Several college football standouts that played the game in the state of Minnesota could have their names called over next weekend's NFL Draft weekend in Kansas City.

The Draft will take place from Thursday, April 27th through Saturday, April 29th in Kansas City.

Prospects from all over Minnesota are aiming to have their names called and dreams realized for a chance to play in the National Football League.

Here is a list of prospects that played College Football in Minnesota that could be drafted next weekend:

University of Minnesota

C John Michael Schmitz - RS Senior

CB Terrell Smith - Senior

RB Mohamed Ibrahim - Senior

G Chuck Filiaga - RS Senior

S Jordan Howden - Senior

DL Thomas Rush - Senior

 

Minnesota State

S Alijah McGhee - Senior

WR Jalen Sample - RS Senior

 

There will definitely be more players that played collegiately in Minnesota than listed earn an opportunity to play at the next level, but those are the majority listed as draftable at NFL.com.

If undrafted, prospects can sign on as an undrafted free agent with an interested NFL team and aim to make the team or practice squad following training camp.

Source: NFL.com Draft Tracker

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Ten Most Disappointing Minnesota Sports Seasons

The 2021 Minnesota Twins entered the season with high expectations, but unfortunately, they've made the list of most disappointing Minnesota teams of all time.

Disappointment is a common feeling for Minnesota sports fans as the years continue. Following the NBA Championship win for Milwaukee, SportsCenter was quick to point out that Minnesota has the current longest streak of seasons without a championship appearance in the four major sports (MLB/NBA/NFL/NHL). The Minnesota Lynx also chimed in on the stat after claiming four championships since 2011.

The ten teams that are on this list all follow a similar pattern. The year prior was either a great season with a playoff run or one that featured a strong core of players that appeared to have taken the next step. Offseason/preseason expectations were high with even Las Vegas oddsmakers believing in a deep run. Unfortunately, those preseason expectations fell short for the following teams. None of the teams listed below made the playoffs.