DT Larry Ogunjobi becomes first UNC Charlotte football player ever selected in NFL Draft
— The Cleveland Browns opened the third round of the 2017 NFL Draft by selecting DT Larry Ogunjobi. Ogunjobi is the first UNC Charlotte 49er to ever be selected in the NFL Draft. The 6-foot-3, 305-pound DT was picked 65th overall.
UNC DT Naz Jones selected by the Seattle Seahawks in the third round
— UNC DT Nazair Jones was selected 102nd overall in the 2017 NFL Draft by the Seattle Seahawks.