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Coach Will Muschamp says what Deebo Samuel does and how he is off the field is what others are talking about.

The 2019 NFL Draft will begin Thursday in Nashville, Tennessee. South Carolina has had 197 players selected in the NFL Draft since 1939. These seven Gamecocks have earned the most money in their professional careers, according to spotrac.com:

Johnathan Joseph

Position: Cornerback

Drafted: 24th overall by Cincinnati Bengals in 2006

Career: 2006-present

Earnings: $76.84 million

Stephon Gilmore

Position: Cornerback

Drafted: 10th overall by Buffalo Bills in 2012

Career: 2012-present

Earnings: $55.07 million

Melvin Ingram

Position: Linebacker

Drafted: 18th overall by San Diego Chargers in 2012

Career: 2012-present

Earnings: $50.21 million

Alshon Jeffery

Position: Wide receiver

Drafted: Second round by Chicago Bears in 2012

Career: 2012-present

Earnings: $39.75 million

Jared Cook

Position: Tight end

Drafted: Third round by Tennessee Titans in 2009

Career: 2009-present

Earnings: $37.08 million

Jadeveon Clowney

Position: Defensive end

Drafted: First overall by Houston Texans in 2014

Career: 2014-present

Earnings: $35.58 million

Ryan Succop

Position: Kicker

Drafted: Seventh round by Kansas City Chiefs in 2009

Career: 2009-present

Earnings: $21 million

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