NFL AAA #5 Penn State 228 players drafted since 1967. Only 4 schools with more. See the entire list so far.

Tweet If the National Football League considered colleges as their minor league system, which 32 schools would make up the AAA league? #5 Penn State 228 players drafted Floyd Little HOF 2010 (1967 to present, picks 1 through 260) Take a look at this excerpt from the 2008 book The Birth of the New NFL by Larry Felser. Years later, when the Pro Football Hall of Fame’s senior committee convened…

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NFL AAA #6 Miami (FL) 225 players drafted since 1967. Only 5 schools with more. See the list, so far, at theafterdrafterclock.org

Tweet If the National Football League considered colleges as their minor league system, which 32 schools would make up the AAA league? #6 Miami (FL) 225 players drafted (1967 to present, picks 1 through 260)         Ray Lewis already earned enough points to earn the title of greatest Miami Hurricane draft choice ever even without election to the hall of fame, but he’ll earn that soon. The…

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NFL AAA #7 Oklahoma 219 players drafted since 1967. Only 6 schools with more. See the entire list so far, at theAfterDrafterClock.org

Tweet If the National Football League considered colleges as their minor league system, which 32 schools would make up the AAA league? #7 Oklahoma 219 players drafted (1967 to present, picks 1 through 260) When the After Drafter Clock started this project, he assumed that quantity revealed the value of a college football program’s ability to produce NFL players. Better programs produced more draft choices. However, Oklahoma with its 219…

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NFL AAA #8 Florida 209 players drafted since 1967. Only 7 schools with more. See the entire list so far at theafterdrafterclock.org

Tweet If the National Football League considered colleges as their minor league system, which 32 schools would make up the AAA league? #8 Florida 209 players drafted (1967 to present, picks 1 through 260) Emmitt Smith             In 1980, give or take a year, the After Drafter Clock watched the Chicago Bears play the Detroit Lions on Thanksgiving Day. Near the end of the game the Bears used a bizarre…

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NFL AAA #9 Michigan. 208 players drafted since 1967. Only 8 schools with more. See the list so far at theafterdrafterclock.org

Tweet If the National Football League considered colleges as their minor league system, which 32 schools would make up the AAA league? #9 Michigan 209 players drafted (1967 to present, picks 1 through 260 The After Drafter Clock recently sat in a local coffee shop enjoying his usual coffee and doughnut. A few tables over five or six retired gentleman sat talking about current events and what not, and speaking…

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NFL AAA #10 Florida State 199 players drafted since 1967. Only 9 schools with more. The complete list, so far, at theafterdrafterclock.org

Tweet If the National Football League considered colleges as their minor league system, which 32 schools would make up the AAA league? #10 Florida State 199 players drafted (1967 to present, picks 1 through 260              In 2000 the Oakland Raiders drafted Sebastian Janikowski with the seventeenth pick in the draft. Every general manager owes it to the fans to retain a level-headed detachment in assessing talent, but also to…

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NFL AAA #11 Alabama 182 players drafted since 1967. Only 10 schools with more. See the entire list so far at theafterdrafterclock.org

Tweet If the National Football League considered colleges as their minor league system, which 32 schools would make up the AAA league? #11 Alabama 182 players drafted         (1967 to present, picks 1 through 260   Alabama failed to crack the top ten. Of the surprising things the After Drafter Clock learned in compiling this list of the thirty-two NFL AAA college football programs, none surprised more…

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NFL AAA #12 LSU 176 players drafted since 1967. Only 11 schools with more. The whole list so far at theafterdrafterclock.org

Tweet If the National Football League considered colleges as their minor league system, which 32 schools would make up the AAA league? #12 LSU 176 players drafted       (1967 to present, picks 1 through 260   Quick, who was the greatest player ever taken from LSU? If someone asked that question about Stanford, the After Drafter Clock knew to say John Elway. If someone asked about Oklahoma State,…

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NFL AAA #13 Texas 174 drafted since 1967. Only 13 schools with more. The whole list so far at theafterdrafterclock.org

Tweet If the National Football League considered colleges as their minor league system, which 32 schools would make up the AAA  league? #13 Texas 174 players drafted (1967 to present, picks 1 through 260)     In the United States fame looks different than it used to look. For example, the “hit show” Mad Men recently ended a nine year run on cable television. For most of that run, the…

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NFL AAA #14 Georgia 170 players drafted since 1967. Only 13 schools with more. theafterdrafterclock.org

Tweet If the National Football League considered colleges as their minor league system, which 32 schools would make up the AAA league? #14 Georgia 170 players drafted (1967 to present, picks 1 through 260)   The After Drafter Clock wonders how Hines Ward ever managed to enjoy such a long and fulfilling career without drawing more attention to himself. Of course, part of the mystery rose from the time Ward…

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NFL AAA #15 Texas A&M 167 players drafted since 1967. Only 14 schools with more. theafterdrafterclock.org

Tweet If the National Football League considered colleges as their minor league system, which 32 schools would make up the AAA league? #15 Texas A&M 167 players drafted   (1967 to present, picks 1 through 260) In 2001 the Cincinnati Bengals drafted wide receiver Chad Johnson out of Oregon State with the 8th pick in the draft. Later they chose wide receiver T.J. Houshmandzadeh with the 204th pick. They both…

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