Sixth Round of 2013 NFL Draft Begins with Jaguars Selecting Florida Safety Josh Evans
By Chris Malumphy
The Jacksonville Jaguars began the sixth round of the 2013 NFL Draft by taking free safety Josh Evans from Florida. California (PA) sends center Eric Kush to the Chiefs. Wide receiver Corey Fuller will go from Virginia Tech to Detroit. The Raiders dream that Colorado tight end Nick Case can restore the days of Dave Casper, Todd Christianson and Raymond Chester. Tackle Vinston Painter from Virginia Tech will try to protect Peyton Manning in Denver. The Cardinals will add Texas A&M wide receiver Ryan Swope as a target for Carson Palmer. Notre Dame safety Jamoris Slaughter will try to overcome injury to make an impact with the Cleveland Browns. David Quessenberry, not to be confused with the great Kansas City Royal reliever, will join the Houston Texans as a tackle from San Jose State. The Bills hope that Florida State kicker Dustin Hopkins can handle the swirling winds in Buffalo.
Michigan defensive tackle William Campbell will try to help the Jets shore of the middle of their defensive line. Florida International sends defensive end Tourek Williams to the Chargers. Outside linebacker Nick Moody goes from Florida State to San Francisco. Central Florida running back Latavius Murray will play for the Raiders. Oregon running back Kenjon Barner joins the Carolina Panthers. Tarleton State defensive end Rufus Johnson was drafted by the New Orleans Saints. The Raiders added another tight end, this time Mychal Rivera of Tennessee. South Carolina linebacker DeVonte Holloman was picked by the Dallas Cowboys. The Steelers hope Oklahoma wide receiver Justin Brown can make an impact. Arizona continues to add to its offense by selecting Clemson running back Andre Ellington. Georgia outside linebacker Cornelius is headed for Chicago. Miami running back Mike James will stay in Florida and play for the Buccaneers. The Cincinnati Bengals selected running back Rex Burkhead from Nebraska.
Bacarri Rambo will try to be the Sylvester Stallone of safeties for the Washington Redskins from Georgia. John Boyett will play safety for the Colts after being drafted from Oregon. Illinois State linebacker Nate Palmer was drafted by Green Bay. Running back Spencer Ware of LSU went to the Seahawks. The Texans added wide receiver Alan Bonner of Jacksonville State. Guard Jeff Baca was selected by the Vikings from UCLA. The Bengals added wide receiver Cobi Hamilon from Arkansas. The Texans drafted defensive tackle Chris Jones from Bowling Green. Notre Dame sent running back Theo Riddick to the Lions. Notre Dame then sent defensive end Kapron Lewis-Moore to the Ravens.
Connecticut, a football powerhouse at least in this draft, had tight end Ryan Griffin drafted by the Houston Texans as the first compensatory pick of the sixth round. Khalid Wooten, a corner back from Nevada, was picked by the Titans. Colorado State-Pueblo sent tackle Ryan Jensen to the Ravens. The Kansas City Chiefs drafted fullback Braden Wilson from Kansas State. Oklahoma defensive tackle Stacy McGee was selected by the Oakland Raiders. The final pick of the sixth round went to the Pittsburgh Steelers who selected linebacker Vince Williams from Florida State.
|2013 NFL Draft Sixth Round|
|6||2||170||Eric Kush||Chiefs||C||California (PA)|
|6||3||171||Corey Fuller||Lions||WR||Virginia Tech|
|6||5||173||Vinston Painter||Broncos||T||Virginia Tech|
|6||6||174||Ryan Swope||Cardinals||WR||Texas A&M|
|6||7||175||Jamoris Slaughter||Browns||DB||Notre Dame|
|6||8||176||David Quessenberry||Texans||T||San Jose State|
|6||9||177||Dustin Hopkins||Bills||K||Florida State|
|6||11||179||Tourek Williams||Chargers||DE||Florida International|
|6||12||180||Nick Moody||49ers||LB||Florida State|
|6||13||181||Latavius Murray||Raiders||RB||Central Florida|
|6||15||183||Rufus Johnson||Saints||DE||Tarleton State|
|6||17||185||DeVonte Holloman||Cowboys||LB||South Carolina|
|6||21||189||Mike James||Buccaneers||RB||Miami FL|
|6||25||193||Nate Palmer||Packers||LB||Illinois State|
|6||27||195||Alan Bonner||Texans||WR||Jacksonville State|
|6||30||198||Chris Jones||Texans||DT||Bowling Green|
|6||31||199||Theo Riddick||Lions||RB||Notre Dame|
|6||32||200||Kapron Lewis-Moore||Ravens||DE||Notre Dame|
|6||35||203||Ryan Jensen||Ravens||T||Colorado State-Pueblo|
|6||36||204||Braden Wilson||Chiefs||RB||Kansas State|
|6||38||206||Vince Williams||Steelers||LB||Florida State|