USC's Steve Sarkisian coached five first-round NFL draft picks

USC's Steve Sarkisian coached five players who were first-round NFL draft picks on Thursday

USC Coach Steve Sarkisian coached five players who became first-round NFL draft picks on Thursday.

The New York Jets selected Trojans defensive lineman Leonard Williams sixth overall, and the Philadelphia Eagles selected receiver Nelson Agholor 20th.

Williams and Agholor played one season for Sarkisian, who led USC to a 9-4 record in 2014.

In five seasons at Washington, Sarkisian recruited and coached defensive lineman Danny Shelton, cornerback Marcus Peters and linebacker Shaq Thompson.

The Cleveland Browns selected Shelton 12th, the Kansas City Chiefs chose Peters 18th and the Carolina Panthers picked Thompson 25th.

The Huskies had a 34-29 record under Sarkisian.

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