Pac-12 finds 32 names announced in NFL Draft

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SAN FRANCISCO – The Pac-12 Conference had 32 players selected in the 2020 NFL Draft, highlighted by OREGON quarterback Justin Herbert who was selected by the Los Angeles Chargers with the sixth pick in the first round.

Herbert, the 2019 Campbell Trophy winner, becomes the sixth Oregon quarterback selected in the first round of the NFL Draft. He joins Marcus Mariota (No. 2, 2015), Joey Harrington (No.3, 2002), Akili Smith (No. 3, 1999), Chris Miller (No. 13, 1987) and George Shaw (No. 1, 1955). The Pac-12 leads all conferences with 39 quarterbacks selected in the first round all-time, followed by the SEC (31) and the ACC (20).

For the 10th consecutive NFL Draft, the Pac-12 had at least three players selected in the first round. Joining Herbert were USC OT Austin Jackson, who was the 18th player taken in the first round by the Miami Dolphins, and ARIZONA STATE WR Brandon Aiyuk selected by the San Francisco 49ers with the 25th pick.

Pac-12/NFL Draft Notes:
• 30 or more players selected for the sixth consecutive draft.
• Three or more Pac-12 players were selected in each round.
• Wide receivers were the popular Pac-12 selection with five.
• Utah had the most Pac-12 players selected (7), including a record four picks in the first three rounds.
• Ten Pac-12 teams had two or more players selected.
• Of the 32 picks, 19 were offensive players, 13 were defensive players.
• Pac-12 was third among all conferences with 32 selections, trailing only the 14-team SEC (64) and Big Ten (14) conferences.

7       Utah
4       Oregon
3       California, Colorado, Oregon State, UCLA
2       Arizona State, Stanford, USC, Washington
1       Washington State

First Round    
6 Justin Herbert, QB, Oregon Los Angeles Chargers
18 Austin Jackson, OL, USC Miami Dolphins
25 Brandon Aiyuk, WR, Arizona State San Francisco 49ers
Second Round    
2/34 Michael Pittman Jr., WR, USC Indianapolis Colts
10/42 Laviska Shenault Jr., WR, Colorado Jacksonville Jaguars
18/50 Jaylon Johnson, CB, Utah Chicago Bears
Third Round    
4/68 Ashtyn Davis, S, California New York Jets
21/85 Julian Blackmon, S, Utah Indianapolis Colts
21/86 Zack Moss, RB, Utah Buffalo Bills
27/91 Devin Asiasi, TE, UCLA New England Patriots
39/103 Davion Taylor, OLB, Colorado Philadelphia Eagles
40/104 Terrell Burgess, S, Utah Los Angeles Rams
Fourth Round    
4/110 Darnay Holmes, CB, UCLA New York Giants
6/112 Joshua Kelley, RB, UCLA Los Angeles Chargers
8/114 Leki Fotu, DT, Utah Arizona Cardinals
16/122 Jacob Eason, QB, Washington Indianapolis Colts
26/132 Troy Dye, OLB, Oregon Minnesota Vikings
27/133 Colby Parkinson, TE, Stanford Seattle Seahawks
28/134 Jaylinn Hawkins, S, California Atlanta Falcons
Fifth Round    
4/150 Shane Lemieux, OG, Oregon New York Giants
15/160 Nick Harris, C, Washington Cleveland Browns
34/179 Bradlee Anae, DE, Utah Dallas Cowboys
Sixth Round    
10/189 Jake Luton, QB, Oregon State Jacksonville Jaguars
18/197 John Penisini, DT, Utah Detroit Lions
23/202 Evan Weaver, ILB, California Arizona Cardinals
24/203 Blake Brandel, OT, Oregon State Minnesota Vikings
28/207 Isaiah Hodgins, WR, Oregon State Buffalo Bills
29/208 Jake Hanson, C, Oregon Green Bay Packers
33/212 Dezmon Patmon, WR, Wash. State Indianapolis Colts
Seventh Round    
8/222 Eno Benjamin, RB, Arizona State Arizona Cardinals
12/226 Arlington Hambright, OT, Colorado Chicago Bears
19/233 Casey Toohill, DE, Stanford Philadelphia Eagles