With the 19th pick in the fifth round, number 154 overall the Seattle Seahawks select Idaho OLB Korey Toomer.
||Las Vegas, Nevada
||Shadow Ridge / Idaho
Here's what we know.
He didn't play much in his early career at Idaho. Played OLB, and rushed off the edge a bunch, he's also played in the backfield on OFFENSE for Idaho.
Toomer, 6-foot-2, 234 pounds, visited a dozen teams in the lead-up to the draft, Sports Illustrated reported. Idaho coach Robb Akey said Toomer met with Cincinnati, Miami, Tampa Bay, Seattle and a New York team.
In 2011/12 Toomer played 12 games for Idaho. He had 37 solo tackles, 4 sacks, 10.5 tackles for loss.
Korey Toomer Video (Scoring 2 pt CONVERSION v San Jose st)
2011 ALL-WAC SECOND TEAM (COACHES): LB-Korey Toomer, Sr., Idaho, has been selected All-WAC Conference Second Team for the 2011 college football season as voted upon by the WAC's eight head coaches. Toomer, a linebacker from Las Vegas, Nev., spent two seasons at Arizona Western before joining the Vandals in time for their 2009 Humanitarian Bowl run. After playing in a backup role in 2009, he redshirted with an injury in 2010 before returning to the field in 2011 and having what may be one of the most versatile seasons ever for an Idaho player. He played two linebacker positions, defensive end, and in the Vandals' nickel package
The Seattle Seahawks still have 4 picks over the course of of the day.
Sixth: 2nd, 172nd
Sixth: 12th, No 181st
Seventh: 18th, 225th
Seventh: 25th, 232nd