The 2001 NFL Draft has come and gone. The same can be said for the three former Michigan stars that were selected in the first round. The only other time in histroy Michigan lost that many to the opening round was in 1995.
2001 NFL Draft
n No. 8 David Terrell: The Bears selected Terrell the Wolverine selected highest in the draft since Charles Woodson in 1998.
n No. 17 Steve Hutchinson: After leading what was arguably Michigan”s most impressive offensive line ever, Hutch joins the Seattle Seahawks.
n No. 18 Jeff Backus: Just when Detroit is in trouble, it calls on this durable tackle from down the street.
1995 NFL Draft
n No. 17 Tyrone Wheatley: After falling short of his potential with the New York Giants, he”s having success in Oakland.
n No. 23 Ty Law: Law is still starting and playing well in New England.
n No. 31 Trezelle Jenkins: Drafted by Kansas City, Jenkins is now out of the NFL.