A Brief Rundown of SDSU Athletes on Draft Day

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A Brief Rundown of SDSU Athletes on Draft Day
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Yesterday, the Washington Nationals shocked no one by taking phenom Stephen Strasburg with the first pick of the 2009 MLB Draft.

Perhaps what might be more shocking to learn is that prior to the Aztec hurler being taken first, no other San Diego State alum had been selected with the top pick in a draft for any of the the top American professional sports leagues.

Despite boasting instantly recognizable figures in everything from baseball to soccer, Strasburg has set the bar for future SDSU student-athletes on draft day.

Here's a rundown of famous Aztecs and their placement in their respective sport's draft:

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