NFL draft: Seattle nabs Michigan’s Delano Hill in third-round surprise

NFL draft: Seattle nabs Michigan's Delano Hill in third-round surprise
Darboh: From war-torn Sierra Leone to Seahawks draftee
Delano Hill was Michigan's big Friday surprise. The former U-M safety was picked by the Seattle Seahawks with the No. 95 pick in Friday's third round of the NFL draft, becoming the fifth Wolverines defensive player selected in the first three rounds

Michigan wide receiver Amara Darboh (82) reacts after making the game winning touchdown against Wisconsin in the second half at Michigan Stadium on Saturday, October 1, 2016. (Melanie Maxwell | The Ann Arbor News). Print Email · Matt Wenzel. At Michigan, Amara Darboh had a catch in 33 consecutive games, the fourth-longest streak in school history. (AP). RENTON – Don't underestimate the importance of Seattle's fourth and final third-round pick. The selection of Michigan wide receiver Amara

The Seahawks have several receivers on the roster who are among the same, smallish size. Darboh helps fit a need Seattle has for a bigger receiver. Darboh, though, is not that big. He is only 6'1″ but does weigh 215 pounds. Darboh has decent quickness

In the final moments of Friday's NFL draft, the Seattle Seahawks went big with Michigan players. They grabbed safety Delano Hill and receiver Amara Darboh with their final two picks and it was more than just a coincidence. The Seahawks appreciate

RENTON — Rookie minicamps starting next month? His first NFL training camp this summer? Making a Seahawks roster that needs a big wide receiver that he is, but is loaded with veterans he is not? Daunting for most 23-year-olds straight out of college. . Michigan safety Delano Hill (44) runs the ball in for a touchdown after intercepting Hawaii in the second quarter at Michigan Stadium on Saturday, September 3, 2016. (Melanie Maxwell | The Ann Arbor News). Print Email · Matt Wenzel | mwenzel2@mlive.com

… . The Seattle Seahawks receiver room gets a new addition in the form of 6-foot-2 Michigan Wolverine wideout, Amara Darboh. Darboh, a native of Sierra Leone, is one of the truly great stories of this year's draft, overcoming odds most would deem

This weekend, he took the latest step in his long and winding journey after being selected by the Seattle Seahawks in the third round of the 2017 NFL draft. Darboh spent his formative years in Iowa and made his way to Michigan, where he developed into … . Players typically become ex-teammates after college once they are picked in the NFL draft. But ex-Michigan players are sticking together this weekend. The Seattle Seahawks drafted former Michigan WR Amara Darboh with the No. 106 pick in the 2017 NFL

The Seahawks took a safety out of MIchigan with the 95th overall pick of the NFL Draft. Share story. By. Bob Condotta. Seattle Times staff reporter. The Seahawks selected safety Delano Hill of Michigan Friday in the third round of the 2017 NFL Draft … . Amara Darboh nearly had to wait until the third day of the NFL Draft to hear his name called. But one team swooped in late to grab him Friday. The former Dowling Catholic wide receiver was selected in the third round of the draft by the Seattle …

'What's the deal?' Schneider and Carroll draft 2 of Harbaugh's players
'What's the deal?' Schneider and Carroll draft 2 of Harbaugh's players

It's no secret Seattle Seahawks coach Pete Carroll and now-Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh have had their differences dating back to when they competed against each other in the college ranks. But that hasn't stopped Carroll and Seahawks general manager

Amara Darboh finishes journey from Sierra Leone to the NFL as Seahawks draft pick

ANN ARBOR, MI – NOVEMBER 05: Lorenzo Harrison #23 of the Maryland Terrapins tries to escape the tackle of Delano Hill #44 of the Michigan Wolverines during a second half run on November 5, 2016 at Michigan Stadium in Ann Arbor, Michigan. (Photo. PHILADELPHIA – Michigan football wide receiver Amara Darboh was selected by the Seattle Seahawks with the No. 106 overall pick in the third round of the 2017 NFL draft. CHECK: List of 2017 1st round NFL draft picks. LATEST: View updating list of 2017

Michigan WR Amara Darboh selected by Seattle Seahawks in third round of NFL draft
Michigan WR Amara Darboh selected by Seattle Seahawks in third round of NFL draft

Former Michigan wide receiver Amara Darboh is now a Seattle Seahawk, the fourth former Wolverine now on head coach Pete Carroll's team. Darboh's stock rose after an NFL Combine in which he showed great route running and hands … and yes, speed.


Posted in World