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Recapping Saints draft picks, undrafted rookies from last 5 Senior Bowls

It’s time for the 2024 Reese’s Senior Bowl, which will allow some top draft-eligible players to showcase their talents in front of NFL coaches. The New Orleans Saints are a team that has shown a tendency to draft players that participate, so it is worth following this week in search for future Saints players.

A whopping 42% of the Saints draft picks over the last five years have participated in the Senior Bowl. It is clear that New Orleans is big on this week in their current draft prep process.

Here are all of the current and former Saints over the last five seasons that came from the Senior Bowl:

2019: C Erik McCoy (draft pick)

Dec 10, 2023; New Orleans, Louisiana, USA; New Orleans Saints quarterback <a class="link " href="https://sports.yahoo.com/nfl/players/27564/" data-i13n="sec:content-canvas;subsec:anchor_text;elm:context_link" data-ylk="slk:Derek Carr;sec:content-canvas;subsec:anchor_text;elm:context_link;itc:0">Derek Carr</a> (4) prepares for the ball from center Erik McCoy (78) as he looks over the <a class="link " href="https://sports.yahoo.com/nfl/teams/carolina/" data-i13n="sec:content-canvas;subsec:anchor_text;elm:context_link" data-ylk="slk:Carolina Panthers;sec:content-canvas;subsec:anchor_text;elm:context_link;itc:0">Carolina Panthers</a> defense during the first half at the Caesars Superdome. Mandatory Credit: Stephen Lew-USA TODAY Sports

2019: DE Carl Granderson (UDFA)

FOXBOROUGH, MASSACHUSETTS – OCTOBER 08: Carl Granderson #96 of the New Orleans Saints celebrates after a tackle for a loss during the third quarter against <a class="link " href="https://sports.yahoo.com/nfl/teams/new-england/" data-i13n="sec:content-canvas;subsec:anchor_text;elm:context_link" data-ylk="slk:the New England Patriots;sec:content-canvas;subsec:anchor_text;elm:context_link;itc:0">the New England Patriots</a> at Gillette Stadium on October 08, 2023 in Foxborough, Massachusetts. (Photo by Winslow Townson/Getty Images)

2020: LB Zack Baun (draft pick)

Aug 1, 2023; Metairie, LA, USA; New Orleans Saints linebacker Zack Baun catches a pass on interception drills during training camp at the Ochsner Sports Performance Center. Mandatory Credit: Stephen Lew-USA TODAY Sports
Aug 1, 2023; Metairie, LA, USA; New Orleans Saints linebacker Zack Baun catches a pass on interception drills during training camp at the Ochsner Sports Performance Center. Mandatory Credit: Stephen Lew-USA TODAY Sports

Story originally appeared on Saints Wire