After a 2011 NFL Draft first round that was dominated by the SEC, second round owned by the ACC and third round that featured a healthy selection from both conferences, Saturday should see another load of Southeastern talent headed to the pros. The day kicks off at noon ET on ESPN and NFL Network.
Looking at Mocking The Draft's list of the best players available at each position heading into day three, we can see local talent in the top spots at quite a few position groups. Here are the top Southeastern players left, according to Jon Dove's list:
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