NFL Draft – Day 2 Recap
The Detroit Lions traded up to take Brian Branch with the 14th pick of the 2nd round (45th overall). He joins Jahmyr Gibbs in this year’s draft class.
Action really picked up in the third round. Tyler Steen was selected by the Philadelphia Eagles with the 2nd pick of the 3rd round (65th pick overall). Alabama’s Byron Young went 7 picks before Tennessee’s Byron Young (who had been expected to be picked higher. Young was selected by the Las Vegas Raiders with the 7th pick of the 3rd round (70th overall pick). Jordan Battle was selected by the Cincinnati Bengals with the 32nd pick of the 3rd round (95th pick overall). And Cameron Latu went to San Francisco with the 38th pick of the 3rd round (101st overall).
Former Alabama linebacker Drew Sanders, who played his final season at Arkansas, was also drafted, as he went to the Denver Broncos with the 4th pick of the 3rd round (67th overall pick).
Bryce Young arrived in Charlotte for his first day as a Panther. In his introductory presser, Young stated that being the first pick doesn’t entitle him to anything. See clips below.
Will Anderson was formally introduced at a press conference in Houston. Anderson talked about the Alabama connection with head coach DeMeco Ryans, and Ryans indicated that Anderson would be used as a defensive end in their system.
Jahmyr Gibbs expressed confidence in his abilities at his introduction in Detroit.
Jason Bohn, who turned 50 earlier this week, made his Champions Tour debut today. Bohn was an alternate coming into the week, but a spot cleraed form him prior to the start of today’s opening round.
The Utah Jazz website recaps Collin Sexton’s first year with the team, including a highlight reel.
Levi Wallace announced plans to host his annual football camp on June 17 in Tucson. Wallace will actually hold two separate camps for different age groups.
Mack Wilson will host his 2nd annual Celebrity Softball Game in Montgomery on June 24.
Links to press conferences from today:
- Bryce Young – introductory press conference
- Will Anderson – introductory press conference
- Jahmyr Gibbs – introductory press conference
Jason Bohn was interviewed at the Insperity Invitational, where he made his Champions Tour debut.
Scenes and Highlights
- Brian Branch – drafted by the Detroit Lions with the 14th pick of the 2nd round (45th overall) of the NFL Draft.
- Tyler Steen – drafted by the Philadelphia Eagles with the 2nd pick of the 3rd round (65th overall) of the NFL Draft.
- Drew Sanders – drafted by the Denver Broncos with the 4th pick of the 3rd round (67th overall) of the NFL Draft.
- Byron Young – drafted by the Las Vegas Raiders with the 7th pick of the 3rd round (70th overall) of the NFL Draft.
- Jordan Battle – drafted by the Cincinnati Bengals with the 32nd pick of the 3rd round (95th overall) of the NFL Draft.
- Cameron Latu – drafted by the San Francisco 49ers with the 38nd pick of the 3rd round (101st overall) of the NFL Draft.
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