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Penn State sends six to the NFL

  • By Craig Rhodes/WITF
Penn State linebacker Micah Parsons

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Penn State linebacker Micah Parsons

(University Park)  —  Three more Nittany Lions have been taken in the NFL Draft, bringing Penn State’s total this year to six.

Defensive end Shaka Toney by Washington, center Michael Menet by Arizona and offensive tackle Will Fries by Indianapolis were taken in consecutive picks in the 7th round Saturday.

They join linebacker Micah Parsons, taken 12th overall by Dallas, defensive end Jayson Oweh, taken 31st overall by Baltimore and tight end Pat Freiermuth, picked in the second round by the Pittsburgh Steelers.

A total of 367 Nittany Lions have been selected all-time in the NFL Draft, which ranks 7th among Division 1 institutions.

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