The NFL Draft is being held in Philadelphia this year, so it will be a quick drive for a lot of prospects who hail from New Jersey. With 253 picks to be made, there are a bunch of potential future NFL stars from NJ ( features more details about their high school careers).

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David Njoku, Cedar Grove High School; University of Miami.
The talented tight end is skipping his last two years of college to enter the pros, and is expected to go in the first round.

Jabrill Peppers, Paramus Catholic High School; University of Michigan.
The safety/linebacker is also leaving college early to go pro, and is expected to be taken in the late first or early second round.

Dion Dawkins, Rahway High School; Temple University.
The senior offensive lineman stayed close to home to attend Temple, and is projected as a second-rounder.

Jermaine Eluemunor, Morris Knolls High School; Texas A&M.
Eluemunor was actually born in England before moving to the US. A senior offensive lineman looks to go in the third or fourth round.

Rasul Douglas, East Orange High School; West Virginia University.
The senior cornerback will likely go in the fourth round.

Al-Quadin Muhammad, Don Bosco Prep; University of Miami.
The junior defensive end is also expected to be picked in the fourth round.

Corey Clement, Glassboro High School; University of Wisconsin.
Running Backs always create interest, and this one is looking at a late selection in the seventh round.

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