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2017 NFL Draft Results: Pittsburgh Steelers select LS Colin Holba with their sixth round pick

The Pittsburgh Steelers have selected Colin Holba with their sixth pick in the 2017 NFL Draft.

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Entering the 2017 NFL Draft, the Pittsburgh Steelers had a number of draft needs which they needed to address. Outside linebacker, cornerback, safety, defensive line, running back, wide receiver and even quarterback were positions of need to help the black and gold get to the next level in 2017. There have been numerous thoughts and debates regarding what the team will do with the 30th overall draft pick, and the debate is finally over.

The Steelers have selected Colin Holba in the sixth round of the draft.

Yes, you read the previous sentence correctly. The Steelers have spent a sixth round pick, the same round which produced the likes of Tom Brady and Antonio Brown, on a long snapper.

The Pittsburgh Steelers' draft needs in the remaining rounds of the draft now would be considered: tight end, defensive line and safety, the foremost mentioned of the two being the primary concerned.

Stay tuned to BTSC for further news, updates and information regarding not just the team’s first round pick, but all 8 picks throughout the 7-round selection process.

What do you think of the sixth round draft pick of Holba? Let us know in the poll below!


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