The 2016 NFL Draft returns to (yawn) Chicago on Thursday for the second straight year and will continue into Saturday. 25 of the top prospects will be in attendance. Among these invitees will be 9 SEC players including the Three R's: Ragland, Reed, and Robinson. Also joining them will be the Crimson Tide Head Coach Nick Saban.
2016 NFL DRAFT ATTENDEES:
DE , Ohio State
DT , Louisiana Tech
WR , Baylor
OT , Michigan State
OT , Ohio State
WR , Texas Christian
DE , Clemson - Dominick Jackson says "you're welcome".
RB , Ohio State - Some mocks have him pegged fourth to Dallas. Is he worth a #4???
QB , Cal - Likely first pick.
CB Vernon Hargreaves, Florida
LB , UCLA - Incredible potential but is he healthy?
DT , Mississippi State - Not sure why he is here. Likely second round.
DE , Clemson
LB , Ohio State
S , Florida
DT , Ole Miss - Can he stay out of trouble?
LB , Alabama - Trending Redskins at #21.
CB , Florida State - Top 5 pick.
DT , Alabama - Mocks have him anywhere from Bears at #11 to early second round.
DT , Alabama - Same as Reed (???).
OT , Notre Dame
WR Laquon Treadwell, Ole Miss - Poor Pro Day showing should not keep him out of the first round.
OT , Ole Miss - Tumbling out of the top pick to anywhere from 3 to 7.
QB Carson Wentz, North Dakota State - Likely second pick.
Round 1: Thursday, April 28: 7pm CT on ESPN and NFL Network.
Rounds 2-3: Friday, April 29: 6pm CT on ESPN and NFL Network. ESPN's coverage moves to ESPN2 at 7pm CT.
Rounds 4-7: Saturday, April 30: 11am CT on ESPN and NFL Network.
LB Reggie Ragland - Read his draft profile here.
DT Jarran Reed - Read his draft profile here.
DT A'Shawn Robinson - Read his draft profile here.
C - Trending up. Read his draft profile here.
RB Derrick Henry - An outside shot to Carolina at #30. Read his draft profile here.
FIRST ROUND DRAFT ORDER:
1. Los Angeles (from Tennessee) - QB
2. Philadelphia (from Cleveland) - QB Carson Wentz, North Dakota State - see above.
3. San Diego - DE , Ohio State - first shocker of the night!
4. Dallas - RB , Ohio State - #4 on this guy? Seriously? Terribly pick.
5. Jacksonville - CB , Florida State - solid pick.
6. Baltimore - OT , Notre Dame - Really, Ozzie? Laremy Tunsil continues to tumble!
7. San Francisco - DE DeForest Buckner, Oregon - Chip Kelly picks another Duck. Too early for this pick.
8. Tennessee (from Cleveland from Philadelphia through Miami) - OT , Michigan State - Another OT off the board. Odd pick.
9. Chicago (from Tampa Bay) - OLB Leonard Floyd, Georgia - First SEC player selected.
10. New York Giants - CB , Ohio State - Third anOSU player chosen. Not really a position of need.
11. Tampa Bay (from Chicago) - CB Vernon Hargreaves, Florida - Born and raised in Tampa.
12. New Orleans - DT Sheldon Rankins, Louisville - ?
13. Miami (from Philadelphia) - OT , Ole Miss - Tunsil on South Beach? is that really a good idea?
14. Oakland - SS Karl Joseph, West Virginia - WHO?
15. Cleveland (from Tennessee from Los Angeles) - WR , Baylor - First Big 12 selected.
16. Detroit - OT , Ohio State - We are never going to hear the end of this...
17. Atlanta - S , Florida - Godawful pick. So many other needs at LB, DE, OL.
18. Indianapolis - C - ROLL TIDE!
19. Buffalo - DE Shaq Lawson, Clemson - A new friend for Marcel Dareus.
20. New York Jets - OLB Darron Lee Ohio State - Many thought the Falcons would take him at #17.
21. Houston (from Washington) - WR Will Fuller, Notre Dame - A decent choice.
22. Washington (from Houston) - WR , Texas Christian - Huh? I can't believe Washington went offense!
23. Minnesota - WR Laquon Treadwell, Ole Miss - A run of three WRs. Solid pick for #23.
24. Cincinnati - CB William Jackson, Houston - The back end of the draft is having a field day!
25. Pittsburgh - CB Artie Burns, Miami (FL) - Fast.
26. Denver (from Seattle) - QB Paxton Lynch, Memphis - John Elway is one drafty GM.
27. Green Bay - ugh
28. San Fran (from Kansas City) - bleh
- New England (cheated, lied about it, forfeited pick)
29. Arizona - DT Robert Nkemdiche, Ole Miss
30. Carolina - F!
31. Seattle - :(
BAMA FIRST ROUND PICKS SINCE 2009:
|Year||Round||Pick||Player name||Position||NFL team|
|2009||1||6||Andre Smith||Offensive tackle||Cincinnati Bengals|
|2010||1||8||Rolando McClain||Linebacker||Oakland Raiders|
|2010||1||20||Kareem Jackson||Cornerback||Houston Texans|
|2011||1||3||Marcell Dareus||Defensive tackle||Buffalo Bills|
|2011||1||6||Julio Jones||Wide receiver||Atlanta Falcons|
|2011||1||25||James Carpenter||Offensive tackle||Seattle Seahawks|
|2011||1||28||Mark Ingram||Running back||New Orleans Saints|
|2012||1||3||Trent Richardson||Running back||Cleveland Browns|
|2012||1||7||Mark Barron||Safety||Tampa Bay Buccaneers|
|2012||1||17||Dre Kirkpatrick||Cornerback||Cincinnati Bengals|
|2012||1||25||Dont'a Hightower||Linebacker||New England Patriots|
|2013||1||9||Dee Milliner||Cornerback||New York Jets|
|2013||1||10||Chance Warmack||Guard||Tennessee Titans|
|2013||1||11||D. J. Fluker||Offensive tackle||San Diego Chargers|
|2014||1||17||C. J. Mosley||Linebacker||Baltimore Ravens|
|2014||1||21||Ha Ha Clinton-Dix||Safety||Green Bay Packers|
|2015||1||4||Amari Cooper||Wide Receiver||Oakland Raiders|