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NFL Draft History: A look at the 177th pick

Check out a recap of the past 10 years of draft selections using the Saints' current picks

No. 177: Over the last 10 drafts, defensive ends, defensive backs and wide receivers have been selected twice…In his rookie season, Duke Ejiofor appeared in 12 games posting one sacks and one fumble recovery…In two seasons since being drafted by the 49ers, Trent Taylor has appeared in 29 games with one start posting 69 receptions for 645 yards and three touchdowns…Temarrick Hemingway has appeared in 13 games for the Lions and Broncos, posting two special teams tackles…In three seasons with the Titans, Colts and Broncos, Deiontrez Mount has appeared in 12 games, contributing on defense and special teams…Pagan, appeared in 22 games for the Texans from 2014-15…In five seasons with the Bills and Washington, Hopkins has kicked in 55 regular season games, converting 99-of-116 career field-goal attempts, 118-of-124 extra-point attempts and 202 kickoffs for touchbacks…In seven seasons with the Cardinals and Falcons, Bethel appeared in 110 games with 14 starts posting four interceptions, returned for three touchdowns, four forced fumbles and five fumble recoveries. He was selected to three consecutive Pro Bowls from 2013-15 as a special teamer and was a two-time first-team Associated Press All-Pro…Royster appeared in 32 games with two starts over three years (2011-13) with the Redskins. During his career, he rushed for 416 yards on 81 attempts with two touchdowns and posted 25 receptions for 180 yards…In two seasons with the Browns, Mitchell appeared in 16 games posting three catches for 31 yards. He had brief stints on the practice squad with the Cowboys, Buccaneers and Falcons. He also played in the CFL with the Edmonton Eskimos in 2013 and the Ottawa Redblacks in 2014…In nine seasons with the Jaguars and Lions, Carey appeared in 100 games with 12 starts posting 120 tackles (87 solo), three interceptions, eight passes defensed, three forced fumbles and two fumble recoveries, while standing out on special teams, where he posted 71 stops.

2018: Houston Texans, DE – Duke Ejiofor, Wake Forest

2017: San Francisco 49ers, WR – Trent Taylor, Louisiana Tech

2016: Los Angeles Rams, TE – Temarrick Hemingway, South Carolina State

2015: Tennessee Titans, LB – Deiontrez Mount, Louisville

2014: Houston Texans, DE – Jeoffrey Pagan, Alabama

2013: Buffalo Bills, K – Dustin Hopkins, Florida State

2012: Arizona Cardinals, DB – Justin Bethel, Presbyterian (2x All-Pro, 3x Pro Bowl)

2011: Washington Redskins, RB – Evan Royster, Penn State

2010: Cleveland Browns, WR – Carlton Mitchell, South Florida

2009: Cleveland Browns, DB – Don Carey, Norfolk State

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