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    2011 NFL Draft Center: The SEC Spotlight





    SEC Players In The 2011 NFL Draft
    Check back often - list will be updated throughout the draft

    Pick NFL Team Player Pos. School
    ROUND 1
    1 Carolina Panthers Cam Newton QB Auburn
    3 Buffalo Bills Marcell Dareus DT Alabama
    4 Cincinnati Bengals A.J. Green WR Georgia
    5 Arizona Cardinals Patrick Peterson DB LSU
    6 Atlanta Falcons Julio Jones WR Alabama
    13 Detroit Lions Nick Fairley DT Auburn
    15 Miami Dolphins Mike Pouncey C Florida
    25 Seattle Seahawks James Carpenter OL Alabama
    28 New Orleans Saints Mark Ingram RB Alabama
    32 Green Bay Packers Derek Sherrod OL Mississippi State
    ROUND 2
    63 Pittsburgh Steelers Marcus Gilbert T Florida
    64 Green Bay Packers Randall Cobb WR Kentucky
    ROUND 3
    68 Buffalo Bills Kelvin Sheppard LB LSU
    70 Kansas City Chiefs Justin Houston DE Georgia
    73 New England Patriots Stevan Ridley RB LSU
    74 New England Patriots Ryan Mallett QB Arkansas
    80 San Francisco 49ers Chris Culliver CB South Carolina
    87 Indianapolis Colts Drake Nevis DT LSU
    91 Atlanta Falcons Akeem Dent LB Georgia
    92 Oakland Raiders Joe Barksdale T LSU
    ROUND 4
    99 Seattle Seahawks K.J. Wright LB Mississippi State
    101 Cincinnati Bengals Clint Boling G Georgia
    104 Tampa Bay Buccaneers Luke Stocker TE Tennessee
    107 Seattle Seahawks Kris Durham WR Georgia
    ROUND 5
    141 Green Bay Packers D.J. Williams TE Arkansas
    148 Oakland Raiders Denarius Moore WR Tennessee
    151 Tampa Bay Buccaneers Ahmad Black S Florida
    165 Baltimore Ravens Pernell McPhee DE Mississippi State
    ROUND 6
    168 Minnesota Vikings Demarcus Love T Arkansas
    169 Buffalo Bills Chris White LB Mississippi State
    199 Kansas City Chiefs Jerrell Powe DT Ole Miss
    ROUND 7
    205 Seattle Seahawks Lazarius Levingston DE LSU
    208 New York Jets Greg McElroy QB Alabama
    212 Tennessee Titans Zach Clayton DT Auburn
    217 Washington Redskins Maurice Hurt G Florida
    220 Dallas Cowboys Shaun Chapas FB Georgia
    230 Atlanta Falcons Cliff Matthews DE South Carolina
    244 Carolina Panthers Lee Ziemba T Auburn

     

     2011 NFL DRAFT / SEC NOTES

    Day 3 – Saturday, April 30

    * - The SEC had 17 players selected on the third and final day of the 2011 NFL Draft.  In this year’s draft, the SEC had 38 total players selected, the most selected from any conference.

    Round 4

    2.    K.J. Wright, Miss. State        OLB    Seattle Seahawks
    4.    Clint Boling, Georgia        OT    Cincinnati Bengals
    7.    Luke Stocker, Tennessee    TE    Tampa Bay Buccaneers
    10.    Kris Durham, Georgia        WR    Seattle Seahawks

    Round 5

    10.    D.J. Williams, Arkansas        TE    Green Bay Packers
    17.    Denarius Moore, Tennessee    WR    Oakland Raiders
    20.    Ahmad Black, Florida        SAF    Tampa Bay Buccaneers
    34.    Pernell McPhee, Miss. State    DE    Baltimore Ravans

    Round 6

    3.    DeMarcus Love, Arkansas    OG    Minnesota Vikings
    4.    Chris White, Miss. State        ILB    Buffalo Bills
    34.    Jerrell Powe, Ole Miss        DT    Kansas City Chiefs

    Round 7

    2.    Lazarius Levingston, LSU    DE    Seattle Seahawks
    5.    Greg McElroy, Alabama        QB    New York Jets
    9.    Zach Clayton, Auburn        DT    Tennessee Titans
    15.    Maurice Hurt, Florida        OG    Washington Redskins
    18.    Shaun Chapas, Georgia        FB    Dallas Cowboys
    28.    Cliff Matthews, South Carolina    DE    Atlanta Falcons
    43.    Lee Ziemba, Auburn        OT    Carolina Panthers

    2011 NFL Draft Total Selections by Conference:

    1.    SEC        38
    2.    Big Ten        36
    3.    ACC        34
    4.    Pac-10        29
    5.    Big 12        21
    Big East        21
    7.    WAC        16
    8.    Mtn. West    8
    9.    C-USA        7
    10.    Sun Belt    5
    11.    MAC        3

    •    Since 1990, the SEC has had 820 total selections in the NFL Draft, an average of 35.7 selections per year.  The Big Ten is second with 708 selections.
    •    Since 1997, the SEC has had 590 total selections in the NFL Draft, an average of 39.3 selections per year.
    •    The SEC has now led or tied for the most selections in the NFL Draft for 12 of the last 14 seasons and the last five drafts.
    •    11 of 12 SEC schools had at least one player selected in the draft.  The numbers alphabetically:  Alabama (5), Arkansas (3), Auburn (4), Florida (4), Georgia (6), Kentucky (1), LSU (6), Ole Miss (1), Mississippi State (4), South Carolina (2), Tennessee (2).
    Day 2 – Friday, April 29

    * - The SEC had 10 players selected on the second day of the 2011 NFL Draft, two in the second round and eight in the third round.  The list includes:

    Round 2

    31.    Marcus Gilbert, Florida        OT    Pittsburgh Steelers
    32.    Randall Cobb, Kentucky        WR    Green Bay Packers

    Round 3

    4.    Kelvin Sheppard, LSU        ILB    Buffalo Bills
    6.    Justin Houston, Georgia        DE    Kansas City Chiefs
    9.    Stevan Ridley, LSU        RB    New England Patriots
    10.    Ryan Mallett, Arkansas        QB    New England Patriots
    16.    Chris Culliver, South Carolina    SAF    San Francisco 49ers
    23.    Drake Nevis, LSU        DT    Indianapolis Colts
    27.    Akeem Dent, Georgia        ILB    Atlanta Falcons
    28.    Joseph Barksdale, LSU        OT    Oakland Raiders

    First Three Rounds Selections by Conference:

    1.    SEC            20
    2.    ACC            19
    3.    Pac-10        13
        Big Ten         13
    5.    Big 12        11
    6.    WAC             6
    7.    Big East       4
    8.    MAC              2
        Mtn. West        2
        Sun Belt          2
    11.    C-USA        1

    Nine of 12 SEC schools have had a player selected in the NFL Draft.  Here is a school-by-school breakdown:

    SEC Selections by Schools:

    Alabama        4
    Arkansas        1
    Auburn            2
    Florida            2
    Georgia          3
    Kentucky        1
    LSU                5
    Ole Miss        0
    Miss. State     1
    South Carolina        1
    Tennessee        0
    Vanderbilt           0

    After three rounds, the SEC has had at least one player selected at every offensive position except tight end.  On defense, at least one player at every position has been selected except outside linebacker and two of four defensive back positions.  

    Day 1 – Thursday, April 28

    * - The SEC had 10 players selected in the first round of the 2011 NFL Draft.  The list includes:

    1.        Cam Newton, Auburn        QB    Carolina Panthers
    3.        Marcell Dareus, Alabama     DT    Buffalo Bills
    4.        A.J. Green, Georgia        WR    Cincinnati Bengals
    5.        Patrick Peterson, LSU        CB    Arizona Cardinals
    6.        Julio Jones, Alabama        WR    Atlanta Falcons
    13.        Nick Fairley, Auburn        DT    Detroit Lions
    15.        Mike Pouncey, Florida        C    Miami Dolphins
    25.        James Carpenter, Alabama    OG    Seattle Seahawks
    28.        Mark Ingram, Alabama        RB    New Orleans Saints
    32.        Derek Sherrod, Miss. State    OT    Green Bay Packers

    First Round Selections by Conference:

    1.    SEC        10
    2.    Big 12       7
        Big Ten        7
    4.    ACC          3
        Pac-10        3
    5.    Big East   1
        MAC             1

    Most SEC Selections in First Round:

    1.    2007        11
    2.    2011         10
        2005        10
        1998        10
    5.    2009        8
        1999        8
    7.    2010        7
        1989        7
        1986        7

    There have been 77 first round SEC selections in last 11 drafts, an average 7.0 per year.  The most by the SEC was 11 in the 2007 draft.  The lowest in the last 11 drafts was four in 2003 and 2006.

    The SEC has had at least seven players taken in the first round in three straight drafts (8 in 2009, 7 in 2010 and 10 in 2011).

    The SEC has had at least five picks in the top 20 of the first round five years in a row.

    Since 2004, the SEC has had 39 players taken in the first 18 picks of the first round, an average of almost five selections per year (or 27 percent of these selections since 2004).

    Every SEC team has had at least one first round selection since 2003.  10 of 12 SEC teams have had at least one selection in the top seven of the NFL Draft since 2003.

    The SEC has had 3 of the top 8 picks in NFL draft for 5th straight year and 6 of last 7 years.

    Since conference expansion in 1992, the SEC has had 124 players taken in the first round of the NFL Draft, an average of 6.5 per year.

    The SEC had the first selection of the NFL Draft for the 17th time in its history.  The list includes:

    2011    Cam Newton, Auburn        QB     Carolina Panthers
    2009    Matthew Stafford, Georgia    QB    Detroit Lions
    2007    JaMarcus Russell, LSU        QB    Oakland Raiders
    2004    Eli Manning, Ole Miss        QB    San Diego Chargers
    1999    Tim Couch, Kentucky        QB    Cleveland Browns
    1998    Peyton Manning, Tennessee    QB    Indianapolis Colts
    1988    Aundray Bruce, Auburn        LB    Atlanta Falcons
    1986    Bo Jackson, Auburn        RB    Tampa Bay Buccaneers
    1965    Joe Namath, Alabama        QB    New York Jets (AFL)
        Tucker Frederickson, Auburn    RB    New York Giants (NFL)
    1960    Billy Cannon, LSU        RB    Los Angeles Rams
    1953     Harry Babcock, Georgia        E    San Francisco 49ers
    1952    Billy Wade, Vanderbilt        QB    Los Angeles Rams
    1948     Harry Gilmer, Alabama        QB    Washington Redskins
    1945    Charley Trippi, Georgia        B    Chicago Cardinals
    1943    Frank Sinkwich, Georgia        RB    Detroit Lions
    1940    George Cafego, Tennessee    B    Chicago Cardinals

    There is an SEC player drafted in the first round since 2007 for every NFL position except tight end.  At those positions, there is at least one substitute.  Below is a look at those players (listed by selection in first round):

    OFFENSE
    QB – Cam Newton, Auburn (1/2011/Panthers); Matthew Stafford, Georgia (1/2009/Lions); JaMarcus Russell, LSU (1/2007/Raiders); Tim Tebow (25/2010/Broncos)
    RB  - Darren McFadden, Arkansas (4/2008/Raiders); Knowshon Moreno, Georgia (12/2009/Broncos); Mark Ingram, Alabama (28/2011/Saints)
    WR – A.J. Green, Georgia (4/2011/Bengals);  Julio Jones, Alabama (6/2011/Falcons); Felix Jones, Arkansas (22/2008/Cowboys); Percy Harvin, Florida (22/2009/Vikings); Dwayne Bowe, LSU (23/2007/Chiefs); Robert Meachem, Tennessee (27/2007/Saints); Craig Davis, LSU (30/2007/Chargers)
    TE – (NOTE:  Last SEC TE drafted in first round was Georgia’s Ben Watson, selected 32nd by the Patriots.)
    OL – Andre Smith, Alabama (6/2009/Bengals); Chris Williams, Vanderbilt (14/2008/Bears); Michael Oher, Ole Miss (23/2009/Ravens); James Carpenter, Alabama (25/2011/Seahawks); Ben Grubbs, Auburn (29/2007/Ravens); Derek Sherrod, Miss. State (32/2011/Packers)
    C – Mike Pouncey, Florida (15/2011/Dolphins); Maurkice Pouncey, Florida (18/2010/Steelers)
    DEFENSE
    DE – Tyson Jackson, LSU (3/2009/Chiefs); Derrick Harvey, Florida (8/2008/Jaguars); Jamaal Anderson, Arkansas (8/2007/Falcons); Jarvis Moss, Florida (17/2007/Broncos)
    DT – Marcell Dareus, Alabama (3/2011/Bills); Glenn Dorsey, LSU (5/2008/Chiefs);  Nick Fairley, Auburn (13/2011/Lions); Justin Harrell, Tennessee (16/2007/Packers); Peria Jerry, Ole Miss (24/2009/Falcons); Dan Williams, Tennessee (26/2010/Cardinals)
    LB – Rolando McClain, Alabama (8/2010/Raiders); Jerod Mayo, Tennessee (10/2008/Patriots); Patrick Willis, Ole Miss (11/2007/49ers); Robert Ayers, Tennessee (18/2009/Broncos)
    DB – Eric Berry, Tennessee (5/2010/Chiefs); Patrick Peterson, LSU (5/2011/Cardinals); LaRon Landry, LSU (6/2007/Redskins); Joe Haden, Florida (7/2010/Browns); Kareem Jackson, Alabama (20/2010/Texans); Reggie Nelson, Florida (21/2007/Jaguars)
     

    2011 NFL DRAFT / SEC NOTES

    Day 2 – Friday, April 29

    * - The SEC had 10 players selected on the second day of the 2011 NFL Draft, two in the second round and eight in the third round.  The list includes:

    Round 2

    31.    Marcus Gilbert, Florida        OT    Pittsburgh Steelers
    32.    Randall Cobb, Kentucky        WR    Green Bay Packers

    Round 3

    4.    Kelvin Sheppard, LSU        ILB    Buffalo Bills
    6.    Justin Houston, Georgia        DE    Kansas City Chiefs
    9.    Stevan Ridley, LSU        RB    New England Patriots
    10.    Ryan Mallett, Arkansas        QB    New England Patriots
    16.    Chris Culliver, South Carolina    SAF    San Francisco 49ers
    23.    Drake Nevis, LSU        DT    Indianapolis Colts
    27.    Akeem Dent, Georgia        ILB    Atlanta Falcons
    28.    Joseph Barksdale, LSU        OT    Oakland Raiders

    First Three Rounds Selections by Conference:

    1.    SEC        20
    2.    ACC        19
    3.    Pac-10    13
        Big Ten      13
    5.    Big 12      11
    6.    WAC          6
    7.    Big East    4
    8.    MAC           2
        Mtn. West     2
        Sun Belt       2
    11.    C-USA    1

    Nine of 12 SEC schools have had a player selected in the NFL Draft.  Here is a school-by-school breakdown:

    SEC Selections by Schools:

    Alabama        4
    Arkansas        1
    Auburn            2
    Florida            2
    Georgia          3
    Kentucky        1
    LSU                5
    Ole Miss        0
    Miss. State    1
    South Carolina 1
    Tennessee       0
    Vanderbilt         0

    After three rounds, the SEC has had at least one player selected at every offensive position except tight end.  On defense, at least one player at every position has been selected except outside linebacker and two of four defensive back positions.  

    Day 1 – Thursday, April 28

    * - The SEC had 10 players selected in the first round of the 2011 NFL Draft.  The list includes:

    1.        Cam Newton, Auburn        QB    Carolina Panthers
    3.        Marcell Dareus, Alabama     DT    Buffalo Bills
    4.        A.J. Green, Georgia        WR    Cincinnati Bengals
    5.        Patrick Peterson, LSU        CB    Arizona Cardinals
    6.        Julio Jones, Alabama        WR    Atlanta Falcons
    13.        Nick Fairley, Auburn        DT    Detroit Lions
    15.        Mike Pouncey, Florida        C    Miami Dolphins
    25.        James Carpenter, Alabama    OG    Seattle Seahawks
    28.        Mark Ingram, Alabama        RB    New Orleans Saints
    32.        Derek Sherrod, Miss. State    OT    Green Bay Packers

    First Round Selections by Conference:

    1.    SEC        10
    2.    Big 12       7
        Big Ten        7
    4.    ACC          3
        Pac-10        3
    5.    Big East   1
        MAC             1

    Most SEC Selections in First Round:

    1.    2007        11
    2.    2011         10
        2005            10
        1998            10
    5.    2009          8
        1999             8
    7.    2010          7
        1989             7
        1986             7

    There have been 77 first round SEC selections in last 11 drafts, an average 7.0 per year.  The most by the SEC was 11 in the 2007 draft.  The lowest in the last 11 drafts was four in 2003 and 2006.

    The SEC has had at least seven players taken in the first round in three straight drafts (8 in 2009, 7 in 2010 and 10 in 2011).

    The SEC has had at least five picks in the top 20 of the first round five years in a row.

    Since 2004, the SEC has had 39 players taken in the first 18 picks of the first round, an average of almost five selections per year (or 27 percent of these selections since 2004).

    Every SEC team has had at least one first round selection since 2003.  10 of 12 SEC teams have had at least one selection in the top seven of the NFL Draft since 2003.

    The SEC has had 3 of the top 8 picks in NFL draft for 5th straight year and 6 of last 7 years.

    Since conference expansion in 1992, the SEC has had 124 players taken in the first round of the NFL Draft, an average of 6.5 per year.

    The SEC had the first selection of the NFL Draft for the 17th time in its history.  The list includes:

    2011    Cam Newton, Auburn        QB     Carolina Panthers
    2009    Matthew Stafford, Georgia    QB    Detroit Lions
    2007    JaMarcus Russell, LSU        QB    Oakland Raiders
    2004    Eli Manning, Ole Miss        QB    San Diego Chargers
    1999    Tim Couch, Kentucky        QB    Cleveland Browns
    1998    Peyton Manning, Tennessee    QB    Indianapolis Colts
    1988    Aundray Bruce, Auburn        LB    Atlanta Falcons
    1986    Bo Jackson, Auburn        RB    Tampa Bay Buccaneers
    1965    Joe Namath, Alabama        QB    New York Jets (AFL)
        Tucker Frederickson, Auburn    RB    New York Giants (NFL)
    1960    Billy Cannon, LSU        RB    Los Angeles Rams
    1953     Harry Babcock, Georgia        E    San Francisco 49ers
    1952    Billy Wade, Vanderbilt        QB    Los Angeles Rams
    1948     Harry Gilmer, Alabama        QB    Washington Redskins
    1945    Charley Trippi, Georgia        B    Chicago Cardinals
    1943    Frank Sinkwich, Georgia        RB    Detroit Lions
    1940    George Cafego, Tennessee    B    Chicago Cardinals

    There is an SEC player drafted in the first round since 2007 for every NFL position except tight end.  At those positions, there is at least one substitute.  Below is a look at those players (listed by selection in first round):

    OFFENSE
    QB – Cam Newton, Auburn (1/2011/Panthers); Matthew Stafford, Georgia (1/2009/Lions); JaMarcus Russell, LSU (1/2007/Raiders); Tim Tebow (25/2010/Broncos)
    RB  - Darren McFadden, Arkansas (4/2008/Raiders); Knowshon Moreno, Georgia (12/2009/Broncos); Mark Ingram, Alabama (28/2011/Saints)
    WR – A.J. Green, Georgia (4/2011/Bengals);  Julio Jones, Alabama (6/2011/Falcons); Felix Jones, Arkansas (22/2008/Cowboys); Percy Harvin, Florida (22/2009/Vikings); Dwayne Bowe, LSU (23/2007/Chiefs); Robert Meachem, Tennessee (27/2007/Saints); Craig Davis, LSU (30/2007/Chargers)
    TE – (NOTE:  Last SEC TE drafted in first round was Georgia’s Ben Watson, selected 32nd by the Patriots.)
    OL – Andre Smith, Alabama (6/2009/Bengals); Chris Williams, Vanderbilt (14/2008/Bears); Michael Oher, Ole Miss (23/2009/Ravens); James Carpenter, Alabama (25/2011/Seahawks); Ben Grubbs, Auburn (29/2007/Ravens); Derek Sherrod, Miss. State (32/2011/Packers)
    C – Mike Pouncey, Florida (15/2011/Dolphins); Maurkice Pouncey, Florida (18/2010/Steelers)
    DEFENSE
    DE – Tyson Jackson, LSU (3/2009/Chiefs); Derrick Harvey, Florida (8/2008/Jaguars); Jamaal Anderson, Arkansas (8/2007/Falcons); Jarvis Moss, Florida (17/2007/Broncos)
    DT – Marcell Dareus, Alabama (3/2011/Bills); Glenn Dorsey, LSU (5/2008/Chiefs);  Nick Fairley, Auburn (13/2011/Lions); Justin Harrell, Tennessee (16/2007/Packers); Peria Jerry, Ole Miss (24/2009/Falcons); Dan Williams, Tennessee (26/2010/Cardinals)
    LB – Rolando McClain, Alabama (8/2010/Raiders); Jerod Mayo, Tennessee (10/2008/Patriots); Patrick Willis, Ole Miss (11/2007/49ers); Robert Ayers, Tennessee (18/2009/Broncos)
    DB – Eric Berry, Tennessee (5/2010/Chiefs); Patrick Peterson, LSU (5/2011/Cardinals); LaRon Landry, LSU (6/2007/Redskins); Joe Haden, Florida (7/2010/Browns); Kareem Jackson, Alabama (20/2010/Texans); Reggie Nelson, Florida (21/2007/Jaguars)
     
    2011 NFL DRAFT / SEC NOTES


    Day 1 – Thursday, April 28

    * - The SEC had 10 players selected in the first round of the 2011 NFL Draft.  The list includes:

    1.                    Cam Newton, Auburn                    QB          Carolina Panthers

    3.                    Marcell Dareus, Alabama              DT           Buffalo Bills

    4.                    A.J. Green, Georgia                        WR         Cincinnati Bengals

    5.                    Patrick Peterson, LSU                     CB           Arizona Cardinals

    6.                    Julio Jones, Alabama                      WR         Atlanta Falcons

    13.                  Nick Fairley, Auburn                       DT           Detroit Lions

    15.                  Mike Pouncey, Florida                   C             Miami Dolphins

    25.                  James Carpenter, Alabama          OG         Seattle Seahawks

    28.                  Mark Ingram, Alabama                  RB           New Orleans Saints

    32.                  Derek Sherrod, Miss. State          OT          Green Bay Packers

    First Round Selections by Conference:

    1.            SEC                       10

    2.            Big 12                    7

                    Big Ten                 7

    4.            ACC                        3

                    Pac-10                   3

    5.            Big East                 1

                    MAC                      1

    Most SEC Selections in First Round:

    1.            2007                       11

    2.            2011                       10

                    2005                       10

                    1998                       10

    5.            2009                       8

                    1999                       8

    7.            2010                       7

                    1989                       7

                    1986                       7

    There have been 77 first round SEC selections in last 11 drafts, an average 7.0 per year.  The most by the SEC was 11 in the 2007 draft.  The lowest in the last 11 drafts was four in 2003 and 2006.

    The SEC has had at least seven players taken in the first round in three straight drafts (8 in 2009, 7 in 2010 and 10 in 2011).

    The SEC has had at least five picks in the top 20 of the first round five years in a row.

    Since 2004, the SEC has had 39 players taken in the first 18 picks of the first round, an average of almost five selections per year (or 27 percent of these selections since 2004).

    Every SEC team has had at least one first round selection since 2003.  10 of 12 SEC teams have had at least one selection in the top seven of the NFL Draft since 2003.

    The SEC has had 3 of the top 8 picks in NFL draft for 5th straight year and 6 of last 7 years.

    Since conference expansion in 1992, the SEC has had 124 players taken in the first round of the NFL Draft, an average of 6.5 per year.

    The SEC had the first selection of the NFL Draft for the 17th time in its history.  The list includes:

    2011       Cam Newton, Auburn                    QB          Carolina Panthers

    2009       Matthew Stafford, Georgia            QB          Detroit Lions

    2007       JaMarcus Russell, LSU                QB          Oakland Raiders

    2004       Eli Manning, Ole Miss                    QB          San Diego Chargers

    1999       Tim Couch, Kentucky                     QB          Cleveland Browns

    1998       Peyton Manning, Tennessee      QB          Indianapolis Colts

    1988       Aundray Bruce, Auburn                  LB           Atlanta Falcons

    1986       Bo Jackson, Auburn                       RB           Tampa Bay Buccaneers

    1965       Joe Namath, Alabama                   QB          New York Jets (AFL)

                    Tucker Frederickson, Auburn       RB           New York Giants (NFL)

    1960       Billy Cannon, LSU                          RB           Los Angeles Rams

    1953       Harry Babcock, Georgia                E              San Francisco 49ers

    1952       Billy Wade, Vanderbilt                   QB          Los Angeles Rams

    1948       Harry Gilmer, Alabama                  QB          Washington Redskins

    1945       Charley Trippi, Georgia                 B             Chicago Cardinals

    1943       Frank Sinkwich, Georgia               RB           Detroit Lions

    1940       George Cafego, Tennessee        B             Chicago Cardinals

    There is an SEC player drafted in the first round since 2007 for every NFL position except tight end.  At those positions, there is at least one substitute.  Below is a look at those players (listed by selection in first round):

    OFFENSE

    QB – Cam Newton, Auburn (1/2011/Panthers); Matthew Stafford, Georgia (1/2009/Lions); JaMarcus Russell, LSU (1/2007/Raiders); Tim Tebow (25/2010/Broncos)

    RB  - Darren McFadden, Arkansas (4/2008/Raiders); Knowshon Moreno, Georgia (12/2009/Broncos); Mark Ingram, Alabama (28/2011/Saints)

    WR – A.J. Green, Georgia (4/2011/Bengals);  Julio Jones, Alabama (6/2011/Falcons); Felix Jones, Arkansas (22/2008/Cowboys); Percy Harvin, Florida (22/2009/Vikings); Dwayne Bowe, LSU (23/2007/Chiefs); Robert Meachem, Tennessee (27/2007/Saints); Craig Davis, LSU (30/2007/Chargers)

    TE – (NOTE:  Last SEC TE drafted in first round was Georgia’s Ben Watson, selected 32nd by the Patriots.)

    OL – Andre Smith, Alabama (6/2009/Bengals); Chris Williams, Vanderbilt (14/2008/Bears); Michael Oher, Ole Miss (23/2009/Ravens); James Carpenter, Alabama (25/2011/Seahawks); Ben Grubbs, Auburn (29/2007/Ravens); Derek Sherrod, Miss. State (32/2011/Packers)

    C – Mike Pouncey, Florida (15/2011/Dolphins); Maurkice Pouncey, Florida (18/2010/Steelers)

    DEFENSE

    DE – Tyson Jackson, LSU (3/2009/Chiefs); Derrick Harvey, Florida (8/2008/Jaguars); Jamaal Anderson, Arkansas (8/2007/Falcons); Jarvis Moss, Florida (17/2007/Broncos)

    DT – Marcell Dareus, Alabama (3/2011/Bills); Glenn Dorsey, LSU (5/2008/Chiefs);  Nick Fairley, Auburn (13/2011/Lions); Justin Harrell, Tennessee (16/2007/Packers); Peria Jerry, Ole Miss (24/2009/Falcons); Dan Williams, Tennessee (26/2010/Cardinals)

    LB – Rolando McClain, Alabama (8/2010/Raiders); Jerod Mayo, Tennessee (10/2008/Patriots); Patrick Willis, Ole Miss (11/2007/49ers); Robert Ayers, Tennessee (18/2009/Broncos)

    DB – Eric Berry, Tennessee (5/2010/Chiefs); Patrick Peterson, LSU (5/2011/Cardinals); LaRon Landry, LSU (6/2007/Redskins); Joe Haden, Florida (7/2010/Browns); Kareem Jackson, Alabama (20/2010/Texans); Reggie Nelson, Florida (21/2007/Jaguars)
     

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    2011 SEC Top Prospects In The NFL Draft (As Ranked By Various Publications)

    Player (School) CBS/NFLDraftScout.com Ranking ESPN/Scouts, Inc. Ranking Sports Illustrated Ranking
    Marcell Dareus, Alabama 3 1 1
    Patrick Peterson, LSU 1 3 2
    AJ Green, Georgia 4 4 3
    Julio Jones, Alabama 8 9 7
    Nick Fairley, Auburn 7 11 5
    Cam Newton, Auburn 11 16 14
    Mike Pouncey, Florida 20 17 25
    Mark Ingram, Alabama 13 21 17
    Derek Sherrod, Miss. State 25 Not Ranked 42

    2011 NFL Draft Scout.Com Player/Position Rankings (SEC Players)

    Quarterback
    2. Cam Newton, Auburn
    5. Ryan Mallett, Arkansas

    Runningback
    1. Mark Ingram, Alabama

    Wide Receiver
    1. AJ Green, Georgia
    2. Julio Jones, Alabama
    5. Randal Cobb, Kentucky

    Tight End
    3. Luke Stocker

    Offensive Tackle
    5. Derek Sherrod, Mississippi State

    Offensive Guard
    1. Mike Pouncey, Florida

    Defensive Tackle
    1. Marcell Dareus, Alabama
    2. Nick Fairley, Auburn

    Inside Linebacker
    5. Akeem Dent, Georgia

    Outside Linebacker
    3. Justin Houston, Georgia

    Cornerback
    1. Patrick Peterson

    Strong Safety
    4. Ahmad Black, Florida

    Punter
    1. Chaz Henry, Florida

    Kicker
    3. Josh Jasper, LSU

    *SEC has top player in 6 of 18 position groups (NFLDraftScout.com): Ingram (RB),Pouncey (OG),Green (WR),Peterson (CB),Henry (P),Dareus (DT).

    SEC NFL Draft Selections

      2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 Total/Average
    SEC 37 41 35 37 49 199/39.8
    ACC 52 31 33 33 31 180/36.0
    Big Ten 40 34 28 28 34 164/32.8
    Pac-10 32 25 34 32 29 152/30.4
    Big 12 29 28 29 28 30 144/28.8

    SEC In The NFL Draft
    * The SEC has had more draft selections since 2006 than any other conference. The league has averaged almost 40 selections per draft since 2006 (39.8).
    * Since 2006, the SEC has had 36 first-round selections, an average of more than seven per year.  The league had a high of 11 first-round selections in 2007.
    * Since 2006, the SEC has had two players selected first in the NFL Draft (2007 - JaMarcus Russell, QB, LSU to Oakland; 2009 - Matthew Stafford, QB, Georgia to Detroit) and four other players selected among the top five in the draft (2009 - #3 Tyson Jackson, DE, LSU to Kansas City; 2008 - #4 Darren McFadden, RB, Arkansas to Oakland; 2008 - #5 Glenn Dorsey, DT, LSU to Kansas City; 2010 - Eric Berry, DB, Tennessee to Kansas City).

    SEC On NFL Rosters

      2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 Total/Average
    SEC 266 263 259 263 272 1,323/264.6
    ACC 247 238 254 245 228 1,212/242.4
    Big Ten 236 234 227 217 217 1,131/226.2
    Pac-10 184 183 178 166 180 891/178.2
    Big 12 174 176 170 173 184 877/175.4

    SEC Notes on 2010 NFL Draft
    *    The SEC had 49 players selected in the 2010 NFL Draft.  The number represents the most SEC players ever taken in the NFL Draft.
    *    The SEC had the most players taken among conferences in the draft.  Behind the SEC's 49 selections were the Big Ten (34), ACC (31), Big 12 (30) and Pac-10 (29).
    *    Since 1990, the SEC has had 782 total selections in the NFL Draft, an average of 37.2 selections per year.  The Big Ten is second with 672 selections.
    *    Since 1997, the SEC has had 552 total selections in the NFL Draft, an average of 39.4 selections per year.
    *    The SEC has now led or tied for the most selections in the NFL Draft for 11 of the last 13 seasons and the last four drafts.
    *    All 12 SEC schools had at least one player selected in the draft.  The numbers alphabetically:  Alabama (7), Arkansas (1), Auburn (2), Florida (9), Georgia (5), Kentucky (3), LSU (6), Ole Miss (4), Mississippi State (2), South Carolina (2), Tennessee (6), Vanderbilt (2).
    *    The SEC had at least five players taken in every round of this season's draft.  The league had eight players taken in rounds 2-3-5, seven players taken in rounds 1-4, six players in round 7 and five players in round 6.
    *    There have been 67 first round SEC selections in last 10 drafts, an average 6.7 per year.  The most by the SEC was 11 in the 2007 draft. The lowest in the last 10 drafts was four in 2003 and 2006.
    *    The SEC has had at least seven players taken in the first round in back-to-back drafts (8 in 2009 and 7 in 2010).
    *    Since conference expansion in 1992, the SEC has had 114 players taken in the first round of the NFL Draft, an average of 6.3 per year.
    *    The SEC has had five picks in the top 20 of the first round four years in a row.
    *    Since 2004, the SEC has had 32 players taken in the first 18 picks of the first round.
    *    In the last eight NFL drafts, 11 of 12 SEC teams had at least one player go in the top 11 of the first round.
    *    The SEC has had 3 of the top 8 picks in NFL draft for 4th straight year and 5 of last 6 years.