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Tracking Buccaneers picks, local players in 2019 NFL Draft

Posted at 6:06 PM, Apr 25, 2019
and last updated 2019-04-29 14:48:10-04

TAMPA, Fla. -- The 2019 NFL Draft kicks off Thursday night and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers are hoping to land a superstar they could build around for years.

The Buccaneers look to rebound from a disappointing 2018 season. The team finished the season 5-11 and missed the playoffs for the 11th straight season.

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Tampa Bay hired former Arizona Cardinals coach Bruce Arians in the offseason after parting ways with Dirk Koetter. Both Arians and general manager Jason Licht will be relying on this week's draft to help turn the team's fortunes around for the 2019 season.

Below is the updated list of Tampa Bay Buccaneers picks as well as players with local ties that may get drafted into the NFL.


1st round, 5th - Devin White, linebacker, LSU
2nd round, 39th - Sean Bunting, cornerback, Central Michigan
3rd round, 70th - Pick traded to the Los Angeles Rams.
3rd round, 94th (from Los Angeles Rams) - Jamel Dean, cornerback, Auburn
3rd round, 99th (from Los Angeles Rams) - Mike Edwards, safety, Kentucky
4th round, 107th - Anthony Nelson, defensive end, Iowa
5th round, 145th - Matt Gay, kicker, Utah
6th round, 208th - Scott Miller, wide receiver, Bowling Green
7th round, 215th - Terry Beckner Jr., defensive tackle, Missouri


1) Arizona Cardinals - Kyler Murray, quarterback, Oklahoma
2) San Francisco 49ers - Nick Bosa, defensive line, Ohio State
3) New York Jets - Quinnen Williams, defensive line, Alabama
4) Oakland Raiders - Clelin Ferrell, defensive line, Clemson
5) Tampa Bay Buccaneers - Devin White, linebacker, LSU
6) New York Giants - Daniel Jones, quarterback, Duke
7) Jacksonville Jaguars - Josh Allen, linebacker, Kentucky
8) Detroit Lions - T.J. Hockenson, tight end, Iowa
9) Buffalo Bills - Ed Oliver, defensive line, Houston
10) Pittsburgh Steelers (from Denver Broncos) - Devin Bush, linebacker, Michigan

LOCAL PLAYERS (NFL teams in bold)

Amani Oruwariye, cornerback, Penn State (from Gaither High School), selected by Detroit Lions in the 5th round
Ryan Davis, wide receiver, Auburn (from Lakewood), signed with New England Patriots
Marcus Applefield, offensive line, Virginia (from Weeki Wachee), signed with Baltimore Ravens
Donald Parham, tight end, Stetson (from Lake Gibson), signed with Detroit Lions
Tre Watson, linebacker, Maryland (from Tampa Catholic) signed with Miami Dolphins
Jeff Smith, wide receiver, Boston College (from Clearwater Central Catholic) signed with New York Jets

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