NFL training camps got underway in the last week of July, with every team welcoming 90 players attempting to earn one of the coveted 53 spots on the active roster when the regular season kicks off in September.

For some, the roster spot is secured, and training camp is more about preparing for the season.

Elijah Mitchell
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For others, training camp is their opportunity to earn a roster spot and carve out a permanent role for the upcoming year.

Louisiana Ragin' Cajun football has a number of alumni competing in the NFL preseason.

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For some, such as San Francisco 49ers running back Elijah Mitchell, Miami Dolphins guard Robert Hunt, New York Jets rookie offensive tackle Max Mitchell, and Detroit Lions safety Tracy Walker, the spot on the roster isn't in question.

For others, with a life-changing opportunity available, camp is the time to shine.

In total, thirteen former Ragin' Cajuns are in NFL training camp.

1. Tracy Walker - Safety, Detroit Lions

Tracy Walker
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2. Elijah Mitchell - Running Back, San Francisco 49ers

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Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images

3. Robert Hunt - Guard, Miami Dolphins

Robert Hunt
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4. Kevin Dotson - Guard, Pittsburgh Steelers

Kevin Dotson
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5. Max Mitchell - Offensive Tackle, New York Jets

NFL Combine
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6. Percy Butler - Safety, Washington Commanders

Percy Butler
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7. Christian Ringo - Defensive Tackle, Arizona Cardinals

New Orleans Saints v Seattle Seahawks
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8. Ja'Marcus Bradley - Wide Receiver, Cleveland Browns

Ja'Marcus Bradley
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9. Justin Hamilton - Defensive Tackle, Washington Commanders

Justin Hamilton
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10. Raymond Calais - Running Back, Los Angeles Rams

Raymond Calais
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11. Trey Ragas - Running Back, Los Angeles Rams

Trey Ragas
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12. Ferrod Gardner - Linebacker, Washington Commanders

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Photo by Benjamin R. Massey/UL Athletics

13. Chauncey Manac - Linebacker, Green Bay Packers

Chauncey Manac
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Here is a rundown of each of their week 1 preseason games.

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