The Los Angeles Rams selected Virginia Cavaliers ILB Micah Kiser with the #147 overall selection in the 2018 NFL Draft.
The Rams drafted an inside linebacker to help compete for a starting position against Cory Littleton alongside ILB Mark Barron. He has been considered a little old school and more of a thumper at linebacker. He will almost certainly come in and compete on special teams
Here’s what Lance Zierlein had to say in his draft profile at NFL.com:
Kiser’s impressive production didn’t happen on accident and teams will have to weigh his consistent ability to make plays with his modest athletic ability and overall play speed. Kiser is a banger built to play inside the box, but he has limited range and may not offer much coverage ability. Unless he runs well and puts together a solid workout, he could fall in this draft, but his toughness and production give him a shot to be a backup.
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