The NFL 2011 Draft continues with Round 2 and 3 so watch out for the amazing moments in NFL draft history, plus don’t miss some photos of these new players and highlights video below.
Yesterday we saw every minute of the NFL 2011 Draft round one, now let’s look at the new NFL prospects that were drafted by their new teams.
The New England Patriots were the first to have their #33 pick it was 22 year-old Cornerback from Virginia Ras-I Dowling, great name by the way, this cool guy was selected ACC Defensive Player of the Week. The #34 overall pick in this 2n round was Aaron Williams, a cornerback from the Texas Longhorns he was drafted by the Buffalo Bills. #35 pick chosen by the Cincinnati Bengals was a quarterback from Texas Christian University aka TCU, 23 year-old Andy Dalton. Now this fella has an impressive resume he was this year’s Rose Bowl Offensive MVP, Poinsettia Bowl MVP two years ago and Texas Bowl MVP in 2007.
#36 from the Nevada Wolf Pack team is Colin Kaepernick this quarterback was drafted by the San Francisco 49ers. And The Cleveland Browns had the #37 overall pick by choosing Jabaal Sheard a defensive end from the Pittsburgh Panthers. #38 from Virginia Tech is runningback Ryan Williams he was chosen by the Arizona Cardinals. From UCLA comes #39 pick linebacker Akeem Ayers he became a Tennessee Titan. The Dallas Cowboys chose #40 pick Bruce Carter another linebacker from the North Carolina Tar Heels. #41 was Jarvis Jenkins an awesome 23 year-old defensive tackle playing with the Clemson Tigers but now is a Washington Redskin. The Houston Texans drafted #42 Defensive End Brooks Reed from the Arizona Wildcats.
#43 by the Minnesota Vikings was 21 year-old tight end Kyle Rudolph from Boise State, #44 from Boise State Titus Young, a wide receiver, drafted by the Minnesota Vikings from UCLA was the #45 pick. Rahim Moore a safety drafted by the Denver Broncos also by the Broncos was #46 Miami Hurricanes offensive tackle Orlando Franklin, The St. Louis Rams pick #47 tight end Lance Kendricks from the Wisconsin Badgers team. #48 was center Stefen Wisnieswski he will be an Oakland Raider. 21 year-old Benjamin Ljalana from Villanova this offensive tackle was the #49 overall pick in round 2 drafted by the Colts.
#50 from the Clemson Tigers was 22 year-old cornerback Marcus Gilchrist he became a San Diego Charger during round 2 also from Clemson #51 Da’Quan Bowers chosen by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. #52 defensive tackle 22 year-old Marvin Austin he stands at 6’2” chosen by the Giants, The Chicago Bears selected Oregon State defensive tackle Stephen Paea he was #53. Selected by the Philadelphia Eagles from the Temple Owls was #54 safety Jaiquawn Jarrett, #55 from Florida State was chosen by the Kansas City Chiefs, 21 year-old Rodney Hudson.
#56 from the California Golden Bears is running back Shane Vereen selected by the Patriots, the Lions selected another running back #57 overall pick 21 year-old Mikel Leshoure from the University of Illinois, #58 Torey Smith a wide receiver from the Maryland Terrapins drafted by the Baltimore Ravens, from North Carolina was wide receiver and #58 Greg Lytle drafted by the Cleveland Browns, #60 pick was cornerback Brandon Harris from the Miami Hurricanes selected by the Houston Texans.
Jonas Mouton was pick #61 a line backer from Michigan chosen by the Chargers, a running back from Kansas State was #62 Daniel Thomas picked by the Miami Dolphins, #63 from the Florida Gators offensive tackle Marcus Gilbert drafted by the Steelers, Kentucky’s wide receiver #64 Randall Cobb picked by Green Bay, these great now NFL players were all the names we heard selected during the second round of the NFL 2011 Draft.
Continuing with Round 3 and more tearful players getting hugs and kisses from their emotional and proud parents were #65 from South Florida defensive tackle Terrell McClain selected by the Carolina Panthers, #66 line backer from the Nevada Wolf Pack Dontay Moch he became a Cincinnati Bengal, the Broncos selected #67 Nate Irving another line backer from North Carolina State, #68 from LSU was linebacker Kelvin Sheppard he will go to the Buffalo Bills.
#69 tight end from Florida Atlantic Owls Rob Housler, selected by the Arizona Cardinals, #70 from the Georgia Bulldogs defensive end Justin Houston drafted by the Kansas Chiefs, Oklahoma running back DeMarco Murray was the #71 pick by the Dallas Cowboys, the New Orleans Saints chose from Illinois #72 pick Martez Wilson a 22 year-old line backer, the running back from LSU selected by the Patriots was #73 Stevan Ridley, also by New England from the Arkansas Razorbacks was quarterback #74 Ryan Mallett.
#75 John Moffitt a guard from the Wisconsin Badgers drafted by the Seattle Seahawks, selected by the Jaguars was #76 another guard from Lehigh, #77 Jurrell Casey this defensive tackle from the University of South Carolina was picked by the Tennessee Titans, the wide receiver from Boise State that was selected by the Rams was #78 Austin Pettis, #79 from the Miami Hurricanes was Leonard Hankerson drafted by the Redskins.
#80 from South Carolina was cornerback Chris Culliver drafted by the 49ers, #81 cornerback from the Miami Hurricanes DeMarcus Van Dyke selected by the Raiders, #82 from San Diego State is wide receiver Vincent Brown picked by the Charges, #83 wide receiver Jerrel Jernigan by the Giants, #84 line backer from Washington Mason Foster drafted by the Buccaneers, #85 offensive tackle Jah Reid from the Florida Knights selected by the Ravens, #86 and #87 Alley Bailey went to the Chiefs and to the Chiefs was defensive end Drake Nevis.
#88 drafted by New Orleans Saints was cornerback Johnny Patrick from Louisville, the San Diego Chargers selected #89 cornerback Shareece Wright, # 90 cornerback from Utah State Curtis Marsh drafted by the Eagles, #91 from Georgia is linebacker Akeem Dent who was drafted by the Atlanta Falcons, The Oakland Raiders’ pick #92 Joseph Barksdale LSU Tigers Offensive tackle and overall pick #93 safety Chris Conte from the Golden Bears from California was selected by the Chicago Bears, overall picks #94 and #95 were defensive tackle from the Hampton Pirates Kendrick Ellis and cornerback from the Longhorns from Texas Curtis Brown who were drafted by the Jets and Steelers respectively.
The last ones to hear their names in the 3rd round of the NFL 2011 Draft were #96 from the Warriors of beautiful Hawaii, Alex Green the running back who was selected by the Packers and pick #97 defensive tackle from Stanford Sione Fua he was drafted by the Carolina Panthers.
These were the names of this year NFL drafts round 2 and Round 3, have a look at their pictures and tell me what interesting things do you know of these young men?
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