Which draftees played in AFC South states?

June, 8, 2009
Posted by ESPN.com's Paul Kuharsky

USA Football put together a list of information about where the 256 players drafted into the NFL in late April played their high school ball.

Twelve high schools were represented by two players, and three AFC South players were part of those pairing:
Here is everyone drafted who went to high schools from the four AFC South states:

Players drafted from high schools in Florida, Indiana, Tennessee and Texas
Name NFL Team (Rd.) College High School (City)
LB Spencer Adkins Atlanta (6) Miami Naples
LB Stanley Arnoux New Orleans (4) Wake Forest Glades Day (Belle Glade)
DB E.J. Biggers Tampa Bay (7) Western Michigan North Miami Beach Sr. (North Miami)
LB Cody Brown Arizona (2) Connecticut Coral Springs
DB Joe Burnett Pittsburgh (5) Central Florida Eustis
DB Darius Butler New England (2) Connecticut Coral Springs
WR Demetrius Byrd San Diego (7) Louisiana State Miami Central
DB Chris Clemons Miami (5) Clemson Desoto (Arcadia)
RB Glen Coffee San Francisco (3) Alabama Fort Walton Beach
DB Louis Delmas Detroit (2) Western Michigan North Miami Beach Sr. (North Miami)
C Tyronne Green San Diego (5) Auburn William J Woodham (Pensacola)
TE Cornelius Ingram Philadelphia (4) Florida Hawthorne
DE Ricky Jean-Francois San Francisco (7) Louisiana State Miam
i Carol City Sr. (Miami)
RB Gartrell Johnson San Diego (4) Colorado State Miami Springs Sr. (Miami Springs)
LB Tyrone McKenzie New England (3) South Florida Riverview
WR Louis Murphy Oakland (4) Florida Lakewood (St. Petersburg)
TE Jake O'Connell Kansas City (7) Miami, Ohio Gulf Coast (Naples)
DB Alphonso Smith Denver (2) Wake Forest Pahokee
DB Stoney Woodson N.Y. Giants (7) South Carolina Middleton (Tampa)
Name NFL Team (Rd.) College High School (City)
QB Curtis Painter Indianapolis (6) Purdue Lincoln (Vincennes)
DB Donald Washington Kansas City (4) Ohio State Franklin Central (Indianapolis)
Name NFL Team (Rd.) College High School (City)
T Michael Oher Baltimore (1) Mississippi Briarcrest (Memphis)
T Garrett Reynolds Atlanta (5) North Carolina Carter (Strawberry Plains)
WR Patrick Turner Miami (3) Southern California Goodpasture Christian School (Madison)
TEXAS (37)
Name NFL Team (Rd.) College High School (City)
QB Rhett Bomar N.Y. Giants (5) Sam Houston State Grand Prairie
RB Aaron Brown Detroit (6) Texas Christian Mayde Creek (Houston)
TE James Casey Houston (5) Rice Azle
WR Michael Crabtree San Francisco (1) Texas Tech Carthage
WR Jarett Dillard Jacksonville (5) Rice Sam Houston (San Antonio)
WR Dominique Edison Tennessee (6) Stephen F. Austin San Augustine
LB Cody Glenn Washington (5) Nebraska Rusk
RB Mike Goodson Carolina (4) Texas A&M Klein (Spring)
LB Robert Henson Washington (6) Texas Christian Longview
TE Anthony Hill Houston (4) North Carolina State Clear Brook (Friendswood)
LB Stephen Hodge Dallas (6) Texas Christian Tatum
DE Evander Hood Pittsburgh (1) Missouri Palo Duro (Amarillo)
WR Juaquin Iglesias Chicago (3) Oklahoma Killeen
G Herman Johnson Arizona (5) Louisiana State Denton
WR Manuel Johnson Dallas (7) Oklahoma Gilmer
WR Johnny Knox Chicago (5) Abilene Christian Channelview
DB Darcel McBath Denver (2) Texas Tech Gainesville
DB Brice McCain Houston (6) Utah Terrell
QB Stephen McGee Dallas (4) Texas A&M Burnet
DE Henry Melton Chicago (4) Texas Grapevine
DT Roy Miller Tampa Bay (3) Texas Shoemaker (Killeen)
P Thomas Morstead New Orleans (5) Southern Methodist Pearland
DB Ryan Mouton Tennessee (3) Hawaii Katy
QB Keith Null St. Louis (6) West Texas A&M Lampasas
RB Chris Ogbonnaya St. Louis (7) Texas Strake Jesuit College Prep (Houston)
DE Brian Orakpo Washington (1) Texas Lamar (Houston)
TE Brandon Pettigrew Detroit (1) Oklahoma State Robert E Lee (Tyler)
LB Jason Phillips Baltimore (5) Texas Christian Waller
C Blake Schlueter Denver (7) Texas Christian Ganado
RB Bernard Scott Cincinnati (6) Abilene Christian Wichita Falls
T Jason Smith St. Louis (1) Baylor W T White (Dallas)
QB Matthew Stafford Detroit (1) Georgia Highland Park (Dallas)
DE Stryker Sulak Oakland (6) Missouri Rockdale
WR Mike Thomas Jacksonville (4) Arizona Desoto
G Louis Vasquez San Diego (3) Texas Tech Corsicana
LB Brandon Williams Dallas (4) Texas Tech South Hills (Fort Worth)
RB Javarris Williams Kansas City (7) Tennessee State Terry (Rosenburg)

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