Sunday 9th May 2021

Several Iowa Hawkeyes will be waiting to hear their names called when the NFL Draft begins Thursday night. Among them  Defensive lineman Daviyon Nixon, the Big Ten defensive player of the year. He is considered a likely second-round pick. Nixon led the Big Ten in tackles for a loss last season.

Defensive end Chauncey Golston and offensive tackle Alaric Jackson are considered fourth-round picks going into the draft.