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Four LSU Tigers selected in night 2 of the NFL Draft

Posted: 11:01 PM, Apr 27, 2018
Updated: 2018-04-28 00:01:29-04

Four LSU Tigers have been selected so far after the first three rounds of the 2018 NFL Draft. Wide receiver D.J. Chark, runningback Derrius Guice, linebacker Arden Key, and defensive back Donte Jackson were all taken by teams on Friday night.

Running back Derrius Guice was selected by the Redskins late in the second round. In three years at LSU, Guice ran for 3,074 yards and 29 touchdowns and caught 32 passes for 250 yards and three scores.

D.J. Chark was taken by the Jacksonville Jaguars in the second round Friday night. Chark ran a 4.34 40 at the scouting combine — where he also showed off a 40-inch vertical jump — he joins a Jaguars team with a gaggle of receivers that includes Marqise Lee, Donte Moncrief, Dede Westbrook and Keelan Cole.

Cornerback Donte Jackson is headed to the Carolina Panthers with the 55th overall pick. Jackson, a two-year starter for LSU, was part of an SEC-winning relay team for the Tigers and tied for the fastest 40-yard dash time among corners with a 4.32-second clocking at the combine.

The Oakland Raiders took LSU outside linebacker Arden Key with the 87th overall pick. The Raiders moved up in the third round to draft Key, who played three-years for LSU at outside linebacker but finished his third year with the Tigers with just 33 total tackles and only 5.5 tackles for loss.

The NFL Draft continues Saturday where more LSU players are expected to be drafted.