2017 NFL Draft – Where 2nd Round Picks went to High School

2017 NFL Draft

After two rounds of the 2017 NFL Draft in Philadelphia, California is leading the way with nine high school football alums being drafted through the first 64 picks.  California and Florida, which didn’t have a first round pick for the first time since 2009, according to FloridaHSFootball, had five players each selected in the second round.

Heading into the third round, Georgia, Ohio and Texas each had six former high school players drafted, followed by Alabama and Florida with five each. New Jersey has had four former high schoolers chosen.

Throughout the 2017 NFL Draft, High School Football America is tracking where every pick attended high school.  Below are the 2nd Round picks.

2017 NFL Draft – 2nd Round Picks

Draft Position – Team – Player – Position – College – High School

#33 Green Bay – Kevin King, CB – Washington – Bishop O’Dowd (California)

#34 Jacksonville – Cam Robinson, OT – Alabama – West Monroe (Louisiana)

#35 Seattle – Malik McDowell, DT – Michigan State – Southfield (Michigan)

#36 Arizona – Budda Baker, S – Washington – Bellevue (Washington)

#37 Buffalo – Zay Jones, WR – East Carolina – Stephen F. Austin (Texas)

#38 LA Chargers – Forrest Lamp OG – Western Kentucky – Venice (Florida)

#39 NY Jets – Marcus Maye, S – Florida – Holy Trinity (Florida)

#40 Carolina – Curtis Samuel, WR – Ohio State – Erasmus Hall (New York)

#41 Minnesota – Dalvin Cook, RB – Florida State – Miami Central (Florida)

#42 New Orleans – Marcus Williams, S – Utah – Roosevelt (Eastvale, California)

#43 Philadelphia – Sidney Jones, CB – Washington – West Covina (California)

#44 LA Rams – Gerald Everett, TE – South Alabama – Columbia (Georgia)

#45 Chicago – Adam Shaheen, TE – Ashland University – Big Walnut (Ohio)

#46 Indianapolis – Quincy Wilson, CB – Florida – University (Ft. Lauderdale, Florida)

#47 Baltimore – Tyus Bowser, LB – Houston – Tyler (Texas)

#48 Cincinnati – Joe Mixon, RB – Oklahoma – Freedom (California)

#49 Washington – Ryan Anderson, LB – Alabama – Daphne (Alabama)

#50 Tampa Bay – Justin Evans, S – Texas A&M – Stone (Mississippi)

#51 Denver – DeMarcus Walker, DE – Florida State – Sandalwood (Florida)

#52 Cleveland – DeShone Kizer, QB – Notre Dame – Toledo Central Catholic (Ohio)

#53 Detroit – Teez Tabor, CB – Florida – Friendship Collegiate (Washington, DC)

#54 Miami – Raekwon McMillan, LB – Ohio State – Liberty County (Georgia)

#55 NY Giants – Dalvin Tomlinson, DT – Alabama – Henry County (Georgia)

#56 Oakland – Obi Melifonwu, S – Connecticut – Grafton (Massachusetts)

#57 Houston – Zach Cunningham, LB – Vanderbilt – Pinson Valley (Alabama)

#58 Seattle – Eric Pocic, C – LSU – Lemont (Illinois)

#59 Kansas City – Tanoh Kpassagnon – Villanova – Wissahickon (Pennsylvania)

#60 Dallas – Chidobe Awuzie, CB – Colorado – Oak Grove (California)

#61 Green Bay – Josh Jones, S – NC State – Walled Lake Western (Michigan)

#62 Pittsburgh – JuJu Smith Schuster, WR – USC – Long Beach Poly (California)

#63 Buffalo – Dion Dawkins, OG – Temple – Rahway (New Jersey)

#64 Carolina – Taylor Moton, OT – Western Michigan – Okemos (Michigan)

Related: Where 1st Round Picks played their high school football

About the Author

Jeff Fisher
Jeff is an award-winning journalist and expert in the field of high school sports, underscored with his appearance on CNBC in 2010 to talk about the big business of high school football in America. Jeff turned to his passion for high school football into an entrepreneurial venture called High School Football America, a digital media company focused on producing original high school sports content for radio, television and the internet. Jeff is co-founder and editor-in-chief of High School Football America, which is a media partner with USA TODAY High School Sports.