9 Research Notes for NFL Draft Tampa Bay Buccaneers and related
2009.04.26  Illinois Offensive Tackles Go Fifth
Xavier Fulton (155th overall, Buccaneers) is the fifth offensive tackle from Illinois selected this decade. All five have been selected in the 5th round.
2009.04.26  Miller Parlays Fiesta Bowl MVP into Draft Pick
Roy Miller was the Defensive MVP of the 2009 Fiesta Bowl, and was selected in the 3rd round of the 2009 NFL Draft. He's the highest-selected Fiesta Bowl Defensive MVP since the Packers took A.J. Hawk (2005 MVP) 5th overall.
2009.04.25  Freeman is Bucs 1st QB Since Dilfer
Quarterbacks Selected in 1st Round by Buccaneers - All-time
Year Player Pos School
2009 Josh Freeman QB Kansas State
1994 Trent Dilfer QB Fresno State
1987 Vinny Testaverde QB Miami (FL)
1978 Doug Williams QB Grambling
2009.04.25  LSU DL in First Round a Recent Trend
LSU Defensive Linemen Selected in 1st Round - Common Draft Era
Year Player Team
2009 Tyson Jackson Chiefs
2008 Glenn Dorsey Chiefs
2005 Marcus Spears Cowboys
1999 Anthony McFarland Buccaneers
2009.04.13  Buccaneers' Busts at WR
During the past 15 years, the Bucs have spent four first- or second-round picks on receivers. They all turned out to be busts, except Dexter Jackson, whose career is just getting under way.
Wide Receivers Drafted in 1st or 2nd Round - Buccaneers, Last 15 Years
Year Round Player School
2008 2nd Dexter Jackson Appalachian State
2004 1st Michael Clayton LSU
1998 2nd Jacquez Green Florida
1997 1st Reidel Anthony Florida
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