Texas Roots: Where NFL Draft Picks Played High School Football

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Texas in the 2023 NFL DRAFT

  • 28 different Texas high schools had players selected in the 2023 NFL Draft.
  • Texas (30 picks) finished second behind Florida (36 picks) in total picks.
  • Bishop Gorman, a private school in Las Vegas, led all high schools with three selections.
  • Two players from Temple and two from Hebron were selected in the NFL Draft, leading the state in the number of players drafted from a single high school.
  • TCU led all Texas colleges with eight selections.
  • The Jacksonville Jaguars and Kansas City Chiefs selected the highest number of players from Texas in the NFL Draft, with each team selecting four players.
West Rusk DE Tyree Wilson Texas Tech 1 7 Las Vegas
The Colony DB Christian Gonzalez Oregon 1 17 New England
Rockwall WR Jaxon Smith-Njigba Ohio State 1 20 Seattle
Temple WR Quentin Johnston TCU 1 21 L.A. Chargers
South Grand Prairie  G Steve Avila TCU 2 36 L.A. Rams
Richland Senior  WR Rashee Rice Southern Methodist 2 55 Kansas City
Frisco Lone Star WR Marvin Mims Oklahoma 2 63 Denver
Denton Ryan LB Drew Sanders Arkansas 3 67 Denver
Mount Enterprise RB Kendre Miller TCU 3 71 New Orleans
Fort Bend Marshall RB Devon Achane Texas A&M 3 84 Miami
Arp LB DeMarvion Overshown Texas 3 90 Dallas
Frisco DE Dylan Horton TCU 4 109 Houston
Port Neches-Groves  RB Roschon Johnson Texas 4 115 Chicago
Hebron  T Braeden Daniels Utah 4 118 Washington
Sachse DE Tyler Lacy Oklahoma State 4 130 Jacksonville
Hebron  QB Clayton Tune Houston 5 139 Arizona
Hewitt Midway DB Tre'Vius Tomlinson TCU 6 182 L.A. Rams
Austin Travis WR Parker Washington Penn State 6 185 Jacksonville
Manor LB Ochaun Mathis Nebraska 6 189 L.A. Rams
Spring Westfield NT Keondre Coburn Texas 6 194 Kansas City
Austin Bowie TE Elijah Higgins Stanford 6 197 Miami
Cy-Fair  DB Erick Hallett Pittsburgh 6 208 Jacksonville
Temple DB Tre Hawkins Old Dominion 6 209 N.Y. Giants
Round Rock Cedar Ridge RB Deuce Vaughn Kansas State 6 212 Dallas
North Shore  RB Zach Evans Mississippi 6 215 L.A. Rams
Burton LB Dee Winters TCU 6 216 San Francisco
Cibolo Steele DB Jaylon Jones Texas A&M 7 221 Indianapolis
Pearland RB Derek Parish Houston 7 240 Jacksonville
Arlington Martin TE Brayden Willis Oklahoma 7 247 San Francisco
Katy DT Moro Ojomo Texas 7 249 Philadelphia

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