Notes on 2010 NFL Draft, courtesy of the SEC:
· SEC schools had 49 players selected in this year's draft, the most ever for the conference. This was also tops among all conferences this year. Behold, the also-rans: 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 per year. The Big Ten is second with 672.
· The SEC has led or tied for the most selections in the NFL Draft 11 of the last 13 seasons and the last four drafts.
· All 12 SEC schools had at least one player selected in the draft: Florida (9), Alabama (7), Tennessee (6), LSU (6), Georgia (5), Ole Miss (4), Kentucky (3), Auburn (2), Vanderbilt (2), South Carolina (2), Mississippi State (2), Arkansas (1),
· The SEC had at least five players taken in every round of this season’s draft.
· There have been 67 first round SEC selections in last 10 drafts. The most by the SEC was 11 in the 2007 draft.
· Since conference expansion in 1992, the SEC has had 114 players taken in the first round, 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.
· 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.