Jordan Elliott becomes first Mizzou player taken in 2020 NFL Draft

1 month 5 days 7 hours ago Friday, April 24 2020 Apr 24, 2020 Friday, April 24, 2020 10:26:00 PM CDT April 24, 2020 in Sports
By: Connor McCann, KOMU Sports

COLUMBIA - Former Missouri defensive tackle Jordan Elliott was selected by the Cleveland Browns at pick number 88 in the third round of the 2020 NFL Draft on Friday night.

Elliot spent the last two years at Mizzou after transferring from Texas. He recorded 16 and a half tackles for loss and five and a half sacks for the Tigers. Elliott is the 16th Missouri defensive lineman to be taken in the NFL draft since 2001. 

Other notable Tigers who are still waiting to be selected include star tight end Albert Okwuegbunam, offensive linemen Yasir Durant and Trystan Colon-Castillo and cornerback DeMarkus Acy.

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