Best Penn State Draft Picks of the 2000s

By Nick Polak on June 13, 2017 at 10:09 pm
Jan 15, 2017; Arlington, TX, USA; Green Bay Packers running back Ty Montgomery (88) runs the ball against Dallas Cowboys outside linebacker Sean Lee (50) during the second quarter in the NFC Divisional playoff game at AT&T Stadium.

Matthew Emmons-USA TODAY Sports


While there are plenty of college programs that have produced numerous stars in the NFL, few have done it with more success than Penn State. In a continuing series over on, the top draft picks of the 2000s out of Happy Valley were spotlighted.

You can click the link to read more about their selections, but it's hard to argue with the value that each of the players they named have provided their respective teams. NaVorro Bowman and Sean Lee have provided the 49ers and Cowboys with all-world levels of play when healthy, despite the fact that neither was a first round selection.

Larry Johnson, Tamba Hali, and LaVar Arrington may not have been the draft day discounts that the former two were, but all put in many years of stellar play with their respective franchises.

Allen Robinson, Paul Posluzsny, and Michael Robinson were all honorable selections.

What do you think? Did they get the order of this list correct? Should any of the honorable mentions have snuck into the top-five? Weigh in below.