With the 249th pick of the 2016 NFL Draft, the San Francisco 49ers selected a former WKU cornerback Prince Charles Iworah in the seventh round on Saturday.
With the 223rd pick of the 2016 NFL Draft, the Miami Dolphins selected a former WKU quarterback Brandon Doughty, a hometown product, in the seventh round on Saturday.
With the 110th pick of the 2016 NFL Draft, the Los Angeles Rams selected former WKU tight end Tyler Higbee in the fourth round on Saturday.
Beginning with the first round on Thursday, the annual Player Selection Meeting – commonly known as the NFL Draft – kicks off from Chicago over a three-day span which could provide the first step for the dreams of a number of Hilltoppers to realize their life-long dreams.
In front of 5,500 fans on Saturday in Houchens Industries-L.T. Smith Stadium, head coach Jeff Brohm’s WKU Hilltoppers put on another offensive show, racking up over 900 yards through the air as the Red team defeated the White team 52-31 in the annual Red vs. White Spring Game.