2018 CFN Five-Year Program Analysis: NFL Draft Rankings By Conference

2018 CFN Five-Year Program Analysis: NFL Draft Rankings By Conference

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2018 CFN Five-Year Program Analysis: NFL Draft Rankings By Conference


Which college programs are doing the best jobs of cranking out the pro talents? Here are the rankings by conference of the college teams and how many guys they sent to the next level.


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It’s a whole lot easier to win when you have the best players.

Which college teams recruit, develop, and crank out the most talents to the NFL? Send a ton of players to the league of mercenaries, and the program will recruit itself at times.

In the Five-Year Program Analysis, here are the rankings of the teams by conference when it comes to the having the most players drafted.

One note, unlike all of the other categories that go from 2013 to 2017, this one is from 2014 to 2018.

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ACC

1 Florida State 30

2 Clemson 29

3 Miami 26

4 Louisville 21

5 Virginia Tech 17

T6 Boston College 14

T6 NC State 14

T6 North Carolina 14

9 Pitt 13

10 Georgia Tech 9

11 Virginia 8

12 Wake Forest 5

13 Syracuse 4

14 Duke 3

American Athletic Conference

1 UCF 9

T2 Temple 8

T2 USF 8

T4 Houston 7

T4 Memphis 7

T6 Connecticut 6

T6 Tulane 6

8 SMU 5

9 Cincinnati 4

T10 East Carolina 2

T10 Navy 2

12 Tulsa 0

Big 12

1 Oklahoma 22

T2 Baylor 14

T2 West Virginia 14

4 TCU 12

5 Texas 11

6 Oklahoma State 9

7 Texas Tech 8

8 Kansas State 7

9 Kansas 4

10 Iowa State 1

Big Ten

1 Ohio State 37

2 Michigan 22

3 Penn State 18

4 Wisconsin 17

5 Iowa 14

6 Michigan State 13

7 Nebraska 12

T8 Indiana 9

T8 Minnesota 9

10 Maryland 8

11 Northwestern 7

12 Purdue 6

13 Rutgers 5

14 Illinois 4

Conference USA

T1 Louisiana Tech 9

T1 WKU 9

3 Southern Miss 7

4 FIU 5

5 Florida Atlantic 4

6 Middle Tennessee 3

T7 Marshall 2

T7 Rice 2

T7 UAB 2

T7 UTEP 2

T7 UTSA 2

T12 Charlotte 0

T12 Old Dominion 0

T12 North Texas 0

Independents

1 Notre Dame 22

2 BYU 4

3 Massachusetts 2

T4 Liberty 1

T4 New Mexico State 1

6 Army 0

MAC

1 Western Michigan 8

T2 Ohio 4

T2 Northern Illinois 4

T2 Toledo 4

T5 Buffalo 3

T5 Central Michigan 3

T7 Miami Univ. 2

T7 Ball State 2

T7 Eastern Michigan 2

T10 Akron 1

T10 Kent State 1

12 Bowling Green 0

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