There have been 9 avid gamers from the College of Florida (UF) Gators soccer program taken within the 2010 NFLDraft that was once held in April. The 9 males that have been led via Florida head trainer City Meyer sooner than getting into the NFL in 2010 are:
Joe Haden (cornerback) – quantity 7 general variety within the first spherical via the Cleveland Browns
Maurkice Pouncey (middle) – first spherical selection via the Pittsburgh Steelers with the 18th general select
Tim Tebow (quarterback) – Denver Broncos first spherical select up with the 25th select of the draft
Jermaine Cunningham (defensive finish) -selected via the New England Patriots in the second one spherical because the 53rd general participant taken
Carlos Dunlap (defensive finish) – taken in the second one spherical via the Cincinnati Bengals with the 54th general select
Brandon Spikes (linebacker) – New England Patriots selection with the 62nd general select happening in the second one spherical
Main Wright (protection) – selected via the Chicago Bears with the 75th general selection within the 3rd spherical
Aaron Hernandez (tight finish) – chosen via the New England Patriots within the fourth spherical because the 113th general participant taken
Riley Cooper (huge receiver) – Philadelphia Eagles selection within the 5th spherical because the 159th general variety
With 9 alternatives the College of Florida Gators had extra avid gamers from their college taken within the 2010 NFL Draft that another faculty. The following closest determine was once seven avid gamers taken from a unmarried college and that mark was once hit via the College of Alabama, College of Oklahoma, and the College of Southern California in a 3 means tie for 2d position. After the College of Florida and the College of Alabama the Southeastern Convention (SEC) faculty with the 3rd maximum avid gamers taken within the 2010 NFL Draft was once the LSU Tigers with six.
To wreck it down via spherical chosen UF soccer program had:
3 first spherical choices (Haden, Pouncey, and Tebow)
3 2d spherical alternatives (Cunningham, Dunlap, and Spikes)
One 3rd spherical participant taken (Wright)
One fourth spherical variety (Hernandez)
One 5th spherical select (Cooper)
In overall 5 defensive avid gamers and 4 offensive avid gamers have been chosen to seven other Nationwide Soccer League (NFL) groups. 3 Gators soccer avid gamers ended up at the similar workforce with the New England Patriots. Defensive finish Jermaine Cunningham, linebacker Brandon Spikes, and tight finish Aaron Hernandez are all slated to be reunited as groups for the Boston, Massachusetts space based totally Patriots workforce.
There is not any doubt that Florida head trainer City Meyer will likely be following the pro soccer careers of all of his former avid gamers. It’s widely understood that each Meyer and UF fanatics basically will likely be paying in particular shut consideration to how quarterback Tim Tebow does on the subsequent stage.