Running count: LSU Tigers in 2nd Round of NFL Draft

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BATON ROUGE, LOUISIANA – AUGUST 31: Safety Grant Delpit #7 of the LSU Tigers reacts during the game against Georgia Southern Eagles at Tiger Stadium on August 31, 2019 in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. (Photo by Marianna Massey/Getty Images)

The second round of the NFL Draft kicks off at 6pm, with several candidates coming from LSU.

Last night, five Tigers were selected in the first round (an SEC and LSU record).

Check back throughout the night to get an update on the running list of picks.

Joe Burrow, K’Lavon Chaisson, Justin Jefferson, Patrick Queen and Clyde Edwards-Helaire heard their names come off the board.

For more on them & the picks in the second round, tune in to your Louisiana Geaux Nation.

ROUND 2

Safety Grant Delpit gets drafted to the Cleveland Browns in the second round with the 44th overall pick of the NFL Draft. Delpit was the Jim Thorpe Award winner for best defensive back in the country in 2019. Delpit became the sixth LSU player drafted.

Corner back Kristian Fulton became 61st overall pick after the Tennessee Titans drafted him late in the second round. Fulton had 38 tackles, one interception and 15 passes deflected in 2019.

ROUND 3

Guard Damien Lewis was drafted to the Seattle Seahawks with the 69th pick of the NFL Draft. Lewis was second-team All-SEC in the 2019 season.

Center Lloyd Cushenberry went 83rd overall to the Denver Broncos. Cushenberry became the ninth Tiger drafted, tying the school record for most players selected in a single draft class. Cushenberry was All-SEC First-Team in 2019.

Linebacker Jacob Phillips gets drafted 97th overall to the Cleveland Browns to join Delpit and other former Tigers. Philips’s selection breaks the record with 10 LSU players taken in one draft.

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