Everything you need to know about the Draft

The NFL went to a different draft format using three days(with two nights) to select all seven rounds. The move was seen as a winner and here is everything that you need to know about the draft.

Florida State sent three players to the NFL:

Christian Ponder(6'2, 229): no. 12 pick of first round to the Minnesota Viking's

Rodney Hudson(6/2.5, 299): no. 55 pick of round two to the Kansas City Chief's

Markus White(6'3.5, 266): no. 224 pick of round seven to the Washington Redskins

**That left four Seminole's as undrafted: Ryan McMahon(6'1.5, 283, OC), Kendall Smith(6'0, 233, LB), Mister Alexander(6'2.5, 231, OLB), and Tavares Pressley(6'0, 197, RB).

Florida colleges sending players to NFL

Miami

Orlando Franklin(6'5.5, 316, OL): no. 46 pick of round two to Denver Bronco's

Brandon Harris(5'9.5, 191, CB): no. 60 pick of round two to Houston Texans

Leonard Hankerson(6'1.5, 209, WR): no. 79 pick of round three to Washington Redskins

Demarcus Van Dyke(6'1, 176, CB): no. 81 pick of round three to Oakland Raiders

Allen Bailey(6'3, 285, DL): no. 86 pick of round three to KC Chiefs

Colin McCarthy(6'2, 238, LB): no. 109 pick of round four to Tennessee Titans

Richard Gordon(6'3.5, 263, TE): no. 181 pick of round six to Oakland Raiders

Matt Bosher(K): no. 192 pick of round six to Atlanta Falcons

Graig Cooper, Damien Berry, and Ryan Hill did not get drafted.

UF

Mike Pouncey(6'5, 303, OG): no. 15 pick of first round to Miami Dolphins

Marcus Gilbert(6'6, 330, OT): no. 63 pick of second round to Pittsburgh Steelers

Ahmad Black(5'9, 183, S): no. 151 pick of round five to the TB Buc's

Maurice Hurt(6'2.5, 318, OG): no. 217 pick of round seven to Washington Redskins

*Will Hill, Carl Moore, Carl Johnson, Brandon Hicks, and Emmanuel Moody went undrafted amongst others.

USF

Terrell McClain(6'1.5, 297, DT): no. 65 pick of round three to Carolina Panthers

Mistral Raymond(6'1, 191, S): no. 170 pick of round five to Minnesota Viking's

Jacquian Williams(6'1, 230, LB): no. 202 pick of round six to NY Giants

UCF

Jah Reid(6'7, 327, OT): no. 85 pick of round three to the Baltimore Raven's

Bruce Miller(6'1.5, 254, DE): no. 211 pick of round seven to SF 49ers.

FAU

Robert Housler(6'5.5, 248, TE): no. 69 pick of round three to Arizona Cardinals

FIU

Anthony Gaitor(5'10, 175, CB): no. 22 of round seven to TB Buc's

Florida AM

Curtis Holcombe(5'10.5, 184, CB): no. 250 pick of round seven to the San Francisco 49ers

NFL Draft by home state(high school)

California(42)

Florida(36)

Texas(29)

Georga(19)

North Carolina(10)

Ohio(10)

Alabama(7)

Pennsylvania(7)

Virginia(7)

Of the 36 players from Florida High Schools, here is the area's they were from:

Dade(8): Hialeah, Booker T, Pace, Carol City, Central, Norland, Northwestern, Southridge

Broward(6): Ely(2), Hollywood Hills, STA(2), Coral Glades

Palm Beach(5): Atlantic, Leonard(2), Pahokee, Jupiter

SwFla(3): Palmetto, Immokalee, Riverview

Tampa(2): Clearwater Catholic, Jesuit

Polk(4): Lakeland(2), Haines City, Lake Gibson

CentFla(3): DeLand, East Ridge(2)

I-75(1): Nort Marion

Treasure Coast(0): no players selected

Jacksonville(3): Hilliard, Trinity Christian, Bolles

Panhandle(1): Pensacola

NFL Draft by Position

QB: 12

RB: 29

FB: 5

WR: 28

TE: 11

OT: 19

OG: 14

OC: 6

DE: 26

DT: 19

OLB: 19

ILB: 11

CB: 33

S: 16

K: 1

P: 1


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