Where Ole Miss’ prospects are projected to go in 2017 NFL Draft
Published 1:00 pm Wednesday, April 26, 2017
This year’s NFL Draft won’t be like it was last year for Ole Miss when three players were taken in the first round, but a handful of former Rebels are projected to have their names called during the three-day draft, which begins Thursday in Philadelphia.
Exactly where are some of them projected to be taken with the draft just a day away? Here’s a look.
Tight end Evan Engram — rounds 1-2 (NFL.com), round 2 (Fox Sports, DraftWire, NFLDraftScout.com). Engram is ranked the 23rd overall prospect by ESPN and 38th by CBS Sports and NFL.com.
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Defensive tackle D.J. Jones — rounds 4-5 (NFL.com), round 5 (Fox Sports), round 6 (DraftWire, NFLDraftScout.com). Jones is ranked the 164th overall prospect by ESPN.
Quarterback Chad Kelly — rounds 5-6 (NFL.com), round 6 (DraftWire), rounds 6-7 (NFLDraftScout.com). Kelly is ranked the 219th overall prospect by NFLDraftScout.com
Wide receiver Damore’ea Stringfellow — round 6 (NFL.com), round 7 (DraftWire), round 7 or free agent (NFLDraftScout.com). Stringfellow is ranked the 250th overall prospect by ESPN.
Defensive end Fadol Brown — rounds 5-6 (NFL.com)
Wide receiver Quincy Adeboyejo — rounds 6-7 (NFL.com), round 7 or free agent (NFLDraftScout.com)
Cornerback Derrick Jones — priority free agent (NFL.com)
Cornerback Tony Bridges — free agent (NFL.com)
Thursday’s first round will begin at 7 p.m. while rounds 2 and 3 will be held Friday starting at 6 p.m. The final four rounds will begin at 11 a.m. Saturday. The draft will be televised each day on ESPN and the NFL Network.