Steelers pick Watt in first round — NFL DRAFT

Detroit Lions 2017 NFL Draft prospect: Wisconsin LB T.J. Watt

The Pittsburgh Steelers selected Conner in the third round as the 105th overall pick in the 2017 NFL Draft.

With Ramczyk a native of Stevens Point and Watt hailing from Pewaukee, each of the Badgers' last eight first-round picks have been Wisconsin-born players: Thomas, Brookfield, 2007; J.J. Watt, Pewaukee, 2011; Gabe Carimi, Cottage Grove, 2011; Zeitler, Waukesha, 2012; Frederick, Sharon, 2013; Melvin Gordon, Kenosha, 2015. He was named first team All-American honors by Sports Illustrated and second team honors by The Associated Press for his performance in the 2016 season.

Houston Texans star J.J. Watt is counting on former college teammate and current Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown to haze Watt's younger brother T.J., according to ESPN's Jeremy Fowler.

Chad Reuter, NFL.com: "Grade A. The fact that T.J".

Sutton, the first cornerback drafted out of Tennessee since Jonathan Wade in 2007, accounted for seven interceptions, 127 tackles and 13 tackles for loss in his four-year play-making career at Tennessee. "It's not about J.J., it's not about Derek ... this is about T.J. and what he can do". What Conner lacks in Bell's agility he makes up for in fury, a throwback for a franchise whose history is littered with running backs that doubled as bulldozers. To learn more about the player, here are some details from our T.J. Watt wiki! "I feel like the sky's the limit for what I can do on the field".

"What he does as a football player is what we want", he went on to say shortly after that.

"That's something I've been doing at Wisconin these past two years and I think that's why I translate so well to the (Steelers) defense", Watt said.

The 6-4 1/2, 252-pounder's sack total speaks to his pass-rush ability, and his 4.13 shuttle time at the NFL Combine speaks to his fluidity and potential in pass coverage. 2011, when defensive end J.J. Watt went No. 11 to Houston and offensive lineman Gabe Carimi went No. 29 to the Chicago Bears. He played his high school football at one of the best programs in that area, McDowell high school.

They were things he learned from his older brothers. He's always been a little bit more smooth (an athlete) than I was.

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