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ILLINOIS DRAFT TRACKER
PickRdTeamNamePosHtWt
261Whitney Mercilus | Draft Video | HighlightsDE6-3261
301A.J. Jenkins | Draft Video | HighlightsWR6-0192
442Jeff Allen | Draft Video | HighlightsOT6-4307
482Tavon Wilson | Draft Video | HighlightsDB6-0205
Undrafted FAJack CornellOG6-6315
Undrafted FADerek DimkePK5-11178
Undrafted FAJason FordRB5-10251

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ILLINOIS FIRST ROUND NFL SELECTIONS
YearPlayer, Team (Selection)Pos
2012Whitney Mercilus, Houston (26)DE
 A.J. Jenkins, San Francisco (30)WR
2011Corey Liuget, San Diego (18)DT
2009Vontae Davis, Miami (25)CB
2008Rashard Mendenhall, Pittsburgh (23) RB
1996Kevin Hardy, Jacksonville (2)LB
 Simeon Rice, Arizona (3)LB
1993Brad Hopkins, Houston (13)OT
1991Henry Jones, Buffalo (26)DB
1990Jeff George, Indianapolis (1)QB
1988Scott Davis, L.A. Raiders (25)DE
1983Tony Eason, New England (15)QB
1966Jim Grabowski, Green Bay (9)FB
1965George Donnelly, San Francisco (13)DB
1965Dick Butkus, Chicago (3)LB
1961Joe Rutgens, Washington (3)DT
1959Rich Kreitling, Cleveland (11)WR
1954John Bauer, Cleveland (12)G
 Stan Wallace, Chicago (6)DB
1944Tony Butkovich, L.A. Rams (11)RB
Complete Illinois NFL Draft History

2012 NFL DRAFT SCHEDULE
RoundDateTime
1Thursday, April 267 p.m. CDT
2-3Friday, April 276 p.m. CDT
4-7Saturday, April 2811 a.m. CDT
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ILLINI IN THE NFL
PlayerTeamPos
Jeff AllenKansas CityOT
Jon AsamoahKansas CityOG
Alan BallDallasDB
Travon BellamyWashingtonDB
Arrelious BennTampa BayWR
Josh BrentDallasDT
Nate BusseyNew OrleansLB
Jeff CumberlandN.Y. JetsTE
Vontae DavisMiamiCB
Dave DiehlN.Y. GiantsOT
Kelvin HaydenChicagoDB
Michael HoomanawanuiSt. LouisTE
A.J. JenkinsSan FranciscoWR
J LemanOaklandLB
Mikel LeshoureDetroitRB
Corey LiugetSan DiegoDL
Brandon LloydNew EnglandWR
Eddie McGeeOaklandWR
Rashard MendenhallPittsburghRB
Whitney MercilusHoustonDE
Brit MillerSt. LouisFB
Brandon MooreN.Y. JetsOG
Tony PashosClevelandOT
Neil RackersHoustonPK
Pierre ThomasNew OrleansRB
Steve WeatherfordN.Y. GiantsP
Martez WilsonNew OrleansLB
Tavon WilsonNew EnglandFS
Complete List

 

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RECENT ILLINOIS DRAFT HISTORY
2012: Mercilus and Jenkins Both Drafted in First Round
2012: Allen, Wilson Selected on Day 2 of NFL Draft
2011: Liuget Selected by San Diego in First Round of NFL Draft
2011: Leshoure, Wilson Selected on Day 2 of NFL Draft
2011: Bussey Picked by Saints on Final Day of NFL Draft
2010: Benn and Asamoah Selected on Day 1 of Draft
2010: Hoomanawanui Drafted by St. Louis Rams
2009: Vontae Davis Drafted by Miami in First Round
2009: Fulton, Davis Picked on Day 2 of NFL Draft
2008: Mendenhall Becomes a Steeler
2007: Ball Drafted by Dallas Cowboys

 

 

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