Bruce Irvin a surprise pick for Seattle

Updated: April 27, 2012, 4:37 PM ET
Associated Press

RENTON, Wash. -- B.J. Irvin couldn't stay out of trouble as a youth. So when he arrived at Mt. San Antonio College in 2009, B.J. became Bruce.

And while Bruce Irvin hasn't been completely clear of off-field problems, his freakish athleticism landed him a spot in the first-round of the NFL draft on Thursday night.

The Seattle Seahawks pulled off a major first-round stunner when they selected Irvin, a pass rushing specialist, out of West Virginia with the 15th overall pick.

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