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No Zips drafted, but MAC is well-represented

By mrasor Published: April 26, 2009

Over is Akron's streak of four consecutive NFL Drafts with a Zip being selected in the first four rounds.
In fact, no Akron player with his eyes posted to ESPN on Sunday heard his name called. Kevin Grant and Bryan Williams probably had the best chance, and I'm certain they will sign with teams in the next couple weeks.
The MAC was well-represented in the early rounds by historical standards. Northern Illinois' Larry English was the No. 16 pick of the San Diego Chargers. Louis Delmas of Western Michigan (33rd to Detroit) and Mike Mitchell of Ohio (47th to Oakland) were second rounders.
Here are the other MAC draftees:
3rd Round (75th to Dallas) -- Robert Brewster, OT from Ball State 4th Round (109th to Green Bay) -- T.J. Lang, OT from Eastern Michigan 5th Round (171st to San Francisco) -- Nate Davis, QB from Ball State 7th Round (217th to Tampa Bay) -- E.J. Biggers, CB from Western Michigan 7th Round (232nd to New England) -- Julian Edelman, QB from Kent State 7th Round (237th to Kansas City) -- Jake O'Connell, TE from Miami


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