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Alabama Football 2016 NFL Draft: Detroit Selects A'Shawn Robinson

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With the 46th pick, the Detroit Lions selected A'Shawn Robinson. Robinson, a junior, fell much later than the predicted 1st round he was graded for. With Ziggy Ansah already on the line, the Lions needed an interior presence to make up for the hole vacated a year ago by Ndamakung Suh and Nick Fairly. On the surface, it looks to be like a perfect pick.

Detroit Lions 2016 draft results: Lions select Alabama defensive tackle A'Shawn Robinson in second round - Pride Of Detroit

With their second selection the the 2016 NFL Draft, the Detroit Lions have selected A'Shawn Robinson out of the University of Alabama.

A'Shawn was part of the 2016 national championship Alabama team and has dominated in the trenches for three seasons in Tuscaloosa. In 2015, Robinson was part of the Crimson Tide line that led the nation in rushing yards allowed per game and sacks, along with other standout DT Jarran Reed.

Here is the link to his scouting profile on Roll Bama Roll.