Just three Big Ten schools had players picked in the opening round of the draft, with Iowa, Michigan State and Wisconsin being represented. When could other schools see their first player picked? Here is a look at the player most likely to be picked first (or next) from each Big Ten school over the next two days of the draft.
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The opening day of the NFL Draft saw three former Big Ten standouts get selected.
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Three former Big Ten standouts were selected in the first round of the 2015 NFL Draft on Thursday night in Chicago, paced by former Iowa tackle Brandon Scherff (No. 5, Washington).
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No Big Ten school has produced defensive backs like Ohio State over the past 10 years. Since the 2005 draft, the Buckeyes have had 12 defensive backs taken with a league-high three of those coming in the first round–Donte Whitner in 2006; Malcolm Jenkins in 2009; Bradley Roby in 2014.
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In Thursday’s Big Ten links, Big Ten Commissioner Jim Delany talked to reporters at the College Football Playoff spring meetings about the satellite camps this week. “I view it as permissible practice,” Delany said. Also, get some last minute Big Ten updates before tonight’s NFL Draft
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It’s NFL Draft Eve. The three-day fun-filled event is set to kick off Thursday night at the Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt University in Chicago.