The 11 players from D2 Football picked in this year's NFL draft is more than the past two years' drafts combined.
Missouri Southern DT Brandon Williams was the first and only D2 guy taken Friday. The Baltimore Ravens took him with the 94th overall pick in the third round.
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Other MIAA players selected were Missouri Western DE David Bass (Oakland) and Northeastern State OT Michael Bowie (Seattle). They both
Updated 04-28-2013 at 09:06 AM by Aaron Heintzelman
The University of Central Missouri is one of six Division II football teams that appears in one, but not both, of the major polls. The Mules are ranked No. 22 in the D2 poll, up 2 spots from last week, but still have yet to crack the AFCA poll in 2012.
Both polls have Pitt State and Missouri Western in among the Top 10, but the third conference representative of that elusive group differs between the media and coaches poll.
D2Football has Northwest Missouri at No. 10