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Danny O'Neil covers the Seahawks for The Seattle Times.



April 28, 2012 at 3:24 PM

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Seventh round (v.2.0): DE Greg Scruggs, Louisville

The Seahawks concluded their draft by choosing Greg Scruggs in the seventh round of the draft. Scruggs is a defensive end from Louisville.

Eight of the 10 players chosen by the Seahawks in this draft played defense in college, though one of those players -- seventh-round pick J.R. Sweezy -- will be moving to offense.

Scruggs is 6 feet 3, 284 pounds. The Seahawks have indicated to him that he will play the five-technique defensive tackle to begin with.

He was arrested for DUI in December. According to the Louisville Courier-Journal, Scruggs was arrested at 5:30 a.m. after striking a light pole along the interstate. His blood-alcohol content was measured at 0.116, according to the report.

Scruggs did not travel with his team to the bowl game after that arrest.


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