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Written by: on Thursday, April 25th, 2013. Follow David Mika on Twitter.

 

Where will Pennsylvania players end up in the NFL draft?

s.floydIf most mock drafts are correct, Oakland will pick Sharrif Floyd out of Florida as the third overall pick in the NFL draft Thursday night.

Floyd was a big-time high school recruit from George Washington High School out of  Philadelphia. He was named the 2009 Maxwell Football Club National High School Player of the Year and played in the U.S. Army All-American Bowl. He had two sacks in the game.

At Florida he played in 37 career games, making 26 starts. He had 115 career tackles, 26 tackles for loss, 4.5 sacks, a pass breakup, three blocked field goals and a forced fumble.

He was named First Team Defense AP All-SEC (DT), First Team Defense Coaches’ All-SEC (DL), Sporting News All-American, Phil Steele Postseason All-SEC First Team (DL).

Another Defensive lineman set for the draft is Jordan Hill out of Penn State. Hill was a standout Defensive j.hilllineman out of Steelton-Highspire. He was a four-year letterman at Steelton-Highspires and he was instrumental in helping his team capture the 2007 and 2008 PIAA Class A State Championship. His senior year, he tallied 143 tackles, four sacks and three interceptions en route to being named first-team all-state. Hill recorded 275 tackles, 19 sacks and five interceptions during his standout career.

r.nassibFormer Malvern Prep’s quarterback Ryan Nassib could go as high as eight overall pick in the NFL Draft according to some mock drafts. At Syracuse he set a single-season records for passing yards (3,749), touchdown passes (26), completions (284), passing yards per game (288.4), total offense (3,891) … 2012 Pro Football Weekly All-American … All-BIG EAST Second Team … 2013 Senior Bowl selection.

Another quarterback set for the draft is Penn State’s Matt McGloin. He passed for 5,485 m.mcgloinyards and 58 touchdowns  while at West Scranton. He led his team to two Class AAA District titles. His senior year at Penn State he completed 270 of 446 passes for 3,271 yards and 24 touchdowns.

j.pughSyracuse offensive tackle Justin Pugh is one of the top linemen in this years draft. Pugh played at Council Rock South. He played in the 2009 Big 33 game. In 2012 he played in nine games and was named All-Big East first team.

 

NOTE: We will have a full list of Pennsylvania players that are drafted in this years NFL Draft.

 

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