The SEC once again dominated the first round of the 2020 NFL Draft on Thursday.
The conference set a record with 15 first-round picks, which was bookended by LSU’s Joe Burrow to Cincinnati at No. 1 and Clyde Edwards-Helaire to Kansas City at No. 32.
LSU had an FBS-best five first-round picks after winning the College Football Playoff championship. K’Lavon Chaisson (Jacksonville, No. 20), Justin Jefferson (Minnesota, No. 22) and Patrick Queen (Baitimore, No. 28) were also among the Tigers taken in the first round.
Alabama had four first-round selections, a run that started with quarterback Tua Tagovailoa with the No. 5 pick. Jedrick Willis (Cleveland, No. 10), Henry Ruggs III (Las Vegas, No. 12), and Jerry Jeudy (Denver, No. 15).
Sporting News breaks down the NFL Draft by school and looks at the top football factories this year:
2020 NFL Draft picks by college
2020 NFL Draft picks by conference
How many LSU players got drafted?
1. Joe Burrow, QB, Cincinnati (No. 1 overall)
2. K’Lavon Chaisson, DE, Jacksonville (No. 20 overall)
3. Justin Jefferson, WR, Minnesota (No. 22 overall)
4. Patrick Queen, LB, Baltimore (No. 28 overall)
5. Clyde Edwards-Helaire, Kansas City (No. 32 overall)
How many Alabama players got drafted?
1. Tua Tagovailoa, Miami (No. 5 overall)
2. Jedrick Wills, Cleveland (No. 10 overall)
3. Henry Ruggs III, Las Vegas (No. 12 overall)
4. Jerry Jeudy, WR, Denver (No. 15 overall)
How many Ohio State players got drafted?
1. Chase Young, DE, Washington (No. 2 overall)
2. Jeff Okudah, CB, Detroit (No. 3 overall)
3. Damon Arnette, CB, Las Vegas (No. 19 overall)
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