NEW ORLEANS, LA (WAFB) - The New Orleans Saints drafted Hau'oli Kikaha with the 12th pick of the second round.
Washington's Kikaha is the 44th overall pick of the 2015 NFL Draft.
The 6-foot-2, 253-pound linebacker had 19 sacks in 2014 and was a first-team All-American. He had a total 32 sacks, 40 tackles for loss and six forced fumbles during his last two years at Washington.
Kikaha tore his ACL twice causing him to miss the end of his freshman year and become a medical redshirt in 2012 after tearing it again in fall camp.
The Saints drafted Andrus Peat and Stephone Anthony in the first round.