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Vols, Hokies and a Mountaineer taken on final day of NFL Draft

29 April, 2018, 21:52 | Author: Christina Hansen
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University of Virginia football players Micah Kiser and Andrew Brown were both selected in the fifth round of the NFL Draft on Saturday. The Rams talked of giving Austin a fresh look at a receiver, but now he's on his way to Dallas.

Kiser was picked by the L.A. Rams with the 10th pick in the round, while Brown went to the Cincinnati Bengals eleven picks later.

Okoronkwo blossomed into a star in his final two seasons in Norman, combining for 147 tackles and 17 sacks over the last two seasons. Demby was drafted out of the University of ME, where he started 40 games on the offensive line for the Black Bears. But everyone at this level is a pro so you've got to come in and work. I've done a lot.

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"I would say everything has been a surprise because I didn't want to expect anything".

Special teams contributions will also be a priority as several core players are expected to fill larger roles this season.

"Going into year two, you could be a little bit more strategic with some of the needs because collectively as a coaching staff and with our personnel staff we have a much better idea of how our players that have been here fit", coach Sean McVay said.

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The Rams didn't wait long to take another potential impact player at a position of need.

DALLAS, TX- Two Tennessee Vols, three Virginia Tech Hokies and an Appalachian State Mountaineer were selected on the final day of the National Football League draft. Four Vols signed from the defense, including Kendal Vickers with Pittsburgh, Colton Jumper with New Orleans, Emmanuel Moseley with San Francisco and Evan Berry (who played safety and served as a deadly return specialist) with Cleveland.

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Witnesses say he was injured when a fight broke out between Roma and Liverpool fans outside a pub shortly before kick-off . This is a player whose place on the podium of the world's best is undeniable at the moment.

The Rams were so active that they actually reacquired one of their old picks. On Saturday, they got that pick (No. 160) back from the Broncos in exchange for two sixth-round picks.

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