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Buckeyes finish tied for second-most draft picks

Cleveland Plain Dealer

Malcolm Jenkins, Chris Wells extend OSU’s run of first-round NFL talent

Cleveland Plain Dealer

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NFC champs nab OSU’s Wells in first round

Browns take former ball boy, Buckeye WR

Saints take OSU’s Jenkins with 14th pick

 

 

NFL draft always very interesting
Parkersburg News – Parkersburg,WV,USA
By Steve Hemmelgarn It’ll be interesting – as always – to see where and especially when Ohio State’s football players go in this weekend’s NFL draft.

NFL Draft: A mix of outcomes Columbus Dispatch

 

Malcolm Jenkins – New Orleans Saints

 

NFL draft: Jenkins is in Saints’ corner Columbus Dispatch

Malcolm Jenkins goes to Saints NewOrleansSaints.com

New Brunswick’s Malcolm Jenkins selected No. 14 overall by New …

The Star-Ledger – NJ.com – ‎Apr 25, 2009‎ – Piscataway’s Malcolm Jenkins was selected by the New Orleans Saints with the 15th overall

Malcolm Jenkins unplugged: Saints’ first-round pick meets with … The Times-Picayune – NOLA.com

NFL draft: Jenkins is in Saints’ corner Columbus Dispatch

Saints take CB Malcolm Jenkins with 14th pick CBS 4

 

Beanie Wells – Arizona Cardinals

 

Beanie’s The Back For Cards  Arizona Cardinals azcardinals.com “On his (pre-draft) visit here, the last thing I said to him was, When we draft you, do you want us to call you Chris or Beanie,’ ” Cardinals coach Ken Whisenhunt said. “He said, Beanie.’ So we’re happy to announce we drafted running back Beanie Wells.”

With the draft over, Cards can begin real work

East Valley Tribune – ‎From left to right, Ohio State’s ChrisBeanieWells, Connecticut’s Cody Brown and Alabama’s Rashad Johnson were the Cardinals’ picks in the first three

The Impact: Running Back Chris Wells New York Times

Cardinals’ team report: Arizona gets a winner in RB Wells SportingNews.com

Arizona Cardinals 2009 NFL Draft Review Seattle Post Intelligencer

 

Brian Robiskie – Cleveland Browns  

Pick 36: Brian Robiskie ClevelandBrowns.com – “We think he’s ready to play right away,” Browns general manager George Kokinis said. “Receiver is tough position to come in the NFL. It’s a lot to learn. It’s reading on the fly, its running routes, it’s knowing how to position your body.

“He went to a big-time university and he was well coached there. He understands it. He’s grown up with it. That’s important as you’re making the transition at that spot.” Brian Robiskie Conference Call – April 25, 2009

Former Buckeye Brian Robiskie Talks About Being Drafted by the Browns

Cleveland Leader – ‎The name Brian Robiskie is a familiar one the fans at the high school, college, and pro level of football here in Cleveland and now he is a Brown.

Early reviews look good for Browns’ draft The Plain Dealer – cleveland.com

Browns take a center, then Robiskie Canton Repository

Brian Robiskie a sleeper for 2009

ESPN – ‎The Browns took Ohio St. wideout Brian Robiskie with the 36th pick in the draft. Robiskie isn’t a super-big guy, and he’s not a super-fast guy.

 

James Laurinaitis – St. Louis Rams  

Rams Select LB James Laurinatis in 2nd Roundstlouisrams.com Laurinaitis Draft Vignette

Rams Tried To Move Up, Still Get Laurinaitis

Star Tribune – The Rams tried hard to move into the latter portion of the first round so they could take Ohio State linebacker James Laurinaitis,

Former Wayzata Player Laurinaitis Goes To Rams
WCCO – Minneapolis,MN,USA
Read more in our Privacy Policy James Laurinaitis #33 of the Ohio State Buckeyes tries to get the fans loud in the second quarter while playing the Troy

MLB Laurinaitis a strong pick in second round St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Top picks represent big step forward

St. Louis Post-Dispatch – ‎Top draft picks Jason Smith and James Laurinaitis fit that profile. Both are vocal leaders. Both could fill those roles for the Rams – and sooner rather

Safe and familiar James Laurinaitis wondering about his draft status

Cleveland Plain Dealer

 

Donald Washington – Kansas City Chiefs  

Q&A with CB DONALD WASHINGTON KCChiefs.com

Chiefs have faith in former Ohio State cornerback Washington

Kansas City Star – ‎ Chiefs coach Todd Haley called Ohio State’s Donald Washington (right) a very good athlete and said he was a little bit under the radar.

Chiefs Add CB, OT, WR On Draft’s Second Day Warpaint Illustrated

Chiefs mixing it up in Day 2 of draft Kansas City Star

 

Brian Hartline – Miami Dolphins 

Dolphins Go Offensive With Four Of Six Selections On Sunday MiamiDolphins.com “Yeah, I love it. I’m a guy who loves it, personally, probably my favorite,” Brian Hartline said. “I do returns, I think I’m great in kickoff coverage. I like cracking heads, it’s a lot of fun, and hopefully I can do that for Miami. I hope I get that opportunity, and I am excited to do it.”

Miami Dolphins select Ohio State WR Brian Hartline in fourth round … Sun-Sentinel.com

Dolphins second-day draft picks Sun-Sentinel.com

Dolphins nab Hartline

Akron Beacon Journal – ‎The Miami Dolphins’ passing attack took on a definite Buckeye flavor when glenoak and Ohio State University product Brian Hartline was

Dolphins fourth-round pick is Ohio’s Hartline
MiamiHerald.com – Miami,FL,USA
Miami landed Ohio State’s Brian Hartline, another tall NFL prospect who played often in the slot during his time with the Buckeyes.

 

Marcus Freeman – Chicago Bears

Live from Halas Hall: Bears add LB Marcus Freeman

Chicago Sun-Times – ‎ (0) The Bears found an outside linebacker with the athletic ability to make an impact quickly on special teams in Marcus Freeman of Ohio State.

Bears pick Ohio State linebacker Freeman in fifth round

ChicagoBears.com – ‎LAKE FOREST, Ill. The Bears on Sunday selected Ohio State linebacker Marcus Freeman with the 154th overall pick in the fifth round of the NFL Draft.

Bears’ fifth-round pick clocked 4.34 40 time Chicago Daily Herald

Washington, Hartline taken in fourth round
The Plain Dealer – cleveland.com – Cleveland,OH,USA
by Doug Lesmerises Two Ohio State juniors who surprised some people by declaring for the draft both went off the board in the fourth round today,

 

Alex Boone – San Francisco 49ers (free agent sign)

Ohio State’s Boone signs with San Francisco, Michigan State’s …

The Plain Dealer – cleveland.com – ‎Two local high school stars who hoped to get drafted today, Ohio State offensive tackle Alex Boone of St. Edward and Michigan State

Boone to Niners Columbus Dispatch