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Recapping the 2020 NFL Draft
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Recapping the 2020 NFL Draft

Four Gamecocks Selected; Five Other Sign Free Agent Contracts

  • Four University of South Carolina players were selected in the 2020 NFL Draft:
    • Javon Kinlaw, Defensive Tackle, First Round, San Francisco 49ers, 14th pick overall
    • Bryan Edwards, Wide Receiver, Third Round, Las Vegas Raiders, 81st pick overall
    • D.J. Wonnum, Defensive End, Fourth Round, Minnesota Vikings, 117th pick overall
    • T.J. Brunson, Linebacker, Seventh Round, New York Giants, 238th pick overall
  • Five University of South Carolina players have signed free agent contracts:
    • Rico Dowdle, Running Back, Dallas Cowboys
    • Tavien Feaster, Running Back, Jacksonville Jaguars
    • Kyle Markway, Tight End, New York Giants
    • Kobe Smith, Defensive Tackle, Tennessee Titans
    • Donell Stanley, Offensive Lineman, Miami Dolphins
  • The Gamecocks had four players drafted, the most since the 2015 Draft when A.J. Cann, Mike Davis, Corey Robinson and Rory “Busta” Anderson were selected.
  • Javon Kinlaw became the Gamecocks’ 14th first-round NFL pick and the ninth since 2000.
  • Selected with the 14th pick overall, Javon Kinlaw became the highest drafted Gamecock since Jadeveon Clowney went first overall in the 2014 draft.
  • Javon Kinlaw became the 16th first-round selection coached by South Carolina head coach Will Muschamp.
  • 30 Gamecocks have been selected in the last nine drafts.
  • 62 Gamecocks have been drafted since 2000, an average of three draftees per year.
  • A Gamecock player has been selected in 18 of the last 19 NFL Drafts.