20 Research Notes for NFL Draft Oakland Raiders and related
2009.10.07  Crabtree Not Far Behind Heyward-Bey
There were six wide receivers drafted in the first round in 2009. Obviously, Michael Crabtree is the last one to sign, but he's not too far behind Darrius Heyward-Bey -- the only WR selected before him -- in terms of total production.
WR Drafted in First Round in 2009
Player Rec Rec Yds
7. Darrius Heyward-Bey, OAK 2 36
10. Michael Crabtree, SF 0 0<<
19. Jeremy Maclin, PHI 6 45
22. Percy Harvin, MIN 14 167
29. Hakeem Nicks, NYG 3 72
30. Kenny Britt, TEN 17 271
>>Has not played in 2009
2009.08.06  Crabtree Better than Heyward-Bey in College
MICHAEL CRABTREE vs DARRIUS HEYWARD-BEY - LAST 2 FBS SEASONS
Player Crabtree Heyward-Bey
Rec 231 93
Rec yds 3,127 1,387
Rec TD 41 8
4th-qtr TD 7 0
2009.04.25  Mitchell Makes Ohio History
Michael Mitchell was a suprise pick in the 2nd round (47th overall). The last time a player from Ohio was chosen before the 3rd round was in the very first NFL Draft in 1936 when OT Art Lewis was selected 9th overall by the Giants.
2009.04.25  Maryland WR Rarely Go This Early
Highest Drafted Receivers from Maryland - Common Draft Era
Year Round Pick Player Team
2009 1st 7th Darrius Heyward-Bey Raiders
1989 5th 116th Vernon Joines Browns
1996 5th 153rd Jermaine Lewis Ravens
1970 7th 173rd Roland Merritt Redskins
1988 9th 224th Azizuddin Abdur-Ra'oof Chiefs
>>last Maryland WR in 1st round: Gary Collins, 1962
2009.04.25  LSU Provides First-Round Talent
LSU Players Selected in 1st Round - Since 2007
Year Player Pos Team
2009 Tyson Jackson DE Chiefs
2008 Glenn Dorsey DT Chiefs
2007 JaMarcus Russell QB Raiders
2007 LaRon Landry S Redskins
2007 Dwayne Bowe WR Chiefs
2007 Craig Davis WR Chargers
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