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Four Cardinals, Four Wildcats Taken In NFL Draft

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - Four Louisville Cardinals and four
Kentucky Wildcats were taken in the NFL draft and an Eastern
Kentucky Colonel also crashed the party.
Louisville quarterback Brian Brohm started things off Saturday,
becoming the 56th overall pick by the Green Bay Packers. Three of
his teammates had to wait until Sunday to find out where they were
headed.
The Atlanta Falcons tabbed Louisville wide receiver Harry
Douglas in the 3rd round with the 84th overall pick.
Louisville tight end Gary Barnidge went to the Carolina Panthers
in the 5th round, with the 141st overall pick. Nine picks later,
the Green Bay Packers picked their second Louisville Cardinal of
the draft in Breno Giacomini, an offensive tackle, with the 150th
overall pick.
Kentucky tight end Jacob Tamme went to the Indianapolis Colts in
the 4th round, with the 127th overall pick. His Wildcats teammate,
wide receiver Keenan Burton, went next to the St. Louis Rams with
the 128th overall pick. Wildcats quarterback Andre Woodson went to
the Super Bowl champion New York Giants in the 6th round, with the
198th overall pick.
Wildcats wide receiver Steve Johnson went to the Buffalo Bills
with the 224th overall pick.
The Houston Texans selected Eastern Kentucky University
defensive back Antwaun Molden in the third round, with the 79th
overall pick.

(Copyright 2008 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)


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