Only two former University of Wisconsin football players were selected in the 2016 NFL Draft, but a handful of others will get their opportunity to make an NFL roster.
Former Badgers wide receiver Alex Erickson has signed with the Cincinnati Bengals as an undrafted free agent. Joining Erickson in Cincinnati will be former UW cornerback Darius Hillary. Tanner McEvoy signed with the Seattle Seahawks.
Former UW quarterback Joel Stave signed with the Minnesota Vikings and safety Michael Caputo signed with the New Orleans Saints, according to the Houston Chronicle's Aaron Wilson.
Former UW tight end Austin Traylor signed with the Dallas Cowboys while former Badgers offensive lineman Tyler Marz will sign with the Tennessee Titans.