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Seahawks Select A&M Running Back and Penn State Defensive Tackle On Second Day Of NFL Draft

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RENTON, Wash. (AP) - The Seattle Seahawks have selected Texas A&M running back Christine Michael with the 62nd overall selection, and final pick in the second round of the NFL draft.
 
The selection was another surprise move by the Seahawks, who were thought to be focused on improving the line of scrimmage and linebacker early in the draft. Instead, they picked up a bruising back to join Marshawn Lynch and Robert Turbin.
 
The Seahawks held the 56th overall selection but traded with Baltimore to drop back six spots and also picked up additional fifth- and sixth-round selections. The 62nd overall pick was the latest selection in Seattle's draft history.
 
Michael saw limited action his senior season with the Aggies, but still rushed for 12 touchdowns. In 2011, Michael rushed for 899 yards in nine games before suffering a torn ACL.

The Seahawks selected Penn State defensive tackle Jordan Hill with the No. 87 overall pick in the third round of the NFL draft.
 
After surprising most by selecting a running back in the second round on Friday, the Seahawks went back with the expected in the next round.
 
At 6-foot-1, 303 pounds, Hill fulfills Seattle's desire to continue adding depth on the defensive line. It was a point of emphasis in free agency with the Seahawks signing Cliff Avril, Tony McDaniel and Michael Bennett.
 
Hill was a first-team all-Big Ten selection as a senior at Penn State when he had 64 tackles, 4.5 sacks and an interception. Hill started every game in his junior and senior seasons and played in 45 total over four seasons at Penn State.

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