Four Big Ten players selected in first round of 2018 NFL Draft

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Four Big Ten players selected in first round of 2018 NFL Draft

The 2018 NFL Draft got underway Thursday in Arlington, Texas, and four Big Ten players were selected in the first round — including two in the top four picks.

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Penn State RB Saquon Barkley was drafted No. 2 overall by the New York Giants, and Ohio State CB Denzel Ward was selected No. 4 overall by the Cleveland Browns. Ohio State C Billy Price (No. 21 – Cincinnati Bengals) and Maryland WR D.J. Moore (No. 24 – Carolina Panthers) rounded out the Big Ten’s representation in Round One.

No. 2: Penn State’s Saquon Barkley – New York Giants

No. 4: Ohio State’s Denzel Ward – Cleveland Browns

No. 21: Ohio State’s Billy Price – Cincinnati Bengals

No. 24: Maryland’s D.J. Moore – Carolina Panthers


The NFL Draft continues Friday at 7 p.m. ET.



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