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May 4, 2017

2017 NFL Draft Results

 

Special Guest: Angela Spear, Dream Living Coach

 

10 NFL Draft Facts, April 27-29, 2017, Philadelphia Museum of Arts on the Rocky Steps, Philadelphia, PA

  1. Most attended in NFL Draft history - more than 250,000 in attendance
  2. 253 Selections in 7 Rounds
  3. First selection by Cleveland Browns – Texas A&M Myles Garrett, Defensive End
  4. Last selection by Denver Broncos - 2017 NFL Draft’s Mr. Irrelevant – Chad Kelly, Quarterback, Ole Miss
  5. Most selections (11): Cincinnati Bengals, Minnesota Vikings, Seattle Seahawks
  6. Least selections (4): New England Patriots
  7. The Southeastern Conference (SEC) led all conferences for the 11th year in a row with 53 selections. In first round alone, SEC had 12 selections.
  8. Michigan and Alabama set school records to lead the country with 11 and 10 picks respectively, marking the 2nd consecutive year a Big Ten school had the most.
  9. The 2017 draft was the first time three teams moved into the top 15 with trades to select quarterbacks. Source: http://bit.ly/2qB2pUm
  10. For the first time in the history of the Common Draft Era, no offensive lineman went in the first 15 picks. Source: http://bit.ly/2qB2pUm

(Source for Facts 1-8: http://bit.ly/2oYD5qb

 

NFL Draft First Round Selections

  1. Cleveland Browns picked Texas A&M Myles Garrett (Defensive End)
  2. Chicago Bears (From 49ers) picked North Carolina Mitchell Trubisky (Quarterback)
  3. San Francisco 49ers (From Bears) picked Stanford Solomon Thomas (Defensive End)
  4. Jacksonville Jaguars picked Louisiana State University Leonard Fournette (Running Back)
  5. Tennessee Titans (From Rams) picked Western Michigan Corey Davis (Wide Receiver)
  6. New York Jets picked Louisiana State University Jamal Adams (Safety)
  7. San Diego Chargers picked Clemson Mike Williams (Wide Receiver)
  8. Carolina Panthers picked Stanford Christian McCaffrey (Running Back)
  9. Cincinnati Bengals picked Washington John Ross III (Wide Receiver)
  10. Kansas City Chiefs (From Bills) picked Texas Tech Patrick Mahomes (Quarterback)
  11. New Orleans Saints picked Ohio State Marshon Lattimore (Cornerback)
  12. Houston Texans (From Browns through Eagles) picked Clemson Deshaun Watson (Quarterback)
  13. Arizona Cardinals picked Temple Haason Reddick (Linebacker)
  14. Philadelphia Eagles (From Vikings) picked Tennessee Derek Barnett (Defensive End)
  15. Indianapolis Colts picked Ohio State Malik Hooker (Safety)
  16. Baltimore Ravens picked Alabama Marlon Humphrey (Cornerback)
  17. Washington Redskins picked Alabama Jonathan Allen (Defensive End)
  18. Tennessee Titans picked University of Southern California Adoree' Jackson (Cornerback)
  19. Tampa Bay Buccaneers picked Alabama O.J Howard (Tight End)
  20. Denver Broncos picked Utah Garett Bolles (Offensive Tackle)
  21. Detroit Lions picked Florida Jarrad Davis (Linebacker)
  22. Miami Dolphins picked Missouri Charles Harris (Outside Linebacker)
  23. New York Giants picked Mississippi Evan Engram (Tight End)
  24. Oakland Raiders picked Ohio State Gareon Conley (Cornerback)
  25. Cleveland Browns (From Texans) picked Michigan Jabrill Peppers (Safety)
  26. Atlanta Falcons (From Seahawks) University of California Los Angeles Takkarist McKinley (Defensive End)
  27. Buffalo Bills (From Chiefs) picked Louisiana State University Tre'Davious White (Cornerback)
  28. Dallas Cowboys picked Michigan Taco Charlton (Defensive End)
  29. Cleveland Browns (From Packers) picked Miami David Njoku (Tight End)
  30. Pittsburgh Steelers picked Wisconsin T.J. Watt (Outside Linebacker)
  31. San Francisco 49ers (From Seahawks through Falcons) picked Alabama Reuben Foster (Linebacker)
  32. New Orleans Saints (From Patriots) picked Wisconsin Ramczyk (Offensive Tackle)

 Source: http://www.nfl.com/draft/2017/tracker#dt-tabs:dt-by-round

 

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