I hope all find success but know some won't. Still it is awesome for them
to have a chance at the NFL. Very few ever make it that far.
It's exciting to see how many Utes are making it into the NFL. The 40
number is over-inflated, as it always is at this time of the year, but with 8
draftee's and 8 FA signings, the number of Utes on rosters will most
definitely be significantly larger than last season when the season opens.FWIW - Utah comes in second in the nation (behind Michigan only with 17)
with 16 players with NFL contracts who played college football in 2016.When does football start?Go Utes!
Bleeding:And the flip side of your take explains why BYU-P schedules
so many cupcakes in November--the coogs apparently don't have enough
The article brought to mind so many great plays/games these players gave us
fans! Specific thought about the article. Great to see increased
the number of players from 32 to 40! Eric Weddle in his 10 year graded the best
of any Safety in the NFL last year. One more building block for inclusion to
the NFL hall of fame. Chase Dominguez the only long snapper on NO Saints
roster. How great would it be for him to have a 12 year career like BYU's
Denney. Great opportunity for Marcus Williams drafted by NO Saints (last
in NFL pass defense last year!)Same for Joe Williams. Only 1 of last
years leading rushers returning. No wonder the 49ers traded up to get Joe!Hunter Dimmick - undrafted! One of three rookies at DE. I like his
chances.Good luck to all!
@bloody coug,It's probably because the Utes are in a tough
conference. Hard to relate to I know, but that's the challenge of being in
a conference. Hopefully some day you'll be able to understand. Good luck!
@ cjd1 - Draper, UT - May 17, 2017 9:13 p.m. - "It is amazing how many
players the U of U puts in the NFL."Maybe.What I
find "amazing" is if the Utah football team is so "good" based
on how many players they put into the NFL, then why don't they win more
games in their conference?And why have so many games against a
certain, supposedly pathetic "permanent" mid-major been so close?See you in September!
Looks like a football score: Utah 40 BYU 19. I just can't figure out why
byuP can't put more players in the NFL. Very puzzling.
It is amazing how many players the U of U puts in the NFL.
This list is meaningless until the final cuts are made.Will most likely be
lower than these totals for every school.Not every player drafted will
make a squad nor will every free agent fail to do so.