LSU Trio: Gage to Falcons, Etling to Patriots, Clapp to Saints on final day of NFL Draft
BATON ROUGE — Wide receiver Russell Gage was the first of three LSU players selected on the final day of the 2018 NFL Draft when he was selected by the Atlanta Falcons with the No. 194 pick Saturday.
Gage will join former Tigers Deion Jones and Duke Riley. The wide receiver was followed by quarterback Danny Etling who was taken 219th overall by the New England Patriots.
LSU’s final pick of the 2018 NFL Draft was center Will Clapp, who was selected 245th overall by the New Orleans Saints.
The trio upped LSU’s total to seven players selected in the NFL Draft, which tied for second-most by any school in this year’s draft.
LSU PLAYERS DRAFTED:
DB Donte Jackson, 55th, Carolina Panthers
RB Derrius Guice, 59th, Washington Redskins
WR DJ Chark, 61st, Jacksonville Jaguars
EDGE Arden Key, 87th, Oakland Raiders
WR Russell Gage, 194th, Atlanta Falcons
QB Danny Etling, 219th, New England Patriots
C Will Clapp, 245th, New Orleans Saints
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