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2019 NFL Draft Results: Los Angeles Rams select Texas Tech Red Raiders LB Dakota Allen

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All of your picks are in, Rams fans. It was a wild ride in the 2019 NFL Draft.

Baylor v Texas Tech Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images

With the 243rd-overall pick in the 2019 NFL Draft, the Los Angeles Rams select Texas Tech Red Raiders LB Dakota Allen.

NFL.com’s Lance Zierlein wrote this up for Allen in his pre-draft scouting report:

Allen is an inside linebacker with good toughness and intangibles but lacks the speed and instincts teams look for in the middle. He plays with good short-area quickness and a willingness to stick his nose into oncoming traffic in order to leverage his gap and set his teammates up for success. With adequate athleticism and the potential to become a core special teamer, Allen could hear his name called in the later rounds of the draft.

Allen was arrested in 2016 for home burglary and stealing guns, though those charges were ultimately dismissed. It’s good to see he’s been fine ever since, and that may ultimately be part of the reason why he was available at this point in the draft.

Scott was not ranked on Mocking the Draft’s Dan Kadar’s rankings of the best players available after Round 3.

2019 NFL Draft LA Rams Order

Rd # Rd# Pick Player POS School
Rd # Rd# Pick Player POS School
2 61 29 Via Chiefs Taylor Rapp S Washington
3 70 6 Via Buccaneers Darrell Henderson RB Memphis
3 79 15 Via Falcons David Long CB Michigan
3 97 33 Via Patriots Bobby Evans OL Oklahoma
4 134 32 Via Patriots Greg Gaines DT Washington
5 169 31 Rams pick David Edwards OT Wisconsin
7 243 29 Via Patriots Nick Scott S Penn State
7 251 37 Comp pick Dakota Allen LB Texas Tech