The Big Ten saw 16 more former players selected throughout the final four rounds of the NFL Draft Saturday, as Michigan led the nation with a draft total and school record of 11 picks.
Twelve former Big Ten players were selected Friday in the second and third rounds of the NFL Draft, including four more from Michigan and three more from Ohio State.
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.
Purdue has struggled the last four years, winning just nine games. And, those struggles have been mirrored in the NFL draft over that span, as just four Boilermakers have been taken since 2013.
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.
On Wednesday, the Big Ten held a teleconference with its 14 football coaches to talk about the spring season and to prepare for the fall. We posted the audio for each coach on the call here, so jump in and take a listen.
The NFL draft will take place from April 27-29 in Philadelphia. Who is the top prospect for each Big Ten school? I take a look, beginning with the Big Ten West.
Purdue held its annual spring game Saturday afternoon. BTN.com senior writer Tom Dienhart called it a first step under new coach Jeff Brohm, but said there is a lot of work to do in West Lafayette.
Jeff Brohm’s office is a work in progress. Please forgive him. He has unpacked. But everything isn’t in its place just yet. And, that’s OK. Brohm has had much more important things to do since becoming Purdue coach in early December. He has a football program to build.