Three of the 259 gamers that had been chosen within the 2021 NFL Draft performed DII soccer. Here is what you’ll want to find out about every one.
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Zach Davidson, TE, Central Missouri — Spherical 5, No. 168 general (Minnesota Vikings)
Zach Davidson was the primary Central Missouri participant taken within the NFL draft since Delanie Walker in 2006, and the twelfth in program historical past. The tight finish, who additionally served because the staff’s punter, performed three seasons with the Mules. Davidson completed his profession with 51 receptions for 1,133 yards and 18 touchdowns. His 15 landing receptions in 2019 had been the most-ever for a Central Missouri tight finish in a single season.
Mike Strachan, WR, Charleston (WV) — Spherical 7, No. 229 general (Indianapolis Colts)
A two-time All-MEC First Group choice, Mike Strachan spent three seasons with the Golden Eagles. The 6-foot-5 wideout caught 127 passes for two,332 yards and 27 touchdowns throughout his profession. In 2019, Strachan set a faculty file for probably the most receiving touchdowns in a single season with 19. He was named to the AFCA Division II All-American Second Group later that 12 months.
Chris Garrett, OLB, Concordia-St. Paul — Spherical 7, No. 252 general (Los Angeles Rams)
When Chris Garrett was chosen by the Rams within the seventh spherical, he turned simply the second NFL draft decide for Concordia-St. Paul in its historical past (Zach Moore was the primary in 2014). The skin linebacker performed three seasons with the Bears, and completed with 91 solo tackles and 36.5 sacks. Garrett additionally had 15 pressured fumbles, the most for any participant in DII historical past. He was named the NSIC Defensive Participant of the 12 months in 2019.