Lions selected Bloomsburg DE Larry Webster with the No. 136 overall pick in the NFL draft.
Webster (6-foot-5 3/4, 252) played football for only two seasons at D-2 Bloomsburg after opening his college career as a basketball player, where he set a school record with 175 blocked shots. Across 24 football starts, Webster tallied 31 tackles for loss, 26 sacks, and three forced fumbles. Webster is a wildly raw prospect, but is a very explosive natural athlete with a 4.56 forty time, 36 1/2-inch vertical, and 10-foot-3 broad jump. He also has lengthy 33 1/2-inch arms. Webster is still learning to play, but offers big-time starter's upside if developed properly.
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