Thursday, April 12, 2012

TTT Answer

Posted By on Thu, Apr 12, 2012 at 8:00 AM

Former Tiger defensive tackle Dontari Poe is expected to be selected in the first round of this year's NFL draft (April 26th). Name the five previous Memphis players to be drafted in the first round.

DeAngelo Williams
  • DeAngelo Williams

1977 — Bob Rush, offensive lineman; 24th pick, by San Diego. Played eight years in NFL.
1978 — Keith Simpson, defensive back; 9th pick, by Seattle. Played eight years in NFL.
1985 — Derrick Burroughs, defensive back; 14th pick, by Buffalo. Played five years in NFL.
1996 — Jerome Woods, defensive back; 28th pick, by Kansas City. Played ten years in NFL.
2006 — DeAngelo Williams, running back; 27th pick, by Carolina. Will enter seventh NFL season this fall.

NOTE: Offensive lineman Harry Schuh was selected by Oakland in the first round of the 1965 AFL draft.

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