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Does the NFL draft NCAA Division 1AA Often?

What are the chances of going to a college thats a divsion 1AA than a 1A, has it been done and are the 1AA schools looked at less.

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  • FC11
    Lv 6
    8 years ago
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    These are some NFL players that came from 1AA divison, notice some of them are huge players like T.O and Randy Moss.

    Steve McNair

    Donald Driver

    Dexter Coakley

    Rashean Mathis

    Marcellus Wiley

    Jason Dunn

    Matt Birk

    Wayne Chrebet

    Lance Schulters

    Corey Bradford

    Jimmy Smith

    Dwayne Carswell

    Mike Flynn

    Marcel Shipp

    Scott Gragg

    Jerry Azumah

    Kurt Warner

    Brad Meester

    Terrence McGee

    Mike Green

    Shawn Barber

    Lonnie Paxton

    Josh McCown

    Orlando Brown

    Adam Timmerman

    Steve Heiden

    Adam Vinatieri

    Jerry Wilson

    Leo Araguz

    Derrick Blaylock

    Jeremiah Trotter

    Terrell Owens

    Brent Alexander

    Michael Strahan

    Brian Westbrook

    Brian Finneran

    Willie Williams

    Rodney Harrison

    Darren Sharper

    Jeff Wilkins

    Randy Moss

    Chad Pennington

    Troy Brown

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  • hyten
    Lv 4
    4 years ago

    The NCAA has ZERO vigour over this. The NFL used to simply enable seniors. They multiplied to juniors in view that their lawyers advised them that ultimately, some junior was going to sue them and win. Maurice Clarrett and Mike Williams (no longer the Tampa one) correctly tried to come out after their novices years and sued the NFL. Quite, they misplaced. The courts dominated that for the reason that the guideline used to be mutually bargained with the union, it was acceptable. But they would simply as simply have ruled the other way. In phrases of behavioral stuff, I think the NFL does an excellent job with that. Groups element the problems into the draft ranking, and a player can assume to lose out on millions if his offenses are critical. Bacarri Rambo in this prior draft had the skill to be a 2nd circular select. He rather went in the sixth considering the fact that of his drug disorders previously. He ignored out on thousands of dollars in his first contract, making that some fairly high-priced weed. He will on no account recoup that lost profits. He may end up getting straight and earning great money in his second contract, however he's going to still be out the additional thousands he would have earned had he stayed clean.

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  • DB-C
    Lv 6
    8 years ago

    Happens every year, Ravens QB Joe Flacco played 1AA

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  • Rick31
    Lv 7
    8 years ago

    They do, but these players usually go in the later rounds. One person has already mentioned Joe Flacco (Delaware). An Atlanta defensive lineman, Kroy Biermann, from Montana was all-world in the lower classification, but the Falcons drafted him in the 5th round. Some players are not highly touted out of high school and go to smaller schools where they dominate and end up playing in the pros. I am sure the pro scouts seek out the best of these small school athletes and consider drafting them.

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  • Sean M
    Lv 7
    8 years ago

    I-AA players get drafted every year, although with few exceptions such as Joe Flacco, who played for the University of Delaware, mostDivision I-AA players are not 1st Round Draft picks

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