Sean Merriman, web editor, April 30, 2015

Three former Big Ten standouts were selected in the first round of the 2015 NFL Draft on Thursday night in Chicago.

[ MORE: See all of the Round 1 NFL draft picks ]

Iowa offensive tackle Brandon Scherff was the first Big Ten product off the board, being selected No. 5 overall by the Washington Redskins.

Michigan State's Trae Waynes went No. 11 to the Minnesota Vikings, and Wisconsin RB Melvin Gordon was picked by the San Diego Chargers with the No. 15 pick.

Follow BTN for updates as the draft will continue on Friday and conclude on Saturday.

See all of the Big Ten?s first-round picks in this post:

No. 5: Iowa OT Brandon Scherff, Washington Redskins


No. 11: Michigan State CB Trae Waynes, Minnesota Vikings


No. 15: Wisconsin RB Melvin Gordon, San Diego Chargers