Only 26 ACC players heard their names called at the 2016 NFL draft, but the talent remaining in the conference will show itself in future drafts.
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Highlights: Charone Peake
The Jets added another weapon in Round 7, taking the former Clemson wide receiver. Check out some of Peake's best highlights.
Highlights: Jayron Kearse
The Vikings added another defensive back in Round 7, taking the former Clemson safety. Check out some of Kearse's best highlights.
Highlights: D.J. Reader
The Texans grabbed the former Clemson defensive tackle late in Round 5. Check out some of Reader's best highlights.
Highlights: B.J. Goodson
The Giants opted for the former Clemson linebacker in Round 4. Check out some of Goodson's best highlights.
Highlights: T.J. Green
The Colts opted for the Clemson defensive back with the 57th overall pick. Check out this package of Green's best plays.
Bio Blast: Mackensie Alexander
Minnesota added a piece to its secondary in the second round with the selection of Alexander. The Clemson corner was a third-team AP All-American in 2015.
McShay scouting report: Mackensie Alexander
Todd McShay breaks down the tape on Minnesota's second-round selection. What are the biggest strengths and weaknesses of the No. 54 overall pick?
Paul Kuharsky ESPN Staff Writer
Kevin Dodd says he had a sense Titans liked him. Worked out for LB coach Lou Spanos. Played some 4-3, some 3-4. "Wherever they need me to play, I am ready to work," he said. Excited to work for advice LeBeau and not be far from home.
Bio Blast: Kevin Dodd
The Titans opted for the former Clemson defensive end at No. 33 overall. Dodd totaled 12 sacks last season, including three in the national championship game.
Paul Kuharsky ESPN Staff Writer
Titans pick Clemson defensive end Kevin Dodd 33rd. Titans are calling him an outside linebacker. They have Derrick Morgan and Brian Orakpo. But when Morgan got hurt last season, the pass rush tanked. Dick LeBeau will find ways to use all three.
McShay scouting report: Kevin Dodd
The Tennessee Titans made Kevin Dodd the No. 33 overall selection in the draft. Todd McShay breaks down the raw Clemson product's potential.
Former Clemson defensive end Shaq Lawson said Friday that he was asked by an NFL team during February's combine about what method he would use to kill someone.
Alexander best fit for Dolphins at 42
Our Insiders take a look at how tonight's Round 2 should play out if every team was drafting purely for best fit. They think Miami should draft CB Mackensie Alexander, whose press technique fits with what the Dolphins want to do defensively. Round 2 best fits mock draft (Insider)
Round 2: Dodd best fit for Cowboys at 33
Our Insiders take a look at how tonight's Round 2 should play out if every team was drafting purely for best fit. They think Dallas, which needs to find pass rushing help on the edges, should draft DE Kevin Dodd. Round 2 best fits mock draft (Insider)
Defensive end Shaq Lawson denied a report that the Bills' first-round pick will need surgery on his right shoulder, likely after his rookie season.
Bio Blast: Shaq Lawson
The Bills opted for the former Clemson defensive end with the 19th overall pick. Lawson led the FBS with 25.5 tackles for loss in 2015.
Kiper scouting report: Shaq Lawson
Get to know the newest Bill, No. 19 overall pick Shaq Lawson. Mel Kiper Jr. breaks down the former Clemson defensive end.
The Dallas Tigers?
The Cowboys don't desperately need a QB, so if they could pick an entire draft class from any school, Clemson would be a good choice. The Tigers fill key needs for Jerry Jones' defense. If NFL teams could pick CFB teams (Insider)
The Seminoles and Tigers, the top teams of the ACC, figure to be the conference's best-represented teams in the NFL draft as well.
Andrea Adelson ESPN Staff Writer
Clemson has a chance to have a very big weekend at the draft, starting tonight. Defensive ends Shaq Lawson and Kevin Dodd are expected to go in the first round. That would give Clemson first-round picks four years in a row. There also is a chance the Tigers could have eight players drafted over the next three days. If that happens, it would be the largest Clemson draft class in 25 years.
Tigers still taking top recruits
Clemson's proficiency on the recruiting trail has never been in doubt. The Tigers have six ESPN 300 commits in the newly released rankings. See the full rankings
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