Detroit Lions NFL Draft Countdown: 2 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 two days. The Lions currently hold the 44th overall pick in round two, here are the last ten players drafted in that position:

Year Team Player Pos School
2010 Oakland Raiders Lamarr Houston DT Texas
2009 Miami Dolphins Pat White QB West Virginia
2008 Chicago Bears Matt Forte RB Tulane
2007 Minnesota Vikings Sidney Rice WR South Carolina
2006 New York Giants Sinorice Moss WR Miami (FL)
2005 Arizona Cardinals J.J. Arrington RB California
2004 Indianapolis Colts Bob Sanders S Iowa
2003 Washington Redskins Taylor Jacobs WR Florida
2002 New Orleans Saints LeCharles Bentley C Ohio State
2001 Carolina Panthers Kris Jenkins DT Maryland

Players drafted number 2 overall by the Detroit Lions:
Glenn Davis (1947), Johnny Rauch (1949), Charles Rogers (2003), Calvin Johnson (2007), Ndamukong Suh (2010)

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