METAIRIE, La. (AP) The New Orleans Saints have selected Fresno State defensive tackle Tyeler Davison with their second of two picks in the fifth round of the NFL draft.
The 6-foot-2, 316-pound Davison was credited with 8 1/2 sacks last season and was named to the All-Mountain West Conference first team.
Davison is the fifth defensive player taken in New Orleans' first seven picks as the Saints try to fortify a defense that ranked second-to-last in yards allowed last season.
The Saints entered Saturday's final rounds of the draft with four picks - two in the fifth round and one each in the sixth and seventh.
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