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Rutgers Scarlet Knights in the NFL: 2010 Draft Edition

INDIANAPOLIS, IN - MARCH 2: Defensive back Devin McCourty of Rutgers jumps in the air to catch the football in drills during the NFL Scouting Combine presented by Under Armour at Lucas Oil Stadium on March 2, 2010 in Indianapolis, Indiana. (Photo by Scott Boehm/Getty Images)
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Double G SportsCorrespondent IApril 26, 2010

A sign that the Rutgers football program has continued to grow and improve was seen last Thursday.

For the first time in the program's history, two Scarlet Knights were chosen in the first round of the NFL draft.

Three former Rutgers players were chosen in this year's draft, and a few others have already signed undrafted free agent contracts.

Through the last four years, Rutgers has seen 13 players get drafted into the NFL. That is tied for the most in the Big East in that span.

See the players from Rutgers in the 2010 Draft at Double G Sports .

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