Prospects from Iowa That Could Be Taken in NFL Draft
The 2023 NFL Draft commences from Kansas City on Thursday, April 27th. Prospects from around the country will be waiting on pins and needles to hear their names called and their dreams realized.
The Hawkeye State has been a consistent producer of NFL talent, and we aim to highlight all of the prospects from Iowa that could be taken in this year's draft.
Of course, Will McDonald IV (Iowa State) and Lukas Van Ness (Iowa) are the obvious early-on picks for the major universities in the state.
Here is a list of potential picks that played college football in Iowa:
OT Javion Caldwell - Senior
University of Iowa
EDGE Lukas Van Ness - RS Sophomore
LB Jack Campbell - Senior
TE Sam LaPorta - Senior
CB Riley Moss - Senior
S Kaevon Merriweather - RS Senior
LB Seth Benson - RS Senior
Iowa State University
EDGE Will McDonald IV - RS Senior
S Anthony Johnson Jr. - Senior
DE MJ Anderson - RS Junior
WR Xavier Hutchinson - Senior
C Trevor Downing - RS Senior
It's another strong crop of talent from the Hawkeye state that is awaiting their call from the NFL. For every player that is drafted, countless others will get opportunities to catch on with teams via undrafted free agency.
Typically, undrafted free agents begin to sign with teams immediately to follow the conclusion of Day 3 of the draft, which will be Saturday, April 29th.
Source: NFL.com Draft Tracker
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