Only five of LSU's NFL hopefuls made it into the seven rounds of the NFL draft, but plenty more were involved in a flurry of free agent activity during the weekend. Following the draft's conclusion Saturday night, NFL teams began contacting valued undrafted players about signing free agent contracts.
When the Dallas Cowboys drafted LSU cornerback Morris Claiborne with the No. 6 overall pick in the NFL draft Thursday, he became the latest to prove that where one is ranked on the recruiting boards in high school does not predict where one will eventually be on draft day.
6-foot-10, 235 point power forward Renan Lenz (Arizona Western College) made his choice on Tuesday night, committing to Utah, according to the Salt Lake Tribune. Lenz is a native of Brazil who averaged 13 points and nine rebounds as a sophomore at Arizona Western.
Three-star quarterback Brandon Taylor (Mustang, Okla.) was enjoying a solid season until a concussion sidelined him for the rest of the season. He was among the leaders in Oklahoma in passing yards at the beginning of the season, but he only played half of the year because of concussions and concussion-like symptoms.
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