Two B1G programs among Top 10 in producing NFL Draft picks since 2000
Two B1G programs are among the best at producing NFL talent over the last two decades.
With the college football season in the rearview mirror, a lot of attention has shifted to the 2022 NFL Draft. Once again, several B1G stars are expected to hear their names called during the three-day event.
Pro Football Focus recently released a list of the programs that have produced the most NFL talent dating back to 2000. Both Ohio State and Michigan made the cut.
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The Buckeyes actually lead all of college football in that department, producing 151 NFL Draft picks over the past two-plus decades. That’s 14 more than Alabama, which ranks No. 2.
Michigan is the only other B1G school to make the Top 10. The Wolverines have had 101 players selected in the draft dating back to 2000. Below is the complete Top 10 list:
Most NFL Draft picks since 2000:
1. Ohio State – 151
2. Alabama – 137
3. LSU – 133
4. Florida – 125
5. Georgia – 124
6. Miami – 123
7. USC – 117
8. Florida State – 113
9. Oklahoma – 106
10. Michigan – 101 pic.twitter.com/gSafFUkMxl
— PFF Draft (@PFF_College) February 22, 2022
Both Ohio State and Michigan are expected to have multiple players selected again in the 2022 NFL Draft. That should result in both programs staying in the Top 10 for at least another year.