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NFL draft history: A Look at the 244th pick

No. 244: Over the last 10 drafts, defensive backs have been selected three times and defensive ends and wide receivers have been selected twice…In his rookie season with the Rams, Justin Lawler appeared in 16 games and contributed on defense and special teams…In two seasons with the Raiders and Eagles, Treyvon Hester has appeared in 26 games with two starts. He has posted 32 tackles (17 solo), one sack, and one forced fumble…In his first three seasons with the Vikings, Kearse has appeared in 47 games with two starts. He has notched 39 tackles (32 solo), 0.5 sacks, one fumble recovery, and two passes defensed…After spending his first three seasons with the 49ers, Trent Brown moved to New England where he became the starting left tackle and the Patriots won Super Bowl LIII. Following the season, he signed with the Raiders. In four years, he has appeared in 48 games with 44 starts…Zeke Motta appeared in 10 games with one start for the Falcons as a rookie in 2013, recording 16 tackles (eight solo), and one pass defensed…Jordan White played the 2012 season with the Jets. He appeared in three games, catching one pass for 13 yards…Lee Ziemba played two seasons in the NFL for the Panthers and Colts, appearing in six games…A nine year NFL veteran, Kurt Coleman has played for the Eagles, Chiefs, Panthers, and Saints, appearing in 132 games with 21 starts. He has amassed 527 tackles (407 solo), 21 interceptions with two returned for touchdowns, 27 passes defensed, five forced fumbles, two fumble recoveries, two sacks and 36 special teams stops. He played in Super Bowl 50 with the Panthers…Ricky Jean Francois has spent ten seasons in the NFL with the 49ers, Colts, Redskins, Packers, Patriots, and Lions, appearing in 137 games with 47 starts. He has totaled 14 sacks, one forced fumble, and one fumble recovery, adding 2.5 more takedowns in the postseason. He also played in Super Bowls with the 49ers and Patriots.

2018: Los Angeles Rams, DE – Justin Lawler, Southern Methodist

2017: Oakland Raiders, DT – Treyvon Hester, Toledo

2016: Minnesota Vikings, DB – Jayron Kearse, Clemson

2015: San Francisco 49ers, G – Trenton Brown, Florida

2014: New England Patriots, WR – Jeremy Gallon, Michigan

2013: Atlanta Falcons, DB – Zeke Motta, Notre Dame

2012: New York Jets, WR – Jordan White, Western Michigan

2011: Carolina Panthers, T – Lee Ziemba, Auburn

2010: Philadelphia Eagles, DB – Kurt Coleman, Ohio State

2009: San Francisco 49ers, DT – Ricky Jean Francois, Louisiana State

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