Where 2016 NFL Draft 2nd Round picks went to high school

2016 NFL Draft

Florida and Texas remained at the top of the heap when it came to Round 2 of the 2016 NFL Draft in Chicago, but the basketball state of Indiana was able to match the big high school football states with all three having three former high schoolers being drafted in Round Deux.

Related: 2016 NFL Draft Round 1

Through the first two round, ten former Florida high school football players have been picked, followed by Texas with seven.  California and Georgia are tied for the third most former high school players drafted with four each.

#32 Cleveland Browns – DE, Emmanuel Ogbah, Fort Bend Bush (Texas)

#33 Tennessee Titans – DE, Kevin Dodd, Riverside (South Carolina)

#34 Dallas Cowboys – LB, Jaylon Smith, Bishop Luers (Indiana)

#35 San Diego Chargers – TE, Hunter Henry, Pulaski Academy (Arkansas)

#36 Jacksonville Jaguars – LB, Myles Jack, Bellevue (Washington)

#37 Kansas City Chiefs – DT, Chris Jones, Houston (Mississippi)

#38 Miami Dolphins – CB, Xavien Howard, Wheatley (Texas)

#39 Tampa Bay Buccaneers – DE, Noah Spence, Bishop McDevitt (Pennsylvania)

#40 New York Giants – WR, Sterling Shepard, Heritage Hall (Oklahoma)

#41 Buffalo Bills, LB, Reggie Ragland, Bob Jones (Alabama)

#42 Baltimore Ravens – DE, Kamalei Correa, St. Louis (Hawaii)

#43 Tennessee Titans – DT, Austin Johnson, St. Augustine (New Jersey)

#44 Oakland Raiders – DE, Jihad Ward, Bok Tech (Pennsylvania)

#45 Tennessee Titans – RB, Derrick Henry, Yulee (Florida)

#46 Detroit Lions – DT, A’Shawn Robinson, Arlington Heights (Texas)

#47 New Orleans Saints – WR, Michael Thomas, Taft (California)

#48 Green Bay Packers – OT, Jason Springs, Concord (Indiana)

#49 Seattle Seahawks – DT, Jarran Reed, Goldsboro (North Carolina)

#50 Houston Texans – C, Nick Martin, Bishop Chatard (Indiana)

#51 New York Jets – QB, Christian Hackenberg, Fork Union Military Academy (Virginia)

#52 Atlanta Falcons – LB, Deion Jones, Jesuit (Louisiana)

#53 Washington Redskins – LB, Su’a Cravens, Vista Murrieta (California)

#54 Minnesota Vikings – CB, Mackensie Alexander, Immokalee (Florida)

#55 Cincinnati Bengals – WR, Tyler Boyd, Clairton (Pennsylvania)

#56 Chicago Bears – G, Cody Whitehair, Abilene (Kansas)

#57 Indianapolis Colts – S, T.J. Green, Sylacauga (Alabama)

#58 Pittsburgh Steelers – S, Sean Davis, Maret School (Washington DC)

#59 Tampa Bay Buccaneers – K, Roberto Aguayo, South Lake HS (Florida)

#60 New England Patriots – CB, Cyrus Jones, Gilman (Maryland)

#61 New Orleans Saints – S, Vonn Bell, Ridgeland (Georgia)

#62 Carolina Panthers – CB, James Bradberry, Pleasant Grove (Alabama)

#63 Denver Broncos – DT, Adam Gotsis, Kew (Melbourne, Australia)

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.

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