NFL Draft showcased some SEC teams and revealed weaknesses in others

The SEC again dominated an NFL Draft, but along with strong team performances, the conference's weakest programs were exposed.
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SEC NFL Draft Losers

  • Florida Gators - Dan Mullin shares blame with Billy Napier for Florida having just one player drafted. It was a first round selection; Ricky Pearsall at No. 31 to the 49ers. But one for the Gators is far worse than none for Vandy.
  • Arkansas Razorbacks - The Hogs did not do much better than the Gators with two players drafted. Making the '2' number worse, is both were selected in the sixth round.

Three SEC teams had just three players drafted. If the three were given a letter grade for the draft performance, two D+ grades would match, with the third and worst, Tennessee assigned a D- for a failing flameout

  • Tennessee Vols - Remember when Tennessee fans provided a chorus of 'Joe Milton is the Heisman leader' boasts? Much of that was fueled by delusion from a three-point victory over Alabama in Josh Heupel's second season. Before Milton became Tennessee's QB1, Hendon Hooker lit up a confused Crimson Tide defense orchestrated by Pete Golding. Tennessee fans were so giddy during the 2022 offseason, a video of Joe Milton throwing a football 70-plus yards convinced them Milton would be far better than Hooker. On Saturday, Milton was drafted in the 6th round. The Vols had another 6th-rounder, along with RB Jaylen Wright in the 4th round.