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Alexander & Gaines Among Rams Draft Picks

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The Rams completed their three day NFL Draft with picks in rounds four through seven and took local players Maurice Alexander and E.J. Gaines among those choices. Alexander, a Eureka native, played his college football at Utah State. The safety was the Rams fourth round draft pick. Missouri Tigers cornerback, E.J. Gaines was the team's choice in the sixth round. Other picks made by the Rams on Saturday in the NFL Draft:

6th Round: Garrett Gilbert - QB - SMU

7th Round: Mitchell Van Dyk - OT - Portland State

C.B. Bryant - S - Ohio State

Michael Sam - DE - Missouri

Demetrius Rhaney - C - Tennessee State

Also, Missouri had several players signed as free agents after going unpicked in the NFL Draft. Running back Henry Josey was signed by the Philadelphia Eagles. Quarterback James Franklin was signed by the Detroit Lions and wide receiver L'Damian Washington was signed by the Dallas Cowboys.

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