UPDATE, 5:15 p.m. | As the seventh round wound to a close, Hogan Prep graduate William Bradley-King got the thrill of becoming an NFL Draft pick when he was chosen 240th overall by the Washington Football Team.
Bradley-King, a redshirt senior edge rusher from Baylor, total 3 1/2 sacks and 5 1/2 tackles for a loss during his only season in Waco, Texas, last fall.
He spent his first three collegiate seasons at Arkansas State, where he totaled 14 1/2 sacks and 24 tackles for a loss in 27 games. That included 8 1/2 sacks and 13 1/2 tackles for a loss as a junior in 2019.
UPDATE, 4:56 p.m. | Kansas State's Wyatt Hubert had to wait until the seventh round, but he heard his name called Saturday when the Cincinnati Bengals selected him with the 235th overall pick.
Hubert totaled 33 tackles for a loss and 20 sacks in 34 games across three seasons with the Wildcats.
UPDATE, 4:38 p.m. | The Chiefs selected Tennessee guard Trey Smith with the 226th overall pick in the sixth round.
It's the two-time reigning AFC champions' final scheduled pick in the 2021 NFL Draft.
UPDATE, 3:16 p.m. | Running back Larry Rountree III became the fifth player from the University of Missouri selected in the 2016 NFL Draft.
He went No. 198 overall in the sixthe round Sunday to the Los Angeles Chargers.
The five Tigers taken mark the most since 2015 when six Mizzou players were selected, including Kansas City, Missouri, native Shane Ray and former Chiefs center Mitch Morse.
Wide receiver Dorial Green-Beckham, defensive end Markus Golden, wide receiver Bud Sasser and running back Marcus Murphy also were picked in the 2015 NFL Draft.
The Tigers only had six players drafted in the last four years combined.
UPDATE, 2:56 p.m. | Missouri had a second safety drafted Saturday on the third and final day of the 2021 NFL Draft after the New England Patriots selected Joshuah Bledsoe with the No. 188 overall pick in the sixth round.
UPDATE, 2:34 p.m. | The Chiefs added a wide receiver, Cornell Powell from Clemson, with the No. 181 pick overall.
Powell, a third-team All-ACC performer last season, is a 6-foot and 210-pound prospect from Greenville, North Carolina. After biding his time with the Tigers from 2016-2019 in a limited role, Powell made the most of his opportunity as a starter in 2020.
Powell responded with 53 receptions for 882 and seven touchdowns as a senior.
UPDATE, 2:02 p.m. | The Minnesota Vikings snagged Central Missouri tight end Zach Davidson with the 168th overall pick inthe fifth round. He was recruited to the Mules as a punter, became a star tight end as a junior and now he's headed to the NFL as a gifted receiving threat.
Davidson gets the call!— Jacob Lenard (@j_lenard) May 1, 2021
Former Webb City standout Zach Davidson gets drafted by the Vikings in the 5th round of the NFL Draft. pic.twitter.com/zVcaNiDBWQ
UPDATE, 1:48 p.m. | The Chiefs traded up, swapping fifth-and sixth-round picks with the New York Jets, to draft Duke tight end Noah Gray with the No. 162 overall pick in the fifth round of the NFL draft.
The Chiefs sent pick Nos. 175 and 207 to the Jets in exchange for pick Nos. 162 and 226.
UPDATE, 1:41 p.m. | The Chicago Bears moved up in the fifth round to select Missouri guard Larry Borom with the No. 151 overall pick after a trade with Carolina.
UPDATE, 1:16 p.m. | Chiefs Chairman and CEO Clark Hunt provided an update on the possibility of the Chiefs having training camp in St. Joseph.
He said the goal is to have it there but conversations between the NFL and NFL Players Association need to take place first, so the issue probably will not be settled for another month.
Clark Hunt stated the hope and their mindset is to be in St Joe for training camp. But the League and union need to have discussions. And stated they wouldn’t know for at least a month. No decision has been made.— Nick Jacobs (@Jacobs71) May 1, 2021
UPDATE, 12:54 p.m. | The Chiefs selected Florida State defensive end Joshua Kaindoh at No. 144 overall in the fourth round.
He's a redshirt junior with incredible length and athleticism at 6 feet, 6 inches and 260 pounds.
Kaindoh was among the top edge rushers entering college and flashed potential but ultimately lacked production amid injuries with the Seminoles.
He was limited to 10 games in 2910 and 2020 with ankle and knee injuries, finishing his Florida State career with 59 tackles, 16 1/2 tackles for a loss, eight sacks and a 25-yard interception return for a touchdown.
UPDATE, 12:53 p.m. | The Las Vegas Raiders traded up, jumping in front of their AFC West rival Chiefs to select Missouri safety Tyree Gillespie with the 143rd overall pick in the fifth round
UPDATE 12:27 p.m. | Former Chiefs guard Tim Grunhard and Chiefs Chairman and CEO Clark Hunt gathered following the announcement that Grunhard would get inducted into the hall of fame.
UPDATE, 11:43 a.m. | The Cowboys snagged Raytown South graduate Jabril Cox, a linebacker from LSU, with the No. 115 overall pick in the fourth round.
Cox is a fantastic coverage linebacker, who played his first three seasons at North Dakota State before transferring to the SEC for his senior season.
UPDATE, 11:30 a.m. | The Chiefs announced Saturday that former center Tim Grunhard will be inducted into the team's Hall of Fame. Grunhard played 169 games with Kansas City from 1990-2000.
UPDATE, 10:38 a.m. | Chiefs offensive coordinator Eric Bieniemy told reporters he's excited about the newest addition to the team's offensive line.
"We're fired about Creed. He had a heck of a college career," Bieniemy said.
#Chiefs Eric Bieniemy talking now at Draft Fest. “We’re fired up about Creed [Humphrey]. He had a heck of a college career.”— Aaron Ladd (@aaronladd0) May 1, 2021
ORIGINAL STORY | After remaining on sidelines for Thursday’s first round of the 2021 NFL Draft, two players got the call during Friday’s second round that they’d be joining the Kansas City Chiefs.
The Chiefs look to make several more calls during the final four rounds of the draft on Saturday, which get underway at 11 a.m.
Here’s a quick look at the Chiefs remaining picks:
- 4th Round, 144th overall
- 5th Round, 175th overall
- 5th Round, 181st overall
- 6th Round, 207th overall
On Friday, the Chiefs selected Mizzou linebacker Nick Bolton in the second round.
Five picks later, they selected Oklahoma center Creed Humphrey.