UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. – Former Penn State broad and present Denver Broncos broad receiver KJ Hamler can be featured on the upcoming ESPN collection: “Hey Rookie, Welcome to the NFL.” The present will air on Monday, Could four at 7 p.m. on ESPN.
“Hey Rookie, Welcome to the NFL” is a one-hour particular that includes Hamler, Auburn defensive deal with Derrick Brown, Alabama broad receiver Jerry Jeudy and Georgia offensive lineman Andrew Thomas. The feautre supplies a behind-the-scenes seems on the soon-to-be NFL rookies by way of the NFL Scouting Mix and the 2020 NFL Draft.
Hamler turns into the sixth Nittany Lion to be featured on the “Hey Rookie” collection within the final seven years, becoming a member of present Baltimore Raven Hint McSorley (2019), New York Big Saquon Barkley (2018), former New York Jet Christian Hackenberg (2016), present Inexperienced Bay Packer Adrian Amos (2015) and former Baltimore Raven John Urschel (2014) as contributors.
Hamler grew to become the 25th Penn State wideout to be drafted all-time, when he was chosen within the second spherical, 46th total by Denver final Friday. He was the primary Nittany Lion wideout chosen since DaeSean Hamilton went to Denver Broncos within the fourth spherical in 2018. He’s the best Penn State receiver chosen since 2003, when Bryant Johnson was picked 17th total by the Arizona Cardinals.
The Pontiac, Mich., native completed tied for 13th all-time at Penn State with 13 landing receptions and 16th with 1,658 receiving yards. He ranks eighth all-time in program historical past in kick return yards (1,036) and 15th in kick return common (23.55) and have become the 19th Nittany Lion to achieve 3,000 profession all-purpose yards within the Goodyear Cotton Bowl vs. Memphis (12/28/19).
A 2019 second group All-Massive Ten honoree by the coaches and media, Hamler hauled in a 93-yard landing go from McSorley towards Ohio State on Sept. 29, 2018 for the second-longest TD reception in program historical past. He additionally broke the Penn State freshman document in 2018 for all-purpose yards with 1,417, topping the earlier mark of 1,237 set by Barkley in 2015.
Defensive finish Yetur Gross-Matos (2nd spherical, 38th total to the Carolina Panthers), cornerback John Reid (4th spherical, 141st total to the Houston Texans), linebacker Cam Brown (sixth spherical, 183rd total to the New York Giants) and defensive lineman Robert Windsor (sixth spherical, 193rd total to the Indianapolis Colts) have been every joined Hamler because the 2020 Penn State NFL Draft picks.
A complete of 361 Nittany Lions have been chosen all-time within the NFL Draft, which ranks tied for seventh amongst Division I establishments. Penn State has had 44 draft picks since 2010. A complete of 26 Nittany Lions have been drafted since head coach James Franklin‘s arrival to this system, together with 17 within the final three years.
This marks the third-straight 12 months that Penn State has had at the least 5 draft picks. The final time the Nittany Lions had three consecutive years of 5 or extra picks was 1991-93.
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