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Football Has Seven Taken in NFL Draft

Football Has Seven Taken in NFL Draft

BATON ROUGE — Wide receiver Russell Gage was the first of three LSU players selected on the final day of the 2018 NFL Draft when he was selected by the Atlanta Falcons with the No. 194 pick Saturday.
Gage will join former Tigers Deion Jones and Duke Riley. The wide receiver was followed by quarterback Danny Etling who was taken 219th overall by the New England Patriots.
LSU’s final pick of the 2018 NFL Draft was center Will Clapp, who was selected 245th overall by the New Orleans Saints.  
The trio upped LSU’s total to seven players selected in the NFL Draft, which tied for second-most by any school in this year’s draft.

DB Donte Jackson, 55th, Carolina Panthers
RB Derrius Guice, 59th, Washington Redskins
WR DJ Chark, 61st, Jacksonville Jaguars
EDGE Arden Key, 87th, Oakland Raiders
WR Russell Gage, 194th, Atlanta Falcons
QB Danny Etling, 219th, New England Patriots
C Will Clapp, 245th, New Orleans Saints

Undrafted Free Agents (according to player, media reports)

NT Greg Gilmore – Pittsburgh
DT Frank Herron – New England
DT Christian LaCouture – Baltimore
OT KJ Malone – Houston
FB John David Moore – Kansas City
LB Corey Thompson – Buffalo
CB Kevin Toliver II – Chicago
OT Toby Weathersby – Philadelphia
RB Darrel Williams – Kansas City

MBB Brian Bridgewater – Tampa Bay