NFL Draft: 5 Year Draft Averages by Position

By Justin VanFulpen

With the 2015 NFL Draft starting this Thursday I thought we would look at the average amount of players drafted at each position over the past 5 years (2010-2014) and the highs and lows.

QB – Average amount drafted – 12.4 – High amount drafted 14 (2014, 2010) Low amount drafted 11 (2013, 2012)

RB– Average amount drafted – 19.6 – High amount drafted 24 (2011) Low amount drafted 13 (2010)

FB – Average amount drafted – 3 – High amount drafted 6 (2011) Low amount drafted 2 (2014, 2012, 2010)

WR – Average amount drafted – 30.4 – High amount drafted 34 (2014) Low amount drafted 28 (2013, 2011)

TE – Average amount drafted – 13.8 – High amount drafted 20 (2010) Low amount drafted 10 (2014)

OT – Average amount drafted – 20.6 – High amount drafted 23 (2010) Low amount drafted 18 (2013)

OG – Average amount drafted – 15 – High amount drafted 21 (2012) Low amount drafted 9 (2010)

C – Average amount drafted – 6 – High amount drafted 10 (2014) Low amount drafted 4 (2012)

DE – Average amount drafted – 26 – High amount drafted 30 (2013,2010) Low amount drafted 21 (2012)

DT – Average amount drafted – 20 – High amount drafted 25 (2010) Low amount drafted 17 (2011)

LB – Average amount drafted – 31 – High amount drafted 34 (2014) Low amount drafted 27 (2013)

CB – Average amount drafted – 33 – High amount drafted 39 (2011) Low amount drafted 29 (2013)

S – Average amount drafted – 19 – High amount drafted 23 (2013) Low amount drafted 14 (2011)

K – Average amount drafted – 1.8 – High amount drafted 4 (2012) Low amount drafted 0 (2010)

P – Average amount drafted – 1.8 – High amount drafted 3 (2010) Low amount drafted 1 (2014, 2011)

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