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Future Patriots from the past decade of Senior Bowls

Since 2010, the Patriots have drafted 36 Senior Bowl participants.

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The Reese’s Senior Bowl is the next part in what Bill Belichick and Nick Caserio have described as a “mosaic.”

And while recent Januaries haven’t brought a full New England Patriots contingent to Mobile, Ala., a full list of eventual Patriots have added tiles to their walls, ceilings and floors there.

Since 2010, according to the Senior Bowl archives, New England’s war room has drafted 36 prospects who participated in the college all-star showcase at Ladd-Peebles Stadium.

Another 11 Senior Bowl attendees over that span signed their initial NFL contracts with the Patriots as undrafted rookies, and north of 50 more have stopped by Foxborough as waiver claims, free agents or trade acquisitions during their careers.

Here’s a glance at the past decade of Senior Bowl rosters through a Patriots prism.


  • Jarrett Stidham, QB, Auburn – fourth round
  • Byron Cowart, DT, Maryland – fifth round
  • Jake Bailey, P, Stanford – fifth round
  • Jakobi Meyers, WR, North Carolina State – undrafted class
  • Gerri Green, DE, Mississippi State – subsequent acquisition


  • Isaiah Wynn, OT, Georgia – first round
  • Duke Dawson, CB, Florida – second round
  • Ja’Whaun Bentley, LB, Purdue – fifth round
  • Braxton Berrios, WR, Miami – sixth round
  • Colby Gossett, G, Appalachian State – subsequent acquisition


  • Derek Rivers, DE, Youngstown State – third round
  • Antonio Garcia, OT, Troy – third round
  • Conor McDermott, OT, UCLA – sixth round
  • Keionta Davis, DE, Chattanooga – undrafted class
  • Damarius Travis, S, Minnesota – undrafted class
  • Dwayne Thomas, S, LSU – undrafted class
  • Harvey Langi, LB, Brigham Young – undrafted class
  • Obi Melifonwu, S, Connecticut – subsequent acquisition
  • Eric Smith, OT, Virginia – subsequent acquisition
  • Amara Darboh, WR, Michigan – subsequent acquisition
  • Michael Roberts, TE, Toledo – subsequent acquisition
  • Eric Saubert, TE, Drake – subsequent acquisition


  • Cyrus Jones, CB, Alabama – second round
  • Jacoby Brissett, QB, North Carolina State – third round
  • Malcolm Mitchell, WR, Georgia – fourth round
  • D.J. Foster, RB, Arizona State – undrafted class
  • Jonathan Jones, CB, Auburn – undrafted class
  • Bryce Williams, TE, East Carolina – undrafted class
  • Cole Toner, G, Harvard – subsequent acquisition
  • Glenn Gronkowski, FB, Kansas State – subsequent acquisition
  • K.J. Maye, WR, Minnesota – subsequent acquisition
  • Willie Beavers, OT, Western Michigan – subsequent acquisition
  • Cody Kessler, QB, USC – subsequent acquisition


  • Geneo Grissom, DE, Oklahoma – third round
  • Trey Flowers, DE, Arkansas – fourth round
  • Tre’ Jackson, G, Florida State – fourth round
  • Shaq Mason, G, Georgia Tech – fourth round
  • Joe Cardona, LS, Navy – fifth round
  • Blaine Clausell, OT, Mississippi State – subsequent acquisition
  • Marcus Hardison, DT, Arizona State – subsequent acquisition
  • Jamil Douglas, G, Arizona State – subsequent acquisition
  • Eric Rowe, CB, Utah – subsequent acquisition
  • Phillip Dorsett, WR, Miami – subsequent acquisition
  • Danny Shelton, DT, Washington – subsequent acquisition
  • Trent Brown, OT, Florida – subsequent acquisition


  • Jimmy Garoppolo, QB, Eastern Illinois – second round
  • Bryan Stork, C, Florida State – fourth round
  • James White, RB, Wisconsin – fourth round
  • Jon Halapio, G, Florida – sixth round
  • Jemea Thomas, CB, Georgia Tech – sixth round
  • Tyler Ott, LS, Harvard – undrafted class
  • Shaquille Evans, WR, UCLA – subsequent acquisition
  • Jalen Saunders, WR, Oklahoma – subsequent acquisition
  • Kyle Van Noy, LB, Brigham Young – subsequent acquisition
  • Jordan Matthews, WR, Vanderbilt – subsequent acquisition
  • Bennie Fowler, WR, Michigan State – subsequent acquisition
  • Terrence Brooks, S, Florida State – subsequent acquisition


  • Jamie Collins, LB, Southern Mississippi – second round
  • Aaron Dobson, WR, Marshall – second round
  • Michael Buchanan, DE, Illinois – seventh round
  • Steve Beauharnais, LB, Rutgers – seventh round
  • Cory Grissom, DT, South Florida – undrafted class
  • Ryan Allen, P, Louisiana Tech – undrafted class
  • Kenjon Barner, RB, Oregon – subsequent acquisition
  • John Simon, DE, Ohio State – subsequent acquisition
  • Braxston Cave, C, Notre Dame – subsequent acquisition
  • Mike Gillislee, RB, Florida – subsequent acquisition
  • Michael Williams, TE, Alabama – subsequent acquisition
  • Brian Schwenke, G, California – subsequent acquisition


  • Jake Bequette, DE, Arkansasthird round
  • Alfonzo Dennard, CB, Nebraska – seventh round
  • Ryan Lindley, QB, San Diego State – subsequent acquisition
  • Bill Bentley, CB, Louisiana-Lafayette – subsequent acquisition
  • Leonard Johnson, CB, Iowa State – subsequent acquisition
  • Shea McClellin, DE, Boise State – subsequent acquisition


  • Nate Solder, OT, Colorado – first round
  • Lee Smith, TE, Marshall – fifth round
  • Lance Kendricks, TE, Wisconsin – subsequent acquisition
  • Danny Aiken, LS, Virginia – subsequent acquisition
  • Christian Yount, LS, UCLA – subsequent acquisition
  • Kai Forbath, K, UCLA – subsequent acquisition
  • Terrell McClain, DT, South Florida – subsequent acquisition
  • Chris White, LB, Mississippi State – subsequent acquisition
  • Leonard Hankerson, WR, Miami – subsequent acquisition
  • Greg Salas, WR, Hawaii – subsequent acquisition
  • D.J. Williams, TE, Arkansas – subsequent acquisition


  • Devin McCourty, CB, Rutgers – first round
  • Taylor Price, WR, Ohio – third round
  • Zoltan Mesko, P, Michigan – fifth round
  • Ted Larsen, C, North Carolina State sixth round
  • Thomas Welch, OT, Vanderbilt – seventh round
  • Donald Jones, WR, Youngstown State – subsequent acquisition
  • LeGarrette Blount, RB, Oregon – subsequent acquisition
  • Mitch Petrus, G, Arkansas – subsequent acquisition
  • A.J. Edds, LB, Iowa – subsequent acquisition
  • Michael Hoomanawanui, TE, Illinois – subsequent acquisition
  • Tim Tebow, QB, Florida – subsequent acquisition
  • Dekoda Watson, LB, Florida State – subsequent acquisition
  • Matt Tennant, C, Boston College – subsequent acquisition

Degrees of participation vary. The same goes for what becomes of an invitation.

Michigan defensive end Chase Winovich and West Virginia offensive tackle Yodny Cajuste, who both withdrew from last year’s Senior Bowl due to injuries, are among the omissions. Alabama running back Damien Harris, taken No. 87 overall by New England, is another.

But the mosaics will continue to be pieced together as weigh-ins, meetings and practices get underway for Saturday’s 2:30 p.m. kickoff.

Some will be revisited by the Patriots in the spring. Some will further down the line.

“The all-star games, everybody starts from scratch. They’re all in a new system, if you will,” Belichick told WEEI during his last trek to the Senior Bowl in 2016. “That’s what they’re all going to be doing when they go to a new team in a few months anyway.”