Where Round 3 of the 2015 NFL Draft went to high school

Florida high school football continued to flex its muscles in Round 3 of the NFL Draft in Chicago.  The Sunshine State had eight former players taken, giving it 16 total players drafted through three rounds.

Georgia and Texas had four players each taken during the round.


HS Football Players taken by State in the NFL Draft through three rounds of the 2015 NFL Draft

Florida – 16
Georgia, Texas – 9
California – 8
Alabama – 6
Maryland, Ohio – 4
Kansas, Michigan, Mississippi, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Washington – 3
Hawaii, Illinois, Iowa, Kentucky, Missouri, Virginia, Wisconsin – 2
Arizona, Connecticut, Indiana, Minnesota, Nevada, New York, Oklahoma, Oregon, South Carolina, Utah, Washington DC – 1
2015 NFL Draft Round 3

65. Indianapolis Colts – CB, D’Joun Smith, American HS (Florida)

66. Tennessee Titans – OT, Jeremiah Poutasi, Desert Pines HS (Nevada)

67. Jacksonville Jaguars – G, A.J. Cann, Bamberg-Ehrhardt HS (South Carolina)

68. Oakland Raiders – TE, Clive Walford, Glades Central HS (Florida)

69. Seattle Seahawks – WR, Tyler Lockett, Booker T. Washington HS (Oklahoma)

70. Houston Texans – WR, Jalen Strong, West Catholic HS (Pennsylvania)

71. Chicago Bears – C, Hroniss Grasu, Crespi HS (California)

72. St. Louis Rams – OT, Jamon Brown, Fern Creek HS (Kentucky)

73. Atlanta Falcons – RB, Tevin Coleman, Oak Forest HS (Illinois)

74. New York Giants – DE, Owamagbe Odighizuwa, Douglas HS (Oregon)

75. New Orleans Saints – QB, Garrett Grayson, Heritage HS (Washington)

76. Kansas City Chiefs – WR, Chris Conley, North Paulding HS (Georgia)

77. Cleveland Browns – RB, Duke Johnson, Norland HS (Florida)

78. New Orleans Saints – CB, P.J. Williams, Vanguard HS (Florida)

79. San Francisco 49ers – OLB/DE, Eli Harold, Ocean Lakes HS (Virginia)

80. Detroit Lions – CB, Alex Carter, Briar Woods HS (Virginia)

81. Buffalo Bills – G, John Miller, Miami Central HS (Florida)

82. New York Jets – OLB, Lorenzo Mauldin, Maynard Jackson HS (Georgia)

83. San Diego Chargers – CB, Craig Mager, Luling HS (Texas)

84. Philadelphia Eagles – ILB, Jordan Hicks, Lakota West HS (Ohio)

85. Cincinnati Bengals – TE, Tyler Kroft, Downingtown East HS (Pennsylvania)

86. Arizona Cardinals – RB, David Johnson, Clinton HS (Iowa)

87. Pittsburgh Steelers – WR, Sammie Coates, Leroy HS (Alabama)

88. Minnesota Vikings – DE, Danielle Hunter, Morton Ranch HS (Texas)

89. St. Louis Rams – QB, Sean Mannion, Foothill HS (California)

90. Baltimore Ravens – DT, Carl Davis, Stevenson HS (Michigan)

91. Dallas Cowboys – OT, Chaz Green, Tampa Catholic HS (Florida)

92. Denver Broncos – TE, Jeff Heuerman, Barron Collier HS (Florida)

93. Indianapolis Colts – DE, Henry Anderson, Woodward Academy (Georgia)

94. Green Bay Packers – WR, Ty Montgomery, St. Mark’s HS (Texas)

95. Washington Redskins – RB, Matt Jones, Armwood HS (Florida)

96. Cleveland Browns – DL, Xavier Cooper, Woodrow Wilson HS (Washington)

97. New England Patriots – OLB, Geneo Grissom, Hutchinson HS (Kansas)

98. Kansas City Chiefs – CB, Steven Nelson, Northside HS (Georgia)

99. Cincinnati Bengals – OLB, Paul Dawson, Skyline HS (Texas)

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