Tom Dienhart, Senior Writer, May 1, 2015

Just three Big Ten schools had players picked in the opening round of the draft, with Iowa, Michigan State and Wisconsin being represented. When could other schools see their first player picked? Here is a look at the player most likely to be picked first (or next) from each Big Ten school over the next two days of the draft.

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  • Illinois: TE Matt LaCosse, 7th round-FA
  • Indiana: RB Tevin Coleman, 2nd-3rd round
  • Iowa: DT Carl Davis, 2nd-3rd round
  • Maryland: WR Stefon Diggs, 3rd-4th round
  • Michigan: WR Devin Funchess, 3rd-4th round
  • Michigan State: RB Jeremy Langford, 3rd-4th round
  • Minnesota: TE Maxx Williams, 2nd-3rd round
  • Nebraska: DE Randy Gregory, 2nd round
  • Northwestern: S Ibraheim Campbell, 5th-6th round
  • Ohio State: WR Devin Smith, 2nd-3rd round
  • Penn State: OT Donovan Smith, 2nd round
  • Purdue: DE Ryan Russell, 6th-7th round
  • Rutgers: TE Tyler Kroft, 5th-6th round
  • Wisconsin: OT Rob Havenstein, 6th-7th round