NFL Draft Results, UDFA Signings

NFL Draft Results, UDFA Signings

April 28, 2018

Maurice Hurst, Jr.

Here’s a brief summary of the draft and post-draft activities for Michigan players:

3rd round: Mason Cole – C – Arizona Cardinals (#97 overall)
5th round: Maurice Hurst, Jr. – DT – Oakland Raiders (#140 overall)

Khalid Hill – FB – Seattle Seahawks
Mike McCray II – LB – Miami Dolphins
John O’Korn – QB – Detroit Lions
Kyle Bosch – C/OG – Carolina Panthers*

Congratulations to all these guys for getting a chance to play at the next level!

*Bosch played his final three seasons at West Virginia after starting his career at Michigan


  1. Comments: 359
    Joined: 8/11/2015
    Apr 29, 2018 at 3:07 PM

    Bummed for Hurst as long as he really is healthy. He sure should be because he was cleared to play for us. I figured him to probably go second round.

    Mason Cole, Hill and McCray about as expected. Keeping Bosch in the list feels like padding our stats even if I admit I didn’t want him to leave the team.

  2. Comments: 313
    Joined: 8/17/2015
    Apr 30, 2018 at 11:15 AM

    I can understand Hurst slipping out of the first and second rounds. But 5th? Holy smokes the Raiders should get an A+ for that pick.

    • Comments: 6285
      Joined: 8/11/2015
      Apr 30, 2018 at 11:17 AM

      Yeah, the risk/reward there is unbelievable. When you compare that to something like the Josh Allen pick you just shake your head.

  3. Comments: 1357
    Joined: 8/13/2015
    May 01, 2018 at 8:49 AM

    This is heresy, I know. But I’m taking Da’Shawn Hand all day, every day for a professional NFL defensive lineman over Maurice Hurst, heart issue or not. Hand is just a bigger, stronger man. Hurst has the just unbelievable quickness.

    Most people don’t remember Tom Burleson who was a 7’4″ center for NC State back in the day. When Burleson was drafted into the NBA, the GM who drafted him when asked about why he took Tom Burleson said, “Late in the game, when the fast guys are tired, Tom will still be 7’4”.

    Forget the heart thing, If you are stocking your football team at the professional level, you want big strong people. On the happenstance that Hurst catches a ding that makes him just normal in quickness, he’s an undersized interior lineman. Hand is a way athletic, big assed man. I think he’s the second best Lion pick of the draft. The beast of a kid from Arkansas being #1.

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