Texas A&M’s Luke Joeckel, for much of the draft process, was projected to be the top player selected in a first round dominated by the wide bodies charged with protecting a quarterback’s blindside.
But Joeckel slipped a bit Thursday night, as Kansas City, owners of the first pick, selected Central Michigan tackle Eric Fisher. The Aggie consensus All-American had to wait a heart-pounding five or so minutes to learn he was going to Jacksonville at pick No. 2.
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AGGIES IN THE TOP FIVE
2013;Luke Joeckel, LT;2nd;Jaguars
2011;Von Miller, LB;2nd;Broncos
1992;Quentin Coryatt, LB;2nd;Colts
1985;Ray Childress, DL;3rd;Oilers
1980;Curtis Dickey, RB;5th;Colts
1958;John David Crow, RB;2nd;Cardinals
1941;John Kimbrough, RB;2nd;Cardinals
1941;Jim Thomason, RB;5th;Lions