NFL Draft Roundup: College Fans React to First-Day Selections

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What our SB Nation blogs have to say about the players from their teams selected in the first round

The first day of the 2014 NFL Draft went pretty well for the SEC. Here's a look at the first 11 picks from the conference as seen by our college colleagues at SB Nation:

Manziel's Draft Day Recap: It involved being on ESPN. A lot. Pro tip: Never go to the NFL Draft if you're going to be drafted. It can only go poorly. The more traditional draft profile is here. [Good Bull Hunting]

2014 NFL Draft results: Jadeveon Clowney selected by the Houston Texans with the No. 1 pick: He should totally skip his first year in the NFL. He could get hurt and lower his future earnings potential. [Garnet and Black Attack]

NFL Draft 2014: Former Auburn OT Greg Robinson selected No. 2 overall by Rams: "Yes, once again we remind you that Gene Chizik redshirted a once-in-a-generation offensive lineman." Not that they're bitter or anything. [College and Magnolia]

Texas A&M: Jake Matthews selected by Atlanta Falcons with 6th overall pick: As a Falcons fan, I love it. [Good Bull Hunting]

Aggie WR Mike Evans Picked by Tampa Bay at #7: Texas A&M is losing a lot off offense. But they always have their defense ... [Good Bull Hunting]

New York Giants Select Odell Beckham Jr. 12th Overall in 2014 NFL Draft: Good player and good situation means good things for LSU's highest-selected receiver. [And the Valley Shook]

Alabama Linebacker C.J. Mosley: NFL Draft Profile: Oh, yeah, Alabama had players selected in the first round as well. I know that's a surprise. [Roll Bama Roll]

Ja'Wuan James Drafted by Miami in Round One: You might want to get used to hearing Tennessee offensive linemen's names getting called this weekend. [Rocky Top Talk]

Alabama Safety HaHa Clinton-Dix: NFL Draft Profile: The Packers' first-round pick is no laughing matter. (It's the last time I'm going to get to use it, folks.) [Roll Bama Roll]

NFL Draft 2014: Former Auburn DE Dee Ford selected No. 23 overall by Chiefs: Because, pass rusher from the SEC, naturally. [College and Magnolia]

2014 NFL Draft: New England Patriots select Dominique Easley with 29th pick: The first player drafted from Florida is coming off an injury. Because every Florida player is coming off an injury. [Alligator Army]

Will Muschamp steals Day One of 2014 NFL Draft with a single tweet: MUSCHAMP MAKE FUNNY. YOU LAUGH. [Alligator Army]

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