The seven players taken in this year’s draft are the most since the Hurricanes had eight picked in 2011. The Hurricanes have had five-or-more players taken in the NFL Draft on 24 separate occasions since 1980.
Since 2000, the Hurricanes have had 93 draft picks since the start of the 2000 season – a figure that is tied for second among all NCAA teams.
Earlier this afternoon, the Oakland Raiders selected Miami offensive lineman Jon Feliciano in the fourth round with the 128th overall pick. The Pittsburgh Steelers would go on to pick up Anthony Chickillo in the sixth round with the 212th overall pick.
On Friday, the San Diego Chargers drafted linebacker Denzel Perryman with the 48th overall pick in the second round. Tight end Clive Walford followed in the third round after the Oakland Raiders selected him with the 68th overall pick. Running back Duke Johnson was selected nine picks later by the Cleveland Browns with the 77th overall pick.
On day one of the NFL Draft, Miami offensive lineman Ereck Flowers was selected with the ninth overall pick by the New York Giants. Miami wide receiver Phillip Dorsett followed later in the first round as he was selected with the 29th overall pick.
|MIAMI HURRICANES SELECTED IN 2015 NFL DRAFT|
|1||9||Ereck Flowers, OL||New York Giants|
|1||29||Phillip Dorsett, WR||Indianapolis Colts|
|2||48||Denzel Perryman, LB||San Diego Chargers|
|3||68||Clive Walford, TE||Oakland Raiders|
|3||77||Duke Johnson, RB||Cleveland Browns|
|4||128||Jon Feliciano, OL||Oakland Raiders|
|6||212||Anthony Chickillo||Pittsburgh Steelers|