NFL Draft 2017: Where did former Pa. high school football stars land?
Florida linebacker Alex Anzalone, who led Wyomissing to a Class 2A state title, works out at the NFL Combine in March. (AP photo)
The Denver Broncos closed the 2017 NFL Draft on Saturday with the 253rd overall pick, Mississippi quarterback Chad Kelly. The pick ended a solid three-day festival for nearly a dozen prospects who played their high school ball in Pennsylvania.
Below is a closer look at where those Pa. prep standouts were drafted. A second group is expected to earn invites to rookie mini-camps as undrafted free agents in the coming hours.
We’ll stay in draft order.
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— Indianapolis Colts (@Colts) April 28, 2017
Round: 1 (15th overall)
Team: Indianapolis Colts
High school: New Castle
Analysis: “He’ll fit in with Indianapolis beautifully. He’s the best centerfielder in this draft so far. The biggest concern is not the injuries, but the inconsistent tackling.” — NFL Network’s Mike Mayock