The 2017 NFL Draft is upon us. The yearly extravaganza is taking place in Philadelphia from Thursday, April 27 to Saturday, April 29 this year.
Over the span of three days, a whole host of former college football stars are finding new homes where they will hopefully impress during the offseason and make a living playing on Sundays.
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Kendell Beckwith of LSU was drafted with the final pick of the third round by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. At 6-foot-2 and 243 pounds, Beckwith is a big middle linebacker who fits well into the Buccs 4-3 base defense. Beckwith recorded 263 tackles in 34 games at LSU and, importantly, he saw his tackle totals increase every year as a Tiger.