The first two wow moments of the 2011 NFL Draft just hit. Well, the second and third, after the Atlanta trade.
DE Aldon Smith, a mid round projection, went #7 overall to San Francisco.
And in a complete stunner, Jake Locker went #8 to Tennessee,
1. Car—Cam Newton, QB, Auburn
2. Den—Von Miller, LB, Texas A and M
3. Buf—Marcel Dareus, DT
4. Cin—AJ Green, WR, Georgia
5. Ariz—Patrick Peterson, CB, LSU
6. Atl (Trade from Cle)—Julio Jones, WR, Alabama
7. SF—Aldon Smith, DE, Missouri
8. Ten—Jake Locker, QB, Washington