Chris Weinke, Florida State quarterback, was 28 years old when drafted in the 4th round of the NFL draft in April of 2001. As as side note, he is also the oldest player to win the Heisman Trophy.
Asked in Sports, Football - American
Do you have to sign with NFL team that drafts you?
No, a player does not have to sign with the NFL team that drafted him. He can choose to not sign the contract. ...
Can a player refuse to enter draft after declaring for the NFL?
Yes. When a player is drafted during the NFL draft the team that drafted them owns the signing rights. So, if the player refuses to play they will have to wait a year and then get signed as a free agent. If that team doesn't do anything with the signing rights to the player they will not play in the NFL that year. If a player is not drafted they become an 'undrafted free agent' and are immediately available to be...
Asked in Football - American
Does an nfl player have to accept the team that drafts him?
No. A team that drafts a player has one year to sign that player to a contract. If the team cannot sign the player because the player does not want to play for them, the team may trade the player to another team. If a drafted player has not signed a contract within one year of being drafted, that player may enter the draft again and be selected again. ...
Asked in Baseball
What is it that Dave Winfield is the only player in history to do?
he was the only player in history to be drafted by an nfl team, nba team, and mlb team....therefore he had the oppurunity to go pro in either football, basketball, or baseball ...
Who is the youngest player to be drafted by an NFL team?
Indianapolis-University of Louisville defensive tackle Amobi Okoye is 19 years old. ...
How can a Norwegian football player be drafted in the NFL?
he can only be drafted into the NFL by participating in the College league and get drafted. norwegian football players are not known ( because it is not a big sport in Norway) ...