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    Last Time 5 ISU Players signed NFL Contracts?

    When is the last time 5 ISU players were drafted or signed in free agency in the same year?

    I can't remember that happening in a long, long time, but info is much easier in the internet age.

    Anyone know?

    I did find ISU draft history here, pretty nice summary - but what about free agents?

    http://www.drafthistory.com/index.php/colleges/i


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    Re: Last Time 5 ISU Players signed NFL Contracts?

    Nice link. The 70's were obviously the high point of ISU football.



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    Re: Last Time 5 ISU Players signed NFL Contracts?

    I might be remembering incorrectly, but 5 seems about average for the last several years.



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    Re: Last Time 5 ISU Players signed NFL Contracts?

    I went back and looked. It looks like 5 signed contracts last year (KO, Money, Rump, Hicks, and LJ)



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    Re: Last Time 5 ISU Players signed NFL Contracts?

    I'm sorry if this is "little brother syndrome" but when was the last time Iowa State had players drafted and Iowa didn't?

    I guess little brother grew up and now is getting his !



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    Re: Last Time 5 ISU Players signed NFL Contracts?

    Quote Originally Posted by cyfan4St8 View Post
    I'm sorry if this is "little brother syndrome" but when was the last time Iowa State had players drafted and Iowa didn't?

    I guess little brother grew up and now is getting his !
    Hyde got drafted out of Iowa this year. How about more Iowa State players being drafted than Hawks?



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    Re: Last Time 5 ISU Players signed NFL Contracts?

    Quote Originally Posted by cyfan4St8 View Post
    I'm sorry if this is "little brother syndrome" but when was the last time Iowa State had players drafted and Iowa didn't?

    I guess little brother grew up and now is getting his !
    Iowa did have a player drafted. We had one player more drafted than Iowa. Not much to boost there.



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    Re: Last Time 5 ISU Players signed NFL Contracts?

    So in the 70's did they just keep drafting players until the talent pool was dry? I saw a round 19?



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    Re: Last Time 5 ISU Players signed NFL Contracts?

    Quote Originally Posted by no2cyclones View Post
    Hyde got drafted out of Iowa this year. How about more Iowa State players being drafted than Hawks?
    Last time we had more players drafted that the University of the People's Republic of Iowa City was 2001. Not really a ton to brag about, but definitely a sign of changing times, IMO.



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    Re: Last Time 5 ISU Players signed NFL Contracts?

    Quote Originally Posted by ShopTalk View Post
    When is the last time 5 ISU players were drafted or signed in free agency in the same year?

    I can't remember that happening in a long, long time, but info is much easier in the internet age.

    Anyone know?

    I did find ISU draft history here, pretty nice summary - but what about free agents?

    DraftHistory.com

    don't mean to derail the thread, but I was curious why Durrell Givens didn't get a look. I'm no scout, so forgive me if the answer is obvious!



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    Re: Last Time 5 ISU Players signed NFL Contracts?

    Quote Originally Posted by norcalcy View Post
    don't mean to derail the thread, but I was curious why Durrell Givens didn't get a look. I'm no scout, so forgive me if the answer is obvious!
    I'm more surprised that no one picked up Reeves.



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    Re: Last Time 5 ISU Players signed NFL Contracts?

    So ISU has had one first round pick in history? Didn't realize the draft history was that bad.



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    Re: Last Time 5 ISU Players signed NFL Contracts?

    Quote Originally Posted by Luth4Cy View Post
    Last time we had more players drafted that the University of the People's Republic of Iowa City was 2001. Not really a ton to brag about, but definitely a sign of changing times, IMO.
    iowa went on one of their greatest 3 yr runs ever starting the very next year

    doesnt indicate anything based on that


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    Re: Last Time 5 ISU Players signed NFL Contracts?

    Quote Originally Posted by TallKidIsTall View Post
    iowa went on one of their greatest 3 yr runs ever starting the very next year

    doesnt indicate anything based on that
    So is this your prediction or just present deflection?


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    Re: Last Time 5 ISU Players signed NFL Contracts?

    The 5 signing aren't guaranteed anything are they? Just a spot in camp? Still great for Iowa State either way.



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