Senior Bobby Okereke was selected in the third round of the 2019 NFL Draft last Friday by the Indianapolis Colts.
Though five Stanford football players were selected to join pro rosters in this past weekend’s 2019 NFL Draft, seven more will have the opportunity to try out for teams as undrafted free agents.
Five Stanford players were picked in the 2019 NFL Draft, which was held in Nashville this past Thursday through Saturday. Though none went in the first round on Thursday, one Cardinal player was drafted in each of the following five rounds.
Senior wide receiver JJ Arcega-Whiteside and senior inside linebacker Bobby Okereke were picked on Friday’s day two of the 2019 NFL Draft, joining a long list of Stanford players in the NFL.
The first day of the 2019 NFL Draft is in the books, and a player from Stanford has yet to be picked by NFL teams. With the second and third rounds on Friday and rounds four through seven on Saturday, the Cardinal is poised to send a deep group to NFL rosters this year.
The Stanford football team will take the field at Cagan Stadium this Saturday for the Cardinal and White Spring Game, the final meeting of their 2019 spring practice sessions. This scrimmage, played between the team’s offense and defense, is a yearly tradition for the team, and is open to the public for free.
Representatives from all 32 NFL teams gathered on the Siebel Practice Field this past Thursday for the annual Stanford Pro Timing Day. Over 100 personnel – scouts, coaches and general managers – convened to get a final look at the Cardinal’s top pro prospects.
This past weekend’s 2019 NFL Scouting Combine at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis saw the nation’s top collegiate football players try out for NFL coaches in hopes of improving their stocks for the upcoming NFL draft in April. While players from Clemson and Michigan showed out in workouts all weekend long and exceeded expectations in the combine drills, Stanford’s seven participants put on disappointingly average performances.