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Oakland Raiders draft former Tiger, Arden Key, in third round

Arden Key (Source: WAFB) Arden Key (Source: WAFB)
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In the third round of the 2018 NFL Draft, the Oakland Raiders selected Arden Key, a former Tiger, to join their team.

Key was the 23rd pick in the third round and the 87th pick overall.

The linebacker from Atlanta missed most of the 2017 spring and fall camp after shoulder surgery and was limited to eight games this year.

Midway through the year, Key did show flashes of his 2016 breakout season, finishing with 33 total tackles, 5.5 tackles for loss, four sacks, and eight quarterback hurries.

Key leaves LSU with 130 total tackles, 21 sacks, four interceptions, four passes defensed, and two fumble recoveries.

He was named to the 2016 First Team All-SEC (AP), 2016 Second Team All-SEC (Coaches), 2015 Freshman All-America (ESPN.com, 247Sports) and the 2015 SEC All-Freshman Team (Coaches).

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