Davenport told us he's super excited to get to work in the Big Easy - and told us the one QB he's most excited about taking down!
The Saints traded up from the 27th pick, exchanging their first-round pick and giving the Packers their first-round pick next year, in addition to a pick in the fifth round this year.
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Texas-San Antonio defensive end Marcus Davenport arrives on the red carpet before the 2018 NFL Draft at AT&T Stadium.
He smiled and said, "Actually, my dad and I, we have custom jerseys".
"I just had to stop and say thank you (to him)". His college coach, Frank Wilson, also hails from New Orleans.
He wasn't even sure he wanted to go to UTSA at first, either, but an official visit changed his mind.
He said his father shouted and began to cry when New Orleans called his name. It just means a lot. Their offense, by contrast, ranked second in the NFL.
Smith (6'2/203) turned pro as a redshirt junior after starting all three years for the Golden Knights, logging a career 163/2,659/22 receiving line with 16.3 yards per catch. In seven seasons, it boasts a 38-44 record, a solitary bowl trip in 2016 and a single National Football League draft selection, tight end David Morgan in the sixth round in 2016 to Minnesota. And with he and Tom Brady excelling this late in their careers and increasing rule changes that have protected quarterbacks more than ever before, there should be no reason why Brees shouldn't be able to continue to play at a high level.