Updated Apr 28, 2012 - 1:44 pm
Seahawks take CB Jeremy Lane in sixth round
By Liz Mathews
The Seahawks added to their already-impressive secondary in the sixth round, selecting cornerback Jeremy Lane with the 172nd overall pick.
At 6-feet, 180 pounds, the small-school corner out of Northwestern State (La.) was a late-round sleeper according to a number of scouting reports.
His senior year, Lane played in 10 games - posting a career-high 41 tackles (31 solo) and a sack.
"I was very motivated," said Lane of his game that season against LSU. "That was my chance to show the world that I could hang with the big boys. I knew that was my chance to take a shot and show everybody what I could do.
"When the time came, I believe I stepped up and did it."
At just 6-feet, Lane is shorter than both of the Seahawks current starters at the position - Richard Sherman and Brandon Browner.
When asked Saturday afternoon by the Seattle media what his strengths were, Lane responded: "I like to press man, I'm aggressive, I like to get after people."
More information can be found here courtesy of STATS LLC.
The Seahawks have one more pick in the sixth round and two in the seventh.
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