Iowa could set a modern-day record with seven selections in this weekend’s 2018 NFL draft.
The Hawkeyes had six picks in each of the 2010 through 2012 drafts and had four last year. It appears likely the school will have at least five this weekend with three others as a possibility.
Land of 10 Iowa will keep you updated on when the players are drafted.
2018 NFL draft: Iowa picks, teams
No Iowa first-round picks this year.
Baltimore traded with Philadelphia to take the final pick of the first round. The Ravens draft Louisville quarterback Lamar Jackson.
In the penultimate selection of the night, the New England Patriots picked running back Sony Michel out of Georgia.
Minnesota picked a cornerback, but not the one who played just to the south of the border in college. The Vikings selected UCF cornerback Mike Hughes with the 30th pick overall.
Jacksonville continued to fortify one of the NFL’s best defenses by drafting Florida defensive tackle Taven Bryan.
In the best moment of the night, Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker Ryan Shazier walked to the podium and announced Virginia Tech safety Terrell Edmunds as the pick. Shazier was paralyzed after a hit in a game last fall.
Seattle opted to go offense after losing a ton of defenders this offseason and picked San Diego State running back Rashaad Penny.
Atlanta picked up a complementary wide receiver for superstar Julio Jones by drafting fellow Alabama star Calvin Ridley.
Baltimore finally held on to a pick, selecting tight end Hayden Hurst of South Carolina.
Carolina used most of its allotted 10 minutes before selecting Maryland receiver D.J. Moore.
New England hangs on to its pick, No. 23 overall, after snagging it from the Los Angeles Rams for receiver Brandon Cooks.
Baltimore trades the No. 22 pick to Tennessee, which picks linebacker Rasahaan Evans. The Ravens pick up a fourth-round pick and gives Tennessee a seventh-rounder.
With the 21st pick, Cincinnati takes Ohio State center Billy Price.
Detroit Lions pick center Arkansas center Frank Ragnow.
Trade: Pittsburgh traded wide receiver Martavis Bryant to Oakland for a third-round pick.
The hometown Dallas Cowboys whipped the crowd into a frenzy with Drew Pearson and Michael Irvin on stage. The Cowboys then picked linebacker Leighton Vander Esch from Boise State. Kind of a Brian Urlacher type.
Green Bay trades up with Seattle from No. 27 to No. 18. The Packers take Louisville cornerback Jaire Alexander. Seattle gets Green Bay’s first-round pick (No. 27), third-round pick (No. 76) and sixth-round (No. 186). Green Bay also gets Seattle’s seventh-round pick (248).
L.A. Chargers take Florida State safety Derwin James. The Chargers have an electric defensive backfield.
Buffalo trades up with Baltimore for the No. 16 pick. The Ravens get the No. 22 overall pick and a third-rounder (65) while Buffalo gets a fifth-rounder. The Bills select Virginia Tech linebacker Tremaine Edmunds.
Oakland drafts UCLA tackle Kolton Miller with the pick it obtained in a trade with Arizona.
New Orleans traded up 13 spots with Green Bay to select UTSA defensive end Marcus Davenport with the No. 14 pick. The Packers get the No. 27 overall pick, a fifth-rounder and a 2019 first-round selection.
Washington Redskins snag Alabama DT Da’Ron Payne with the No. 13 pick.
Tampa Bay decided to grab a giant defensive tackle in Washington Huskies’ Vita Vea at No. 12. That’s an upgrade.
With the 11th pick, the Miami Dolphins selected Alabama defensive back Minkah Fitzpatrick.
Arizona traded up with Oakland for the No. 10 overall pick. The Cardinals take UCLA quarterback Josh Rosen. Oakland gets No. 15 overall, the Cardinals third-rounder and fifth-rounder.
San Francisco grabs Notre Dame tackle Mike McGlinchey for Jimmy Garappolo. The 49ers are building something.
Chicago Bears grab Georgia linebacker Roquan Smith. A necessity for the Bears.
Buffalo traded with Tampa Bay to grab the No. 7 pick. The Bills select quarterback Josh Allen of Wyoming. Allen struggled at Iowa in the 2017 season opener, completing 23 of 40 passes for 173 yards and 2 interceptions. Tampa Bay moves down to No. 12 and grabs Buffalo’s two second-round picks at 53 and 56. The Bills also get a seventh-round selection from the Buccaneers.
Indianapolis didn’t wait long to snag Notre Dame monster guard Quenton Nelson. He’ll be a great protector for quarterback Andrew Luck.
Denver snags perhaps the best defensive player in the draft in North Carolina State defensive end Bradley Chubb at No. 5 overall.
Cleveland with another surprise at No. 4 overall. The Browns finally take an Ohio State player in cornerback Denzel Ward. Last Buckeye selected by Cleveland was wide receiver Brian Robiskie in 2009.
The Jets take USC quarterback Sam Darnold with the third pick. Until two days ago, most people believed he’d go No. 1 overall to Cleveland.
The Giants pick Penn State running back Saquon Barkley. What an incredible athlete. He put up 358 all-purpose yards at Iowa last September, and Penn State needed every one of them.
Cleveland has the first pick of the draft. The Browns select Oklahoma quarterback Baker Mayfield, the 2017 Heisman Trophy winner.
2018 NFL draft: Iowa Twitter roll
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2018 NFL draft: Iowa players
CB JOSH JACKSON
Rankings — CBS: No. 8 overall, No. 1 CB; Scouts Inc.: No. 19 overall, No. 4 CB; Ourlads: No. 3 CB; NFL Draft Scout: No. 4 CB; NFL Network’s Mike Mayock: No. 5 CB; NFL Network’s Daniel Jeremiah: No. 26 overall; NFL.com’s Gil Brandt: No. 26 overall
Mock drafts — NFL Network’s Bucky Brooks: No. 18 Seattle; NFL Network’s Chad Reuter: No. 30 (second round) Chicago; NFL Network’s Charley Casserly: No. 31 New England; CBS Sports’ R.J. White: No. 15 Arizona; CBS Sports’ Chris Trapasso: No. 24 Seattle (proposed trade); ESPN’s Todd McShay/Mel Kiper: No. 30 Minnesota; Ourlads: No. 24 Carolina; Bleacher Report’s Matt Miller: No. 22 Buffalo
Quotable: “Jackson has ideal size (6-foot-1, 192 pounds) and grabbed eight interceptions in his junior year before entering the NFL draft. He doesn’t have blinding speed (4.56 seconds in the 40) but is quick and physical at the line of scrimmage. His press and bail technique are the best of the top-tier corners I’ve studied.” — Matt Miller, Bleacher Report
C/G JAMES DANIELS
Rankings — CBS: No. 41 overall, No. 2 C; Scouts Inc.: No. 22 overall, No. 1 C; ESPN’s Todd McShay: No. 3 C; ESPN’s Mel Kiper: No. 1 C; Ourlads: No. 2 C; NFL Draft Scout: No. 1 C; NFL Network’s Mike Mayock: No. 2 interior OL; NFL Network’s Daniel Jeremiah: No. 22 overall; NFL.com’s Gil Brandt: No. 23
Mock drafts — NFL Network’s Daniel Jeremiah: No. 25 Tennessee; NFL Network’s Chad Reuter: No. 44 Washington (second round); ESPN’s Todd McShay/Mel Kiper: No. 20 Detroit; CBS’ Chris Trapasso: No. 21 Cincinnati; Ourlads: No. 39 (second round) Chicago; Bleacher Report’s Matt Miller: No. 10 Oakland
Quotable: “Daniels is a fluid mover with tremendous initial quickness to win positioning on most every zone block he’s asked to make — both on the first and second levels. His height, weight and arm length numbers at the combine will be critical in either solidifying his draft slot or potentially dropping him a round. Some teams might see him as a zone-only center, but he may be strong enough to fit in with other blocking schemes. He needs to get stronger, but he’s a plus run blocker and pass protector with a chance to become a Pro Bowl starter.” — Lance Zierlein, NFL.com
ILB JOSEY JEWELL
Rankings — CBS: No. 174 overall, No. 8 LB; Scouts Inc.: No. 101 overall, No. 3 ILB; Ourlads: No. 3 ILB; NFL Draft Scout: No. 3 ILB; Ourlads: No. 8 OLB; NFL.com’s Gil Brandt: No. 77
Mock drafts — NFL Network’s Chad Reuter: No. 61 (second round) Jacksonville; ESPN’s Todd McShay/Mel Kiper: No. 92 (third round) Pittsburgh; Ourlads: No. 110 (fourth round) Oakland; Bleacher Report’s Matt Miller: No. 100 (third round) Cincinnati
Quotable: “I don’t expect Jewell to be picked in the first two rounds, making him a bargain for a team looking for a defensive leader. While he doesn’t have exceptional straight-line speed, Jewell’s tape and NFL Scouting Combine workout displayed good short-area quickness to adjust to oncoming ball carriers. I suspect he’ll lead his new team in tackles for six or seven years.” — NFL Network’s Chad Reuter
C/G SEAN WELSH
Rankings — CBS: No. 209 overall, No. 11 G; Scouts Inc.: No. 159 overall, No. 8 G; Ourlads: No. 18 G; NFL Draft Scout: No. 8 G
Mock drafts — Ourlads: No. 239 (seventh round) Green Bay; Bleacher Report’s Matt Miller: No. 225 (seventh round) Denver
Quotable: “Sean Welsh doesn’t have ideal NFL size and athleticism, but he’s a technician who’ll enter the league with top-tier Iowa coaching. The team that lands him won’t have to worry about his mental processing. If he can continue to win with foundational skills, a backup/spot-starter role seems likely and could allow him to carve out a nice career.” — Matt Miller, Bleacher Report
RB AKRUM WADLEY
Rankings — CBS: No. 144 overall, No. 13 RB; Scouts Inc.: No. 109 overall, No. 11 RB; Ourlads: No. 16 RB; NFL Draft Scout: No. 17 RB
Mock drafts — NFL Network’s Chad Reuter: No. 235 (seventh round) N.Y. Jets; Ourlads: No. 193 (sixth round) Dallas; Bleacher Report’s Matt Miller: No. 142 (fifth round) Denver
Quotable: “The highlight reel runs are full of jukes, cuts and missed tackles for this explosive runner, but his lack of size and concerns over his durability limit where teams will consider drafting him. Wadley’s unique talent in creating unblocked yardage for himself is a huge plus and his ability to catch passes and return kicks should add to his value. Wadley may become a committee runner who can have a solid NFL career if he proves he can be a full-time third-down option.” — Lance Zierlein, NFL.com
OL IKE BOETTGER
Rankings — Ourlads: No. 19 T; NFL Draft Scout: No. 38 T
LB BEN NIEMANN
Rankings — Ourlads: No. 27 OLB (tie); NFL Draft Scout: No. 39 OLB
OL BOONE MYERS
Rankings — Ourlads: No. 43 G (tie); NFL Draft Scout: No. 32 G
DT NATE BAZATA
Rankings — Ourlads: No. 26 DT (tie); NFL Draft Scout: No. 44 DT
RB JAMES BUTLER
Rankings — Ourlads: No. 26 RB (tie); NFL Draft Scout: No. 63 RB
LB BO BOWER
Rankings — Ourlads: No. 53 OLB (tie); NFL Draft Scout: No. 41 OLB
FB DRAKE KULICK
Rankings — Ourlads: No. 11 FB (tie); NFL Draft Scout: No. 26 FB
WR MATT VANDEBERG
Rankings — Ourlads: No. 68 WR (tie); NFL Draft Scout: No. 81 WR
LS TYLER KLUVER
Rankings — None