The NFL Drafts 9 From the Sun Belt

Last season, the NFL drafted six members of the Sun Belt. This year, the NFL called the names of SBC athletes nine times, with the conference seeing the entirety of its action on Day 3.

Sun Belt newcomers Old Dominion and Appalachian State saw multiple selections on Saturday, with the Monarchs placing a SBC high three players.

Nick SaldivariOGOld Dominion4103Saints
Jake AndrewsCTroy4107Patriots
Darrell Luter JrCBS. Alabama515549ers
Nick HamptonEDGEAppalachian St5161Rams
Eric Scott Jr.CBSouthern Miss6178Cowboys
Tre Hawkins IIICBOld Dominion6209Giants
Zack KuntzTEOld Dominion7220Jets
Cooper HodgesOTAppalachian St7226Jaguars
Andre Jones Jr.EDGELouisiana7233Commanders

Southern Miss WR Jason Brownlee might have set a record for spending the longest amount of time on Mel Kiper’s “Best Available” list. Brownlee’s named appeared on the ESPN analyst’s list early on Day 3 but the wideout’s name was never called.

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