With the 231st pick in the NFL Draft, Alabama State offensive tackle Jylan Ware was picked up by the Oakland Raiders in the seventh round.

Projected to be a late-round pick or undrafted free-agent, Ware was touted as featuring foot quickness and agility to handle edge rushers, according to an NFL.com scouting report.


Ware, a 6-foot-8, 295-pound offensive lineman, was the anchor on an Alabama State front that ranked No.1 in the SWAC in rushing offense (220 yards per game) and gave up just 29 sacks last season.

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