2017 NFL Draft Notes

From the NFL: The Cleveland Browns selected DE Myles Garrett with the No. 1 overall pick of the 2017 NFL Draft, marking the first time in Texas A&M history that a player was chosen first overall.

Garrett became the sixth Texas A&M player to be selected in the top 10 since 2011, joining T Jake Matthews (sixth overall, 2014), WR Mike Evans (seventh overall, 2014), T Luke Joeckel (second overall, 2013), QB Ryan Tannehill (eighth overall, 2012) and LB  Von Miller (second overall, 2011).

North Carolina QB Mitchell Trubisky was selected by the Chicago Bears with the second overall pick of the 2017 NFL Draft and Texas Tech QB Patrick Mahomes was chosen with the tenth overall pick by Kansas City, both becoming the first quarterback from their respective schools selected in the first round.

Trubisky joins T.J. Yates (2011, fifth round) and Ronald Curry (2002, seventh round) as the only North Carolina quarterbacks to be selected in the NFL Draft.

Mahomes is the fourth Texas Tech player and the first Red Raider quarterback selected in the first round since 1967.

The Tennessee Titans selected Western Michigan WR Corey Davis with the fifth overall pick, the highest draft pick in school history.

Davis became the second player and first wide receiver out of Western Michigan to be selected in the first round of the NFL Draft, joining LB Jason Babin, who was selected by the Houston Texans with the 27th overall pick of the 2004 Draft. ​