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How often have consecutive Top 10 draft picks come from one school?

NEW YORK, NY - MAY 08: Mike Evans of the Texas A&M Aggies poses with a jersey after he was picked #7 overall by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers during the first round of the 2014 NFL Draft at Radio City Music Hall on May 8, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

NEW YORK, NY - MAY 08: Mike Evans of the Texas A&M Aggies poses with a jersey after he was picked #7 overall by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers during the first round of the 2014 NFL Draft at Radio City Music Hall on May 8, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

The slew of talented Ohio State players could make for college teammates going in back-to-back picks in the top 10. Here's a bar bet for you — can you name the last three times that has happened in the draft? (Clue: Two involved the Bucs.)

In 2014, Texas A&M's Jake Matthews (Falcons) and Mike Evans (Bucs) went 6-7, in 2013, Alabama's Dee Milliner (Jets) and Chance Warmack (Titans) went 9-10, and in 2010, Oklahoma's Gerald McCoy (Bucs) and Trent Williams (Redskins) went 3-4.

You might not want the Bucs involved in such a back-to-back occurrence — aside from McCoy, it has happened two other times with the Bucs — Tennessee's Charles McRae in 1991 and Alabama's Eric Curry in 1993. Neither turned out particularly well.

How often have consecutive Top 10 draft picks come from one school? 04/28/16 [Last modified: Wednesday, April 27, 2016 7:06pm]
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