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Vaught’s note: Have been saving these nifty tidbits the SEC released about the recent NFL draft that once again shows why the SEC is so loaded in football every year.
The SEC had 49 players selected in the 2010 NFL Draft.Ã‚Â The number represents the most SEC players ever taken in the NFL Draft.
The SEC had the most players taken among conferences in the draft.Ã‚Â Behind the SECÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s 49 selections were the Big Ten (34), ACC (31), Big 12 (30) and Pac-10 (29).
Since 1990, the SEC has had 782 total selections in the NFL Draft, an average of 37.2 selections per year.Ã‚Â The Big Ten is second with 672 selections.
Since 1997, the SEC has had 552 total selections in the NFL Draft, an average of 39.4 selections per year.
The SEC has now led or tied for the most selections in the NFL Draft for 11 of the last 13 seasons and the last four drafts.
All 12 SEC schools had at least one player selected in the draft.Ã‚Â The numbers alphabetically:Ã‚Â Alabama (7), Arkansas (1), Auburn (2), Florida (9), Georgia (5), Kentucky (3), LSU (6), Ole Miss (4), Mississippi State (2), South Carolina (2), Tennessee (6), Vanderbilt (2).
The SEC had at least five players taken in every round of this seasonÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s draft.Ã‚Â The league had eight players taken in rounds 2-3-5, seven players taken in rounds 1-4, six players in round 7 and five players in round 6.
There have been 67 first round SEC selections in last 10 drafts, an average 6.7 per year.Ã‚Â The most by the SEC was 11 in the 2007 draft.Ã‚Â The lowest in the last 10 drafts was four in 2003 and 2006.
The SEC has had at least seven players taken in the first round in back-to-back drafts (8 in 2009 and 7 in 2010).
Since conference expansion in 1992, the SEC has had 114 players taken in the first round of the NFL Draft, an average of 6.3 per year.
The SEC has had five picks in the top 20 of the first round four years in a row.
Since 2004, the SEC has had 32 players taken in the first 18 picks of the first round.
In the last eight NFL drafts, 11 of 12 SEC teams had at least one player go in the top 11 of the first round.
The SEC has had 3 of the top 8 picks in NFL draft for 4th straight year and 5 of last 6 years.