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Skins go Defense in 2009 Draft

Posted By Mercedes Green On Apr 27 2009 @ 1:48 pm In Washington Redskins | 1 Comment

The Redskins focused primarily on defense in this year’s draft, which is not what was expected. With a struggling offense last year and a QB that needs better protection, the offensive line needed some youth.

 


Round

Player

Position

Height

Weight

College

1

Brian Orakpo

DE

6’3”

263

Texas

3

Kevin Barnes

CB

6’0”

187

Maryland

5

Cody Glenn

LB

6’0”

244

Nebraska

6

Robert Henson

OLB

6’0”

240

TCU

7

Eddie Williams

TE

6’1”

239

Idaho

7

Marko Mitchell

WR

6’4”

218

Nevada

 

Brian Orakpo will be holding his first NFL press conference at 11AM this morning. Tune into Redskins.com to view.

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