LINCOLN, Neb. — Nebraska had one player selected in the 2017 NFL Draft over the weekend — Nate Gerry, who was drafted by the Philadelphia Eagles with the final pick in the fifth round.
Here’s where the rest of Nebraska’s 2016 senior class ended up.
Nebraska’s starting quarterback the last three seasons will begin his NFL career with the Minnesota Vikings.
Closed a door today and opened another one!!!! Thank you for the opportunity @Vikings !!! Work isn't done yet!!!
— Tommy Armstrong Jr. (@Tommy_Gun4) April 29, 2017
Armstrong will be a wide receiver and running back in Minnesota.
Wide receiver Brandon Reilly will head to the Buffalo Bills.
Buffalo bound ✊?Excited to start this new chapter @buffalobills
— B. Reilly (@brandonreilly87) April 29, 2017
Reilly led the Big Ten in yards per catch his junior year. He is a former walk-on.
Nebraska’s starting running back last season will join his quarterback in Minnesota.
Minnesota it is !thankful for the opportunity to live out my dream @Vikings
— Terrell Newby (@TerrellNewby) April 29, 2017
Newby led Nebraska in rushing the past two seasons.
Carter was projected to be a late-round draft pick but didn’t end up being selected. He is, however, going to Cincinnati to play for the Bengals.
— cethan carter (@ccarter_11) April 30, 2017
Former wide receiver Alonzo Moore will head about three hours south and try out with the Kansas City Chiefs.
— Ron Clements (@Ron_Clements) April 29, 2017
Lincoln native and former linebacker Josh Banderas will head to Denver.
Just confirmed Nebraska linebacker Josh Banderas has agreed to an undrafted free agent deal with the Denver Broncos. #Huskers
— Sean Callahan (@Sean_Callahan) April 29, 2017
Nebraska’s center will also head to Minnesota. He’ll try out for the Vikings with Armstrong and Newby.
How blessed am I that my God is letting me get another shot at doing what I love most. Thanks to the @Vikings for giving me a tryout!
— DUtter (@DylanUtter66) April 29, 2017
Westerkamp will have a tryout with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.
For @HuskerFBNation fans, WR Jordan Westerkamp has been invited to tryout with the Tampa Bay Bucs. GM Jason Licht a Nebraska man, himself.
— Peter Schrager (@PSchrags) April 30, 2017
The Nebraska offensive lineman will have a tryout with the Vikings, a team that had major blocking troubles last season.
Former #Huskers OL Sam Hahn has earned a tryout next weekend with the Minnesota Vikings.
— Sean Callahan (@Sean_Callahan) April 30, 2017
Linebacker Michael Rose-Ivey will head to Chicago to try out with the Bears.
I guess I'm a Chicago Bears fan now…. pic.twitter.com/joYGaf3zaz
— Michael A. Rose (@marosekcmo) April 30, 2017