Lion, Mike Hughes, Tre'Quan Smith and also Jordan Akins were chosen in the 2018 NFL Draft, noting the 2nd time in's background 4 gamers were prepared in one year.


Lion returned a fumble for a 20-yard goal versus Austin Peay. The play assisted to protect's 73-- 33 loss over the Governors. (Pictures by Nick Leyva '15)

Shaquem Lion needed to wait longer than any individual desired him to. However when he was lastly chosen, it was unbelievable information. Shaquem was chosen in the 5th round with the 141st choice in the 2018 NFL Draft.

"This is not completion of my roadway ... it's only simply the start," Shaquem claimed to ESPN.In completion, it had not been the when, it was the who that made the story.Shaquem was picked by the Seattle Seahawks, rejoining him on the very same football group with his twin bro. Shaquill Lion was a third-round option by the Seahawks one year earlier."This is not completion of my roadway … it's

only simply the start,"Shaquem claimed to ESPN."And also I'm mosting likely to maintain verifying individuals incorrect since I have a great deal of individuals to show incorrect — a great deal of skeptics. I would certainly wait around once again for the possibility to be back with my sibling."Shaquem was a first-team All-American Athletic Meeting option each of the last 2 periods. He was the AAC's Defensive Gamer of the Year in 2016 and also was called the protective MVP of the Chick-fil-A Peach Dish, which finished's Championship game, undefeated,13-0 period in 2017. Protective back Mike Hughes was chosen by the Minnesota Vikings, pass receiver Tre'Quan Smith was chosen by the New Orleans Saints, and also limited end Jordan Akins was picked by the Houston Texans.Griffin was just one of 4 Knights picked in one NFL Draft for the 2nd time in college background. Protective back Mike Hughes was picked by the Minnesota Vikings in the preliminary, pass receiver Tre'Quan Smith was chosen by the New Orleans Saints as the 27th choice of the 3rd round, as well as limited end Jordan Akins was picked by the Houston Texans as the 34th choice of the 3rd round. Hughes came to be the 4th gamer chosen in the preliminary of the NFL Draft. He adheres to Daunte Culpepper( 1999, 11th general ), Blake Bortles (2014, 3rd general) and also Breshad Perriman (2015, 26th total)as Knights picked in the initial round.The last time 4 football gamers were picked in the NFL Draft was 2003, when Asante Samuel, Doug Gabriel, Mike Mabry and also Elton Patterson were chosen.Griffin ends up being the 40th gamer picked in NFL Draft.

He is the 19th protective gamer picked in NFL Draft. He's the 3rd linebacker from the Knights to enter the NFL Draft. Below's a consider the various other 2:-- Bob Spitulski(1992, 66th)-- Rick Hamilton(1993, 71st)This is simply the 2nd time in background that 2 protective gamers have actually been picked in the very same NFL Draft. Before Mike Hughes and also Shaquem Lion, it was Samuel(120th total )as well as Patterson(

259th total)in 2003. 4 various other gamers authorized to NFL groups over the weekend break as undrafted freelances. Protective take on Jamiyus Pittman signed up with the Miami Dolphins, offending line Aaron Evans authorized to the Philly Eagles, protective line Tony Guerad signed up with the Jacksonville Jaguars as well as limited end Jordan Franks authorized with the Cincinnati Bengals.