Six ACC players selected on first day of NFL Draft
The Atlantic Coast Conference finished the first round of the NFL Draft Thursday with six selections, second to the Southeastern Conference's 12.
The Pac-12 was next with five picks. The Big Ten had only one, center Travis Frederick of Wisconsin.
Florida State players accounted for half of the ACC picks. North Carolina guard Jonathan Cooper was the first ACC player off the board, going seventh to Arizona.
SEC - 12
ACC - 6
Pac-12 - 5
Big 12 - 3
Independent - 2
MAC, C-USA, Big Ten, Big East - 1
2013 NFL Draft Selections
The Associated Press
1. Kansas City, Eric Fisher, ot, Central Michigan.
2. Jacksonville, Luke Joeckel, ot, Texas A&M.
3. Miami (from Oakland), Dion Jordan, de, Oregon.
4. Philadelphia, Lane Johnson, ot, Oklahoma.
5. Detroit, Ziggy Ansah, de, BYU.
6. Cleveland, Barkevious Mingo, de, LSU.
7. Arizona, Jonathan Cooper, g, North Carolina.
8. St. Louis (from Buffalo), Tavon Austin, wr, West Virginia.
9. New York Jets, Dee Milliner, db, Alabama.
10. Tennessee, Chance Warmack, g, Alabama.
11. San Diego, D.J. Fluker, ot, Alabama.
12. Oakland (from Miami), D.J. Hayden, db, Houston.
13. New York Jets (from Tampa Bay), Sheldon Richardson, dt, Missouri.
14. Carolina, Star Lotulelei, dt, Utah.
15. New Orleans, Kenny Vaccaro, db, Texas.
16. Buffalo (from St. Louis), EJ Manuel, qb, Florida State.
17. Pittsburgh, Jarvis Jones, lb, Georgia.
18. San Francisco (from Dallas), Eric Reid, db, LSU.
19. New York Giants, Justin Pugh, ot, Syracuse.
20. Chicago, Tyler Long, g, Oregon.
21. Cincinnati, Tyler Eifert, te, Notre Dame.
22. Atlanta (from Washington through St. Louis), Desmond Trufant, db, Washington.
23. Minnesota, Sharrif Floyd, dt, Florida.
24. Indianapolis, Bjoern Werner, de, Floida State.
25. Minnesota (from Seattle), Xavier Rhodes, db, Florida State.
26. Green Bay, Datone Jones, de, UCLA.
27. Houston, DeAndre Hopkins, wr, Clemson.
28. Denver, Sylvester Williams, dt, North Carolina.
29. Minnesota (from New England), Cordarrelle Patterson, wr, Tennessee.
30. St. Louis (from Atlanta), Alec Ogletree, lb, Georgia.
31. Dallas (from San Francisco), Travis Frederick, c, Wisconsin.
32. Baltimore, Matt Elam, db, Florida.