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Fifty-one SEC players selected in the 2016 NFL Draft

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First Round
Pick (Overall) Athlete School NFL Team
9 Leonard Floyd Georgia Chicago Bears
11 Vernon Hargreaves III Florida Tampa Bay Buccaneers
13 Laremy Tunsil Ole Miss Miami Dolphins
17 Keanu Neal Florida Atlanta Falcons
18 Ryan Kelly Alabama Indianapolis Colts
23 Laquon Treadwell Ole Miss Minnesota Vikings
29 Robert Nkemdiche Ole Miss Arizona Cardinals
31 Germain Ifedi Texas A&M Seattle Seahawks
Second Round
Pick (Overall) Athlete School NFL Team
36 Hunter Henry Arkansas San Diego Chargers
37 Chris Jones Mississippi State Kansas City Chiefs
41 Reggie Ragland Alabama Buffalo Bills
45 Derrick Henry Alabama Tennessee Titans
46 A'Shawn Robinson Alabama Detroit Lions
49 Jarran Reed Alabama Seattle Seahawks
52 Deion Jones LSU Atlanta Falcons
60 Cyrus Jones Alabama New England Patriots
Third Round 
Pick (Overall) Athlete School NFL Team
68 Will Redmond Mississippi State San Francisco 49ers
72 Jonathan Bullard Florida Chicago Bears
73 Kenyan Drake Alabama Miami Dolphins
76 Shon Coleman Auburn Cleveland Browns
84 Jordan Jenkins Georgia New York Jets
92 Brandon Williams Texas A&M Arizona Cardinals
Fourth Round 
Pick (Overall) Athlete School NFL Team
112 Malcolm Mitchell Georgia New England Patriots
114 Ricardo Louis Auburn Cleveland Browns
117 Pharoh Cooper South Carolina  Los Angeles Rams
123 Jerald Hawkins LSU Pittsburgh Steelers
125 Antonio Morrison Florida Indianapolis Colts
126 Demarcus Robinson Florida Kansas City Chiefs
128 Evan Boehm Missouri Arizona Cardinals
133 Rashard Robinson LSU San Francisco 49ers
135 Dak Prescott Mississippi State Dallas Cowboys
Fifth Round 
Pick (Overall) Athlete School NFL Team
144 Connor McGovern Missouri Denver Broncos
145 John Theus Georgia San Francisco 49ers
156 Jonathan Williams Arkansas Buffalo Bills
158 Brandon Shell South Carolina  New York Jets
160 Kentrell Brothers Missouri Minnesota Vikings
171 Alex Collins Arkansas Seattle Seahawks
174 Fahn Cooper Ole Miss San Francisco 49ers
Sixth Round 
Pick (Overall) Athlete School NFL Team
144 Drew Kaser Texas A&M San Diego Chargers
184 Jerell Adams South Carolina   New York Giants
190 Josh Forrest Kentucky  Los Angeles Rams
193 Sebastian Tretola Arkansas Tennessee Titans
196 Blake Countess Auburn Philadelphia Eagles
199 Cody Core Ole Miss Cincinnati Bengals
201 Brandon Allen Arkansas Jacksonville Jaguars
211 Kelvin Taylor Florida San Francisco 49ers
Seventh Round
Pick (Overall) Athlete School NFL Team
227 Stephen Weatherly Vanderbilt Minnesota Vikings
233 Jalen Mills LSU Philadelphia Eagles
234 Vadal Alexander LSU Oakland Raiders
240 Alex McCalister Florida Philadelphia Eagles
242 Keith Marshall Georgia Washington Redskins

NFL Draft Notes - SEC leads nation for 10th consecutive year

• The SEC led the nation's conferences in draft picks for the 10th consecutive year in 2016. The last time that the SEC did not top the conference draft list was in 2006, when the ACC had 52, the Big Ten had 41 and the SEC had 37.

• The nation-leading 51 NFL Draft picks are the third most in SEC history, trailing only the 63 in 2013 and 54 in 2015.

• The SEC has averaged over 50 selections per draft since 2006.

Total 2016 NFL Draft Picks
SEC: 51
Big Ten: 47
Pac-12: 32
ACC: 26
Big 12: 26
FCS/D-II: 25
American: 10
C-USA: 10
MWC: 9
Independent: 8
MAC: 6
Sun Belt: 3

NFL Draft Selections - Autonomy Five Since 2006
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
SEC 37 41 35 37 49 38 42 63 49 54 51
ACC 52 31 33 33 31 35 31 31 42 47 26
Big Ten 41 34 28 28 34 29 41 22 30 35 47
Pac-12 32 25 34 32 29 31 28 28 34 39 32
Big 12 29 28 29 28 30 30 26 22 17 25 26

SEC in the NFL Draft: First Round Notes

• For the fifth time in the last six years, the SEC once again led the nation in First-Round NFL Draft selections. The SEC produced eight (8) opening-round draft picks, followed by the Big Ten (6), Pac-12 (4); ACC (4), Big 12 (3), AAC (2), Notre Dame (2) Conference USA (1) and FCS (1).

• The SEC had eight First-Round picks in 2016, one more than the seven (7) the league produced in 2015. During the last 10 NFL Drafts, the SEC has a nation-leading 89 players taken in the opening round, an average of nearly nine per season.

• Over the last six NFL Drafts, the SEC has accounted for 35 percent of the Top 10 selections.

• Since 2010, the SEC has nearly double (65) the total amount of First-Round selections than the next closest conference (ACC - 34).

• Five SEC schools had a player drafted in the First Round in 2015, including a record three from Ole Miss.

• This marked the first time in the last six NFL Drafts the SEC did not have a Top-3 selection.

• The SEC now has 27 Top-10 picks since 2009 and 33 since 2007.

• At least one Florida player has been selected in every NFL draft since 1952, the longest streak in SEC history. The Gators have had seven First-Round picks in the last four NFL Drafts. Florida has had a first round pick in nine of the last 10 years.

• Since 2009, Top 10 NFL picks by league: SEC (27); Big 12 (17); ACC (13); Pac-12 (12); B1G (5), MAC (2); AAC (1), BYU (1), Notre Dame (1).

• Six of the first 23 selections of the 2015 NFL Draft were from the SEC.

• Over the last 18 NFL Drafts, the SEC has had the No. 1 pick seven times; Have also had a Top 3 pick 13 times and Top 5 pick 16 times.

• Prior to 2016, the SEC had at least three Top 10 selections each year since the 2006 Draft.

• Alabama has had a First-Round selection in each of the past eight NFL Drafts, the nation's longest current streak.

• Alabama has the most First-Round picks nationally since 2007 with 18. Florida is second with 15.

• Texas A&M has had at least one First-Round selection each year since joining the SEC.

2016 FIRST-ROUND SELECTIONS BY CONFERENCE
SEC: 8
Big Ten: 6
ACC: 4
Pac-12: 4
Big 12: 3
AAC: 2
Independent: 2
C-USA: 1
FCS: 1

FIRST-ROUND SELECTIONS SINCE 2010
SEC: 65
ACC: 34
Big 12: 32
Pac-12: 30
Big Ten: 27

SEC FIRST-ROUND SELECTIONS SINCE 2010
2016: 8
2015: 7
2014: 11
2013: 12
2012: 9
2011: 11
2010: 7

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