Derick E. Hingle-USA TODAY Sports
According to The Wall Street Journal
, LSU led the nation as the highest ranked draft class for 2014.
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The Count assessed each school's draft performance by awarding them points for each of the 256 draftees (256 points for the No. 1 overall pick, 255 for No. 2 and so on). With a nation-best nine draftees—led by receiver Odell Beckham Jr., who went 12th to the New York Giants—Louisiana State came out on top. Second-best was Notre Dame, which had eight players selected. (Alabama also had eight, but their players were picked lower.) The Fighting Irish have now had 14 picks in the past two years combined.