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NFL Draft and Twitter Recap: Michigan Breaks Program Record With 11 Selected and Another 7 Get The Call

Michigan breaks their prior record of 10 with 11 selected in the 2017 Draft

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It was a record breaking weekend for the Michigan Wolverines with 11 players selected in the the 2017 NFL Draft. Another 7 were called shortly after as unsigned free agents, making it an amazing 18 guys moving on to the next level.

Deep breath, here we go with the full recap.

First Round

Jabrill Peppers was obviously one of the most dynamic players in college football. All the latest controversy about his choice to sit out the Orange Bowl and dilute drug test raised questions about his draft stock, but landed with Cleveland at No. 25.

Taco Charlton was another Wolverine high on many draft boards projected in the first round, and that happened shortly after Peppers at No. 28 with the Dallas Cowboys.

Third Round

Chris Wormley had to wait until Friday when he was selected at No. 74 with Baltimore. He was talked about and projected high after his outstanding performance in the Orange Bowl.

The Dallas Cowboys were one of four teams to select two Michigan players. They picked up Jourdan Lewis at No. 92.

Seattle was another NFL team selecting two Michigan players, with the first being Delano Hill at No. 95 followed by Amara Darboh at No. 106.

Fourth Round

Minnesota gave Michigan their first in the forth round selected at No. 120 with Ben Gedeon.

Saturday brought great news for Ryan Glasgow with the Cincinnati Bengals selecting him at the No. 138 pick.

Kansas City made it two Michigan players in a row selecting Jehu Chesson at No. 139.

The Denver Broncos moved on one of the best TE in the country selecting Jake Butt at No. 145.

Sixth Round

The final round continued with Michigan players when Jeremy Clark was selected by the New York Jets.

Making History

The group of 11 broke the record in Michigan program history.

This also marked the largest group in the NFL Draft by any school.

Other Signed Players After Round Six

Shortly after the draft finished, seven more guys received a call and signed as an undrafted free agent.

Denver Broncos- Dymonte Thomas

San Fransisco- Eric Magnuson

Cleveland Browns- Channing Stribling

Washington Redskins- Kyle Kalis

Texas Texans- Matt Godin

Baltimore Ravens- Kenny Allen

Miami Dolphins- De'Veon Smith

Draft Recap

This amazing group of 18 developed over the last few years to get an opportunity at the next level. Four teams grabbed two players; Dallas, Cleveland, Baltimore and Seattle.

These guys also were recruits of Brady Hoke, so no telling if that record of 11 will be matched or even broken with Harbaugh and his first few recruiting classes.