27 Former Texas High School Football Players Chosen In 2018 NFL Draft

Twenty-seven former Texas high school football players heard their names called at the 2018 NFL Draft that was held in their home state at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas.

Former Lake Travis quarterback Baker Mayfield was taken No. 1 overall by the Cleveland Browns. It was a big weekend for Alief Taylor High School, which had two players drafted.

Texas was tied with California with the second most players drafted this year. Florida led the way with 34 former players chosen.

Texas High School Football Players in 2018 NFL Draft

No. 1 Cleveland Browns – Baker Mayfield, Lake Travis HS (Texas)

No. 14 New Orleans Saints – Marcus Davenport, DE – San Antonio Stevens HS (Texas)

No. 38 Tampa Bay Buccaneers – Ronald Jones II, RB – McKinney North HS (Texas)

No. 40 Denver Colts – Courtland Sutton, WR – Brenham HS (Texas)

No. 45 Green Bay Packers – Josh Jackson, CB – Lake Dallas HS (Texas)

No. 50 Dallas Cowboys – Connor Williams, G – Coppell HS (Texas)

No. 57 Oakland Raiders – P.J. Hall, DT – Seguin HS (Texas)

No. 60 Pittsburgh Steelers – James Washington, WR – Stamford HS (Texas)

No. 78 Cincinnati Bengals – Malik Jefferson, LB – Poteet HS (Texas)

No. 89 Los Angeles Rams – Joe Noteboom, T – Plano HS (Texas)

No. 103 Houston Texans – Keke Coutee, WR – Lufkin HS (Texas)

No. 116 Dallas Cowboys – Dorance Armstrong, DE – North Shore HS (Texas)

No. 123 Miami Dolphins – Durham Smythe, TE – Belton HS (Texas)

No. 124 Kansas City Chiefs – Armani Watts, S – North Forney (Texas)

No. 133 Green Bay Packers – J’Mon Moore, WR – Elkins HS (Texas)

No. 135 Los Angeles Rams – John Franklin-Meyers, DE – Greenville HS (Texas)

No. 146 Seattle Seahawks – Tre Flowers, S – Judson HS (Texas)

No. 160 Los Angeles Rams – Obo Okoronkwo, WR – Alief Taylor (Texas)

No. 175 Cleveland Browns – Damion Ratley, WR – Yoakum HS (Texas)

No. 177 Houston Texans – Duke Ejiofor, DE – Alief Taylor HS (Texas)

No. 178 New England Patriots – Christian Sam, LB – Allen HS (Texas)

No. 190 Baltimore Ravens – DeShon Elliott, S – Rockwall-Heath HS (Texas)

No. 191 Los Angeles Chargers – Dylan Cantrell, WR – Whitehouse HS (Texas)

No. 221 Indianapolis Colts – Matthews Adams, LB – Hightower HS (Texas)

No. 228 Oakland Raiders – Marcell Ateman, WR – Wylie East HS (Texas)

No. 231 Los Angeles Rams – Travin Howard, LB – Longview HS (Texas)

No. 244 Los Angeles Rams – Justin Lawler, DE – Pottsboro HS (Texas)

2018 NFL Draft Round-by-Round

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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.