The final day of the 2016 NFL Draft saw 24 former Big Ten players selected in Rounds 4-7 on Saturday afternoon. [ MORE: Catch up on every pick with FOXSports.com’s draft tracker ] With Saturday’s total, the Big Ten finished with 47 draft picks, second only to the SEC (51); the Pac-12 was third (32). Here are Round 1 Big Ten picks, and Rounds 2-3 picks. Relive all of Saturday’s Big Ten selections below. *** ROUND 4 99. Wisconsin LB Joe Schobert, Cleveland Browns The Show is off to Cleveland! @JoeTheShow58 goes to @Browns with the 99th pick in the
Friday night was a huge success for the Big Ten. [ MORE: Six former Big Ten stars selected in first round ] A total of 17 former Big Ten players were selected in the second and third rounds of the 2016 NFL Draft on Friday. There were six players from the conference picked in Thursday’s first round, which gives the Big Ten a total of 23 selections through the first two days of the draft. The SEC, considered by many to be the most dominant college football conference in the nation, had 22 picks through the first two days. We
In our final part of a 14-part series, BTN.com's Tom Dienhart takes a look at the last ten years of Wisconsin football players in the NFL Draft. Remember these names? There have been some great ones.
The opening night of the 2016 NFL Draft was all about Ohio State and its five first round picks.
A total of six former Big Ten players were selected in the opening round of the 2016 NFL Draft.
BTN.com writer Sean Merriman offers his top 10 Big Ten NFL Draft steals.
BTN.com's Tom Dienhart writes, "Greg Schiano did a pretty good job pumping in the talent during his run at Rutgers from 2001-11, and that turned into some productive NFL drafts in recent years." let's take a closer look.
BTN.com writer Sean Merriman offers his list of 10 superlatives to get you prepared for this year's NFL Draft.
The 2016 NFL Draft starts Thursday night in Chicago. With only hours remaining before Roger Goodell takes the stage, the always-present anonymous sources are spewing the usual negative comments, many of which are laughable. The latest: One anonymous scout questioning Ohio State defensive back Eli Apple’s life skills, going as far as to say that he “can’t cook.” Read more about Apple’s scouting report here. If true, what exactly does it have to do with Apple’s ability to cover a receiver, make an open-field tackle or be a good teammate? Nothing at all. And, based on the Twitter reaction to
Purdue has had some surprising success in the last 10 NFL drafts, with 19 overall selections and three first-round picks. Not bad for a program that has been to just four bowls in the last 10 years and none since 2012. Linemen have been the most common picks, with seven coming on defense and five on offense. The Boilermakers’ ability to produce defensive ends/outside linebackers has been remarkable, with the likes of Ryan Kerrigan, Anthony Spencer, Cliff Avril, Ray Edwards, Rob Ninkovich and Ryan Russell coming off the board in recent years. Purdue is billed as the “cradle of quarterbacks”