College football is a big source of talented players for NFL teams which rely on the NFL Draft to entice the best prodigies to the biggest American Football League in the globe.
The first edition of the Draft was in 1936, and in the span between 1965 to 2015, New York City hosted it. From then, locations are fixed after bidding.
This year, the NFL Draft is set to happen in Kansas City, and the first round starts on Thursday, April 27th at 20:00 ET. The second round goes on air on Friday at 20:00 ET, and the third round kicks off on Saturday at 12:00 ET.
NFL Draft history: Schools with the maximum NFL Draftees
No college has provided more NFL draftees than Notre Dame, with 522 of their graduates being drafted by an NFL team. Rival College USC follows them that has produced five No 1 picks in Carson Palmer, O.J. Simpson, Keyshawn Johnson, Rickey Bell, and Ron Yary.
These are the only teams to have produced above 500 NFL draftees. Ohio State comes third in the list having produced 479 graduates being drafted by NFL teams. Since 2015, they have boosted first-rounders in every Draft and hold the record for maximum first-round picks in history with 87.
The other names on the list
Other inclusions in the top 10 list are Oklahoma (409), Michigan (392), Alabama (391), Penn State (375), LSU (369), Florida (367), and Nebraska (366).
As per the NFL Mock Draft’s predictions this year, the four quarterbacks will be selected in the top six, as Alabama’s Bryce Young, Ohio’s CJ Stroud, Kentucky’s Will Levis and Floriad’s Anthony Richardson are expected to bang the show in this year’s Draft event in Kansas City.
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