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Where the Pros Were
Austin Murphy
October 15, 2012
The 2005 Trojans may have seemed loaded with NFL-ready talent, but other teams fared better when it came to producing quality pros. SI analyzed the first- through third-round draft picks from teams appearing in the BCS title game since 2000 and ranked those teams based on the cumulative per-season average of their draftees' Approximate Value (AV) rating on ProFootballReference.com.
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October 15, 2012

Where The Pros Were

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Team Draftees NFL Seasons Pro Bowls AV/Season
2001 Miami 24 176 36 5.31
2006 Florida 11 28 3 5.08
2005 Texas 15 66 6 4.54
2004 Oklahoma 12 59 8 4.37
2005 USC 24 107 8 3.93
2003 Oklahoma 14 70 7 3.93

The 2005 Trojans may have seemed loaded with NFL-ready talent, but other teams fared better when it came to producing quality pros. SI analyzed the first- through third-round draft picks from teams appearing in the BCS title game since 2000 and ranked those teams based on the cumulative per-season average of their draftees' Approximate Value (AV) rating on ProFootballReference.com.

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*2012 was counted as one quarter of a season

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