Sports Minute: Lions take Ohio St cornerback Jeff Okudah at No. 3 overall

3 years 11 months 3 weeks ago Thursday, April 23 2020 Apr 23, 2020 April 23, 2020 8:42 PM April 23, 2020 in Sports - AP - Texas

AP Sports Writer

The Detroit Lions have selected Ohio State cornerback Jeff Okudah with the No. 3 pick in the NFL draft. Detroit went into the opening round desperately needing to help a defense that ranked No. 31 in the league last season. Lions ownership gave general manager Bob Quinn and coach Matt Patricia a chance to come back after they lost nine straight and 12 of 13 games to close out a three-win season in 2019. Quinn and Patricia will have a better chance to keep their jobs if their first-round pick produces as a rookie.

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