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Arkansas linebacker Drew Sanders (42) tackles South Carolina quarterback Spencer Rattler (7) for a loss during action last season. Sanders was drafted by the Denver Broncos in the third round of last week’s NFL Draft.

FAYETTEVILLE — Arkansas saw two players get drafted in the third round on Friday night and then five more land with NFL teams following the conclusion of the draft Saturday.

On Friday, the Denver Broncos drafted linebacker Drew Sanders, 6-4, 236, in Round 3 with pick No. 67. The Broncos only had five picks in the draft with Sanders being the lone linebacker taken by them. In one season at Arkansas, Sanders had 103 tackles, 40 solo, 13.5 for loss, 9.5 sacks, one interception, five pass breakups, six quarterback hurries, three forced fumbles and a recovered one. He had previously played at Alabama.

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