Seven former Big Ten football players were selected in the first round of the 2017 NFL Draft, which is the highest number of Big Ten draftees since 2006. Ohio State claimed the first three Big Ten selections, followed by two from Michigan and two from Wisconsin to close out the first round.
Spring football is in the books for the Big Ten. Now, offseason work begins, as teams point toward training camp this summer. Check out Tom Dienhart's annual BTN.com All-Spring Team.
The 2017 NFL Draft starts Thursday night in Philadelphia, and several Big Ten talents are expected to be selected in the first round. Check out where former Big Ten stars land in mock drafts on the eve of the draft inside.
The 2017 NFL Draft begins on Thursday in Philadelphia. And, many Big Ten players will be selected. After surveying the mock draft of CBSSports.com, here is a ranking of the Top 50 Big Ten NFL draft prospects.
Last year's NFL Draft class out of Ohio State was record-setting, and they've sent a ton of talent to the League over the years. Here's a snapshot of the Buckeye's last decade of NFL Draft classes.
Ohio State continues to look for its championship mojo since winning the national title in 2014. The Buckeyes have come up short each of the last two years, failing to even play for the league title and getting eviscerated in the playoffs last year by Clemson.
Ohio State coach Urban Meyer made it clear this spring that he wants to throw the ball deep again. Meyer needs quarterback J.T. Barrett to hook up with receivers for more momentum-changing plays downfield.
Jacob Jarvis has had many great memories as an Ohio State fan. He was there when the Buckeyes won the inaugural 2015 College Football Playoff, after all. Nothing may top what happened in the Ohio State spring game Saturday afternoon, though.
As usual under Urban Meyer, Ohio State sent a lot of talent (seven players total, including three first-rounders) to the NFL through the 2017 Draft.
The Big Ten had five QBs drafted in 2016. When was the last time your school had a QB selected in the NFL Draft? Tom Dienhart takes a look.