Salisbury School’s Bjoern Werner selected in 1st Round of NFL Draft

Walter Camp Connecticut Player of the Year Bjoern Werner was selected with the 24th overall pick by the Indianapolis Colts.

The 6-3, 266-pound defensive end spent two years at the preparatory Salisbury School in Connecticut. He also played tight end for the Knights and became one of the top recruits in the country.

Check out some of his highlights above.

Werner  is a native of Berlin, Germany and came to the United States in 2010. He played for the Berlin Adler of the German Football League as a teenager.

He spent three seasons at Florida State and was considered one of the top defensive players in the draft. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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