Knights Await the Call at NFL Draft This Weekend

The 2021 NFL Draft begins Thursday night in Cleveland, Ohio and continues through the weekend. A number of Knights from the 2020 team are eligible for this year's draft and hope to hear their name called over the course of the three-day event.

Draft Eligible Knights

  • Otis Anderson, Running Back
  • Tay Gowan, Cornerback
  • Richie Grant, Safety
  • Jacob Harris, Wide Receiver
  • Greg McCrae, Running Back
  • Tre Nixon, Wide Receiver
  • Aaron Robinson, Cornerback
  • Marlon Williams, Wide Receiver

A total of 42 Knights have been drafted in the history of the program with 28 of them getting selected since the 2003 draft. UCF has had at least one player drafted in 14 of the last 15 NFL Drafts.

20204128Gabriel DavisWRBuffalo
2019258Trysten HillDTDallas
2018130Mike HughesCBMinnesota
2018391Tre'Quan SmithWRNew Orleans
2018398Jordan AkinsTEHouston
20185141Shaquem GriffinLBSeattle
2017390Shaquill GriffinCBSeattle
2015126Breshad PerrimanWRBaltimore
20154109Clayton GeathersDBIndianapolis
201413Blake BortlesQBJacksonville
20147222Storm JohnsonRBJacksonville
20136181Latavius MurrayRBOakland
20137243Kemal IshmaelDBAtlanta
2012366Josh RobinsonCBMinnesota
2011385Jah ReidOTBaltimore
20117211Bruce MillerDE/FBSan Francisco
2010241Torell TroupDTBuffalo
20095168Joe BurnettCBPittsburgh
2008364Kevin SmithRBDetroit
20084135Josh SittonOGGreen Bay
20087239Mike MerrittTEKansas City
2007379Mike Sims-WalkerWRJacksonville
20064119Brandon MarshallWRDenver
20047232Michael GainesTECarolina
20034120Asante SamuelCBNew England
20035167Doug GabrielWROakland
20037250Mike MabryCBaltimore
20037259Elton PattersonDECincinnati
2002264Travis FisherCBSt. Louis
20007242Charles LeeWRGreen Bay
1999111Daunte CulpepperQBMinnesota
1999496Paul MirandaDBIndianapolis
19965142Marquette SmithRBCarolina
1995372Greg JeffersonDEPhiladelphia
1993371Rick HamiltonLBWashington
1992366Bob SpitulskiLBSeattle
19919225Ray IrvinCBCleveland
19919240Shawn JeffersonWRHouston Oilers
1988365Bernard FordWRBuffalo
19885136Corris ErvinDBDenver
198710274Ted WilsonWRWashington
198712330Elgin DavisRBNew England