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NFL Draft History: A Look at the 11th Overall Pick

Check out a recap of the past 10 years of draft selections using the Saints' current picks

11: The 11th overall pick has primarily been a defensive pick over the last ten years with seven defensive players taken and three offensive tackles…Watt the most notable has started 83 games posting 379 tackles, 76 sacks, 15 forced fumbles, 13 fumble recoveries, one interception return for a touchdown, three receiving touchdowns for Houston and was an All-Rookie Selection and is a three-time AP NFL Defensive Player of the year…In eight NFL seasons, Willis started 112 games recording 1,225 tackles, 20.5 sacks, eight interceptions, 16 forced fumbles an five fumble recoveries for San Francisco as he was selected to the Pro Bowl his first seven seasons…Lewan has solidified the left tackle spot for Tennessee starting 37 games since 2014 and made his first Pro Bowl appearance in 2016… Hargreaves III started all 16 games his rookie season posting 76 tackles, one interception, nine passes defensed and one forced fumble for Tampa Bay…Maybin appeared in 48 games with one start tallying 34 tackles, six sacks and five forced fumbles for Buffalo and the New York Jets…Waynes has played in 30 games with eight starts posting 73 tackles, three interceptions and 20 passes defensed for Minnesota…McKelvin has appeared in 111 games with 72 starts recording 360 tackles, 15 interceptions, 83 passes defensed, two returned touchdowns and has returned one kickoff and three punts for touchdowns for Buffalo and Philadelphia…Fluker started 59 games in four seasons with the Chargers…Dontari Poe has started 76 games for Kansas City posting 282 tackles, 13 sacks, 2 forced fumbles, fumble recovery, one passing touchdown and two rushing touchdowns with one pro bowl selection…Anthony Davis started 71 games for San Francisco before retiring in 2016…Seven of the last ten players selected with the 11th overall pick are still playing in the NFL.

2016: CB Vernon Hargreaves III, Florida to Tampa Bay

2015: CB Trae Waynes, Michigan State to Minnesota

2014: T Taylor Lewan, Michigan to Tennessee

2013: T D.J. Fluker, Alabama to San Diego

2012: DT Dontari Poe, Memphis to Kansas City

2011: DE J.J. Watt, Wisconsin to Houston

2010: T Anthony Davis, Rutgers to San Francisco

2009: DE Aaron Maybin, Penn State to Buffalo

2008: DB Leodis McKelvin, Troy to Buffalo

2007: LB Patrick Willis, Ole Miss to San Francisco

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