Notre Dame produced its deepest class in 20 years in this year’s NFL Draft, but how did the Irish match up against other schools?
According to data compiled by The Wall Street Journal, Notre Dame produced the second best draft class in 2014.
WSJ assigned a point value to each of the 256 draftees, beginning with 256 points for No. 1 pick Jadeveon Clowney, 255 points for No. 2 pick Greg Robinson and so on.
Notre Dame finished with 1,255 points from its eight draft picks, second to only LSU’s 1,268 points from its nine picks.
||WR Odell Beckham (12th, Giants)
||OT Zack Martin (16th, Cowboys)
||WR Kelvin Benjamin (28th, Panthers)
||LB C.J. Mosley (17th, Ravens)
||LB Ryan Shazier (15th, Steelers)
||S Calvin Pryor (18th, Jets)
||LB Anthony Barr (9th, Vikings)
||WR Sammy Watkins (4th, Bills)
||OT Jake Matthews (6th, Falcons)
||TE Eric Ebron (10th, Lions)
The eight former Notre Dame players drafted were Zack Martin, Stephon Tuitt, Troy Niklas, Louis Nix III, Chris Watt, Prince Shembo, Bennett Jackson and T.J. Jones.