Michigan's National Football League Draft History

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Taylor Lewan, 2014 first-round selection (No. 11 overall)

Through 2015 NFL Draft

2016 NFL Draft

• Round 1: Thursday, April 28, 8 p.m. EDT (ESPN and NFL Network)
• Rounds 2-3: Friday, April 29, 7 p.m. EDT (ESPN/ESPN2 and NFL Network)
• Rounds 4-7: Saturday, April 30, Noon EDT (ESPN and NFL Network)
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Michigan NFL History

By the Numbers

1: Overall selection number for running back Tom Harmon in the 1941 NFL Draft and offensive lineman Jake Long in the 2008 NFL Draft.

2: Pick in the 1966 draft that offensive tackle Tom Mack was taken with by the Los Angeles Rams. Mack was inducted into the NFL Hall of Fame in 1999. He played 13 seasons for the Rams, earning All-Pro honors five times and selection to the Pro Bowl 11 out of 13 years.

3: Michigan players selected in the first round of the 1995 (Tyrone Wheatley, Ty Law and Trezelle Jenkins) and 2001 (David Terrell, Steve Hutchinson, Jeff Backus) drafts.

4: U-M defenders chosen in the first 47 picks of the 2007 NFL Draft (Leon Hall, Alan Branch, LaMarr Woodley and David Harris).

5: Number of U-M offensive players selected with the first 43 picks of the 2001 NFL Draft (David Terrell, Steve Hutchinson, Jeff Backus, Anthony Thomas and Maurice Williams).

6: Consecutive years with at least one first-round draft pick (1991-96 drafts).

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Tom
Harmon
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Jake
Long
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Tom
Mack
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Tyrone
Wheatley
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Ty
Law
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Steve
Hutchinson

7: Drafts in which multiple Wolverines were selected in the first round.

10: Number of Wolverines picked in both the 1972 and 1974 NFL drafts.

11: Players selected in the first five picks of the draft (AAFC, AFL and NFL).

51: Number of U-M players selected in the first round of the draft (AAFC, AFL and NFL).

62: Players drafted during Lloyd Carr's tenure as head coach (10 first-round picks, 12 second, 8 third, 8 fourth, 5 fifth, 9 sixth and 10 seventh).

77: Michigan has had at least one player selected in 77 consecutive drafts (1939-current).

85: Selection number for Matt Patanelli, U-M's first-ever player selected in the NFL Draft. Patanelli was drafted in the ninth round of the 1937 NFL Draft by the Pittsburgh Steelers.

349: Number of Wolverines selected in the National Football League draft.

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Leon
Hall
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Alan
Branch
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LaMarr
Woodley
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David
Harris
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Brandon
Graham
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Braylon
Edwards

The Last Time

Had the No. 1 Overall Selection: 2008, Jake Long, OT, Miami Dolphins

Had a Top Three Pick: 2008, Jake Long, OT, Miami Dolphins (1st overall)
Previous: 2005, Braylon Edwards, WR, Cleveland Browns (3rd overall)

Had a Top Five Selection: 2008, Jake Long, OT, Miami Dolphins (1st overall)
Previous: 2005, Braylon Edwards, WR, Cleveland Browns (3rd overall)

Had a Top 10 Selection: 2008, Jake Long, OT, Miami Dolphins (1st overall)
Previous: 2005, Braylon Edwards, WR, Cleveland Browns (3rd overall)

Had a First-Round Selection: 2014, Taylor Lewan, OL, Tennessee Titans (11th overall)
Previous: 2010, Brandon Graham, DE, Philadelphia Eagles (13th overall)

Had Two First-Round Picks: 2005, Braylon Edwards, WR, Cleveland Browns (3rd overall); Marlin Jackson, CB, Indianapolis Colts (29th overall)
Previous: 2001, three players picked in first round

Had Three First-Round Picks: 2001, David Terrell, WR, Chicago Bears (8th overall); Steve Hutchinson, OG, Seattle Seahawks (17th); Jeff Backus, OT, Detroit Lions (18th)
Previous: 1995, Tyrone Wheatley, RB, New York Giants (17th overall); Ty Law, CB, New England Patriots (23); Trezelle Jenkins, OT, Kansas City Chiefs (31)


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