San Diego Chargers Take NDSU LB Kyle Emanuel in Fifth Round of NFL Draft
The North Dakota State Bison are sending another standout to the NFL, as the San Diego Chargers picked linebacker Kyle Emanuel with the 153rd pick of the 2015 NFL Draft.
The 6'3", 255-pound linebacker had a fantastic senior senior with the Bison, racking up 19.5 sacks and leading the team to it's fourth straight FCS Championship.
NFL.com projected Emanuel as a third round pick, but he slipped to the fifth round and the Chargers snatched him up.
Emanuel tweeted out his excitement for being a member of the Chargers almost immediately after being drafted:
In last year's NFL Draft, Bison tackle Billy Turner was drafted in the third round by the Miami Dolphins.