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Notes On Redskins Seventh-Round Pick Joshua Holsey

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Check out notes on new Washington Redskins cornerback Joshua Holsey, the No. 235 pick in the seventh round of the 2017 NFL Draft, courtesy of Redskins Public Relations. 


Holsey is the 465th selection made by the Redskins in the Common Draft era (since 1967) and the 61st seventh-round selection in that time frame. He is the 92nd seventh-round selection by the Redskins all-time since the institution of the draft in 1936.

• Holsey is the 14th Auburn player selected by the Redskins all-time, joining E Joel Eaves (1937), T Bo Russell (1939), B Rufus Deal (1942), B Curt Kuykendall (1945), C Jim Bradshaw (1945), E Jim Pyburn (1956), T Ben Preston (1958), B Bobby Lauder (1959), T Joe Baughan (1963), DT Tracy Rocker (1989), RB Stephen Davis (1996), CB Carlos Rogers (2005) and QB Jason Campbell (2005).

• Holsey is the third player selected by the Redskins with the No. 235 overall selection all-time, joining C Roger Kinson (1952) and HB Hal Wantland (1966).

• Holsey was the second defensive back selected by the Redskins in the seventh round in 2017. It marks the first time the Redskins have taken two members of the secondary in the final round since the league adopted the seven-round format in 1994.

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