FCS Players Drafted in the 2023 NFL Draft

The 2023 NFL Draft saw 10 FCS players selected, down from last year's 20. Nonetheless, it shows FCS talent can compete with top tier athletes.

William & Mary OL Colby Sorsdal was selected in the 3rd round of the 2023 NFL Draft by the Detroit Lions
Source: William & Mary Athletics

The 2023 NFL Draft has come and gone, and once again, players from the Football Championship Subdivision (FCS) have proven that they can compete with the best of the best. Several FCS players were selected in this year's draft, showing that the talent level in the lower division of college football is continuing to rise.

2nd Round

  • No. 48 OL Cody Mauch (North Dakota State / Bucs)

3rd Round

  • No 76. LB/S Marte Mapu (Sacramento State / Patriots)
  • No. 78 TE Tucker Kraft (South Dakota State / Packers)

5th Round

  • No. 152 OT Colby Sorsdal (William & Mary / Lions)
  • No. 166 DE B.J. Thompson (Stephen F. Austin / Chiefs)

6th Round

  • No. 206 WR Andrei Iosivas (Princeton / Bengals)
  • No. 211 DE Titus Leo (Wagner / Colts)

7th Round

  • No. 218 DT Travis Bell (Kennesaw State / Bears)
  • No. 228 WR Colton Dowell (UT Martin / Titans)
  • No. 245 CB Isaiah Bolden (Jackson State / Patriots)