NU's Kafka picked by Eagles

Updated: April 24, 2010, 8:02 PM ET
By Scott Powers | ESPNChicago.com

Northwestern senior Corey Wootton told everyone he could before the season that Wildcats quarterback Mike Kafka was going to have a breakout year.

"Everyone looked at me like I was crazy," Wootton said earlier in the week.

On Saturday, he got the last laugh as Kafka followed Wootton (No. 109 by Chicago Bears) in the fourth round of the NFL Draft and was selected by the Philadelphia Eagles at No. 122.

Kafka, a St. Rita High School product, threw for 3,430 yards and 16 ...

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