First-Round NFL Draft Picks by School

BY MARTIN KICH

Here is the list, by school, for 2016:

5: Ohio State: Joey Bosa (No. 3 overall), Ezekiel Elliott (4), Eli Apple (10), Taylor Decker (16),Darron Lee (20)

3: Ole Miss: Laremy Tunsil (13), Laquon Treadwell (23), Robert Nkemdiche (29)

2: Florida: Vernon Hargreaves III (11), Keanu Neal (17)

2: Notre Dame: Ronnie Stanley (6), Will Fuller (21)

Alabama: Ryan Kelly (18)

Baylor: Corey Coleman (15)

California: Jared Goff (1)

Clemson: Shaq Lawson (19)

Florida State: Jalen Ramsey (5)

Georgia: Leonard Floyd (9)

Houston – William Jackson III (24)

Louisville: Sheldon Rankins (12)

Louisiana Tech: Vernon Butler (30)

Miami: Artie Burns (25)

Michigan State: Jack Conklin (8)

Memphis: Paxton Lynch (26)

North Dakota State: Carson Wentz (2)

Oregon: DeForest Buckener (7)

Stanford: Joshua Garnett (28)

TCU: Josh Doctson (22)

Texas A&M: Germain Ifedi

UCLA: Kenny Clark (27)

West Virginia: Karl Joseph (14)

The only two schools on the list that are not in a major conference are Louisiana Tech and North Dakota State, though it is arguable whether the American Football Conference in which Memphis plays is a major conference; it is certainly not an elite conference.

 

Here are the first-round picks by school from 2006 to 2015:

First Round Draft Picks 2006-2015

 

Here is a list of the first-round picks by school since the NFL draft began in 1936, down to those universities that have produced at least ten first-round picks:

USC: 79

Ohio State: 69

Notre Dame: 64

Miami (FL): 63

Alabama: 52

Florida: 49

Tennessee: 45

Texas: 45

Oklahoma: 44

Florida State: 42

Michigan: 42

LSU: 38

Penn State: 36

Michigan State: 35

Nebraska: 34

Texas A&M: 33

UCLA: 32

Georgia: 31

Auburn: 30

Wisconsin: 28

Clemson: 27

California: 26

Pittsburgh: 25

Arizona State: 24

Colorado: 24

North Carolina: 24

Washington: 23

Illinois: 22

Stanford: 22

Arkansas: 21

Oklahoma State: 21

Purdue: 21

Syracuse: 21

Baylor: 20

Iowa: 20

Boston College: 19

Missouri: 19

Mississippi: 18

Minnesota: 17

Oregon: 17

North Carolina State: 16

Virginia: 16

Maryland: 15

Kentucky: 14

TCU: 13

Washington State: 13

Houston: 12

Indiana: 12

Louisville: 12

South Carolina: 12

BYU: 11

Mississippi State: 11

West Virginia: 11

Arizona: 10

Georgia Tech: 10

Virginia Tech: 10

 

And here is a list of first-round picks by conference since the NFL draft began:

Big 10: 296

SEC: 286

ACC: 229

Pac-10: 227

BIG 12: 228

All Small Colleges: 99

Independent: 64

C-USA: 61

Big East: 55

Mountain West: 37

Western Athletic: 33

Schools That No Longer Play Football: 23

Mid-American: 9

Sun-Belt: 5

Other (JC, None, Canadian College): 3

 

 

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