Saints Select Oklahoma WR Stills in 5th & DE Rufus Johnson in 6t - KALB-TV News Channel 5 & CBS 2

Saints Select Oklahoma WR Stills in 5th & DE Rufus Johnson in 6th

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METAIRIE, La. (AP) - The New Orleans Saints have selected Oklahoma's Kenny Stills Jr. with their fifth round pick in the NFL draft.

 

The 6-foot, 194-pound Stills was New Orleans' first pick on Saturday because the club dealt its fourth-round pick as part of a trade with Miami in order to select Georgia defensive tackle John Jenkins with the 82nd overall pick Friday night.

 

Stills, the son of former NFL safety Kenny Stills, had a 40-yard dash time of 4.38 at the NFL combine. His uncle, Gary Stills, also played in the NFL, at linebacker.

 

Last season, Stills was named All-Big 12 after making 82 receptions for 959 yards and 11 touchdowns.

 

Stills joins New Orleans' first-round pick, Texas safety Kenny Vaccaro and its other third-rounder, offensive tackle Terron Armstead of Arkansas-Pine Bluff.

The New Orleans Saints selected small-school defensive end Rufus Johnson with their sixth-round pick in the NFL draft.

The 6-foot-5, 272-pound Johnson plahe New Orleans Saints selected small-school defensive end Rufus Johnson with their sixth-round pick in the NFL draft.

 

The 6-foot-5, 272-pound Johnson played at Division II Tarleton State in Texas. Last season, he had 50 tackles, including 17.5 tackles for losses, 10 of them sacks. He was named the Lone Star Conference defensive lineman of the year.

 

With his selection on Saturday, Johnson joins the Saints' first-round pick, yed at Division II Tarleton State in Texas. Last season, he had 50 tackles, including 17.5 tackles for losses, 10 of them sacks. He was named the Lone Star Conference defensive lineman of the year.

With his selection on Saturday, Johnson joins the Saints' first-round pick, Texas safety Kenny Vaccaro; their two third-round choices, offensive tackle Terron Armstead of Arkansas-Pine Bluff and defensive tackle John Jenkins of Georgia; and fifth-round pick Kenny Stills Jr., a receiver out of Oklahoma.

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