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Published: April 24, 2018 at 01:02 p.m.
Updated: April 27, 2018 at 04:20 p.m.

2018 draft prospects with NFL family ties

On Thursday night, Tremaine and Terrell Edmunds became the first brothers to both be selected in the first round of the same draft in NFL history. While they start their NFL journey together, see the other prospects with family members in the league.

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  • Father, Ferrell Edmunds played seven years in the NFL (Miami and Seattle) and was a two-time Pro Bowler at TE for the Dolphins. (Terrell is older brother) 7

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    Tremaine Edmunds, LB, Virginia Tech and Terrell Edmunds, DB, Virginia Tech

    Father, Ferrell Edmunds played seven years in the NFL (Miami and Seattle) and was a two-time Pro Bowler at TE for the Dolphins. (Terrell is older brother)

  • Twin brother, Shaquill, who was drafted by Seattle in the 3rd round of the 2017 NFL draft after starring at UCF. Shaquill started 11 games in 2017 for Seahawks and finished the season with 1 INT and a sack. 6

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    Shaquem Griffin, LB, Central Florida

    Twin brother, Shaquill, who was drafted by Seattle in the 3rd round of the 2017 NFL draft after starring at UCF. Shaquill started 11 games in 2017 for Seahawks and finished the season with 1 INT and a sack.

  • Older brother, Austin, was Boise State's all-time leading receiver before playing in the NFL for 4 seasons with the St. Louis Rams. 5

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    Dante Pettis, WR, Washington

    Older brother, Austin, was Boise State's all-time leading receiver before playing in the NFL for 4 seasons with the St. Louis Rams.

  • Son of the late Orlando 'Zeus' Brown who played in NFL (Cleveland Browns and Baltimore Ravens) for more than a decade. 4

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    Orlando Brown, OL, Oklahoma

    Son of the late Orlando 'Zeus' Brown who played in NFL (Cleveland Browns and Baltimore Ravens) for more than a decade.

  • Half-brother of former Clemson/NFL LB Anthony Waters. Clemson only offered preferred walk-on spot, though. Waters played 2 years with the Chargers and another 2 years with the Saints. 3

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    Darius Leonard, LB, South Carolina State

    Half-brother of former Clemson/NFL LB Anthony Waters. Clemson only offered preferred walk-on spot, though. Waters played 2 years with the Chargers and another 2 years with the Saints.

  • Nephew of former Miami (Fla.) All-American and Baltimore Ravens offensive tackle Bryant McKinnie. 2

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    Anthony Averett, DB, Alabama

    Nephew of former Miami (Fla.) All-American and Baltimore Ravens offensive tackle Bryant McKinnie.

  • Brother, Eric, was a first-round pick for the San Francisco 49ers in the 2013 NFL Draft, was in the 2014 Pro Bowl selection, and currently is a free agent safety. 1

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    Justin Reid, DB, Stanford

    Brother, Eric, was a first-round pick for the San Francisco 49ers in the 2013 NFL Draft, was in the 2014 Pro Bowl selection, and currently is a free agent safety.