The first round of the NFL draft: Pick by pick, trade by trade

Published: Thursday, May 8 2014 6:17 p.m. MDT

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Associated Press
Defensive end
6-foot-5
266 pounds
South Carolina

He is first defender to go No. 1 overall since Mario Williams in 2006. Production fell off after spectacular sophomore season for defensive end. Finished last season with 11½ tackles for loss and three sacks after getting 23½ and 13 in 2012. Most talented and athletically gifted player in draft. Blazing fast for size. Moves fluidly. Plays with power, gets off line quickly and can chase down running backs from sideline to sideline. Some questions about playing with consistently high effort and he needs to develop more pass rushing technique.
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JBQ
Saint Louis, MO

"Tenacious" would be an apropos description. However, he is not a "cornerback" at 6 ft 1, 285. The body of the description does state that he won the Outland and Lombardi trophies as a "defensive lineman".

Aaron Morton Ast. Sports Editor
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This has been fixed. Thanks!

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