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Detroit Lions select Clemson DE Austin Bryant in fourth round

Posted: 12:58 PM, Apr 27, 2019
Updated: 2019-04-27 16:58:14Z
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(WXYZ) — The Detroit Lions traded the 111th pick in the fourth round to the Atlanta Falcons in exchange for the 117th pick and the 186th pick in the sixth round. With the 117th pick, they selected Clemson defensive end Austin Bryant.

Bryant was a third-team All-ACC player and in 2017 was a third-team AP all-American and first-team All-ACC.

He had 45 tackles, 15 tackles for loss and 8.5 sacks in 2018.

The pick follows the draft of Iowa tight end T.J. Hockenson in the first round , Hawaii linebacker Jahlani Tavai in the second round and Boston College safety Will Harris in the third round. Detroit traded up in the third round to select Harris.

Remember, you can watch the final rounds of the draft on Saturday on Channel 7.