Detroit Lions NFL Draft Countdown: 1 Day


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 NFL draft gets started in just one day. The Lions currently hold the 13th overall pick in round one, here are the last ten players drafted in that position:

Year Team Player Pos School
2010 Philadelphia Eagles Brandon Graham DE Michigan
2009 Washington Redskins Brian Orakpo DE Texas
2008 Carolina Panthers Jonathan Stewart RB Oregon
2007 St. Louis Rams Adam Carriker DT Nebraska
2006 Cleveland Browns Kamerion Wimbley DE Florida State
2005 New Orleans Saints Jammal Brown OT Oklahoma
2004 Buffalo Bills Lee Evans WR Wisconsin
2003 New England Patriots Ty Warren DE Texas A&M
2002 New Orleans Saints Donte Stallworth WR Tennessee
2001 Jacksonville Jaguars Marcus Stroud DT Georgia

Players drafted number 1 overall by the Detroit Lions:
Frank Sinkwich (1943), Leon Hart (1950), Billy Sims (1980), Matthew Stafford (2009)

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