BATON ROUGE, La. (WAFB) - Former LSU tight end Stephen Sullivan has been picked in the seventh round (No. 251 overall) by the Seattle Seahawks in the 2020 NFL Draft.
The 6-foot-5, 248-pounder from Donaldsonville, La. played in 49 games, with 11 starts as a Tiger.
He finished his college career with 46 catches for 712 yards and three touchdowns. He also scored a rushing touchdown.
He was a wide receiver his first three seasons and moved to tight end for his senior campaign.
At the NFL Combine, Sullivan recorded a 4.66 in the 40-yard dash, which tied him for second at his position. His vertical jump was 36.5″ and his broad jump was 123″. He ran a 7.51 in the three-cone drill and a 4.62 in the 20-yard shuttle.
Analysts describe him as a big receiver with the body type and toughness to fit into a big slot or flex tight end role. He is considered an above-average blocker in space.
Analysts added he has been praised by the LSU coaching staff for his high character and team-first attitude.
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