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2017 Auburn NFL Draft Recap

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  • Montravius Adams ➡️ Green Bay Packers | 3rd Round, 93rd Overall

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  • Carl Lawson ➡️ Cincinnati Bengals | 4th Round, 116th Overall

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  • Rudy Ford ➡️ Arizona Cardinals | 6th Round, 208th Overall

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  • Josh Holsey ➡️ Washington Redskins | 7th Round, 235th Overall

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  • Robert Leff ➡️ Atlanta Falcons | Undrafted Free Agent
  • Devaroe Lawrence ➡️ New Orleans Saints | Undrafted Free Agent
  • Tony Stevens ➡️ Kansas City Chiefs | Undrafted Free Agent
  • Maurice Swain ➡️ Detroit Lions | Undrafted Free Agent
  • Marshall Taylor ➡️ Cincinatti Bengals | Undrafted Free Agent

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Anyone else find it strange that Alex Kozan never signed with anyone?

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29 minutes ago, Browning4AU said:

Anyone else find it strange that Alex Kozan never signed with anyone?

I never thought about Kozan until now. Hard to believe he didn't even sign as an undrafted free agent.

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Imma be rootin for all our former tigers but especially hard for Josh Holsey, our unsung hero!!!

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2 hours ago, Browning4AU said:

Anyone else find it strange that Alex Kozan never signed with anyone?

I don't think he ever fully recovered from his back injury. I also think he benefited greatly in 2013 from being between the best LT and C in CFB. He also never had to pass block. Not sure about his metrics, particularly arm length.

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Kozan was invited to try out with the Bengals.

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On 4/30/2017 at 4:59 PM, WFE12 said:

Imma be rootin for all our former tigers but especially hard for Josh Holsey, our unsung hero!!!

I'm SO happy for Holsey!  I hope he rocks.

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I'm gonna say the Saints got the steal of our team.  Devaroe will be a very solid backup DT for many years unless he doesn't work his tail off which I think he will.  

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Congrats to JJ6 getting an invite to Giants mini camp

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On 4/30/2017 at 4:56 PM, milehighfan said:

I never thought about Kozan until now. Hard to believe he didn't even sign as an undrafted free agent.

Wondering if his back was ever 100% after that off-season injury....after he missed that season, .he never looked quite as good as before......JMO

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1 hour ago, AU64 said:

Wondering if his back was ever 100% after that off-season injury....after he missed that season, .he never looked quite as good as before......JMO

If I had to venture a guess I would have to guess it was his back.

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On ‎4‎/‎30‎/‎2017 at 4:24 PM, Browning4AU said:

Anyone else find it strange that Alex Kozan never signed with anyone?

sorry but he never impressed me...

 

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Another player drawing praise from Gruden: seventh-rounder Josh Holsey. The defensive back took reps both at cornerback and nickelback. He likely will start out his career on the inside, but coaches have him learning both positions for now. Gruden liked what he saw from the Auburn product during one-on-one drills Friday and challenged Holsey to carry that over into team drills. Holsey displayed good quickness and instincts, getting out of breaks quickly to contest passes. On Sunday, the 5-10, 190-pounder stood out in particular when he broke on the ball on an out route and swatted the pass away along the sideline. Gruden was there to smack Holsey on the helmet right after the play. The cornerback said Gruden joked that he should’ve intercepted the ball. Holsey was encouraged by his start but can’t wait to mix it up with the veterans and try to learn everything he can from them. He said he’s going to “eat what they eat, eat when they eat, sleep when they sleep,” and just try to mimic everything possible.

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I mean...He didn't look like he was hurt all his senior season either..What do you expect Gruden? Josh is gonna put in work!

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