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COLUMBIA, SC (WIS) -

The third Clemson Tiger is off the board in this year's NFL Draft.

Cordrea Tankersley has been selected in the third round of the draft by the Miami Dolphins. 

The defensive back from Beech Island, S.C. finished his senior season as an All-ACC selection by the media and coaches. 

In his career, he collected 149 tackles, nine interceptions, and 22 pass deflections. 

This past season, Tankersley had 65 tackles, four interceptions, and 11 pass breakups. 

Tankersley was the 97th pick of the 2017 NFL Draft. 

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