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Mizzou Leaves Its Mark On NFL Draft

Published by on April 27, 2009
Article Source: Bleacher Report - NFL

The University of Missouri is not known as a school that traditionally churns out NFL stars. The only two major names who played there, Kellen Winslow and Roger Wehrli, both NFL Hall of Famers. 

That reputation may have begun to change this past weekend in the NFL draft, where six players were drafted, more than all but four teams in college football. That includes more picks than Big XII rivals Oklahoma, Texas, and Nebraska.

Jeremy Maclin was the first Tiger taken, third receiver taken, and the 19th overall pick to the Philadelphia Eagles. Maclin lands in a great situation, having Donovan McNabb as his quarterback, and having DeSean Jackson and Brian Westbrook there to divert attention.

Since he is...

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