While Northwestern has been to seven bowls in the last 10 years, it has had only nine NFL draft picks in that span. In fact, since 2007, Northwestern has failed to have a draft pick five times: 2007, 2008, 2009, 2013 and 2014.
Nebraska has a history of producing bruising offensive linemen. But more Cornhusker defensive backs have been picked in the last 10 drafts than any other position with eight. And S Nathan Gerry could add to that total if he is tabbed in this year’s draft from April 27-29 in Philadelphia.
Minnesota has had one of the more underrated defenses in the Big Ten in recent years. And that has manifested itself in recent NFL drafts. Since 2014, the Golden Gophers have had eight NFL draft picks. And six of those have been defensive players.
Michigan deposited a school-record 11 players in the 2017 NFL draft, a mark that also was the highest in the nation. We listed where they ended up, along with highlights and tweets for each player.
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.
Can you recall all of Michigan's previous ten NFL Draft classes? Tom Dienhart takes a deep dive into the 2017 outlook.
The 2017 NFL Draft will take place from April 27-29 in Philadelphia. Who is the top prospect for each Big Ten school? Yesterday, I took a look at the Big Ten West, and now it's time for the Big Ten East.
The last 10 years, Maryland has developed a knack for producing NFL defensive backs with five selected in the draft. That number may grow during this year’s draft, which will take place April 27-29 in Philadelphia
Iowa had just one draft pick last year—barely--as C Austin Blythe went to the Colts in the seventh round. But several Hawkeyes figure to hear their name in this year’s draft, slated for April 27-29 in Philadelphia.
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.