The 2011 UFL Draft was poised to take advantage of the top undrafted players from the 2011 NFL Draft. Eligible players are players who are not on a current NFL roster, so some of the players were not from the 2011 class.
Here is the list of drafted players with notes from the teams that drafted them:
#4 Overall - VIRGINIA DESTROYERS - DE Martail Burnett, UTAH
An undrafted free agent in 2008, Burnett spent the entire 2008 season on the Minnesota Vikings' practice squad. He also has been on the San Francisco 49ers' practice squad. Burnett started 32 games to finish his collegiate career, and ended his Utah career with 17 sacks and 33.5 tackles for loss.
29 Overall - SACRAMENTO MOUNTAIN LIONS - WR Jamel Hamler, FRESNO STATE
A rookie, Hamler is coming off a productive junior season for the Bulldogs in 2010. He grabbed 54 passes for 812 yards and six touchdowns, and his top game was an 8-catch, 118-yard, 3-touchdown performance against Louisiana Tech. In 2009, Hamler caught 37 passes for 503 yards and five touchdowns.
#34 Oveall - SACRAMENTO MOUNTAIN LIONS - OT Kainoa LaCount, HAWAII
A rookie, LaCount goes from the islands to the West Coast of the mainland to begin his professional football career. He played in all 14 games in 2010, starting four, and played as a backup in two games in 2009 as a junior. LaCount played two seasons at College of the Canyons.
#40 Overall - VIRGINIA DESTROYERS - RB Wynel Seldon, WYOMING
Seldon was a steady performer for the Cowboys from 2005-08, rushing for 22 career touchdowns. He ran for 637 yards and two touchdowns as a senior in 2008, including a 124-yard, one-touchdown effort against San Diego State. As a freshman in 2005, Seldon ran for 871 yards and 11 touchdowns and caught 27 passes for 198 yards.
#49 Overall - SACRAMENTO MOUNTAIN LIONS - S Keanemana Silva, HAWAII
Silva, a rookie, takes 38 collegiate games at Hawaii with him into professional football. In 2010, he had eight interceptions, 85 total tackles, a sack and three tackles for loss, and in 2009, Silva recorded six interceptions, 74 total tackles and two tackles for loss.
Well, none of the players from the 2011 draft class, so not too much excitement as thought.