LSU has eight players selected in NFL Draft
Once again, LSU dominated the NFL Draft.
The Tigers tied for the fourth most selections in the 2017 NFL Draft, including producing the top player at three positions. With three first round picks, Jamal Adams, Leonard Fournette and Tre’Davious White highlighted round one on Thursday night.
After making an early splash, LSU still made their name heard with Duke Riley (Falcons), Ethan Pocic (Seahawks) and Kendell Beckwith (Buccaneers), going in the second and third rounds. In fact, Malachi Dupre was drafted in the seventh round to the Green Bay Packers, rounding out a solid week for Ed Orgeron and LSU in Philly.
Draft Nugget: The NFC South has become quite abundant in LSU linebackers:
Duke Riley & Deion Jones (ATL), Kendell Beckwith & Kwon Alexander (TB).
For those that didn’t hear their name called, here is a quick list of LSU’s undrafted free agents:
DE Lewis Neal – Cowboys
WR Travin Dural – Saints
DE Tashawn Bower – Vikings
TE DeSean Smith – Bears
TE Colin Jeter – Colts
S Rickey Jefferson – Raiders
OG Josh Boutte – Browns
Finally, for the 11th straight year, the SEC had the most selections in the NFL Draft with 53.
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