Nine Former Mississippi High School Football Players Chosen In 2018 NFL Draft

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Nine former Mississippi high school football players were drafted in the 2018 NFL Draft at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas. It was a big weekend for Callaway High School with two former players selected — defensive end Breeland Speaks by Kansas City and guard Rod Taylor by the Cincinnati Bengals.

Mississippi High School Football Players in 2018 NFL Draft

No. 46 Kansas City Chiefs – Breeland Speaks, DE – Callaway HS (Mississippi)

No. 80 Houston Texans – Martinas Rankin, C – Mendenhall HS (Mississippi)

No. 95 San Francisco 49ers – Tavarius Moore, S – Quitman HS (Mississippi)

No. 150 Cleveland Browns – Genard Avery, LB – Grenada HS (Mississippi)

No. 209 Miami Dolphins – Cornell Armstrong, CB – Bassfield HS (Mississippi)

No. 211 Houston Texans – Jordan Thomas, TE – Sumrall HS (Mississippi)

No. 215 Baltimore Ravens – Bradley Bozeman, C – Senatobia HS (Mississippi)

No. 247 Jacksonville Jaguars – Logan Cooke, P – Columbia Academy (Mississippi)

No. 252 Cincinnati Bengals – Rod Taylor, G – Callaway HS (Mississippi)

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.