Detroit Lions NFL Draft Countdown: 5 Days


Join us each day as we count down towards the first round of the 2011 NFL Draft. The countdown runs from 50 to zero and the number of days remaining will inspire the post for that day. Think of this as your NFL draft paper chain that loses one link each day!

The draft starts in five days. The Lions currently hold the 154th overall pick in round five, here are the last ten players drafted in that position:

Year Team Player Pos School
2010 Green Bay Packers Andrew Quarless TE Penn State
2009 Chicago Bears Marcus Freeman LB Ohio State
2008 Atlanta Falcons Kroy Biermann DE Montana
2007 St. Louis Rams Clifton Ryan DT Michigan State
2006 Kansas City Chiefs Marcus Maxey CB Miami (FL)
2005 Washington Redskins Robert McCune LB Louisville
2004 San Diego Chargers Michael Turner RB Northern Illinois
2003 Tennessee Titans Donnie Nickey S Ohio State
2002 New York Jets Jonathan Goodwin G Michigan
2001 Washington Redskins Darnerien McCants WR Delaware State

Players drafted number 5 overall by the Detroit Lions:
Jim Thomason (1941), Bob Westfall (1942), Joe Watson (1950), Pete Beathard (1964), Bryant Westbrook (1997)

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