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NFL Draft Day 2005

2005 list of Illinois High School NFL Draftees;

Roth, Matt/Villa Park (Willowbrook)
Iowa, 2nd round, 14th pick (46th overall)

Defensive lineman drafted by the Miami Dolphins. A fierce competitor on & off the field. Roth was said to have once challenged and cleared an entire bar in a fight while at Iowa. Named the Chicago Tribune's Athlete of the Year as a senior.

Hayden, Kelvin / Chicago (Hubbard)
University of Illinois, 2nd round, 28th pick (60th overall)

Defensive back drafted by the Colts. Before going to Illinois, Kelvin seen quite a bit of playing time at Joliet Junior College, where he was part of the team that won a national championship. Originally a wide receiver, Kelvin was switched to DB in 2004 as a way to help out a struggling Illinois defense.

Considine, Sean /Byron
University of Iowa, 4th round, 1st pick (102nd overall)

Drafted first in the 4th round by Philadelphia. The 6 foot, 206 lbs free safety was the team captain at Iowa after starting as a walk on. Was a running back & linebacker at Byron, where he holds the school record for career rushing, 4,010 & touchdowns.

Grisby, James "Boomer" /Canton
Illinois State, 5th round, 2nd pick (138th overall)

Linebacker drafted by the Kansas City Chiefs.

Collins, Jerome /Wheaton (W. Warrenville South)
Notre Dame, 5th round, 8th pick (144th overall)

Tight end drafted by the St. Louis Rams.

Hagler, Tyjuan / Kankakee (McNamara)
Cincinnati, 5th round, 37th pick (173rd overall)

Defensiveback drafted by the Colts.

Jefferson, Jason /Chicago (Leo)
Wisconsin, 6th round, 19th pick (193rd overall)

Defensive lineman drafted by the New Orleans Saints.

 

Possible undrafted free agents

Player High School College
Pos.
Beutjer, Jon Wheaton (W. Warrenville South) Illinois QB
Sheldon, Dan Burlington (Central) NIU WR
Ulrich, Matt Streamwood Northwestern OL
Carberry, Kevin Chicago (St. Rita) Ohio U. DL
Goolsby, Mike Joliet (Catholic) Notre Dame LB
Kinney, James Kankakee (Sr.) Missouri LB

 

 

 

 

 

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