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Graphic: A case to be made for prep schools


On Saturday we pointed out how St. Thomas Aquinas High School in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., produced an astounding four draft picks over the weekend, but there's another school out there with an equally impressive haul. Fork Union Military Academy, the famed college prep school in Fork Union, Va., saw five of its former students get drafted and seven more sign free agent contracts. That's 12 players from one prep school. Twelve!

It's another reminder that, while the NFL Draft is primarily a college football and NFL event, the path to the promised land is not always an Point A to Point B journey for many players.