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NFL DRAFT 2020: Notre Dame is now the all-time leader for NFL Draft picks


Chase Claypool & Khalid Kareem Notre Dame football Mike Miller/One Foot Down

The Notre Dame Fighting Irish just had six players selected in the NFL Draft, and according to the school — that makes them the #1 school in the country for draft picks with 511.

Per a press release from Notre Dame:

Notre Dame Totals Highest Number of All-Time Draft Picks

Three Irish defenders selected on Day Three of 2020 NFL Draft

NOTRE DAME, Ind. — With six players selected in the 2020 NFL Draft, Notre Dame Football has totaled 511 draft picks over the tenure of the program. No other college football program has totaled more than the Irish.

Day Three of the 2020 NFL Draft saw Troy Pride Jr. selected by his home region Carolina Panthers with the 113th overall pick, Khalid Kareem drafted by the Cincinnati Bengals 147th overall and Alohi Gilman picked for the Los Angeles Chargers 186th overall.

They became the fourth, fifth and sixth Notre Dame players drafted over the weekend, following Cole Kmet (Chicago Bears), Chase Claypool (Pittsburgh Steelers) and Julian Okwara (Detroit Lions).

For a full recap of Day Two of the 2020 NFL Draft, click here.

I will say that there are some discrepancies from some — most notably the #2 school the USC Trojans — but this is the count we’re going with.

NCAA Football: Notre Dame at Southern California Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports