60 players were drafted into the NBA in the 2008 draft
A total of 21 players have gone directly to the majors when being drafted from the amateur draft. It is very rare considering hundreds of draft picks happen each year and has been happening since 1965.
17. There being 26 teams in the NFL in 1970, that meant 442 players were drafted. Compare that with today's (2011) NFL draft that has 7 rounds and, with 32 teams, 254 players are drafted.
there was only two players drafted from Ohio state in the 2010 nfl draft they were thaddeus Gibson DE round 4 pick 116 Autin Spitler LB round 7 pick 252
Two players were drafted out of SIU in the 1972 NFL Draft. Lionel Antoine was the 3rd overall pick in the draft, selected by the Chicago Bears and Tom Laputica was the 279th overall pick, selected by the San Francisco 49ers.
There are two rounds to the NBA draft. Sixty players are selected in total.
Since 2006 231 NAIA players have been drafted in the Summer Amateur Draft.
12 players. Top 3 players that should be picked first are Chad Jones, Brandon Lafell, and Al Woods. Other notables, speedster Trindon Holliday, Charles Scott, Ciron Black...
Many players have never been drafted.
Zero...the NFL does not draft players directly out of high school, to be drafted you must be at least 2 years out of high school. The youngest player ever to get drafted was Amobi Akoye, 19, in 2007 as a junior.
198 players were drafted ahead of Tom Brady (too many to list here) before he was picked as the 199th player by the New England Patriots in the 2000 NFL draft.