NFL Draft blog: Lions grab a Wolverine in 3rd round

Geoff Robinson
The Detroit News
A'Shawn Robinson, picked by the Lions, arrives with his mother Abigail at the NFL draft.

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The Lions took a local product, but probably not the one most fans wanted as Connor Cook has fallen on hard times in the NFL Draft.

No, the Lions went with center Graham Glasgow out of Michigan, showing a continued effort to beef up their interior on both sides of the ball. This is a solid pick, netting a guy that can push Travis Swanson for the starting center job.

Glasgow is the first Michigan player drafted by the Lions since Jeff Backus in 2001.

Meanwhile, Cook's slide has become the story of the night for the local media.

Buckeye playmaker heading to Houston

Former Ohio State quarterback Braxton Miller played one season at wide receiver, hardly getting the ball in his hands as much as he needed to show his full ability as a playmaker on the outside. Still, this kid is money with the ball in his hands. If he learns how to run routes, he's going to be a playmaker at the next level.

Braxton's selection gives OSU nine selections in the first three rounds. That's a modern day NFL Draft record.

MSU's Calhoun heading to the black hole

Shilique Calhoun is the first Spartan off the board on the second day of the NFL Draft as he's heading to the Raiders with the 75th overall pick.

Calhoun isn't the quickest guy, but he's strong and finds his way to the quarterback with regularity. He's a solid value in the middle of the third round.

There goes another 'Bama RB

The Dolphins made Kenyan Drake, the other running back in the Alabama backfield, the 73rd overall pick.

This guy is a home run hitter and doesn't have as many hits taken thanks to backing up Derrick Henry. That's a positive thing and could be a sneaky good pick for the Dolphins moving forward.

I expect Drake to be a solid contributor on special teams right away and a situational, pass-catching back capable of taking it to the house every time he touches the ball.

Bucs take a flier in 2nd round on outstanding kicker 

You don't take a kicker in the second round. Well, you don't unless you're the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and Roberto Aguayo from Florida State is sitting there at the end of the second round.

Aguayo has been called the best kicking prospect since Sebastian Janikowski, also from FSU. It's certainly a stretch to take a kicker in the second round, but the Lions did it once and it worked out pretty well when they selected Jason Hanson in the second round in the 1992 NFL Draft.

Jets take Hackenburg over MSU's Cook

Connor Cook was not the fourth quarterback off the board in the draft as the Jets opted to go with another Big Ten QB in Christian Hackeburg from Penn State with the 51st overall selection.

Hackenburg has a lot of arm talent, but some are worried about him having happy feet after being sacked so many times in college.

As for Cook, he may be on his way to falling into the third round.

Lions snag 1st round talent in 2nd round

A'Shawn Robinson, a guy that a lot of people thought the Lions might take in the first round, fell into Bob Quinn's lap in the middle of the second round.

Robinson is a defensive tackle who should be a force to be reckoned with. He's a run-stuffing guy who has the athleticism to become a solid pass rusher.

This is a steal for the Lions in the second round, plain and simple.

Titans take Henry

The Heisman Trophy winning running back from Alabama, Derrick Henry, is heading to the Titans with the 44th overall selection.

Henry is a load and easily the second best running back in the draft behind OSU's Ezekiel Elliott. The concerns about Henry relate to his willingness to throw a block and catch the ball out of the backfield. Elliott can do all of those things.

SEC DPOY Ragland to Buffalo

Reggie Ragland, the linebacker from Alabama who won the SEC's defensive player of the year award, is heading to the Bills with the 41st overall pick.

Rex Ryan has to be giddy with his first two picks of this draft (Shaw Lawson and Ragland), and we all know what Ragland can do with big time defensive pieces.

Problem is, the Bills still need some pieces on offense.

Jaguars take Jack at No.36

Myles Jack got a clean bill of health today from famed surgeon Dr. James Andrews, who came out and said Jack will not need microfracture surgery on his knee.

Jack was a top 10 talent coming into the draft, but some teams had concerns about the former UCLA linebacker's ability to stay healthy.

This kid is playmaker, plain and simple. If he lives up to his potential, this is a steal early in the second round.

Dallas takes gamble on Notre Dame LB

Jaylon Smith, a linebacker out of Notre Dame, might have been the top overall pick in this draft if not for a gruesome leg injury suffered during the Fiesta Bowl against Ohio State.

Smith is likely to miss the 2016 season, but Jerry Jones and Co. have their sights set on a potentially HUGE long term payoff with this pick.

Dodd to Tennessee

A strong candidate for the the Lions in the middle of the second round, Kevin Dodd, a defensive end out of Clemson, was the second best pass rusher on his own team last year behind Shaq Lawson.

This isn't a guy I was very high on. He seemed to be a product of Lawson's success and doesn't have the numbers to stack up with the best pass rushers in the draft.

Browns take Ogbah with first pick of second round

The Browns have needs all over the field and they elected to go with a pass rusher in a very deep class of pass rushers to start the second day of the draft.

Emmanuel Ogbah (DE, Oklahoma State) definitely had the talent to be selected in the first round, but because there are so many good defensive linemen in this draft, he fell just a bit. That's going to be a common theme as the second round progresses.

2nd round

1 (32) Cleveland: Emmanuel Ogbah, DE, Oklahoma St.

2 (33) Tennessee: Kevin Dodd, LB, Clemson

3 (34) Dallas: Jaylon Smith, LB, Notre Dame

4 (35) San Diego: Hunter Henry, TE, Arkansas

5 (36) Jacksonville: Myles Jack, LB, UCLA

6 (37) Kansas City: Chris Jones, DT, Miss. St.

7 (38) Miami: Xavien Howard, CB, Baylor

8 (39) Tampa Bay: Noah Spence, LB, Eastern Kentucky

9 (40) NY Giants: Sterling Shepard, WR, Oklahoma

10 (41) Chicago: Reggie Ragland, LB, Alabama

11 (42) Baltimore: Kamalei Correa, LB, Boise St.

12 (43) Tennessee: Austin Johnson, DT, Penn St.

13 (44) Oakland: Jihad Ward, DE, Illinois

14 (45) Tennessee: Derrick Henry, RB, Alabama

15 (46) Detroit: A'Shawn Robinson, DT, Alabama

16 (47) New Orleans: Michael Thomas, WR, Ohio St.

17 (48) Green Bay: Jason Spriggs, OT, Indiana

18 (49) Seattle: Jarran Reed, DT, Alabama

19 (50) Houston: Nick Martin, C, Notre Dame

20 (51) NY Jets: Christian Hackenburg, QB, Penn St.

21 (52) Atlanta: Deion Jones, LB, LSU

22 (53) Washington: Su'a Cravens, LB, USC

23 (54) Minnesota: Mackensie Alexander, CB, Clemson

24 (55) Cincinnati: Tyler Boyd, WR, Pittsburgh

25 (56) Chicago: Cody Whitehair, G, Kansas St.

26 (57) Indianapolis: T.J. Green, S, Clemson

27 (58) PIttsburgh: Sean Davis, S, Maryland

28 (59) Tampa Bay: Roberto Aguayo, K, Florida St.

29 (60) New England: Cyrus Jones, CB, Alabama

30 (61) New Orleans: Vonn Bell, S, Ohio St.

31 (62) Carolina: James Bradberry, CB, Samford

32 (63) Denver: Adam Gotsis, DT, Georgia Tech

3rd round

1 (64) Tennessee: Kevin Byard, S, Middle Tennessee

2 (65) Cleveland: Carl Nassib, DE, Penn St.

3 (66) San Diego: Max Tuerk, C, USC

4 (67) Dallas: Maliek Collins, DT, Nebraska

5 (68) San Francisco: Will Redmond, CB, Miss St.

6 (69) Jacksonville: Yannick Ngakoue, DE, Maryland

7 (70) Baltimore: Bronson Kaufusi, DE, BYU

8 (71) NY Giants: Darian Thompson, S, Boise State

9 (72) Chicago: Jonathan Bullard, DE, Florida

10 (73) Miami: Kenyan Drake, RB, Alabama

11 (74) Kansas City: KeiVarae Russell, CB, Notre Dame

12 (75) Oakland: Shilique Calhoun, DE, MSU

13 (76) Cleveland: Shon Coleman, OT, Auburn

14 (77) Carolina: Daryl Worley, CB, WVU

15 (78) New England: Joe Thuney, G, N.C. State

16 (79) Philadelphia: Isaac Seumalo, G, Oregon St.

17 (80) Buffalo: Adolphus Washington, DT, Ohio State

18 (81) Atlanta: Austin Hooper, TE, Stanford

19 (82) Indianapolis: Le'Raven Clark, OT, Texas Tech

20 (83) NY Jets: Jordan Jenkins, LB, Georgia

21 (84) Washington: Kendall Fuller, CB, Va. Tech

22 (85) Houston: Braxton Miller, WR, Ohio Stata

23 (86) Minnesota: Leonte Carroo, WR, Rutgers

24 (87) Cincinnati: Nick Vigil, LB, Utah State

25 (88) Green Bay: Kyler Fackrell, LB, Utah State

26 (89) Pittsburgh: Javon Hargrave, DT, South Carolina St.

27 (90) Seattle: C.J. Prosise, RB, Notre Dame

28 (91) New England: Jacoby Brissett, QB, N.C. State

29 (92) Arizona: Brandon Williams, CB, Texas A&M

30 (93) Cleveland: Cody Kessler, QB, USC

31 (94) Seattle: Nick Vannett, TE, Ohio State

32 (95) Detroit: Graham Glasgow, C, Michigan

33 (96) New England: Vincent Valentine, DT, Nebraska

34 (97) Seattle: Rees Odhiambo, G, Boise State

35 (98) Denver: Justin Simmons, S, Boston College