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Which college has had the most players drafted by NFL teams?

The correct answer is the University of Notre Dame. USA Today recently provided interactive charts on this topic, but that data only went back to 1988. In 2009 it is anticipated that the University of Southern California will move into position to challenge Notre Dame for top honors of most players ( Full Answer )

Who was the first player drafted into the NFL draft?

In 1936, Jay Berwanger was the first player to be drafted by the National Football League in its initial college draft; he was selected first overall by the Philadelphia Eagles. However, he chose not to turn professional and never played in the NFL. Berwanger was the first winner of the Heisman T ( Full Answer )

How many Ohio State players were drafted by the NFL in 2007?

Eight players from Ohio State were drafted in the 2007 NFL Draft:. 1) Ted Ginn - Miami Dolphins - 1st round 2) Anthony Gonzalez - Indianapolis Colts - 1st round 3) Quinn Pitcock - Indianapolis Colts - 3rd round 4) Antonio Pittman - New Orleans Saints - 4th round 5) Jay Richardson - Oakland ( Full Answer )

How many players enter the nfl draft?

Each year between the months of February to April about 300 nfl draft eligible collegiate football players declare to enter that years draft class....But only about 200 of these 300 college players are going to get drafted/picked by an NFL team. Then out of these 200 college players that were draf ( Full Answer )

Can players get drafted from the AFL to the NFL?

Yes, Arena Football LeagueÊ players can be drafted to the NFL. ManyNFL players had used the Arena Football League as a platform toimprove their game before being drafted to the NFL. One perfectexample is Kurt Warner who played for the Iowa Barnstormer beforebeingÊdrafted by the St. Louis Rams, ( Full Answer )

Who was the first player taken in the first nfl draft?

The first NFL draft was held in 1936. The first player chosen was Jay Berwanger from the University of Chicago by the Philadelphia Eagles. Berwanger was the Heisman Trophy winner in 1935. He wound up choosing not to play pro ball and never played a down in the NFL.

Who are NFL players that got drafted in the MLB?

Bill Bradley Detroit Tigers 1965 Mike Garrett Pittsburgh Pirates 1965 Mike Garrett Los Angeles Dodgers 1966 Ken Stabler New York Yankees 1966 Ken Stabler New York Mets 1967 Archie Manning Atlanta Braves 1967 Dan Pastorini New York Mets 1967 Ken Stabler Houston Astros 1968 Noel Jenke ( Full Answer )

Can a naval academy football player get drafted into the nfl?

\n. \nThe president could be drafted by an NFL team. It would simply give that team the rights to the president if he should ever choose to play football in the NFL. Roger Staubach, for instance, played at Navy was drafted. He did not play football for 5 years because he fulfilled his naval duties, ( Full Answer )

How many players are eligible for the nfl draft?

All players who have completed at least three seasons since graduating from high school (meaning the conclusion of the players collegiate true junior or redshirt sophomore season) may declare their eligibility for the NFL Draft. There is, nor has there ever been a limit on the number of "eligible" ( Full Answer )

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 ( Full Answer )

What happens if a player does not make the draft?

IF a player does not make the draft he can either play out of the country and hopefully get recruited later on or he can go to a team's camp if invited and hopefully get recruited. Otherwise there is not much else he can do

How many Ohio State players were drafted by the NFL in 2009?

7. First Round - 1) CB Malcolm Jenkins - Saints 2) RB Chris Wells - Cardinals Second Round - 1) LB James Laurinaitis - Rams 2) WR Brian Robiskie - Browns Fourth Round - 1) CB Donald Washington - Chiefs 2) WR Brian Hartline - Dolphins Fifth Round - 1) LB Marcus Freeman - ( Full Answer )

Who are the football players from abany state college to be drafted in the nfl?

Through the 2009 NFL draft, four players from Albany State have been drafted AND played in the NFL: 1) DL Mike White - drafted by the Cincinnati Bengals in the 4th round of the 1979 draft. White played for the Bengals between 1979-1980 for the Seahawks between 1981-1982. 2) DE Jeff Hunter - dra ( Full Answer )

Who was the youngest player taken NFl draft of 2009?

The youngest player taken in the 2009 NFL Draft was Rutgers Wide Reciever Kenny Britt. He was drafted in the first round, with the 30th overall pick, by the Tennessee Titans. Britt was 20 years, 229 days old when he was drafted. He turns 21 September 19, 2009.

Who was the first player drafted in the NFL draft in 1936?

The first person to be drafted in the inaugural NFL college draft in 1936 was halfback Jay Berwanger by the Philadelphia Eagles. . The Eagles traded the rights to Berwanger to the Chicago Bears, but he never signed with the team, and never played a down in the NFL. Berwanger was also the first reci ( Full Answer )

Does a player have to enter the NFL draft?

No. A player can enter free agency out of college, but limits his chances of receiving an NFL contract. . The Above answer is Incorrect. . A Player MUST enter the NFL draft and only becomes a free Agent if he is not drafted. .

How many Players did Iowa Have Drafted in the 2005 NFL draft?

There were five players from Iowa drafted in the 2005 NFL draft. The players were: . DE Matt Roth, selected in round 2, pick 46 by the Miami Dolphins . DE Jonathan Babineaux, selected in round 2, pick 59 by the Atlanta Falcons . DB Sean Considine, selected in round 2, pick 102 by the DB Phila ( Full Answer )

Has any player in the NFL been drafted out of high school?

No. The NFL has a clause stating that to be eligible to be drafted, a player must have been out of high school for a minimum of 3 years. This however doe not mean the player has to play at college, but virtually every player has. The 3 year clause is for the player's safety. Think about it, ev ( Full Answer )

Who is the worst drafted player in the NFL hall of fame?

Joe Namath. Easily and by far. He was famous and was on a team that won the Super Bowl, so I guess he fits the "fame" criteria. His overall body of work is poor. He threw 47 more interceptions than touchdowns in his career, a low completion percentage, and a passer rating that would put him near the ( Full Answer )

Who was the lowest drafted player to be inducted in to the NFL hall of fame?

In 1975, Roosevelt (Rosey) Brown was picked in the 27th round (8th pick that round, 321st overall pick by the Giants. He played at Morgan State. Interestingly, Doug Flutie was the lowest drafted Heisman Award winner (he also is in the NCAA Football and Canadian Football Hall of Fame, but was not ( Full Answer )

How many players from Oklahoma were in the 2010 NFL draft?

there was 7 sooners taken in the 2010 nfl draft and it follows sam Bradford qb round 1 pick 1 st. Louis rams Gerald mccoy dt round 1 pick 3 Tampa bay buccaneers Trent Williams ot round 1 pick 4 Washington redskins Jermaine gersham te round 1 pick 21 Cincinnati Bengals keenan clayton lb rou ( Full Answer )

Who was the first player selected in the NFL draft 2004?

Eli Manning was the first pick to go in the 2004 NFL draft to the San Diego Chargers. Later in the Draft the Chargers traded Eli Manning to the giants for Philip Rivers who was picked 4th overall.

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 ( Full Answer )

Has any football player been drafted into the nfl from westpoint?

Yes, many players out of USMA have been drafted into the NFL. They are usually drafted in the later rounds due to their serving time after they leave the academy. You are required 5 years of service but you can buy out after two years. The most famous player out of a military academy was Rodger Stal ( Full Answer )

What happens after round 7 in the nfl draft?

After the 7th round the whole draft is finished and all players will go on a private jet to the team's city and all the press conferences and then rookie mini camp and OTAs and sign deals and all that lot.

How many players from The University of Texas were drafted in the NFL in 1984?

There were a total of 14 players from the University of Texas drafted in 1984. The players were: . DB Fred Acorn Tampa Bay, 3rd round, 57th pick . DB Mossy Cade, San Diego 1st round, 6th pick . DB Craig Curry, IND 4th round, 93rd pick . G Doug Dawson, St. Louis Cardinals, 2nd round, 45th pick . ( Full Answer )