Republican: A brief look at UMass football's selection history and the list of 23 Rob Blanchflower hopes to join - UMass Athletics

Republican: A brief look at UMass football's selection history and the list of 23 Rob Blanchflower hopes to join

Dan Malone of the Springfield Republican looks at Rob Blanchflower's NFL Draft potential in this weekend's event and he takes a look at UMass football's history in the AFL/NFL Draft. The Minutemen have had three players drafted in the last four years.

UMass football draft history

1964 - HB Fred Lewis | Oakland Raiders (AFL), 17th round (135th overall)
1965 - FB Phil Vandersea | Green Bay Packers, 16th round (220th) & Denver Broncos (AFL), 9th round
1965 - QB Jerry Whelchel | San Diego Chargers (AFL), 9th round (70th)
1966 - TE Milt Morin | Cleveland Browns, 1st round (14th) & San Diego Chargers (AFL), 3rd round (24th)
1966 - TE Bob Meers | Minnesota Vikings, 7th round (106th)
1966 - DE/HB Bob Ellis | Cleveland Browns, 15th round (229th) & Boston Patriots (AFL), 10th round
1966 - DT Ed Toner | Baltimore Colts, 18th round (275th)
1968 - QB Greg Landry | Detroit Lions, 1st round (11th)
1970 WR Steve Parnell | Atlanta Falcons, 16th round (403rd)
1971 - G Bubba Pena | Cleveland Browns, 4th round (92nd)
1971 - TE Nick McGarry | Boston Patriots, 15th round (365th)
1972 - G John Hulecki | Pittsburgh Steelers, 15th round (368th)
1972 - DT Harold Parmenter | Denver Broncos, 15th round (370th)
1973 - DB Paul Metallo | Kansas City Chiefs, 13th round (329th)
1974 - QB Peil Pennington | Denver Broncos, 15th (379th)
1974 - WR Tim Berra | Baltimore Colts, 17th round (421st)
1975 - DE Bill Cooke | Green Bay Packers, 10th round (244th)
1976 - DT Ed McAleney | Pittsburgh Steelers, 8th round (237th)
1979 - G Bruce Kimball | Pittsburgh Steelers, 7th round (192nd)
1980 - K Sandro Vitiello | Cincinnati Bengals, 10th round (252nd)
1999 - LB Khari Samuel | Chicago Bears, 5th round (144th)
2010 - G Vladimir Ducasse | New York Jets, 2nd round (61st)
2013 - RB Michael Cox | New York Giants, 7th round (253rd)


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