He joined with the Dallas Cowboys on September 6, after Tony Hill was hurt in the season opener, a 20-13 victory against the Los Angeles Rams. He appeared in two games and caught one pass before being released and declaring his retirement on November 14. He returned to the team on December 30, 2013 and was placed on injured reserve.
Carmichael was drafted by the Cowboys in the seventh round of the 1991 NFL Draft. He played college football at North Carolina State University.
In his rookie season, he started three games at wide receiver before breaking his ankle in a 26-14 loss to the New York Giants on October 24. He missed the rest of the season and had five catches for 50 yards (10.0 avg.) in seven games. In 1992, he started all 16 games at wide receiver as the Cowboys finished with their first winning record (9-7) since 1989. He had 57 receptions for 958 yards (16.7 avg.) and six touchdowns. He also returned kicks during his time with the Cowboys.
Carmichael was named to the Pro Bowl after his second season. He was ranked 48th by his peers on the NFL's All-Pro Team. The Cowboys selected him in the expansion draft but he refused to report to training camp, thus avoiding any possible suspension or fine from the league.
Hillman was signed by the Minnesota Vikings on September 21, 2016, following Adrian Peterson's injury in Week 2. On November 21, 2016, the Vikings released him. The San Diego Chargers claimed Hillman off waivers on November 22, 2016. Hillman was signed by the Dallas Cowboys on July 27, 2017. He played in three games for the Cowboys during their 2017 season. He caught two passes for 19 yards and ran one time for five yards.
Hillman was drafted by the Broncos in the third round (85th overall) of the 2011 NFL Draft. He played four seasons for the Broncos, appearing in 50 games with 30 starts. As a Bronco, he won two Super Bowls: XLVIII and 51.
After leaving Denver as a free agent in 2015, Hillman joined the Raiders via free agency. He appeared in 16 games for Oakland that year before being released in December. In 2016, he spent some time with both the Vikings and Chargers before finishing his career with the Cowboys this past season. During his six-year career, Hillman has 34 catches for 393 yards and three touchdowns.
He married his wife, Ashley, in 2012. They have three children together: sons Gunner and Raider, and daughter Rylie.
Ashley is from New York City while Ronnie is from Newark, N.J. Both attended the University of Florida where they met.
The Dallas Cowboys signed him as a free agent on March 23, 1999, after outbidding other organizations. Ismail took over as the team's main wide receiver when Michael Irvin suffered a career-ending injury in the fourth game of the season, amassing a career-high 1,097 yards and six touchdowns. He was voted to his first Pro Bowl after the season.
Ismail had another stellar season in 2000, catching 72 passes for 1,046 yards and eight touchdowns. He returned as one of the top receivers in football after breaking his leg in 2001 but was unable to replicate his previous seasons performance due to injuries. In 2002 he only missed two games due to a suspension but still managed to post 49 catches for 788 yards and five scores. After being released by the Cowboys in 2003 he spent one season with the New York Jets before retiring.
In nine seasons with the Cowboys, Ismail caught 551 passes for 8,105 yards and 48 touchdowns. He finished his NFL career with 12,088 yards from scrimmage and 91 touchdowns.
After retirement, Raghib Ismail has stayed connected to the league through social media. He is a frequent participant in Twitter chats related to football and has over 100,000 followers on the platform.
He also has a Facebook page with over 17,000 likes and a blog where he posts articles and videos about sports, culture, and history.