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Clemson is known as WRU and its wide receivers are getting paid

The 2019 NFL Draft will begin Thursday in Nashville, Tennessee. Clemson is expected to have several players drafted, including potential first round picks Christian Wilkins, Clelin Ferrell and Dexter Lawrence. These Tigers have earned the most money in their professional careers, according to spotrac.com:

DeAndre Hopkins

Position: Wide receiver

Drafted: 27th overall by Houston Texans in 2013

Career: 2013-present

Earnings: $44.2 million

Brian Dawkins

Position: Safety

Drafted: Second round by Philadelphia Eagles in 1996

Career: 1996-2011

Earnings: $43.21 million

Sammy Watkins

Position: Wide receiver

Drafted: 4th overall by Buffalo Bills in 2014

Career: 2014-present

Earnings: $41.74 million

Byron Maxwell

Position: Cornerback

Drafted: Sixth round by Seattle Seahawks in 2011

Career: 2011-2018

Earnings: $33.54 million

C.J. Spiller

Position: Running back

Drafted: Drafted 9th overall by Buffalo Bills in 2010

Career: 2010-2017

Earnings: $29.63 million

Andre Branch

Position: Defensive end

Drafted: Second round by Jacksonville Jaguars in 2012

Career: 2012-present

Earnings: $24.84 million

Dwayne Allen

Position: Tight end

Drafted: Third round by Indianapolis Colts in 2012

Career: 2012-present

Earnings: $24.64 million

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