The also added 6’3″, 237 lb. tight end Brad Smelley and – of course – Heisman finalist RB Trent Richardson from Alabama’s BCS Champoionship teams.
The Ravens got BCS Champion DE Courtney Upshaw in the draft, and added Florida QB John Brantley (181 yards, 3 TD, 1 INT in 2008) WR Deonte Thompson (269 receiving yards and 3 TDs in 2008) and Alabama OL Alfred McCullough.
As for other champions, the 2011 black college football national champion Winston-Salem State, RB Nic Cooper (Packers) signed as an undrafted free agent. The 2009 champions were South Carolina State, and their SS Christian Thompson was drafted in the 4th round by the Ravens, while the Jaguars inked FS Donovan Richard as an undrafted free agent.
Division III Stag Bowl Champion Wisconsin-Whitewater (2009-2011 champs) did not produce any NFL talent this year.
2011 FCS Champions North Dakota State did not produce any NFL talent this year.
2011 Walter Payton Award winner and 2010 FCS Champion Eastern Washington QB Bo Levi Mitchell has signed with the Calgary Stampeders in the CFL. The Cowboys selected EWU SS Matt Johnson in the 4th round.
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