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Jets select Dewayne Robertson with fourth pick in draft
New York, NY (Sports Network) - The New York Jets selected Kentucky
defensive tackle Dewayne Robertson with the fourth pick of the 2003 NFL Draft.
Robertson was a Second Team All-SEC selection in 2002 as a junior. He recorded
48 tackles and five sacks.
The Jets acquired the No. 4 pick by virtue of a trade with Chicago on Friday.
In exchange, the Bears received the 13th pick overall, which was obtained from
Washington for Laveranues Coles, the 22nd overall selection and a fourth-round
draft pick from New York.
Chicago then worked out a draft day trade with New England. The Bears gave up
the 13th pick (Texas A&M; defensive tackle Ty Warren) to get the Patriots' 14th
pick as well as a sixth-round choice.
Chicago used the 14th selection to get Penn State defensive end Michael
Haynes, who was a First Team All-American as a senior. He finished last season
in the top 11 in the nation in three defensive categories and was the Big Ten
Defensive Player of the Year. Haynes was tied for third in the country with
seven forced fumbles, was fifth in sacks with 15 and 11th in tackles for loss
The Bears then chose Florida quarterback Rex Grossman at No. 22. Grossman made
himself available to the NFL Draft after his junior season at Florida. He
played in all 13 games for the Gators in 2002 and set school records with 503
passing attempts and 287 completed passes. His 3,402 yards passing were the
most by a junior in program history.
04/26 15:40:14 ET
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