News  

 

Some little-known facts about guards/centers in the draft

Print
David Duprey / Associated Press
The Bills' Eric Wood (picked 28th overall) was one of two centers selected in the first round of the 2009 draft.


» In six of the last 10 drafts, no center has been drafted in the first round.

Top college senior G/Cs
Check out Gil Brandt's list of the best guard and center prospects for the 2010 draft and take a look at where Tennesseee center Josh McNeil landed in the rankings. More ...

» Brooks: Top 16 NFL prospects

» In 2009, for only the second time in the draft history, two centers were selected in the first round (Alex Mack and Eric Wood).

» The only position to have fewer drafted players over the past 10 drafts is the fullback position.

» In 1999, only eight centers were drafted.

» In three of the last 10 drafts, no guard has been drafted in the first round.

» In 2009, the first guard selected was Oregon State's Andy Levitre, taken 51st overall.

» In the last 10 drafts, eight guards have been chosen in the first round.

Print

Headlines

The previous element was an advertisement.

NFL Shop