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The 2017 NFL draft concluded Saturday in Philadelphia. Here is a round-by-round recap of the selections.

RAMS

Rams choose OLB Ejuan Price of Pittsburgh in seventh round of NFL draft

Pittsburgh defensive end Ejuan Price runs a drill at the NFL combine in March. (Michael Conroy / Associated Press)
Pittsburgh defensive end Ejuan Price runs a drill at the NFL combine in March. (Michael Conroy / Associated Press)

EJUAN PRICE, OLB

5-11, 241 pounds, Pittsburgh (Round 7, Pick 234)

Notable: Price was sidelined more than two seasons because of pectoral and back injuries but he finished with 29 1/2 sacks, tying Rams tackle Aaron Donald for fourth on the school’s all-time list.

Why Rams drafted him: Playing defensive end, Price last season averaged nearly two tackles for losses per game. The Rams expect him to get into the backfield as a 3-4 edge-rusher.  

Last season: Price produced 23 tackles for losses, including 13 sacks. He also forced three fumbles.

CHARGERS

Chargers get DE Isaac Rochell of Notre Dame in seventh round of NFL draft

Notre Dame defensive end Isaac Rochell runs the 40-yard dash at the NFL combine in March. (Michael Conroy / Associated Press)
Notre Dame defensive end Isaac Rochell runs the 40-yard dash at the NFL combine in March. (Michael Conroy / Associated Press)

ISAAC ROCHELL, DE

6-4, 280 pounds, Notre Dame (Round 7, Pick 225)

Notable: Elected a captain at Notre Dame, Rochell’s brother is an offensive lineman at Air Force.

Why Chargers drafted him: While not a top-end athlete, Rochell is a big body who is physically capable of moving inside to defensive tackle in the team’s new 4-3 scheme.

Last season:  Rochell had 56 tackles last year, providing dependability and durability up front for the Fighting Irish. Not an impact pass rusher, Rochell had just a single sack in each of the last two seasons. His best game came last year in the opener against Texas, when he had nine tackles, including 2.5 for losses.

A look at the fourth-round selections of the NFL draft

An NFL draft flag flies near the Rocky statue in Philadelphia. (Matt Rourke / Associated Press)
An NFL draft flag flies near the Rocky statue in Philadelphia. (Matt Rourke / Associated Press)

108. Green Bay (from Cleveland), Vince Biegel, lb, Wisconsin. 

109. Minnesota (from San Francisco), Jaleel Johnson, de, Iowa. 

110. Jacksonville, Dede Westbrook, wr, Oklahoma. 

111. Seattle (from Chicago through San Francisco), Tedric Thompson, s, Colorado. 

112. Chicago (from LA Rams), Eddie Jackson, s, Alabama. 

113. Los Angeles Chargers, Rayshawn Jenkins, s, Miami. 

114. Washington (from NY Jets), Samaje Perine, rb, Oklahoma. 

115. Arizona (from Carolina), Dorian Johnson, g, Pittsburgh. 

116. Cincinnati, Carl Lawson, de, Auburn. 

117. Los Angeles Rams (from Buffalo through Chicago), Josh Reynolds, wr, Texas A&M. 

Choice forfeited by New England (from New Orleans) 

118. Philadelphia, Mack Hollins, wr, North Carolina. 

119. Chicago (from Arizona), Tarik Cohen, rb, NC A&T. 

120. Minnesota, Ben Gedeon, lb, Michigan. 

121. San Francisco (from Indianapolis), Joe Williams, rb, Utah. 

122. Baltimore, Nico Siragusa, g, San Diego State. 

123. Washington, Montae Nicholson, s, Michigan State. 

124. Detroit (from Tennessee through New England), Jaylen Reeves-Maybin, lb, Tennessee. 

125. Los Angeles Rams (from Tampa Bay through NY Jets), Samson Ebukan, lb, Eastern Washington. 

126. Cleveland (from Denver), Howard Wilson, db, Houston. 

127. Detroit, Michael Roberts, te, Toledo. 

128. Cincinnati (from Miami through Minnesota), Josh Malone, wr, Tennessee. 

129. Oakland, David Sharpe, ol, Florida. 

130. Houston, Julie’n Davenport, ot, Bucknell. 

131. New England (from Seattle), Deatrich Wise, de, Arkansas. 

132. Philadelphia (from Kansas City through Minnesota), Donnel Pumphrey, rb, San Diego State. 

133. Dallas, Ryan Switzer, wr, North Carolina. 

134. Green Bay, Jamaal Williams, rb, BYU. 

135. Pittsburgh, Joshua Dobbs, qb, Tennessee. 

136. Atlanta, Sean Harlow, g, Oregon State. 

137. Indianapolis (from New England), Zach Banner, ot, Southern Cal. 

138. x-Cincinnati, Ryan Glasgow, dt, Michigan. 

139. x-Kansas City (from Cleveland through Philadelphia and Minnesota), Jehu Chesson, wr, Michigan. 

140. New York Giants, Wayne Gallman, rb, Clemson. 

141. x-New York Jets (from LA Rams), Chad Hansen, wr, California. 

142. x-Houston (from Cleveland), Carlos Watkins, dt, Clemson. 

143. x-Indianapolis (from San Francisco), Marlon Mack, rb, South Florida. 

144. x-Indianapolis, Grover Stewart, dt, Albany (Ga.) 

A look at the fifth-round selections of the NFL draft

A military color guard marches to the stage before the start of the NFL draft. (Elsa / Getty Images)
A military color guard marches to the stage before the start of the NFL draft. (Elsa / Getty Images)

145. Denver (from Cleveland), Jake Butt, TE, Michigan. 

146. San Francisco, George Kittle, te, Iowa. 

147. Chicago, Jordan Morgan, g, Kutztown. 

148. Jacksonville, Blair Brown, lb, Ohio. 

149. Atlanta (from Rams through Buffalo), Damontae Kazee, cb, San Diego State. 

150. New York Jets, Jordan Leggett, te, Clemson. 

151. Chargers, Desmond King, s, Iowa. 

152. Carolina, Corn Elder, cb, Miami. 

153. Cincinnati, Jake Elliott, k, Memphis. 

154. Washington (from New Orleans), Jeremy Sprinkle, te, Arkansas. 

155. Tennessee (from Philadelphia), Jayon Brown, lb, UCLA. 

156. Atlanta (from Buffalo), Brian Hill, rb, Wyoming. 

157. Arizona, Will Holden, ot, Vanderbilt. 

158. Indianapolis, Nate Hairston, cb, Temple. 

159. Baltimore, Jermaine Eluemunor, g, Texas A&M. 

160. Cleveland (from Minnesota through NY Jets), Rod Johnson, ot, Florida State. 

161. Indianapolis (from Washington through San Francisco), Anthony Walker, lb, Northwestern. 

162. Tampa Bay, Jeremy McNichols, rb, Boise State. 

163. Buffalo (from Denver through New England), Matt Milano, lb, Boston College. 

164. Miami (from Tennessee through Philadelphia), Isaac Ariata, g, Utah. 

165. Detroit, Jamal Agnew, cb, San Diego. 

166. Philadelphia (from Miami), Shelton Gibson, wr, West Virginia. 

167. New York Giants, Avery Moss, de, Youngstown State. 

168. Oakland, Marquel Lee, lb, Wake Forest. 

169. Houston, Treston Decoud, cb, Oregon State. 

Choice forfeited by Seattle 

170. Minnesota (from Kansas City), Rodney Adams, wr, South Florida. 

171. Buffalo (from Dallas), Nathan Peterman, qb, Pittsburgh. 

172. Denver (from Green Bay), Isaiah McKenzie, wr, Georgia. 

173. Pittsburgh, Brian Allen, cb, Utah. 

174. Atlanta, Eric Saubert, te, Drake. 

175. Green Bay (from New England through Cleveland and Denver), Deangelo Yancey, wr, Purdue. 

176. x-Cincinnati, J.J. Dielman, c, Utah. 

177. x-San Francisco (from Denver), Trent Taylor, wr, Louisiana Tech. 

178. x-Miami, Davon Godchaux, dt, LSU. 

179. x-Arizona, T.J. Logan, rb, North Carolina. 

180. x-Minnesota (from Kansas City), Danny Isidora, g, Miami. 

181. x-New York Jets (from Cleveland), Dylan Donahue, de, West Georgia. 

182. x-Green Bay, Aaron Jones, rb, UTEP. 

183. x-Kansas City (from New England), Ukeme Eligwe, lb, Georgia Southern. 

184. x-Philadelphia (from Miami), Nate Gerry, s, Nebraska. 
 

A look at the sixth-round selections of the NFL draft

Miami QB Brad Kaaya was taken with the 215th pick of the draft by the Lions. (Keith Srakocic / Associated Press)
Miami QB Brad Kaaya was taken with the 215th pick of the draft by the Lions. (Keith Srakocic / Associated Press)

185. Cleveland, Caleb Brantley, dt, Florida. 

186. Baltimore (from San Francisco), Chuck Clark, db, Virginia Tech. 

187. Seattle (from Jacksonville), Mike Tyson, s, Cincinnati. 

188. New York Jets (from Chicago through Houston and Cleveland), Elijah McGuire, rb, Louisiana-Lafayette. 

189. Los Angeles Rams, Tanzel Smart, dt, Tulane. 

190. Los Angeles Chargers, Sam Tevi, ot, Utah. 

191. Dallas (from NY Jets), Xavier Woods, s, Louisiana Tech. 

192. Carolina, Alexander Armah, de, West Georgia. 

193. Cincinnati, Jordan Evans, lb, Oklahoma. 

194. Miami (from Philadelphia), Vincent Taylor, dt, Oklahoma State. 

195. Buffalo, Tanner Vallejo, lb, Boise State. 

196. New Orleans, Al-Quadin Muhammad, de, Miami. 

197. New York Jets (from Arizona through Chicago), Jeremy Clark, cb, Michigan. 

198. San Francisco (from Baltimore), D.J. Jones, dt, Mississippi. 

199. Washington (from Minnesota), Chase Roullier, c, Wyoming. 

200. New York Giants (from Indianapolis through New England and Tennessee), Adam Bisnowaty, ot, Pittsburgh. 

201. Minnesota (from Washington), Bucky Hodges, te, Virginia Tech. 

202. San Francisco (from Denver), Pita Taumoepenu, de, Utah. 

203. Denver (from Tennessee), De’Angelo Henderson, rb, Coastal Carolina. 

204. New York Jets (from Tampa Bay), Derrick Jones, cb, Mississippi. 

205. Detroit, Jeremiah Ledbetter, de, Arkansas. 

206. Los Angeles Rams (from Miami), Sam Rogers, fb, Virginia Tech. 

207. Cincinnati (from NY Giants through Tennessee), Brandon Wilson, rb, Houston. 

208. Arizona (from Oakland), Rudy Ford, s, Auburn. 

209. Washington (from Houston), Robert Davis, wr, Georgia Southern. 

210. Seattle, Justin Senior, ot, Mississippi State. 

Choice forfeited by Kansas City 

211. New England (from Dallas), Conor McDermott, ot, UCLA. 

212. Green Bay, Kofi Amichia, ot, South Florida. 

213. Pittsburgh, Colin Holba, ls, Louisville. 

214. Philadelphia (from Atlanta through Tennessee), Elijah Qualls, dt, Washington. 

215. Detroit (from New England), Brad Kaaya, qb, Miami. 

216. x-Dallas (from Kansas City through New England), Marquez White, cb, Florida State. 

217. x-Tennessee (from Cincinnati through NY Giants), Corey Levin, g, Chattanooga. 

218. x-Kansas City, Leon McQuay III, s, USC. 

A look at the seventh-round selections of the NFL draft

Mississippi QB Chad Kelly was the final selection of the 2017 NFL draft. (Stacy Revere / Getty Images)
Mississippi QB Chad Kelly was the final selection of the 2017 NFL draft. (Stacy Revere / Getty Images)

219. Minnesota (from Cleveland through San Francisco), Stacy Coley, wr, Miami. 

220. Minnesota (from San Francisco through Washington), Ifeadi Odenigbo, dl, Northwestern. 

221. Oakland (from Chicago through Arizona), Shalom Luani, s, Washington State. 

222. Jacksonville, Jalen Myrick, cb, Minnesota. 

223. Tampa Bay (from LA Rams through Miami), Stevie Tu’lkolovatu, dt, Southern Cal. 

224. Cleveland (from NY Jets), Zane Gonzalez, k, Arizona State. 

225. Los Angeles Chargers, Isaac Rochell, de, Notre Dame. 

226. Seattle (from Carolina), David Moore, wr, East Central. 

227. Tennessee (from Cincinnati), Josh Carraway, lb, TCU. 

228. Dallas (from Buffalo), Joey Ivie, dt, Florida. 

229. San Francisco (from New Orleans), Adrian Colbert, s, Miami. 

230. Washington (from Philadelphia through Minnesota), Josh Harvey-Clemons, s, Louisville. 

231. Oakland (from Arizona), Jylan Ware, ot, Alabama State. 

232. Minnesota, Elijah Lee, lb, Kansas State. 

233. Carolina (from Indianapolis through Cleveland), Harrison Butker, k, Georgia Tech. 

234. Los Angeles Rams (from Baltimore), Ejuan Price, lb, Pittsburgh. 

235. Washington, Josh Holsey, db, Auburn. 

236. Tennessee, Brad Seaton, ot, Villanova. 

237. Miami (from Tampa Bay), Isaiah Ford, wr, Virginia Tech. 

238. Green Bay (from Denver), Devonte Mays, rb, Utah State. 

239. Dallas (from Detroit through New England), Noah Brown, wr, Ohio State. 

240. Jacksonville (from Miami), Marquez Williams, fb, Miami. 

241. Tennessee (from New York Giants), Khalfrani Muhammad, rb, California. 

242. Oakland, Elijah Hood, rb, North Carolina. 

243. Houston, Kyle Fuller, c, Baylor. 

244. Oakland (from Seattle), Treyvon Hester, dt, Toledo. 

245. Minnesota (from Kansas City), Jack Tocho, cb, NC State. 

246. Dallas, Jordan Carrell, dt, Colorado. 

247. Green Bay, Malachi Dupre, wr, LSU. 

248. Pittsburgh, Keion Adams, de, Western Michigan. 

249. Seattle (from Atlanta), Christopher Carson, rb, Oklahoma State. 

250. Detroit (from New England), Pat O’Connor, de, Eastern Michigan. 

251. x-Cincinnati, Mason Schreck, te, Buffalo. 

252. x-Cleveland (from Denver), Matthew Dayes, rb, NC State. 

253. x-Denver, Chad Kelly, qb, Mississippi. 
 

RAMS

Rams take RB Sam Rogers of Virginia Tech in sixth round of NFL draft

Virginia Tech running back Sam Rogers performs a drill at the NFL combine in March. (David J.Phillip / Associated Press)
Virginia Tech running back Sam Rogers performs a drill at the NFL combine in March. (David J.Phillip / Associated Press)

SAM ROGERS, RB

5-foot-10, 231 pounds, Virginia Tech (Round 6, Pick 206)

Notable: Rogers began his career as a walk-on. He rushed for 692 yards and four touchdowns, caught 72 passes for 802 yards and seven touchdowns, and also completed three of four passes, including one for a touchdown.

Why the Rams drafted him: Along with his versatility with the ball and as a blocker, Rogers comes from a program that has a history of outstanding special teams play.

Last season: Rogers rushed for 283 yards and two touchdowns and caught 24 passes for 802 yards and seven touchdowns. He also passed for a touchdown.

RAMS

Rams select DL Tanzel Smart of Tulane in sixth round of NFL draft

Tulane defensive lineman Tanzel Smart participates in a drill at the NFL combine in March. (David J.Phillip / Associated Press)
Tulane defensive lineman Tanzel Smart participates in a drill at the NFL combine in March. (David J.Phillip / Associated Press)

TANZEL SMART, DL

61, 296 pounds, Tulane (Round 6, Pick 189)

Notable: Smart started the final three years of his college career. He was named first-team All-American Athletic Conference as a junior and senior.

Why the Rams drafted him: Smart’s frame is similar to Rams three-time Pro Bowl tackle Aaron Donald's. He adds depth to a position group that is regarded as the team’s strength.

Last season: Smart had 18 1/2 tackles for losses, including 5 1/2 sacks. He recovered a fumble and forced another. He made a career-best 67 tackles. 

CHARGERS

Chargers take OT Sam Levi of Utah in sixth round of NFL draft

Utah offensive lineman Sam Tevi runs a drill at the NFL combine in March 3. (Michael Conroy / Associated Press)
Utah offensive lineman Sam Tevi runs a drill at the NFL combine in March 3. (Michael Conroy / Associated Press)

SAM TEVI, OT

6-foot-5, 311 pounds, Utah (Round 6, Pick 190)

Notable: Tevi is a converted defensive lineman and still learning how to play tackle at a high level.

Why Chargers drafted him: The Chargers have added a lot of new blood to the offensive line, and Tevi has a chance to earn a place on the team at either right or left tackle. Of the first six picks, he has the lowest floor, but there’s a lot of room to grow.

Last season: Tevi was a starter at Utah, which produced three other linemen drafted in 2017. He looked good at right tackle when an opportunity arose for him to move to that side. While inconsistent, he impressed scouts with his feet and quickness.

CHARGERS

Chargers select DB Desmond King of Iowa in fifth round of NFL draft

Iowa defensive back Desmond King participates in a drill at the NFL combine in March. (David J. Phillip / Associated Press)
Iowa defensive back Desmond King participates in a drill at the NFL combine in March. (David J. Phillip / Associated Press)

DESMOND KING, safety

5-10, 201 pounds, Iowa (Round 5, Pick 151)

Notable: Stayed in school after a great junior season, becoming a four-year fixture in the Iowa starting lineup, playing virtually every snap.

Why Chargers drafted him: Scouts have raved about King’s football instincts and smarts after spending so much time playing against top competition in the Big Ten. He’ll transition to safety in the NFL, but he’s got plenty of experience playing cornerback.

Last season: King didn’t quite equal the eight interceptions of his junior season, but he picked off three passes and broke up seven more as a senior. He also was good in the return game, averaging 27.8 yards on kickoffs and 10.2 yards on punts.

Colts select USC's Zach Banner in fourth round of NFL draft

Trojans offensive tackle Zach Banner runs with the ball after receiving a lateral on the final play of a loss at Utah. (Rick Bowmer / Associated Press)
Trojans offensive tackle Zach Banner runs with the ball after receiving a lateral on the final play of a loss at Utah. (Rick Bowmer / Associated Press)

One of the biggest players in the NFL draft is heading to Indianapolis.

USC tackle Zach Banner, listed at 6-8 and 353 pounds, was selected with the 31st pick of the fourth round by the Colts.

 Indianapolis is looking to beef up the protection of Andrew Luck, who might be hit more than any quarterback in the league.

Banner is the son of former NFL tackle Lincoln Kennedy, who played collegiately at Washington and was a first-round pick by Atlanta before finishing his career in Oakland.

RAMS

Rams choose linebacker Samson Ebukam of Eastern Washington in fourth round of NFL draft

Eastern Washington defensive end Samson Ebukam brings down Oregon quarterback Vernon Adams Jr. during a game in 2015. (Steve Dykes / Getty Images)
Eastern Washington defensive end Samson Ebukam brings down Oregon quarterback Vernon Adams Jr. during a game in 2015. (Steve Dykes / Getty Images)

SAMSON EBUKAM, LB

6-3, 240 pounds, Eastern Washington (Round 4, Pick 125)

Notable: Ebukam recorded 24 sacks during his career. He is the second Eastern Washington player drafted by Rams, joining receiver Cooper Kupp.

Why Rams drafted him: Under new defensive coordinator Wade Phillips, the Rams are installing a 3-4 scheme. Ebukam is an edge rusher who can fit naturally as an outside linebacker.

Last season: Reynolds had 15 tackles for losses, including 9 ½ sacks. He made 71 tackles, forced two fumbles and recovered three.

CHARGERS

Chargers take safety Rayshawn Jenkins of Miami in fourth round of NFL draft

Miami defensive back Rayshawn Jenkins runs the 40-yard dash at the NFL combine in March. (Michael Conroy / Associated Press)
Miami defensive back Rayshawn Jenkins runs the 40-yard dash at the NFL combine in March. (Michael Conroy / Associated Press)

RAYSHAWN JENKINS, safety

6-1, 214 pounds, Miami (Round 4, Pick 113)

Notable: One of 17 siblings, Jenkins is a former high school quarterback who became a part of the lineage of safeties from Miami.

Why Chargers drafted him: After spending their first three picks taking offensive players, the team finally addressed the other side of the ball. Heading into the draft, the Chargers were tied to safeties, and in Jenkins, they get one who checks a lot of the physical boxes.

Last season:  Jenkins had 76 tackles, 4.5 for a loss with 1.5 sacks. He intercepted two passes for the Hurricanes and broke up seven more. His ball skills could use work, but he showed the size, speed and strength to make him a solid mid-round selection.

Second-round selections

NFL commissioner Roger Goodell, left, and former Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Ron Jaworski address the crowd in Philadelphia before the start of the NFL draft's second round. (Matt Rourke / Associated Press)
NFL commissioner Roger Goodell, left, and former Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Ron Jaworski address the crowd in Philadelphia before the start of the NFL draft's second round. (Matt Rourke / Associated Press)

33. Green Bay Packers: Kevin King, DB, Washington

King is big at 6-3 and played safety in his first two seasons at Washington. He moved to corner as a junior.

34. Jacksonville Jaguars (via trade with Seattle Seahawks): Cam Robinson, OT, Alabama

Robinson, a three-year starter at left tackle, was among the nation’s top run blockers. Many NFL teams see him as a right tackle in the pros.

35. Seattle Seahawks (via trade with Jacksonville Jaguars): Malik McDowell, DT, Michigan State

A starter since his sophomore season, McDowell finished his college career with 90 tackles, 24 1/2 for loss, and 7 1/2 sacks. He suffered an ankle injury last fall, cutting short his final season.

36. Arizona Cardinals (via trade with Chicago Bears): Budda Baker, S, Washington

His real first name is Bishard, but he got the nickname Budda because his mother thought that as a baby he looked like a Budda doll. He has been compared to Arizona’s Tyrann Mathieu.

37. Buffalo Bills (via trade with Los Angeles Rams):  Zay Jones, WR, East Carolina

A sure-handed 6-2 receiver, Jones had an NCAA single-season record with 158 receptions last fall. Finished his career with another record of 399 catches.

38. Los Angeles Chargers: Forrest Lamp, OG, Western Kentucky

Lamp was a three-time all-Conference USA first-teamer as a left tackle. He scored a touchdown in his final college game by catching a screen pass and running across the goal line.

39. New York Jets: Marcus Maye, SS, Florida

Maye was a risk-taker who made lots of big plays but also gave up 10 touchdowns in college. He can play either strong or free safety.

40. Carolina Panthers: Curtis Samuel, WR, Ohio State

Although undersized at 5-11, Samuel's breakaway speed makes him a threat as a slot receiver who can run the ball.

41. Minnesota Vikings (via trade with Cincinnati Bengals): Dalvin Cook, RB, Florida State

Cook assembled the two best single-season rushing performances in school history. He set the yardage record as a sophomore with 1,691, then broke it as a junior with 1,765. He scored 19 touchdowns in each of those seasons.

42. New Orleans Saints: Marcus Williams, DB, Utah

Williams has the versatility to play safety or cornerback, although at 6-1 and 200 pounds is undersized for run support.

43. Philadelphia Eagles: Sidney Jones, CB, Washington

His skill set is among the best at corner, but Jones tore an Achilles' tendon during pro day and will not play this season.

44. Los Angeles Rams (via trade with Buffalo Bills): Gerald Everett, TE, South Alabama

He's only 6-3 but has wide receiver skills that he showed the last two seasons with 90 catches and 12 touchdowns for the Jaguars. 

45. Chicago Bears (via trade with Arizona Cardinals): Adam Shaheen, TE, Ashland

This 6-6, 275-pound pass catcher set an NCAA Division II single-season record with 70 receptions, gaining 803 yards and scoring 10 touchdowns.

46. Indianapolis Colts: Quincy Wilson, CB, Florida

At 6-1 and 210 pounds, he's a big corner who can handle bigger receivers. He was a bookend to Teez Tabor in college.

47. Baltimore Ravens: Tyus Bowser, OLB, Houston

Bowser showed a ton of promise as a junior, making 50 tackles with 5 1/2 sacks. But he got into a fight with a teammate, suffered a broken orbital bone and missed a month.

48. Cincinnati Bengals (via trade with Minnesota Vikings): Joe Mixon, RB, Oklahoma

Has the size (6-1, 225 pounds) and speed to play in the NFL, but off-the-field issues make him a risk.

49. Washington Redskins: Ryan Anderson, OLB, Alabama

The 6-3, 255-pounder is considered an average athlete at his position but is a good tackler with top-notch technique.

50. Tampa Bay Buccaneers:  Justin Evans, S, Texas A&M

Off-the-chart skills makes this 6-0, 200-pounder a playmaker who can deliver a big hit.

51. Denver Broncos: DeMarcus Walker, DT, Florida State

This 6-4, 280-pounder put up some impressive numbers (25 sacks last two seasons) with good pursuit skills, but some question his motor.

52. Cleveland Browns: DeShone Kizer, QB, Notre Dame

A redshirt sophomore, Kizer started 23 games for Notre Dame, which went 12-11 during that span. He threw for 5,809 yards with 47 touchdowns and 19 interceptions.

53. Detroit Lions: Teez Tabor, CB, Florida

Tabor, who has the size (6-0, 200) and athleticism of an NFL corner, had four interceptions each of the last two seasons. Played opposite Quincy Wilson in college.

54. Miami Dolphins: Raekwon McMillan, LB, Ohio State

McMillan (6-4, 240) was the nation’s top-rated linebacker coming out of high school, and was a finalist for the Butkus Award in college.

55. New York Giants: Dalvin Tomlinson, DT, Alabama

At 6-3 and 310 pounds, he has the size and skill to play from nose tackle to defensive end.

56. Oakland Raiders: Obi Melifonwu, S, Connecticut

A four-year starter at UConn, Melifonwu (6-4, 225) was the team’s top tackler last season with 118. He also had four interceptions and broke up three passes.

57. Houston Texans: Zach Cunningham, OLB, Vanderbilt

Cunningham led the SEC with 115 tackles and four fumble recoveries this season. He was a fixture in the nation’s top red-zone defense. He was a finalist for the Butkus Award, presented to college football’s top linebacker.

58. Seattle Seahawks: Ethan Pocic, C, LSU

Although tall (6-6) for a center, his size (310 pounds), ability to play multiple positions and intelligence make him a no-brainer in this spot. 

59. Kansas City Chiefs: Tanoh Kpassagnon, DE, Villanova

He is athletic, smart and possesses the size (6-7, 285 pounds) to excel as a pass rusher, but needs to develop lower body strength and technique to compete in NFL.

60. Dallas Cowboys: Chidobe Awuzie, CB, Colorado

Awuzie (6-0, 200) started as a freshman and was solid as a senior, but put up his best numbers as a junior with 90 tackles, four sacks, two interceptions and 10 pass breakups.

61. Green Bay Packers: Josh Jones, S, N.C. State

Although Jones (6-1, 220) has the size and skill to play either safety position, he lacks experience after only starting one season in college.

62. Pittsburgh Steelers: JuJu Smith-Schuster, WR, USC

Although he lacks breakaway speed, Smith-Schuster (6-1, 220) has the size and skill, especially as a route runner, to be a possession receiver.

63. Buffalo Bills (via trade with Atlanta Falcons): Dion Dawkins, OG, Temple

With improved technique and a move from tackle in college to guard in the pros, Dawkins (6-4, 315) has the size, strength and athleticism to excel.

64. Carolina Panthers: Taylor Moton, OT, Western Michigan

A four-year starter in college, Moton (6-5, 320) is athletic and physical. He might move inside to guard because of a lack of outside technique.

Third-round selections

NFL commissioner Roger Goodell former Pittsburgh Steelers running backs Jerome Bettis, left, and Franco Harris pay tribute to Dan Rooney during the first round of the 2017 NFL football drafton Thursda (Julio Cortez / Associated Press)
NFL commissioner Roger Goodell former Pittsburgh Steelers running backs Jerome Bettis, left, and Franco Harris pay tribute to Dan Rooney during the first round of the 2017 NFL football drafton Thursda (Julio Cortez / Associated Press)

65. Cleveland Browns: Larry Ogunjobi, DT, Charlotte

The 6-3, 305-pounder has the combination of speed and power to be disruptive along the line of scrimmage.

66. San Francisco 49ers: Ahkello Witherspoon, CB, Colorado

He is big (6-3, 200) for a corner but has 4.45 speed in the 40. THe JC transfer who had an impressive senior season.

67. New Orleans Saints (via trade with San Francisco 49ers): Alvin Kamara, RB, Tennessee

His combination of power and speed make the 5-10, 215-pounder a breakaway threat. He arrives with off-the-field concerns.

68. Jacksonville Jaguars, Dawuane Smooth, DE, Illinois

This 6-3, 265-pounder is a bonafide pass rusher who needs to add strength and pounds to play every down.

69. Los Angeles Rams: Cooper Kupp, WR, Eastern Washington

 A good route runner with dependable hands, Kupp (6-2, 205) is not particularly fast.

70. New York Jets: Pat Elflein, C, Ohio State

A bit undersized (6-3, 300) for an NFL center, Elflein has intelligence, toughness and the ability to play guard.

71. Los Angeles Chargers: Dan Feeney, OG, Indiana

A 6-4, 305-pounder who is good blocker in run and pass situations because of his balance and technique. Lacks strength and power.

72. Tennessee Titans (via trade with New England Patriots): Taywan Taylor, WR, Western Kentucky

An explosive athlete at 5-11 and 200 pounds, especially when in open space, who can also return kicks.

73. Cincinnati Bengals: Jordan Willis, DE, Kansas State

An athletic 6-4, 255-pounder who has quickness and power.

74. Baltimore Ravens: Chris Wormley, DT, Michigan

His size (6-5, 295 pounds) and athleticism make him a solid interior defender.

75. Atlanta Falcons (via trade with Buffalo Bills): Duke Riley, LB, LSU

Although this 6-0, 230-pounder only started one year, he is athletic and rangy. All he lacks is raw power.

76. New Orleans Saints: Alex Anzalone, OLB, Florida

He is speedy and athletic, but this 6-3, 240-pounder has had multiple injury problems during his college career.

77. Carolina Panthers (via trade with Arizona Cardinals): Daeshon Hall, DE, Texas A&M

He is quick and rangy at 6-6 and 265 pounds, making him a good edge rusher who just needs to work on his technique.

78. Baltimore Ravens: Tim Williams, OLB, Alabama

Despite starting just two games last season, Williams (6-3, 245 pounds) had 31 tackles (16 for loss) and nine sacks.

79. New York Jets (via trade with Minnesota Vikings): ArDarius Stewart, WR, Alabama

Stewart a powerful player despite lack of size (5-11, 200 pounds) who is known as a good route runner.

80. Indianapolis Colts: Tarell Basham, DE, Ohio

This 6-4, 270-pounder is athletic, quick and powerful. He only needs to work on his technique.

81. Washington Redskins: Fabian Moreau, CB, UCLA

Moreau (6-1, 205 pounds) has the size and strength to play at the next level. He suffered a torn pectoral muscle while bench pressing at pro day and will need until August to heal.

82. Denver Broncos: Carlos Henderson, WR, Louisiana Tech

An undersize receiver with injury issues, Henderson (5-11, 200 pounds) has the speed to be a threat in space as well as down the field.

83. New England Patriots (via trade with Tennessee Titans): Derek River, OLB, Youngstown State

The 6-4, 245-pounder displayed his athleticism with a good showing at the combine.

84. Tampa Bay Buccaneers: Chris Godwin, WR, Penn State

A physical presence at 6-1, 210 pounds, Goodwin has breakaway speed and sure hands to make tough catches.

85. New England Patriots (via trade with Detroit Lions): Antonio Garcia, OT, Troy

This 6-6, 300-pounder has the quickness and technique to pass and run block.

86. Minnesota Vikings: Kareem Hunt, RB, Toledo

Hunt (5-11, 215 pounds) is projected as an everydown back because he can run, catch and block. All he lacks is top-end speed.

87. New York Giants: Davis Webb, QB, California

The Texas Tech transfer has the size (6-5, 230 pounds), arm strength and instincts for the NFL but comes with injury problems.

88. Oakland Raiders: Eddie Vanderdoes, DT, UCLA

An interior run stopper, Vanderdoes (6-3, 305 pounds) will need to improve his pass-rushing skills.

89. Houston Texans: D'Onta Foreman, RB, Texas

The 6-3, 230-pounder is known for his power running and top-end speed. He lacks quickness and has had injury problems.

90. Seattle Seahawks: Shaquill Griffin, CB, Central Florida

Although Griffin (6-0, 195 pounds) is extremely athletic, he lacks NFL-type technique.

91. Los Angeles Rams (via a trade with the Buffalo Bills): John Johnson, S, Boston College

Another athletic and rangy defender, Johnson (6-1, 205 pounds) might have to bulk up if he is to be a run stopper. 

92. Dallas Cowboys: Jourdan Lewis, CB, Michigan

A powerful player who lends run support despite his size, Lewis (5-11, 190 pounds) has the ability to make plays.

93. Green Bay Packers: Montravius Adams, DT, Auburn

Adams (6-4, 305 pounds) has the size and quickness to be disruptive along the line, especially the A gap.

94. Pittsburgh Steelers: Cam Sutton, CB, Tennessee

Sutton (5-11, 185 pounds) had a tough senior season coming off an injury but has displayed quickness and cover ability.

95. Seattle Seahawks: Delano Hill, S, Michigan

He has the size (6-1, 215 pounds) to play near the line and cover bigger receivers and tight ends as well as the range to play deep.

96. Detroit Lions (via trade with New England Patriots): Kenny Golladay, WR, Northern Illinois

Golladay (6-4, 215 pounds) has the size, hands and speed to develop into a playmaker.

97. Miami Dolphins: Cordrea Tankersley, CB, Clemson

A playmaker because of his size (6-1, 200 pounds), athleticism and speed.

98. Arizona Cardinals (via trade with Carolina Panthers): Chad Williams, WR, Grambling

Williams (6-1, 205 pounds) might lack size but has the speed to develop into a threat.

99. Philadelphia Eagles: Rasul Douglas, CB, West Virginia

Another rangy, physical corner, Douglas (6-2, 210) has the size to defend the run.

100. Tennessee Titans: Jonnu Smith, TE, Florida International

Although Smith (6-3, 245 pounds) lacks prototypical size, he has the speed and hands to be a top target.

101. Denver Broncos: Brendan Langley, CB, Lamar

The Georgia transfer has the athleticism and speed of a playmaker. He can also return kicks.

102. Seattle Seahawks: Nazir Jones, DT, North Carolina

Although his technique is raw, he has the size (6-5, 305 pounds), speed and power to develop into a starter.

103. New Orleans Saints: Trey Hendrickson, DE, Florida Atlantic

The 6-4, 265-pounder dominated at his level of competition because of his speed but will need to improve technique at the next level.

104. San Francisco 49ers (via trade with Kansas City Chiefs): C.J. Beathard, QB, Iowa

Although undersized at 6-3, 220 pounds, Beathard is a tough competitor with the intelligence to play the position.

105. Pittsburgh Steelers: James Conner, RB, Pittsburgh

The 6-2, 230-pounder is a power runner capable of catching passes who lacks top-end speed.

106. Seattle Seahawks: Amara Darboh, WR, Michigan

He might lack top-end speed, but Darboh (6-2, 215 pounds) make catches in traffic because of his strength and athleticism.

107. New York Jets: Kendell Beckwith, ILB, LSU

A physical presence along the line who has potential as a pass rusher, Beckwith (6-2, 240 pounds) is coming off a season-ending knee injury.

RAMS

Rams select WR Josh Reynolds of Texas A&M in fourth round of NFL draft

Texas A&M wide receiver Josh Reynolds makes a catch during a drill at the NFL combine in March. (David J.Phillip / Associated Press)
Texas A&M; wide receiver Josh Reynolds makes a catch during a drill at the NFL combine in March. (David J.Phillip / Associated Press)

JOSH REYNOLDS, WR

6-foot-3, 194 pounds (Round 4, Pick 117)

Notable: Reynolds scored 30 touchdowns in three seasons. He finished his college career with 12 catches for 154 yards and two touchdowns against Kansas State.

Why Rams drafted him: The Rams are attempting to give Jared Goff varied weapons. Reynolds, at 6-3, is currently the tallest wide receiver on the roster and could be a mismatch for smaller cornerbacks.

Last season: Reynolds caught 61 passes for 885 yards and 12 touchdowns. He caught a touchdown pass in eight consecutive games.

Rams pick Boston College safety John Johnson at No. 91

Boston College safety John Johnson competes in a drill at the NFL scouting combine on March 6 in Indianapolis. (Gregory Payan / Associated Press)
Boston College safety John Johnson competes in a drill at the NFL scouting combine on March 6 in Indianapolis. (Gregory Payan / Associated Press)

The Rams moved to address their needs in the secondary, selecting Boston College’s John Johnson in the third round of the NFL draft.

Johnson was chosen with the 91st overall pick.

Johnson, 6 foot and 208 pounds, played safety and cornerback in college. That could help him find a role with a Rams defense thin in quality depth at both positions.

“I think I fit best as a safety, although I think I have a corner body type,” he said during a teleconference with reporters. “I came into Boston College as a corner, and I like covering man to man. I like covering the intermediate zone … but I think I would fit best as a safety.”

Last season, Johnson intercepted three passes and made 77 tackles, including 12 in a 36-30 victory over Maryland in the Quick Lane Bowl.

Johnson is looking forward to playing for defensive coordinator Wade Phillips.

“My excitement level was through the roof,” he said, noting that having played for coordinators with similar schemes, “I think I’ll fit right in.”

JOHN JOHNSON, Safety

6 foot, 208 pounds, Boston College

Notable: Johnson played safety and slot cornerback in college, versatility that could help him as he competes for a spot in defensive coordinator Wade Phillips’ 3-4 scheme.

Why Rams drafted him: The Rams’ lack quality depth at safety and cornerback. With the departure of T.J. McDonald, Lamarcus Joyner is moving from cornerback to free safety. Maurice Alexander and Cody Davis are the only safeties with significant experience.

Last season: Johnson intercepted three passes, broke up nine others and made 77 tackles. He finished his career with 12 tackles in the Quick Lane Bowl.

UCLA's Fabian Moreau and Eddie Vanderdoes go in the third round

UCLA cornerback Fabian Moreau cools off during a training camp practice in San Bernardino on Sept. 14. (Gina Ferrazi / Los Angeles Times)
UCLA cornerback Fabian Moreau cools off during a training camp practice in San Bernardino on Sept. 14. (Gina Ferrazi / Los Angeles Times)

The third round was big for UCLA.

Washington selected cornerback Fabian Moreau with the 81st pick, followed by Oakland taking defensive tackle Eddie Vanderdoes at No. 88.

Moreau might have gone earlier had he not suffered a torn pectoral muscle while bench pressing during UCLA’s pro day. He underwent surgery to repair the injury and expects to be back to full strength for training camp in August.

Vanderdoes overcame a serious knee injury, a torn ACL, during his college career, and in recent months has lost weight and gotten into good shape.

UCLA defensive lineman Eddie Vanderdoes warms up before the game against UNLV on Sept. 10. (Luis Sinco / Los Angeles Times)
UCLA defensive lineman Eddie Vanderdoes warms up before the game against UNLV on Sept. 10. (Luis Sinco / Los Angeles Times)
RAMS

Rams take receiver Cooper Kupp of Eastern Washington at No. 69

Eastern Washington receiver Cooper Kupp catches a pass during a drill at the NFL scouting combine in Indianapolis on March 4. (Michael Conroy / Associated Press)
Eastern Washington receiver Cooper Kupp catches a pass during a drill at the NFL scouting combine in Indianapolis on March 4. (Michael Conroy / Associated Press)

Cooper Kupp knows there will be questions about the level of competition.

The Rams on Friday selected the NCAA’s Football Championship Subdivision’s  all-time receiving leader in the third round of the NFL draft.

The 6-foot-2, 204-pound Kupp achieved his record-setting career at Eastern Washington.

“I’ve played against some very good football players and I’ve played against some  very good team as well,” Kupp said in a teleconference. “I’ve been able to produce in both situations and I believe I prepare to be the best player when I step on the field. That’s not going to change moving up to the NFL.

“I pride myself on that preparation and what it takes it be great. If people want to question that, that’s fine. I’m just going to go out and do what I do and I believe that opinion will change soon.”

Kupp, a Washington native, joins a receiving corps that includes Tavon Austin and Robert Woods among others.

“I think I bring versatility, a guy that’s going to know the offense inside and out,” he said. “A guy that’s going to be ready to go Day 1. I pride myself on that. On learning the offense.

“I know exactly what I need to be, a guy that can be reliable and be able to get first downs. The ability to create in multiple different ways, play wherever you need me to play. I think that’s something that I bring that a lot of receivers can’t.”

Kupp is looking forward to working with quarterback Jared Goff, the No. 1 pick in the 2016 draft.

“Obviously, having Jared at quarterback and just the potential he’s got to be a great quarterback,” he said.

COOPER KUPP, WR

6-foot-2, 204 pounds, Eastern Washington

Notable: Kupp set NCAA Football Championship Subdivision records with 428 receptions, 6,464 receiving yards and 73 touchdown catches. He caught 40 passes for 716 yards and 11 touchdowns in four games against Pac-12 Conference schools.

Why Rams drafted him: The Rams let 1,000-yard receiver Kenny Britt leave as a free agent. Cupp provides a sure-handed complement for Tavon Austin and Robert Woods.

Last season: Kupp caught a Big Sky Conference record 117 passes for 1,700 yards and 17 touchdowns.  He also passed for two touchdowns, rushed for another and scored on a punt return.

CHARGERS

Chargers select OL Dan Feeney out of Indiana at No. 71

Indiana offensive lineman Dan Feeney runs a drill at the NFL football scouting combine in Indianapolis on March 3. (Michael Conroy / Associated Press)
Indiana offensive lineman Dan Feeney runs a drill at the NFL football scouting combine in Indianapolis on March 3. (Michael Conroy / Associated Press)

DAN FEENEY, guard

6 feet 4, 305 pounds, Indiana, Round 3, Pick 71

Notable: A first-team All-American at guard and a four-year starter who helped create holes for future NFL runners Jordan Howard and Tevin Coleman.

Why Chargers drafted him: The Chargers’ plans on the first two days of the draft is as clear as possible. Philip Rivers is the team’s best player and biggest star, and Feeney is the third pick made to help make Rivers’ life easier.

Last season:  Feeney was one of the best linemen in the nation after returning from a serious concussion early in the year. He played some at tackle due to injuries, but did his best work at guard, where he allowed just one sack in nine games.

What he said: "I’m stoked. I’m definitely excited to go out to L.A. to be a Charger. It’s definitely a dream come true. ... I think I do a lot of things well. I think I can improve on a lot of things also. It’s just a matter of adapting my skill set to the Chargers’ offense and playing to my strengths as best as I can, just getting there and getting right at it as soon as I can. ... I think I showed my versatility [as a senior], where I can go out and play tackle. Probably naturally, I’ll be more of an interior guy in the NFL. I think it showed I’m adaptable, can adjust to changes and step up to the adversity."

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