The Detroit Lions are building a new roster under a new regime, and that continues with 2021 NFL draft Thursday-Saturday, April 29-May 1.
As our columnist Shawn Windsor wrote Saturday morning, general manager Brad Holmes can’t fix this team overnight, but he’s building it his way, along with head coach Dan Campbell, special adviser Chris Spielman under the ownership of Sheila Ford Hamp.
A quick look at who those players are, their position and their college, with links to our latest stories on them.
The Lions’ 2021 draft picks:
First round: Pick 7, Oregon offensive tackle Penei Sewell
Second round: Pick 9 (41 overall), Washington defensive tackle Levi Onwuzurike
Third round: Pick 8 (72 overall), North Carolina State defensive tackle Alim McNeill
Third round: Pick 38 (101 overall), Syracuse cornerback Ifeatu Melifonwu
Fourth round: Pick 7 (112 overall), USC receiver Amon-Ra St. Brown
Fourth round: Pick 8 (113 overall), Purdue linebacker Derrick Barnes
Seventh round: Pick 30 (257 overall), TBD
This article originally appeared on Detroit Free Press: Detroit Lions’ NFL draft picks 2021: Round-by-round tracker