The Rams’ wait to make their first pick in the NFL draft was made even longer Friday when they traded back in the second round.
The Rams moved down seven spots to No. 44 and selected South Alabama tight end Gerald Everett.
“I think I bring the complete package of a tight end,” Everett said during a conference call with reporters. “Definitely the vertical threat, but also being a blocker in the run game and just being able to create that mismatch anytime in the game.”
5-foot-10, 231 pounds, Virginia Tech (Round 6, Pick 206)
Notable: Rogers began his career as a walk-on. He rushed for 692 yards and four touchdowns, caught 72 passes for 802 yards and seven touchdowns, and also completed three of four passes, including one for a touchdown.