ST. LOUIS (AP) – The St. Louis Rams addressed an area of need in the fifth round of the NFL draft, taking Miami cornerback Brandon McGee.
McGee was timed in 4.37 seconds in the 40-yard dash at the combine. He was a captain his senior season and started his last two years with the Hurricanes, totaling three interceptions, 11 pass deflections and 109 tackles in 44 games.
McGee tied for sixth on the team in tackles his senior season and figures to provide depth for a team that entered Saturday with just four cornerbacks on the roster. He was the 149th overall selection.
Earlier Saturday, the Rams selected Alabama offensive lineman Barrett Jones in the fourth round.