New Orleans Saints Draft Choices By School
What school(s) have the New Orleans Saints selected the most players from in the NFL Draft?
Well, since the Saints came into existence in 1967, they’ve selected more players from two schools than any other.
USC and Nebraska lead the way, with 17 players selected by the Saints, all-time.
The Saints selected two players in the first round from USC, Reggie Bush (2006) and Sedrick Ellis (2008), while all of the Nebraska players were taken in the second round, or later.
Ohio St. is next on the list, with 14 players selected by the Saints, with Notre Dame checking in next, with 11 players taken.
Georgia, Oklahoma, Florida St., Missouri, and Tennessee have all have 10 players selected by the Saints, while LSU and Michigan have both had 9 players selected.
Alabama, Florida, and Wisconsin have all had 8 players selected, all-time, by New Orleans.
The have selected two players from Louisiana, formerly USL, in their history; place kicker Rafael Septien (10th round in 1977) and offensive lineman Keno Hills (6th round in 1996).
Georgia and Ohio St. lead the list of the most first round draft choices in Saints history, with four apiece.
The 2017 NFL Draft begins on Thursday, April 27.