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Greene, Fletcher go one and two in 3rd round

Published by on April 26, 2009
Article Source: Bleacher Report - NFL


Former Iowa running back Shonn Greene was selected by the New York Jets with the first pick in the third round on Sunday.

One pick the St. Louis Rams took former Iowa cornerback Bradley Fletcher.

The Jets traded up 11 spots with the Detroit Lions to pick Greene and gave up their third, fourth and seventh rounds picks to get him.

Greene won the Doak Walker Award, which annually is given to college football’s best running back. He was named the Big Ten Offensive Player of the Year and was a consensus All-American.

Greene, 23, finished with 1,850 yards and 20 touchdowns, both school records at Iowa. He ran for at least 100 yards in all 13 Iowa games last seaso...

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