Where Round 6 of the 2015 NFL Draft went to high school

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by Jeff Fisher

NFL Draft 2015Florida and Texas led the way in the sixth round of the 2015 NFL Draft with eight and seven former high school football players respectively being drafted.

Florida continues to lead all states with 32 players selected so far, followed by Georgia and Texas with 23 each.


HS Football Players taken by State in the NFL Draft through six rounds of the 2015 NFL Draft

Florida – 32
Georgia, Texas – 23
California – 20
Alabama – 15
Ohio – 9
North Carolina, Pennsylvania – 8
Maryland, Michigan – 7
Mississippi – 6
Illinois, Kansas – 5
Iowa, New Jersey, Washington – 4
Arizona, Missouri, Tennessee – 3
Delaware, Hawaii, Kentucky, Louisiana, Oregon, South Carolina, Virginia, Wisconsin – 2
Arkansas, Colorado, Connecticut, Indiana, Minnesota, Nebraska, Nevada, New York, Oklahoma, Utah, Washington DC – 1
Canada – 1
2015 NFL Draft Round 5

177. Tennessee Titans – LB, Deiontrez Mount, Ft. Walton Beach HS (Florida)

178. New England Patriots – LB, Matthew Wells, Lawrence County (Mississippi)

179. Oakland Raiders – LB, Max Valles, St. Joseph HS (Hammonton, New Jersey)

180. Jacksonville Jaguars – DT, Michael Bennett, Centerville HS (Ohio)

181. Washington Redskins – S, Kyshoen Jarrett, East Stroudsburg South HS (Pennsylvania)

182. Washington Redskins – CB, Tevin Mitchel, Legacy HS (Texas)

183. Chicago Bears – OT, Tayo Fabuluje, Oak Ridge HS (Texas)

184. Tampa Bay Buccaneers – WR, Kaelin Clay, Long Beach Poly (California)

185. Minnesota Vikings – OT, Tyrus Thompson, Pflugerville HS (Texas)

186. New York Giants – WR, Geremy Davis, Norcross HS (Georgia)

187. Washington Redskins – WR, Evan Spencer, Vernon Hills HS (Illinois)

188. Buffalo Bills – OLB, Tony Steward, Pedro Menendez HS (Florida)

189. Cleveland Browns – CB, Charles Gaines, Miami Central HS (Florida)

190. San Francisco 49ers – OL, Ian Silberman, Fleming Island HS (Florida)

191. Philadelphia Eagles – CB, JaCorey Shepherd, Mesquite Horn HS (Texas)

192. San Diego Chargers – DT, Darius Philon, Vigor HS (Alabama)

193. Minnesota Vikings – DE, B.J. Dubose, Northeast HS (Florida)

194. Buffalo Bills – TE, Nick O’Leary, Dwyer HS (Florida)

195. Cleveland Browns – TE, Malcolm Johnson, Northridge HS (Alabama)

196. Philadelphia Eagles – CB, Randall Evans, Palmetto HS (Florida)

197. Cincinnati Bengals – S, Derron Smith, Banning HS (California)

198. Cleveland Browns – TE, Randall Telfer, Rancho Cucamonga HS (California)

199. Pittsburgh Steelers – DT, Leterrius Walton, Clintondale HS (Michigan)

200. Detroit Lions – CB, Quandre Diggs, Angleton HS (Texas)

201. St. Louis Rams – WR, Bud Sasser, Denton Ryan HS (Texas)

202. New England Patriots – TE, AJ Derby, City HS (Iowa)

203. Denver Broncos – DT, Darius Kilgo, Weddington HS (North Carolina)

204. Baltimore Ravens – WR, Darren Waller, North Cobb HS (Georgia)

205. Indianapolis Colts – RB, Josh Robinson, Franklinton HS (Louisiana)

206. Green Bay Packers – FB, Aaron Ripowski, Dayton HS (Texas)

207. Indianapolis Colts – LB, Amarlo Herrera, North Clayton HS (Georgia)

208. Tennessee Titans – C, Andy Gallik, Brother Rice HS (Illinois)

209. Seattle Seahawks – DE, Obum Gwacham, Ayala HS (California)

210. Green Bay Packers – DE, Christian Ringo, Forest Hill HS (Mississippi)

211. Houston Texans – S, Reshard Cliett, Thomas County Central HS (Georgia)

212. Pittsburgh Steelers – DE, Anthony Chickillo, Braulio Alonso HS (Florida)

213. Green Bay Packers – TE, Kennard Backman, Whitefield Academy (Georgia)

214. Seattle Seahawks – DT, Kristjan Sokoli, Bloomfield HS (New Jersey)

215. St. Louis Rams – OG, Cody Wichman, Mariposa HS (California)

216. Houston Texans – DT, Christian Covington, Vancouver College Prep (Canada)

217. Kansas City Chiefs – DT, Rakeem Nunez-Roches, Central HS (Alabama)

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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.