2020 NFL Draft tracker: Pick-by-pick results, selections and trades for every round

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The 2020 NFL Draft has officially concluded for all 32 teams. For those who want to see where every pick was in the NFL draft from the bottom to the top, see below.

For the first time in its history, the NFL Draft was held remotely due to the coronavirus pandemic. NFL teams will made their picks from their homes, while commissioner Roger Goodell announced this year’s selections from his basement in New York. Television coverage was based out of ESPN’s studios in Connecticut and 58 of the top prospects had cameras ready to capture their reactions from their homes.

Note: * denotes a compensatory pick.

2020 NFL Draft order

Round 7

215. Cincinnati: Markus Bailey, LB, Purdue
216. Washington: Kamren Curl, S, Arkansas
217. San Francisco (from Detroit): Jauan Jennings, WR, Tennessee
218. N.Y. Giants: Carter Coughlin, LB, Minnesota
219. Baltimore (from Minnesota via Miami): Geno Stone, S, Iowa
220. L.A. Chargers: K.J. Hill, WR, Ohio State
221. Carolina: Stantley Thomas-Oliver III, CB, FIU
222. Arizona: Eno Benjamin, RB, Arizona State
223. Jacksonville: Chris Claybrooks, CB, Memphis
224. Tennessee (from Cleveland): Cole McDonald, QB, Hawaii
225. Minnesota (from Baltimore via N.Y. Jets): Kenny Willekes, DE, Michigan State
226. Chicago (from Las Vegas): Arlington Hambright, G, Colorado
227. Chicago (from Philadelphia via Miami via Indianapolis): Lachavious Simmons, G, Tennessee State
228. Atlanta (from Tampa Bay via Philadelphia): Sterling Hofrichter, P, Syracuse
229. Washington (from Denver): James Smith-Williams, DE, NC State
230. New England (from Atlanta): Dustin Woodard, C, Memphis
231. Dallas: Ben DiNucci, QB, James Madison 
232. Pittsburgh: Carlos Davis, DT, Nebraska
233. Philadelphia (from Chicago): Casey Toohill, LB, Stanford
234. L.A. Rams: Clay Johnston, LB, Baylor
235. Detroit (from New England via Philadelphia): Jashon Cornell, DT, Ohio State
236. Green Bay (from Buffalo through Cleveland): Vernon Scott, S, TCU
237. Kansas City (from Denver via New England): Thakarius Keyes, CB, Tulane
238. N.Y. Giants (from New Orleans): T.J. Brunson, LB, South Carolina
239. Buffalo (from Minnesota): Dane Jackson, CB, Pitt
240. New Orleans (from Houston): Tommy Stevens, QB, Mississippi State
241. Tampa (from New England via Seattle): Chapelle Russell, LB, Temple
242. Green Bay (from Baltimore): Jonathan Garvin, DE, Miami
243. Tennessee: Chris Jackson, S, Marshall
244. Minnesota (from New Orleans via Cleveland via Green Bay): Nate Stanley, QB, Iowa
245. Tampa Bay (from San Francisco): Raymond Calais, RB, Louisiana
246. Miami (from Kansas City): Malcolm Perry, WR, Navy
247. N.Y. Giants*: Chris Williamson, CB, Minnesota
248. LA Rams (from Houston)*: Sam Sloman, K, Miami (OH)
249. Minnesota*: Brian Cole, S, Mississippi State
250. LA Rams (from Houston)*: Tremayne Anchrum, G, Clemson
251. Seattle (from Miami)*: Stephen Sullivan, TE, LSU
252. Denver*: Tyrie Cleveland, WR, Florida
253. Minnesota*: Kyle Hinton, G, Washburn
254. Denver*: Derrek Tuszka, DE, North Dakota State
255. N.Y. Giants*: Tae Crowder, LB, Georgia

Round 6

180. Cincinnati: Hakeem Adeniji, OT, Kansas
181. Denver (from Washington): Netane Muti, G, Fresno State
182. New England (from Indianapolis through Detroit): Michael Onwenu, G, Michigan
183. N.Y. Giants: Cameron Brown, LB, Penn State
184. Carolina: Bravvion Roy, DT, Baylor
185. Miami: Blake Ferguson, C, LSU
186. L.A Chargers: Alohi Gilman, S, Notre Dame
187. Cleveland (from Arizona): Donovan Peoples-Jones, WR, Michigan
188. Buffalo (from Cleveland): Tyler Bass, K, Georgia Southern
189. Jacksonville: Jake Luton, QB, Oregon State
190. San Francisco (from Philadelphia via Atlanta): Charlie Woerner, TE, Georgia
191. N.Y. Jets: Braden Mann, P, Texas A&M
192. Green Bay (through Las Vegas): Jon Runyan, G, Michigan
193. Indianapolis: Robert Windsor, DT, Penn State
194. Tampa Bay: Khalil Davis, DT, Nebraska
195. New England (from Denver): Justin Herron, OT, Wake Forest
196. Philadelphia (from Chicago): Shaun Bradley, LB, Temple
197. Detroit (from Indianapolis via Dallas via Miami): John Penisini, DT, Utah
198. Pittsburgh: Antoine Brooks Jr., S, Maryland
199. L.A. Rams: Jordan Fuller, S, Ohio State
200. Philadelphia (from Chicago via Philadelphia): Quez Watkins, WR, Southern Miss
201. Baltimore (from Minnesota via Buffalo): James Proche, WR, SMU
202. Arizona (from New England): Evan Weaver, LB, Cal
203. Minnesota (from New Orleans): Blake Brandel, G, Oregon State
204. New England (from Houston): Cassh Maluia, LB, Wyoming
205. Minnesota: Josh Metellus, S, Michigan
206. Jacksonville (from Seattle): Tyler Davis, TE, Georgia Tech
207. Buffalo (from Baltimore through New England): Isaiah Hodgins, WR, Oregon State
208. Green Bay (from Tennessee): Jake Hanson, C, Oregon
209. Green Bay: Simon Stepaniak, OT, Indiana
210. Philadelphia (from San Francisco): Prince Tega Wanogho, OT, Auburn
211. Indianapolis (from N.Y. Jets via Kansas City): Isaiah Rodgers, CB, UMass
212. Indianapolis (from New England)*: Dezmon Patmon, WR, Washington State
213. Indianapolis (from New England)*: Jordan Glasgow, S, Michigan
214. Seattle*: Freddie Swain, WR, Florida

Round 5

147. Cincinnati: Khalid Kareem, DE, Notre Dame
148. Seattle (from Washington through Carolina): Alton Robinson, DE, Syracuse
149. Indianapolis (from Detroit): Danny Pinter, OT, Ball State
150. N.Y. Giants: Shane Lemieux, G, Oregon
151. L.A. Chargers: Joe Reed, WR, Virginia
152. Carolina: Kenny Robinson, S, West Virginia
153. San Francisco (from Miami): Colton McKivitz, OT, West Virginia
154. Miami (from Jacksonville through Pittsburgh): Jason Strowbridge, DE, North Carolina
155. Chicago (from Minnesota through Buffalo and Cleveland): Trevis Gipson, DE, Tulsa
156. Washington (from San Francisco through Denver): Keith Ismael, C, San Diego State
157. Jacksonville (from Baltimore through Atlanta): Daniel Thomas, S, Auburn 
158. N.Y. Jets: Bryce Hall, CB, Virginia
159. New England (from Las Vegas): Justin Rohrwasser, PK, Marshall
160. Cleveland (from Indianapolis): Nick Harris, C, Washington
161. Tampa Bay: Tyler Johnson, WR, Minnesota
162. Washington (from Pittsburgh through Seattle): Khaleke Hudson, LB, Michigan
163. Chicago: Kindle Vildor, CB, Georgia Southern
164. Miami (from Philadelphia through Dallas): Curtis Weaver, DE, Boise State
165. Jacksonville (from L.A. Rams): Collin Johnson, WR, Texas
166. Detroit (from Philadelphia): Quintez Cephus, WR, Wisconsin
167. Buffalo: Jake Fromm, QB, Georgia
168. Philadelphia (from New England): John Hightower, WR, Boise State
169. Minnesota (from New Orleans): Harrison Hand, CB, Temple
170. Baltimore (from Minnesota): Broderick Washington Jr., DT, Texas Tech
171. Houston: Isaiah Coulter, WR, Rhode Island
172. Detroit (from Seattle through New England): Jason Huntley, RB, New Mexico State
173. Chicago (from Philadelphia through Miami, Baltimore and L.A. Rams): Darnell Mooney, WR, Tulane
174. Tennessee: Larrell Murchison, DT, NC State
175. Green Bay: Kamal Martin, LB, Minnesota
176. Minnesota (from San Francisco): K.J. Osborn, WR, Miami
177. Kansas City: Mike Danna, DE, Michigan
178. Denver*: Justin Strnad, LB, Wake Forest
179. Dallas*: Bradlee Anae, DE, Utah

Round 4

107. Cincinnati: Akeem Davis-Gaither, LB, Appalachian State
108. Washington: Saahdiq Charles, OT, LSU
109. Las Vegas (from Lions): John Simpson, G, Clemson
110. N.Y. Giants: Darnay Holmes, CB, UCLA
111. Miami: Solomon Kindley, G, Georgia
112. L.A. Chargers: Joshua Kelley, RB, UCLA
113. Carolina: Troy Pride, CB, Notre Dame
114. Arizona: Leki Fotu, DT, Utah
115. Cleveland: Harrison Bryant, TE, Florida Atlantic
116. Jacksonville: Ben Bartch, OT, St. Johns University at Minnesota
117. Minnesota (from Tampa Bay through San Francisco): D.J. Wonnum, DE, South Carolina
118. Denver: Albert Okwuegbunam, TE, Missouri
119. Atlanta: Mykal Walker, LB, Fresno State
120. N.Y. Jets: Lamical Perine, RB, Florida
121. Detroit: Logan Sternberg, G, Kentucky
122. Indianapolis: Jacob Eason, QB, Washington
123. Dallas: Reggie Robinson II, CB, Tulsa
124. Pittsburgh: Anthony McFarland Jr., RB, Maryland
125. N.Y. Jets (from Chicago through New England): James Morgan, QB, Florida International
126. Houston: Charlie Heck, OT, North Carolina
127. Philadelphia: K’Von Wallace, S, Clemson
128. Buffalo: Gabriel Davis, WR, UCF
129. N.Y. Jets (from New England via Baltimore): Cameron Clark, OT, UNC Charlotte
130. Minnesota (from New Orleans): James Lynch, DT, Baylor
131. Arizona (from Houston): Rashard Lawrence, DT, LSU
132. Minnesota: Troy Dye, LB, Oregon
133. Seattle: Colby Parkinson, TE, Stanford
134. Atlanta (from Baltimore): Jaylinn Hawkins, S, California
135. Pittsburgh (from Tennessee through Miami): Kevin Dotson, G, Louisiana
136. L.A. Rams (from Miami through Green Bay): Brycen Hopkins, TE, Purdue
137. Jacksonville (from San Francisco through Denver): Josiah Scott, CB, Michigan State
138. Kansas City: L’Jarius Sneed, S, Louisiana Tech
139. Las Vegas (from Tampa Bay through New England)*: Amik Robertson, CB, Louisiana Tech
140. Jacksonville (from Chicago)*: Shaquille Quarterman, LB, Miami
141. Houston (from Miami): John Reid, CB, Penn State
142. Washington*: Antonio Gandy-Golden, WR, Liberty
143. Baltimore: Ben Bredeson, OG, Michigan
144. Seattle*: DeeJay Dallas, RB, Miami
145. Philadelphia*: Jack Driscoll, OT, Auburn
146. Dallas (from Philadelphia): Tyler Biadasz, C, Wisconsin

Round 3

106. Baltimore*: Tyre Phillips, OT, Mississippi State
105. New Orleans (from Minnesota)*: Adam Trautman, TE, Dayton
104. L.A. Rams*: Terrell Burgess, S, Utah
103. Philadelphia*: Davion Taylor, LB, Colorado
102. Pittsburgh*: Alex Highsmith, LB, Charlotte
101. New England (from Seattle through N.Y. Jets)*: Dalton Keene, TE, Virginia Tech
100. Las Vegas (from New England)*: Tanner Muse, S, Clemson
99. N.Y. Giants*: Matt Peart, OT, Connecticut
98. Baltimore (through New England)*: Malik Harrison, LB, Ohio State
97. Cleveland (from Houston)*: Jacob Phillips, LB, LSU
96. Kansas City: Lucas Niang, OT, TCU
95. Denver (from San Francisco): McTelvin Agim, DT, Arkansas
94. Green Bay: Josiah Deguara, TE, Cincinnati
93. Tennessee: Darrynton Evans, RB, Appalachian State
92. Baltimore: Devin Duvernay, WR, Texas
91. New England (from Seattle through Houston and Las Vegas): Devin Asiasi, TE, UCLA
90. Houston: Jonathan Greenard, LB, Florida – Watch highlights here
89. Minnesota: Cameron Dantzler, CB, Mississippi State
88. Cleveland (from New Orleans): Jordan Elliott, DT, Missouri
87. New England: Anfernee Jennings, LB, Alabama – Watch highlights here
86. Buffalo: Zack Moss, RB, Utah – Watch highlights here
85. Indianapolis (from Philadelphia through Detroit): Julian Blackmon, S, Utah
84. L.A. Rams: Terrell Lewis, LB, Alabama – Watch highlights here
83. Denver (from Pittsburgh): Lloyd Cushenberry III, C, LSU – Watch highlights here
82. Dallas: Neville Gallimore, DT, Oklahoma – Watch highlights here
81. Las Vegas (from Chicago): Bryan Edwards, WR, South Carolina
80. Las Vegas: Lynn Bowden Jr., WR, Kentucky
79. N.Y. Jets: Jabari Zuniga, DE, Florida
78. Atlanta: Matt Hennessey, C, Temple
77. Denver: Michael Ojemudia, CB, Iowa
76. Tampa Bay: Ke’Shawn Vaughn, RB, VanderbiltWatch highlights here
75. Detroit (from Indianapolis): Jonah Jackson, G, Ohio State
74. New Orleans (from Cleveland): Zack Baun, LB, Wisconsin – Watch highlights here
73. Jacksonville: DaVon Hamilton, DT, Ohio State – Watch highlights here
72. Arizona: Josh Jones, OT, Houston – Watch highlights here
71. Baltimore (from L.A. Chargers through New England): Justin Madubuike, DT, Texas A&M – Watch highlights here
70. Miami: Brandon Jones, S, Texas – Watch highlights here
69. Seattle (from Carolina): Damien Lewis, G, LSU
68. N.Y. Jets (from N.Y. Giants): Ashtyn Davis, S, California – Watch highlights here
67. Detroit: Julian Okwara, LB, Notre Dame – Watch highlights here
66. Washington: Antonio Gibson, WR, Memphis
65. Cincinnati: Logan Wilson, LB, WyomingWatch highlights here

Round 2

64. Carolina (from Kansas City through Seattle): Jeremy Chinn, S, Southern Illinois
63. Kansas City (from San Francisco): Willie Gay Jr. LB, Mississippi State – Watch highlights here
62. Green Bay: AJ Dillon, RB, Boston College – Watch highlights here
61. Tennessee: Kristian Fulton, CB, LSU – Watch highlights here
60. New England (from Baltimore): Josh Uche, OLB, Michigan – Watch highlights here
59. N.Y. Jets (from Seattle): Denzel Mims, WR, Baylor – Watch highlights here
58. Minnesota: Ezra Cleveland, OT, Boise State – Watch highlights here
57. L.A. Rams (from Houston): Van Jefferson, WR, Florida – Watch highlights here
56. Miami (from New Orleans): Raekwon Davis, DT, Alabama – Watch highlights here
55. Baltimore (from New England through Atlanta): J.K. Dobbins, RB, Ohio State – Watch highlights here
54. Buffalo: A.J. Epenesa, DE, Iowa
53. Philadelphia: Jalen Hurts, QB, Oklahoma – Watch highlights here
52. L.A. Rams: Cam Akers, RB, Florida State
51. Dallas: Trevon Diggs, CB, Alabama – Watch highlights here
50. Chicago: Jaylon Johnson, CB, Utah
49. Pittsburgh: Chase Claypool, WR, Notre Dame – Watch highlights here
48. Seattle (from N.Y. Jets): Darrell Taylor, DE, TennesseeWatch highlights here
47. Atlanta: Marlon Davidson, DE, Auburn – Watch highlights here
46. Denver: KJ Hamler, WR, Penn State
45. Tampa Bay: Antoine Winfield Jr., S, Minnesota
44. Cleveland (from Indianapolis): Grant Delpit, S, LSUWatch highlights here
43. Chicago (from Las Vegas): Cole Kmet, TE, Notre DameWatch highlights here
42. Jacksonville: Laviska Shenault, WR, ColoradoWatch highlights here
41. Indianapolis (from Cleveland): Jonathan Taylor, RB, WisconsinWatch highlights here
40. Houston (from Arizona): Ross Blacklock, DT, TCUWatch highlights here
39. Miami: Robert Hunt, G, Louisiana-Lafayette
38. Carolina: Yetur Gross-Matos, DE, Penn StateWatch highlights here
37. New England (from Los Angeles Chargers): Kyle Dugger, S, Lenoir-RhyneWatch highlights here
36. N.Y. Giants: Xavier McKinney, S, AlabamaWatch highlights here
35. Detroit: D’Andre Swift, RB, GeorgiaWatch highlights here
34. Indianapolis (from Washington): Michael Pittman Jr., WR, USC – Watch highlights here
33. Cincinnati: Tee Higgins, WR, Clemson – Watch college highlights here

Round 1

32. Kansas City Chiefs: Clyde Edwards-Helaire, RB, LSU
31. Minnesota Vikings (from San Francisco): Jeff Gladney, CB, TCU 
30. Miami Dolphins (from Green Bay Packers): Noah Igbinoghene, CB, Auburn
29. Tennessee Titans: Isaiah Wilson, T, Georgia
28. Baltimore Ravens: Patrick Queen, ILB, LSU
27. Seattle Seahawks: Jordyn Brooks, ILB, Texas Tech
26. Green Bay Packers (from Miami): Jordan Love, QB, Utah State
25. San Francisco 49ers (from Minnesota Vikings): Brandon Aiyuk, WR, ASU
24. New Orleans Saints: Cesar Ruiz, C, Michigan
23. Los Angeles Chargers (from New England Patriots): Kenneth Murray, ILB, Oklahoma
22. Minnesota Vikings(from Buffalo): Justin Jefferson, WR, LSU
21. Philadelphia Eagles: Jalen Reagor, WR, TCU
20. Jacksonville Jaguars (from LAR): K’lavon Chaisson, DL, LSU
19. Las Vegas Raiders (from Chicago): Damon Arnette, CB, Ohio State University
18. Miami Dolphins (from Pittsburgh): Austin Jackson, OT, USC
17. Dallas Cowboys: CeeDee Lamb, WR, Oklahoma
16. Atlanta Falcons: A.J. Terrell, CB, Clemson
15. Denver Broncos: Jerry Jeudy, WR, Alabama
14. San Francisco (from Tampa Bay): Javon Kinlaw, DL, South Carolina
13. Tampa Bay Buccaneers (from San Francisco): Tristan Wirfs, OT, Iowa
12. Las Vegas Raiders: Henry Ruggs III, WR, Alabama
11. New York Jets: Mekhi Becton, OT, Louisville
10. Cleveland Browns: Jedrick Wills, T, Alabama
9. Jacksonville Jaguars: CJ Henderson. CB, Florida
8. Arizona Cardinals: Isaiah Simmons, LB, Clemson
7. Carolina Panthers: Derrick Brown. DT. Auburn
6. Los Angeles Chargers: Justin Herbert, QB, Oregon
5. Miami Dolphins: Tua Tagovailoa, QB, Alabama
4. New York Giants: Andrew Thomas, T, Georgia
3. Detroit Lions: Jeff Okudah, CB, Ohio State University
2. Washington Redskins: Chase Young, DE, Ohio State University
1. Cincinnati Bengals: Joe Burrow, QB, LSU

What to know about Super Bowl 2023: Date, location, halftime performance info, and much more

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The NFL playoffs are in full swing and Super Bowl 2023 will be here before we know it! See below for answers to all of your questions about the big game. Be sure to tune to NBC and Peacock every week for Sunday Night Football games this season and extra content from Mike Florio, Matthew Berry, Chris Simms and more.

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Four teams are left heading into the Conference Championships and only two will make it to Super Bowl LVII. Ahead of this weekend, here’s everything you need to know about the biggest game of the NFL season.

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When is Super Bowl 2023?

Super Bowl 2023 takes place on Sunday, February 12 at 6:30 p.m. ET on Fox.

Where is Super Bowl 2023?

Super Bowl 2023 will be contested at State Farm Stadium–home of the Arizona Cardinals– in Glendale, Arizona.

Who is performing the halftime show at Super Bowl 2023?

It was announced in September, that international popstar, entrepreneur, and philanthropist Rihanna will headline the halftime show at Super Bowl 2023.

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When was the last time Rihanna released an album?

Rihanna’s most recent album “Anti” came out in 2016. The Barbados native has spent the last few years venturing into various business industries including beauty, fashion, and makeup. Additionally, the superstar welcomed her first child, a boy, in May of 2022.

Why does the NFL use Roman numerals?

AFL and Chiefs founder Lamar Hunt proposed using Roman numerals for each Super Bowl to add pomp and gravitas to the game. Roman numerals were, unsurprisingly, used in ancient Rome as a number system. I stands for 1, V for 5, X for 10, L for 50 and C for 100. That’s right: In 2066, get ready for Super Bowl C.

Super Bowl V was the first to use Roman numerals. They were retroactively added to the Super Bowl II to IV logos and have been used each year since⁠ until 2016. For Super Bowl L, or 50, the NFL tried out 73 different logos before breaking down and using a plain old “50.”

The Roman numerals for this year’s big game, Super Bowl 57, are LVII.

Which NFL team has the most Super Bowl wins in NFL history?

The Patriots and Steelers are not only familiar with playing on the big stage, but they also know what it takes to come out on top. New England and Pittsburgh are tied for the most Super Bowl victories in the NFL with six each. The San Francisco 49ers and Dallas Cowboys have won five Lombardi Trophies each and the Green Bay Packers and New York Giants are tied with four Super Bowl championships.

  • New England Patriots: 6
  • Pittsburgh Steelers: 6
  • San Francisco 49ers: 5
  • Dallas Cowboys: 5
  • Green Bay Packers: 4
  • New York Giants: 4

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In addition to Sunday Night Football, what else can I watch with Peacock Premium?

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2023 NFL Playoffs: What to know about SF QB Brock Purdy Ahead of NFC Championship game

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The NFC crown is up for grabs on Sunday, and it will be Jalen Hurts and the Philadelphia Eagles squaring off with Brock Purdy and the San Francisco 49ers to secure a ticket to Super Bowl LVII in Glendale, Arizona. These two high-powered teams have both had seasons for the storybooks, but possibly no story this year has been greater than that of “Mr. Irrelevant’s” emergence.

From the 262nd pick in the draft to a third-string quarterbacking role, the odds of Purdy making a splash in the NFL seemed all but impossible at the start of the season. But just months later, the 23-year-old finds himself captaining one of the league’s most storied franchises on a playoff run in hopes of bringing a sixth Lombardi home to the Bay.

The 49ers will take on the Eagles in the NFC Championship game Sunday, Jan. 29 at 3 p.m. EST. Let’s take a closer look at Purdy’s emergence from “Mr. Irrelevant” to QB1.

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Where did Brock Purdy go to college?

Before Purdy was a Niner, he was first an Iowa State Cyclone.

In fact, Purdy rose to stardom in Ames much like he is now doing in San Francisco. Purdy entered the picture at Iowa State as the third-string quarterback, in line for field time behind quarterbacks Kyle Kempt and Zeb Nolan.

The season-opener, however, shook things up. Kempt suffered an MCL injury against Iowa, bumping up Nolan to the role of signal-caller. Nolan then saw a rough three-game stretch, forcing ISU coach Matt Campbell to give the freshman Purdy an opportunity.

Purdy would take this opportunity and run with it. He first entered the scene mid-game against Oklahoma State, leading the Cyclones to a thrilling victory over the Cowboys as they edged them out, 48-42. Purdy was now the man for Iowa State.

In his four-year career, Purdy was simply a winner. He finished his time in Ames as Iowa State’s career leader in passing yards (12,170), total offense (13,347), touchdown passes (81), completions (993), passing efficiency (151.1) and completion percentage (67.7). The wide-eyed freshman with an opportunity developed into the winningest quarterback in Cyclones history (30-17).

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Jalen Hurts vs Brock Purdy collegiate record

Sunday’s Conference Championship will not be the first time that Jalen Hurts and Brock Purdy have gone head-to-head. The Cyclones faced off with the Oklahoma Sooners in November of 2019.

While the senior Hurts and his offense diced up Iowa State’s defense early, Purdy would charge his team to a comeback from the 35-14 halftime deficit. Purdy led an epic resurgence coming out of the locker room, outscoring the Sooners 27-7. A savvy drive from the sophomore late in the fourth resulted in a 33-yard touchdown to Sean Shaw Jr., cutting the deficit to 42-35 with three minutes remaining.

On the ensuing drive, Hurts made a disastrous mistake, throwing a pass into traffic that was picked off by Lawrence White. With the ball at the Oklahoma 35, Purdy could not be stopped, pulling off a few impressive plays before connecting with Charlie Kolar in the end zone.

The scoreboard now read 42-41, and the Cyclones wanted to end the game right then and there. Purdy dropped back for the two-point conversion, throwing a dart to La’Michael Pettway. The pass hit Pettway’s hands, but was then knocked away by Oklahoma defenders. While the epic comeback could not be completed, it was a game to be remembered.

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When was Brock Purdy drafted?

Brock Purdy found a home in San Francisco on Saturday, April 30 when he was selected by the 49ers as the 262nd pick in the 2022 NFL Draft. As Melanie Salata held up the “Mr. Irrelevant” jersey on the NFL Draft stage, no one knew that the name on the back of it would rise to relevance so quickly.

The seventh-round pick was passed over by nearly every NFL team, except for one. Not even the 49ers knew that this selection would hold so much magnitude, as Purdy was merely expected to be a third-string rookie sitting behind starter Trey Lance and backup Nate Sudfeld.

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How has Brock Purdy fared as an NFL starter?

San Francisco’s blueprint at the beginning of the season would be thrown out the door very quickly. The 49ers made the decision in late August to retain veteran quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo and release Sudfeld, allowing Purdy to remain in his third-string role.

When Lance suffered a crushing injury against the Seahawks in just the second game of the season, it seemed clear that Garoppolo was destined to lead the team to its third playoff appearance in four years. Garoppolo would go 6-3 in his next nine starts, making Super Bowl aspirations once again very real for the team that lost the big game just three years prior.

In a critical battle against the Miami Dolphins in Week 12, however, that vision faded. Garoppolo suffered a broken foot on the final play of the team’s opening drive, and “Mr. Irrelevant” was now QB1.

Purdy’s first drive of the game ended in a 3-yard touchdown pass to fullback Kyle Juszczyk to give San Francisco a 10-7 lead. As with his starting role in Iowa State, Purdy has yet to look back.

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He drove the team to a 33-17 victory over Miami, finishing the day 25 for 37 for 210 yards, two touchdowns and one interception. His starting debut came the next week, against none other than the great Tom Brady.

The rookie tore through Tampa Bay, becoming the first quarterback to ever defeat Brady in his first start. The game ended with an emotional hug from his father, who had witnessed his son take down a quarterback who has been playing pro football longer than Brock has been alive.

Purdy remains undefeated as an NFL starter. Since taking over in Week 13, “Mr. Irrelevant” has gone 7-0, with an overtime victory and two playoff triumphs. While many thought the rookie would crumble under postseason pressure, he has yet to let his team down. In the 49ers wild card battle against their division foe Seattle Seahawks, he became the first NFL rookie to score four touchdowns in a playoff game. While the divisional round success over Dallas wasn’t the prettiest victory, Purdy got the job done, advancing his team to the NFC Championship for the second consecutive year.

Will Brock Purdy play in NFC Championship game?

Now, the seventh rounder will clash with a daunting Philadelphia defense for the conference crown, with aspirations of becoming the first rookie quarterback to ever hoist a Lombardi. On Monday ahead of the Conference Championships, 49ers head coach Kyle Shanahan told media that he’d be “very surprised” if quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo was able to play in Sunday’s game, meaning that Purdy is still QB1, with Josh Johnson as the backup.

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Has a rookie QB ever started in a Super Bowl?

Should the 49ers advance to the Super Bowl, Purdy has a shot to cap an unbelievable season with a particularly remarkable accomplishment: No rookie quarterback has won a Super Bowl, and in fact, no rookie quarterback has ever started in a Super Bowl.

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