The USC Trojans had a productive weekend in New York at the 2011 NFL Draft. USC had nine players selected in the seven rounds of the draft, the most of any Pac-10 Conference team. In addition, with nine players drafted, the Trojans passed Notre Dame for the most players ever drafted, with 472. Offensive Tyron Smith was selected ninth by the Dallas Cowboys, and the Trojans had three more players drafted on day two of the three-day event, and on Saturday had three players in a row drafted in the second round. Here are the USC players drafted this weekend:
- OT Tyron Smith, 1st round, 9th overall, Dallas Cowboys
- DL Jurrell Casey, 3rd round, 77th overall, Tennessee Titans
- DB Shareece Wright, 3rd round, 89th overall, San Diego Chargers
- TE Jordan Cameron, 4th round, 102nd overall, Cleveland Browns
- WR Ronald Johnson, 6th round, 182nd overall, San Francisco 49ers
- RB Allen Bradford, 6th round, 187th overall, Tampa Bay Buccaneers
- FB Stanley Havili, 7th round, 240th overall, Philadelphia Eagles
- WR David Ausberry, 7th round, 241st overall, Oakland Raiders
- LB Malcolm Smith, 7th round, 242nd overall, Stanley Seahawks
Stanford had four players drafted, second most in the conference. The UCLA Bruins had three players selected, with Akeem Ayers and Rahim Moore selected in the second round. Oregon State and Arizona also had three players selected.
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