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NFL Draft history: Saints look back at the 60th pick

New Orleans Saints
21 Apr 2021, 06:11 GMT+10

See which NFL players were drafted with the 60th pick from 2011-2020 New Orleans Saints New Orleans Saints

As we approach the 2021 NFL Draft on April 29-May 1, NewOrleansSaints.com takes a look at the history of their overall pick positions and the players it brought into the league. The New Orleans Saints will have picks in Round 1 (28th overall), Round 2 (60th), Round 3 (98th and 105th), Round 4 (133rd), Round 6 (218th), Round 7 (229th and 255th).

Over the last 10 drafts, defensive backs have been selected five times and defensive ends have been selected twice. The last 10 picks at 60th have combined for one All-Pro selection, two Pro Bowl selections and one PWFA All-Rookie Team selection.

YEAR-BY-YEAR BREAKDOWN:

2020: New England Patriots, LB - Josh Uche, Michigan

2019: Los Angeles Chargers, DB - Nasir Adderley, Delaware

2018: Pittsburgh Steelers, WR - James Washington, Oklahoma State

2017: Dallas Cowboys, DB - Chidobe Awuzie, Colorado

2016: New England Patriots, DB - Cyrus Jones, Alabama

2015: Dallas Cowboys, DE - Randy Gregory, Nebraska

2014: Carolina Panthers, DE - Kony Ealy, Missouri (PWFA All-Rookie Team)

2013: Atlanta Falcons, DB - Robert Alford, Southeastern Louisiana

2012: Baltimore Ravens, T - Kelechi Osemele, Iowa State (All-Pro and 2x Pro Bowl)

2011: Houston Texans, DB - Brandon Harris, Miami (Fla.)

New Orleans Saints draft history: Review of 2011 selections New Orleans Saints draft history: Review of 2012 selections New Orleans Saints draft history: Review of 2013 selections New Orleans Saints draft history: Review of 2014 selections New Orleans Saints draft history: Review of 2015 selections New Orleans Saints draft history: Review of 2016 selections

60TH SELECTION STANDOUTS:

An All-Pro and two-time Pro Bowler, Kelechi Osemele has started all 101 games at right tackle and left guard for the Ravens, Raiders, Jets, and Chiefs.

In his five-year career with the Panthers, Jets, and Raiders, Kony Ealy appeared in 65 games with 19 starts recording 92 tackles (53 solo), 15 sacks, two interceptions, 14 passes defensed, six forced fumbles, and two fumble recoveries. Ealy was named to the PWFA All-Rookie Team in 2014.

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