The L.A. Rams have selected Florida wide receiver Van Jefferson with the 57th pick in the NFL draft.
Jefferson, 6’1, 200 pounds, started his career at Ole Miss and spent the last two years at Florida. He had 49 catches for 657 yards and six touchdowns as a fifth-year senior last season. The Rams clearly see him as a potentially great weapon for Jared Goff and the offense next season and beyond, when Cooper Kupp is set to be a free agent in 2021 and Robert Woods in 2022.
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Rams 2020 draft picks:
- Round 2, (pick 52): RB Cam Akers, FSU
- Round 2, (pick 57): WR Van Jefferson, Florida
- Round 3, (pick 84): LB Terrell Lewis, Alabama
- Round 3, (pick 104): S Terrell Burgess, Utah
- Round 4, (pick 136): TE Brycen Hopkins, Purdue
- Round 6, (pick 199): S Jordan Fuller, Ohio State
2020 NFL draft schedule:
ABC, ESPN and NFL Network will televise the draft.
Thursday, April 23
5 p.m. PT (Round 1 - 10 minutes per pick)
Friday, April 24
4-9 p.m. PT (Round 2 - seven minutes per pick; Round 3 - five minutes per pick)
Saturday, April 25
9 am PT (Rounds 4 and 5 - five minutes per pick; Round 7 - four minutes per pick)