20 Years of Patriots' Top Draft Picks with Robert Kraft

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2005: Patriots suit Mankins well

Photograph By AP Photo/Elise Amendola

After the defensive board had been picked clean, the Patriots surprised many by selecting Fresno State offensive tackle Logan Mankins with the final pick of the first round. Mankins, who grew up on a 10,000-acre cattle ranch in Catheys Valley, Calif., and as a child dreamed of being a professional steer roper, joked that he bought his first suit for the Patriots' traditional photo shoot. -- Mike Reiss