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Seahawks select K.J. Wright at No. 99

The Seattle Seahawks select OLB K.J. Wright out of Mississippi State. At 6-foot-3, 246 pounds, Wright projects as a Leo or WILL linebacker.

Interesting choice.

Wright had to keep his voice down when Schneider called to tell him he was drafted: He was walking through his graduation ceremony.

This guy looks very long and lean. Mayock says he's raw. Most of us would have expected them to add to the pile at defensive line or corner back. The explanation will be interesting, but it seems obvious they're sticking to their board and taking their highest rated guy.

Just got more detail on Wright: Ran 4.69 40, and has an 80-inch wing span. He played at both stong and weak sides