NFL 2021 Draft Notes Part 2

FIRST ROUND FATHERS & SONS

In 2019, the San Francisco 49ers selected Ohio State defensive end NICK
BOSA with the second overall pick and he joined his brother, JOEY BOSA
(No. 3 overall in 2016, San Diego Chargers), and his father, JOHN BOSA
(No. 16 overall in 1987, Miami) as first-round selections.
Additionally, Pittsburgh selected linebacker DEVIN BUSH JR. 10th overall
in 2019, who joined his father, DEVIN BUSH SR. (No. 26 overall in 1995,
Atlanta), as a first-round selection in the NFL Draft.
Bosa and Bush became the 10th and 11th players to join their fathers as
first-round selections since 1967.
The father-son combinations to each be drafted in the first round since
1967:

FAMILY TIES

Below are a few of the connections between prospects eligible to
be selected in the 2021 NFL Draft and family members with NFL
experience:

  • Wake Forest DL Carlos Basham: Cousin, Tarell, plays LB for the
    Dallas Cowboys
  • Ohio State LB Tuf Borland: Father, Kyle, played LB for one season
    with the Rams
  • Georgia Tech LB David Curry: Father, Buddy, was an eight-year
    NFL veteran and was named AP Defensive Rookie of the Year in 1980
    with the Atlanta Falcons
  • Stanford C Drew Dalman: Father, Chris, was a seven-year NFL
    veteran who won Super Bowl XXIX with the 49ers prior to coaching
    in the NFL
  • Ohio State OL Wyatt Davis: Grandfather,
    Willie Davis (right), was a 12-year NFL
    veteran, five-time Pro Bowler and selected to
    the Pro Football Hall of Fame
  • Alabama LS Thomas Fletcher: Father, Tom,
    played for the Seahawks & the Raiders
  • Arkansas QB Feleipe Franks: Brother, Jordan,
    plays TE for the Cleveland Browns
  • Duke CB Mark Gilbert: Cousin, Darrelle Revis, was an 11-year NFL
    veteran, seven-time Pro Bowl selection, Super Bowl champion and
    member of the NFL 2010’s All-Decade team. Uncle, Sean Gilbert, was
    an 11-year NFL veteran and the No. 3 overall selection in 1992 NFL
    Draft.
  • South Carolina CB Jaycee Horn: Father, Joe
    (right), was a 12-year NFL veteran and fourtime Pro Bowl selection
  • Boston College OL Alec Lindstrom: Brother,
    Chris, plays G for the Atlanta Falcons
  • Stanford T Walker Little: Grandfather,
    Gene, and great uncle, Jack, played in the
    NFL in 1950’s
  • Syracuse CB Ifeatu Melifonwu: Brother, Obi, plays DB for the San
    Francisco 49ers
  • Central Michigan QB David Moore: Uncle, Nick Williams, was an
    eight-year NFL veteran

FAMILY TIES

  • Purdue DT Lorenzo Neal: Father, Lorenzo
    (right), was a 16-year NFL veteran, four-time
    Pro Bowler and member of the NFL 2000’s AllDecade team
  • Iowa LB Nick Niemann: Brother, Ben, plays
    LB for the Kansas City Chiefs
  • UCLA DE Osa Odighizuwa: Brother, Owa, was
    a two-year NFL veteran
  • Louisiana Monroe TE Josh Pederson: Father, Doug, was a 10-year
    NFL veteran and head coach for Philadelphia Eagles Super Bowl LII
    Championship team
  • Clemson WR Amari Rodgers: Father, Tee Martin, was a three-year
    NFL veteran
  • Florida State CB Asante Samuel Jr.: Father,
    Asante (right), was a 11-year NFL veteran,
    four-time Pro Bowl selection and two-time
    Super Bowl champion
  • Notre Dame WR Ben Skowronek: Former 12-
    year NFL veteran QB Trent Green is an uncle
    by marriage
  • USC WR Amon-Ra St. Brown: Brother,
    Equanimeous, plays WR for the Green Bay
    Packers
  • West Virginia DT Darius Stills: Father, Gary, was a 10-year NFL
    veteran
  • Wake Forest WR Sage Surratt & North Carolina LB Chazz Surratt:
    Brothers are both 2021 NFL Draft prospects
  • Alabama CB Patrick Surtain II: Father,
    Patrick (right), was a 11-year NFL veteran
    and three-time Pro Bowl selection
  • USC DT Marlon Tuipulotu: Cousin, Fili Moala,
    was a six-year NFL veteran
  • Auburn CB Christian Tutt: Uncle, Danny
    Verdun Wheeler, played in the NFL
  • Oklahoma State CB Rodarius Williams: Brother, Greedy, plays CB
    for the Cleveland Browns
  • Florida CB Marco Wilson: Brother, Quincy, plays CB for the New
    York Giants

COURTESY NFLmedia.com

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