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Ranking College Football Teams in the NFL Draft Since 2005

Pete Carroll era helping USC stand strong
Ranking College Football Teams in the NFL Draft Since 2015

A decade is a long time in college football. Dynasties begin and end. Conferences ebb and flow. National champions are crowned and de-throned.

 

Even as the SEC as a conference replaced USC as the sport’s dominant figure over the last decade, the Trojans remained the prominent team for the NFL draft through the last 10 years.

 

The Trojans have churned out more NFL Draft picks in the last 10 cycles than any other team, despite the SEC’s status as the powerhouse conference of the era.

 

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The Razorbacks pounded the Longhorns 31-7 in late December.
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Fast forward to April and Bielema and Arkansas is still celebrating the victory over Texas.

 

Ranking the SEC's Quarterbacks for 2015

Dak Prescott takes the No. 1 spot.
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Ranking SEC Teams in the NFL Draft since 2005

Alabama is churning out picks now, but LSU is the leader of the last decade
Ranking SEC Teams in the NFL Draft since 2005

SEC fans like to brag about conference depth. On that, the NFL can probably agree.

 

No league has been more prolific in the NFL Draft than the SEC in the last decade. The league has had 466 players selected in the last 10 drafts, 63 more than any other conference.

 

In 2014, seven SEC teams had a team selected in the first round of the NFL Draft. Ten teams have produced at least one-first round pick in the last three drafts.

 

Ranking ACC Teams in the NFL Draft since 2005

No surprise here: Florida State dominates on draft day
Ranking ACC Teams in the NFL Draft since 2005

In the last three seasons, Florida State has rocketed past the field in the ACC, becoming the league’s only true national title contender the last two seasons.

 

The Seminoles have also dominated draft day for the league, no easy feat with teams like Miami and Clemson churning out draft picks.

 

Florida State produced 54 picks in the last 10 NFL Drafts, eight more than any other team in the league.

 

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