Lawrence drafted by Giants, setting Clemson 1st-round pick record

Lawrence drafted by Giants, setting Clemson 1st-round pick record
Dexter Lawrence

NASHVILLE, TN (TigerNet) - Former Clemson defensive tackle Dexter Lawrence was selected by the New York Giants with the No. 17 overall pick, marking a school record with three first-round selections on the night.

He joins D-line teammates in the first round with No. 4 overall pick Clelin Ferrell (Oakland Raiders) and No. 13 overall pick Christian Wilkins (Miami Dolphins).

It’s only the second-time since the AFL-NFL merger that three from one position group were selected in the first round (2006 NC State DL the other).

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