NFL Draft 1st Round by the Numbers: Ranking High School Ratings, Conferences

The first round of the NFL Draft is in the books, and now we spend today overanalyzing the selections the teams made last night (complete with the inane letter-grade report cards for a bunch of players that have not yet even had their first press conferences with their new teams) and preparing for the next two rounds tonight.

If you need a chronological recap of last night's festivities, you can relive the magic (of Matt Kalil's mom) on my live blog entry. If you want some detailed analysis on what the Texans' selection of Illinois pass rusher Whitney Mercilus means to the rest of the weekend, Ben DuBose has that for you as well.

For now, let's take a look at some of the details from last night's first round:

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Sean Pendergast is a contributing freelance writer who covers Houston area sports daily in the News section, with periodic columns and features, as well. He also hosts afternoon drive on SportsRadio 610, as well as the post game show for the Houston Texans.
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