Texas Colleges in the Draft

With the smoke clearing on the 2017 NFL we thought it'd be a good idea to look back at the draft history of the Texas FBS schools. We've broken them down by total number drafted, highest draft pick(s), and total first rounders. 

First an overview of total draft picks...

Jason Smith

Jason Smith

Baylor

Total number of draft picks: 172

Highest Draft Pick: Round 1 Pick 2 (Twice)

  • Robert Griffin 2012 (Washington)
  • Jason Smith 2009 (St. Louis)

18 total first rounders

 

Riley Odoms

Riley Odoms

Houston

Total number of draft picks: 147

Highest Draft Pick: Round 1 Pick 5 (Twice)

  • Mack Mitchell 1975 (Cleveland)
  • Riley Odoms 1972 (Denver)

13 total first rounders

 
Joe Green

Joe Green

North Texas

Total number of draft picks: 49

Highest Draft Pick: Round 1 Pick 4 

  • Joe Green 1969 (Pittsburgh)

3 total first rounders

 
King Rice

King Rice

Rice

Total number of draft picks: 71

Highest Draft Pick: Round 1 Pick 1 

  • King Rice 1958 (Chicago Cardinals)

6 total first rounders

 
Kyle Rote

Kyle Rote

SMU

Total number of draft picks: 114

Highest Draft Pick: Round 1 Pick 1 

  • Kyle Rote 1951 (New York Giants)

6 total first rounders

 
Earl Campbell

Earl Campbell

Texas

Total number of draft picks: 252

Highest Draft Pick: Round 1 Pick 1 (Three Times)

  • Kenneth Sims 1982 (New England)
  • Earl Campbell 1978 (Houston)
  • Tommy Nobis 1966 (Atlanta)

40 total first rounders

 
Myles Garrett

Myles Garrett

Texas A&M

Total number of draft picks: 237

Highest Draft Pick: Round 1 Pick 1 

  • Myles Garrett 2017 (Cleveland)

34 total first rounders

 
Ki Aldrich

Ki Aldrich

TCU

Total number of draft picks: 125

Highest Draft Pick: Round 1 Pick 1 

  • Ki Aldrich 1939 (Chicago Cardinals)

11 total first rounders

 
Bobby Watkins

Bobby Watkins

Texas State 

Total number of draft picks: 32

Highest Draft Pick: Round 2 Pick 32 

  • Bobby Watkins 1982 (Detroit)

0 total first rounders

 
Dave Parks

Dave Parks

Texas Tech 

Total number of draft picks: 109

Highest Draft Pick: Round 1 Pick 1 

  • Dave Parks 1964 (San Francisco )

7 total first rounders

 
Fred Carr

Fred Carr

UTEP 

Total number of draft picks: 81

Highest Draft Pick: Round 1 Pick 5 

  • Fred Carr 1968 (Green Bay)

2 total first rounders

 
David Morgan

David Morgan

UTSA

Total Number of draft picks: 1

Highest Draft Pick: Round 6 Pick 188 

  • David Morgan 2016 (Minnesota)

0 total first rounders

 

The Roundup...