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2010 NFL Draft Recap: How the BCS Conferences Stack Up

Danny Flynn@FlynnceptionSenior Analyst IApril 25, 2010

NEW YORK - APRIL 22:  2010 NFL Draft prospects pose for a group photo with former NFL Players including Jerry Rice, Dan Marino, Lawrence Taylor, Deion Sanders, Joe Montana, Floyd Little, Drew Brees, John Randal and NFL Commissioner during the 2010 NFL Draft at Radio City Music Hall on April 22, 2010 in New York City.  (Photo by Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)
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Out of the 255 players taken in this year's NFL Draft, 191 of them came by way of a BCS conference. Here's a look at how each conference fared when it came to placing talent in the NFL this year.

1. SEC

Total Selections: 49

First Rounders: 7
Second Rounders: 8
Third Rounders: 8
Fourth Rounders: 7
Fifth Rounders: 8
Sixth Rounders: 5
Seventh Rounders: 6

QB: 2
RB: 6
WR: 3
TE: 1
OL: 7
DL: 10
LB: 8
DB: 12
K/P: 0

2. Big Ten

Total Selections: 34

First Rounders: 3
Second Rounders: 5
Third Rounders: 5
Fourth Rounders: 6
Fifth Rounders: 5
Sixth Rounders: 0
Seventh Rounders: 10

QB: 1
RB: 0
WR: 2
TE: 5
OL: 4
DL: 6
LB: 9
DB: 6
K/P: 1

3. ACC

Total Selections: 31

First Rounders: 4
Second Rounders: 2
Third Rounders: 3
Fourth Rounders: 5
Fifth Rounders: 8
Sixth Rounders: 4
Seventh Rounders: 5

QB: 0
RB: 2
WR: 2
TE: 2
OL: 6
DL: 4
LB: 6
DB: 8
K/P: 1

4. Big XII

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Total Selections: 30

First Rounders: 9
Second Rounders: 2
Third Rounders: 3
Fourth Rounders: 4
Fifth Rounders: 6
Sixth Rounders: 4
Seventh Rounders: 2

QB: 3
RB: 0
WR: 5
TE: 2
OL: 4
DL: 3
LB: 5
DB: 8
K/P: 0

5. Pac-10

Total Selections: 29

First Rounders: 2
Second Rounders: 6
Third Rounders: 7
Fourth Rounders: 4
Fifth Rounders: 0
Sixth Rounders: 4
Seventh Rounders: 6

QB: 1
RB: 3
WR: 3
TE: 5
OL: 2
DL: 6
LB: 3
DB: 6
K/P: 0

6. Big East

Total Selections: 18

First Rounders: 3
Second Rounders: 1
Third Rounders: 1
Fourth Rounders: 3
Fifth Rounders: 1
Sixth Rounders: 3
Seventh Rounders: 6

QB: 1
RB: 0
WR: 4
TE: 2
OL: 2
DL: 4
LB: 1
DB: 4
K/P: 0

Individual Team Rankings

Florida Gators (SEC): 9 Players

USC Trojans (Pac-10): 7 Players

Oklahoma Sooners (Big XII): 7 Players

Alabama Crimson Tide (SEC): 7 Players

Penn State Nittany Lions (Big Ten): 6 Players

Iowa Hawkeyes (Big Ten): 6 Players

Texas Longhorns (Big XII): 6 Players

LSU Tigers (SEC): 6 Players

Tennessee Volunteers (SEC): 6 Players

Virginia Tech Hokies (ACC): 5 Players

Clemson Tigers (ACC): 5 Players

South Florida Bulls (Big East): 5 Players

Georgia Bulldogs (SEC): 5 Players

Major Conference Teams With No Draftees

ACC - Duke Blue Devils

Big East - Louisville Cardinals

Big XII - Colorado Buffaloes

Pac-10 - Washington State

For Individual Conference Breakdowns Check Out The Links

ACC : http://bleacherreport.com/articles/384175-2010-nfl-draft-acc-breakdown

Big East : http://bleacherreport.com/articles/384174-2010-nfl-draft-big-east-breakdown

Big Ten : http://bleacherreport.com/articles/384173-2010-nfl-draft-big-ten-breakdown

Big Twelve : http://bleacherreport.com/articles/384172-2010-nfl-draft-analyzing-the-big-12

Pac 10 : http://bleacherreport.com/articles/384170-2010-nfl-draft-analyzing-the-pac-10

SEC : http://bleacherreport.com/articles/384169-2010-nfl-draft-analyzing-the-sec

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