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NFL draft history: A look at the 75th pick

Saints picked Terron Armstead there in 2013


The New Orleans Saints have nine selections in this year's draft, including the 75th pick. Here is a look at the last 10 players selected with the 75th pick in the NFL draft:

2014: RB Tre Mason, Auburn to St. Louis
2013: T Terron Armstead, Arkansas-Pine Bluff to New Orleans
2012: QB Russell Wilson, Wisconsin to Seattle
2011: G John Moffitt, Wisconsin to Seattle
2010: S Major Wright, Florida to Chicago
2009: T Robert Brewster, Ball State to Dallas
2008: DB Reggie Smith, Oklahoma to San Francisco
2007: WR Laurent Robinson, Illinois State to Atlanta
2006: C Jason Spitz, Louisville to Green Bay
2005: CB Eric Green, Virginia Tech to Arizona

Over the last 10 drafts, defensive backs have been selected three times… Mason led the Rams in rushing in 2014, carrying 179 times for 765 yards (4.3 avg.) and four touchdowns, while adding 16 grabs with one TD....Armstead took over starting left tackle duties in Week 16 of his rookie season and protected Drew Brees' blindside for the NFL's top-ranked offense in 2014…Wilson has been the shining star of the group, immediately assuming the starting quarterback position for the Seahawks and leading them to the last two Super Bowls, including the Super Bowl XLVIII championship. A two-time Pro Bowl selectin and the Pepsi NFL Rookie of the Year and has thrown for 72 touchdowns and only six interceptions, while also rushing for 1,877 yards…Wright has started 49 of 66 career games for Chicago and Tampa Bay and has posted nine interceptions, three forced fumbles and two fumble recoveries...Smith played in 45 games with seven starts for San Francisco from 2008-11, contributing primarily on special teams...Robinson posted 167 grabs for 2,110 yards and 15 touchdowns for four clubs from 2007-12…Spitz started 45 games at all three interior line positions for Green Bay from 2006-09…Green played in 51 games with 33 starts for the Cardinals form 2005-08…Four of the last 10 players selected with the 75th pick are still in the NFL.

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