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2014 NFL Draft Recap

May 13, 2014, 10:13 AM EDT

To put it simply, the 2014 NFL Draft was a great one for the Irish as they saw eight of their former student-athletes get selected by NFL squads, all of which were chosen in the top 190 picks.

In addition to those selected in the Draft, a plethora of other former Irish football players received free agent contracts for the upcoming season.

Below you will find where each former player went in the Draft and where those who signed during free agency went and a tweet or two about their destination.

Zach Martin • Dallas Cowboys • First Round • 16th Overall

Stephon Tuitt • Pittsburgh Steelers • Second Round • 46th Overall

Troy Niklas • Arizona Cardinals • Second Round • 52nd Overall

(FULL DISCLOSURE: This is the card used for the selection of Troy Niklas, although the twitter handle used for Troy is a fake twitter account)

Louis Nix III • Houston Texans • Third Round • 83rd Overall

Chris Watt • San Diego Chargers • Third Round • 89th Overall

Prince Shembo • Atlanta Falcons • Fourth Round • 139th Overall

Bennett Jackson • N.Y. Giants • Sixth Round • 187th Overall

T.J. Jones • Detroit Lions • Sixth Round • 189th Overall

Tommy Rees • Washington Redskins • Free Agent

Dan Fox • N.Y. Giants • Free Agent

Kona Schwenke • Kansas City Chiefs • Free Agent

Carlo Calabrese • Cleveland Browns • Free Agent

George Atkinson • Oakland Raiders • Free Agent

  1. - May 13, 2014 at 11:14 AM

    good luck to all the irish players in the nfl will be watching go irish

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