14 Former North Carolina High School Football Players Chosen In 2018 NFL Draft

Fourteen former North Carolina high school football players were picked at the 2018 NFL Draft. The 14 former players rank the Tar Heel State tied for the fifth most overall picks behind Florida with 34 draft picks and California and Texas with 27 players each chosen. Virginia had 15.

North Carolina High School Football Players in 2018 NFL Draft

No. 18 Green Bay Packers – Jaire Alexander, CB – Rocky River HS (North Carolina)

No. 30 Minnesota Vikings – Mike Hughes, CB – New Bern (North Carolina)

No. 41 Tennessee Titans – Harold Landry, LB – Pine Forest HS (North Carolina)

No. 64 Indianapolis Colts – Tyquan Lewis, DE – Tarboro HS (North Carolina)

No. 65 Oakland Raiders – Brandon Parker, OT – A.L. Brown HS (North Carolina)

No. 69 New York Giants – B.J. Hill, DT – West Stanly HS (North Carolina)

No. 104 Indianapolis Colts – Nyheim Hines, RB – Garner Magnet HS (North Carolina)

No. 128 San Francisco 49ers – Kentavius Street, DE – Rose HS (North Carolina)

No. 129 Jacksonville Jaguars – Will Richardson, OT – Cummings HS (North Carolina)

No. 165 Pittsburgh Steelers – Jaylen Samuels, FB – Mallard Creek HS (North Carolina)

No. 210 Buffalo Bills – Braxton Berrios, WR – Leesville HS (North Carolina)

No. 214 Houston Texans – Peter Kalambayi, LB – Butler HS (North Carolina)

No. 243 New England Patriots – Keion Crossen, CB – Northampton County HS (North Carolina)

No. 255 Buffalo Bills – Austin Proehl, WR – Providence (North Carolina)

2018 NFL Draft Round-by-Round

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