LSU becomes 1st school to have QB and WR duo picked in top 10

LSU made history in the first round of the NFL draft, becoming the first school in the modern draft era to have a quarterback and wide receiver selected in the top 10 of the same draft.

The Commanders picked LSU quarterback Jayden Daniels with the No. 2 pick before LSU wide receiver Malik Nabers joined the NFC East a few picks later, going to the Giants with the No. 6 pick. Both destinations were popular mock draft slots for the top LSU prospects.

A few picks later, Washington became the second school to accomplish the feat when quarterback Michael Penix Jr. and wide receiver Rome Odunze went No. 8 and No. 9, respectively.

Later in the draft, another LSU prospect came off the board: Brian Thomas Jr. went to the Jaguars at No. 23.

Daniels, Nabers and Thomas heading to the league is reminiscent of another trio to come out of Baton Rouge in recent years. Joe Burrow, Justin Jefferson and Ja'Marr Chase did something similar, but that trio was split over two drafts.

If Daniels, Nabers and Thomas go on to have the same success of Burrow, Jefferson and Chase, life will go well for the newest LSU trio in the NFL.

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