It was a very big weekend for 15 former Virginia high school football players who heard their names called at the 2018 NFL Draft at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas.
The Edmunds brothers from Dan River High School made history by becoming the first brothers to ever be drafted in the first round. Oscar Smith and Stonewall Jackson High Schools also had two players chosen over the weekend.
Virginia has the fourth most players taken in the Draft behind Florida with thirty-four and California and Texas with 27 players.
Virginia High School Football Players in 2018 NFL Draft
No. 16 Buffalo Bills – Tremaine Edmunds, LB – Dan River HS (Virginia)
No. 28 Pittsburgh Steelers – Terrell Edmunds, S – Dan River HS (Virginia)
No. 53 Tampa Bay Buccaneers – M.J. Stewart, CB – Yorktown HS (Virginia)
No. 75 Kansas City Chiefs – Derrick Nnadi, DT – Ocean Lakes HS (Virginia)
No. 88 Green Bay Packers – Oren Burks, LB – South County HS (Virginia)
No. 102 Minnesota Vikings – Jalyn Holmes, DE – Lake Taylor HS (Virginia)
No. 113 Denver Broncos – DaeSean Hamilton, WR – Mountain View HS (Virginia)
No. 114 Detroit Lions – Da’Shawn Hand, DE – Woodbridge HS (Virginia)
No. 130 Philadelphia Eagles – Josh Sweat, DE – Oscar Smith HS (Virginia)
No. 158 Cincinnati Bengals – Andrew Brown, DE – Oscar Smith HS (Virginia)
No. 163 Washington Redskins – Tim Settle, DT – Stonewall Jackson HS (Virginia)
No. 166 Buffalo Bills – Wyatt Teller, G – Liberty HS (Virginia)
No. 189 New Orleans Saints – Kamrin Moore, CB – Bishop O’Connell (Virginia)
No. 204 – New York Jets – Trenton Cannon, RB – Kecoughtan HS (Virginia)
No. 241 Washington Redskins – Greg Stroman, CB – Stonewall Jackson HS (Virginia)