edward VA 1985 1994
Hunt Darryl NC 1985 2004
Jackson Willie LA 1989 2006
Jean Lesly NC 1982 2001
Jimerson Verneal IL 1985 1996
Johnson Albert CA 1992 2002
Johnson Arthur MS 1993 2008
Johnson Calvin GA 1983 1999
Johnson Larry MO 1984 2002
Johnson Richard IL 1992 1996
Johnson Rickie LA 1983 2008
Jones David Allen CA 1995 2004
Jones Ronald IL 1989 1999
Jones Joe KS 1986 1992
Karage Entre Nax TX 1997 2005
Kelly William PA 1990 1993
Kogut John NY 1986 2005
Kordonowy Paul D. MT 1990 2003
Kotler Kerry NY 1982 1992
Krone Ray AZ 1992 2002
Laughman Barry PA 1988 2004
Lavernia Carlos TX 1985 2000
Lindsey Johnnie TX 1981, 1985 2009
Linscott Steven IL 1982 1992
Lloyd Eddie Joe MI 1985 2002
Lowery Eddie James KS 1982 2003
Lyons Marcus IL 1988 2007
Mahan Dale AL 1986 1998
Mahan Ronnie AL 1986 1998
Maher Dennis MA 1984 2003
Matthews Ryan LA 1999 2004
Mayes Larry IN 1982 2001
McCarty Curtis OK 1986, 1989 2007
McClendon Robert OH 1991 2008
McCray Antron NY 1990 2002
McGee Arvin OK 1989 2002
McGowan Thomas TX 1985/1986 2008
McKinney Lawrence TN 2009
McMillan Clark TN 1980 2002
McSherry Leonard CA 1988 2001
Mercer Michael NY 1992 2003
Miller Robert OK 1988 1998
Miller Neil MA 1990 2000
Miller Billy Wayne TX 1984 2006
Miller Jerry IL 1982 2007
Mitchell Perry SC 1984 1998
Mitchell Marvin MA 1990 1997
Moon Brandon TX 1988 2005
Moto Vincent PA 1987 1996
Mumphrey Arthur TX 1986 2006
Nelson Bruce PA 1982 1991
Nesmith Willie PA 1982
Newton Alan NY 1985 2006
O’Donnell James NY 1998 2000
Ochoa Christopher TX 1989 2002
Ochoa James CA 2005 2006
Ollins Larry IL 1988 2001
Ollins Calvin IL 1988 2001
Ortiz Victor NY 1984 1996
Ott Chaunte WI 1996 2009
Pendleton Marlon IL 1996 2006
Peterson Larry NJ 1989 2006
Phillips Steven TX 1982, 1983 2008
Pierce Jeffrey OK 1986 2001
Piszczek Brian OH 1991 1994
Pope David Shawn TX 1986 2001
Powell Anthony MA 1992 2004
Rachell Ricardo TX 2003 2009
Rainge Willie IL 1979 1996
Restivo John NY 1987 2005
Reynolds Donald IL 1988 1997
Richardson Kevin NY 1990 2002
Richardson James WV 1989 1999
Robinson Anthony TX 1987 2000
Rodriguez George TX 1987 2005
Rollins Lafonso IL 1994 2004
Roman Miguel CT 1990 2009
Rose Peter CA 1996 2005
Ruffin Julius VA 1982 2003
Saecker Fredric WI 1990 1996
Salaam Yusef NY 1990 2002
Salazar Ben TX 1992 1997
Santana Raymond NY 1990 2002
Sarsfield Eric MA 1987 2000
Saunders Omar IL 1988 2001
Scott Calvin Lee OK 1983 2003
Scott Samuel GA 1987 2002
Scruggs Dwayne IN 1986 1993
Shelden Debra NE 1989 2009
Shephard David NJ 1984 1995
Smith Walter D. OH 1986 1996
Smith Frank Lee FL 1986 2000
Smith Billy James TX 1987 2006
Snyder Walter VA 1986 1993
Stinson Robert Lee WI 1985 2009
Sutherlin David Brian MN 1985 2002
Sutton Josiah TX 1999 2004
Taylor Ada JoAnn NE 1990 2009
Taylor Ronald Gene TX 1995 2008
Terry Paul IL 1977 2003
Thomas Victor Larue TX 1986 2002
Thurman Phillip Leon VA 1985 2005
Tillman James CT 1989 2006
Toney Steven MO 1983 1996
Townsend Jerry Frank FL Various 2001
Turner Keith E. TX 1983 2005
Vasquez David VA 1985 1989
Velasquez Eduardo MA 1988 2001
Villasana Armand MO 1999 2000
Waller James TX 1983 2007
Waller Patrick TX 1992 2008
Wallis Gregory TX 1989 2007
Wardell Billy IL 1988 1997
Warney Douglas NY 1997 2006
Washington Earl VA 1984 2000
Washington Calvin TX 1987 2001
Waters Kenneth MA 1983 2001
Waters Leo NC 1982 2003
Watkins Jerry IN 1986 2000
Webb Thomas OK 1983 1996
Webb Mark TX 1987 2001
Webb Troy VA 1989 1996
Webster Bernard MD 1983 2002
White Joseph NE 1989 2008
White John Jerome GA 1980 2007
Whitfield Arthur Lee VA 1982 2004
Whitley Drew PA 1989 2006
Williams Michael Anthony LA 1981 2005
Williams Willie GA 1985 2007
Williams Dennis IL 1978 1996
Williamson Ron OK 1988 1999
Willis John IL 1992, 1993 1999
Willis Calvin LA 1982 2003
Winslow Thomas NE 1990 2009
Wise Korey NY 1990 2002
Woodall Glen WV 1987 1992
Woodard James Lee TX 1981 2009
Woods Anthony D. MO 1984 2005
Wyniemko Kenneth MI 1994 2003
Yarris Nicholas PA 1982 2003
Youngblood Larry AZ 1985 2000