With two days down in the 2015 NFL Draft, the Pittsburgh Steelers have only 2 remaining draft picks after their first sixth round pick was spent taking Central Michigan defensive tackle Leterrius Walton with the 199th overall pick.
Walton is a big man at 6'5'' and 300 pounds. A senior this past season, Walton totaled 106 tackles at Central Michigan to go with six career sacks and 18.5 tackles for loss. After being recruited as an offensive linemen, Walton transitioned to the defensive line as a freshmen and blossomed into a three year starter at defensive tackle. His draft bio on NFL.com stated that Walton is best suited to play in a 3-4 defense on the NFL level.
The Steelers only have 2 draft picks remaining: their 6th round compensatory selection and a 7th round selection. The 6th round compensatory pick is cannot be traded away to move any specific draft position. The Steelers still have holes to fill on their roster and will look to do so throughout the rest of Day 3 of the draft, as well as by signing undrafted free agents following the draft.
The Steelers have done a tremendous job drafted talent late in the draft which eventually turns into quality members of the current roster. Don't sleep on these late round draft picks the team is making.
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