Wisconsin outside linebacker T.J. Watt and left tackle Ryan Ramczyk both thought they would hear their name called a little earlier, but when the smoke cleared, both ended up as first round selections in the 2017 NFL Draft.
Watt and Ramczyk became the seventh and eighth Badgers in the last ten years to become first-round picks. Watt was taken with the 30th overall pick by the Pittsburgh Steelers and Ramczyk was chosen 32nd overall by the New Orleans Saints.
The pair became the 30th and 31st first-round picks in UW history. [Read more…]