NFL Draft 2013: St. Louis Rams Select Alec Ogletree With No. 30 Pick

Dec 1, 2012; Atlanta, GA, USA; Georgia Bulldogs linebacker Alec Ogletree (9) returns a blocked field goal 50 yards for a touchdown during the third quarter in the 2012 SEC Championship game at the Georgia Dome. Mandatory Credit: Dale Zanine-USA TODAY Sports

After trading down twice in the first round to stockpile picks, the St. Louis Rams finally made a selection. St. Louis was on the clock with the No. 16 pick before trading with Buffalo and again at No. 22 when the Falcons jumped up for Desmond Trufant, but with the No. 30 overall pick in their pocket, St. Louis buckled down and selected Georgia linebacker Alec Ogletree.

Ogletree was one of the top inside linebackers left on the board and he certainly fills a hole in the center of their defense.

The former Georgia Bulldog will be an impact player who can step in and contribute from day one. If it were not for some character issues, Ogletree very well could have been a top fifteen selection. With the No. 30 overall pick, he is incredible value.

Here are the current draft results:

1. Kansas City Chiefs — Eric Fisher, offensive tackle, Central Michigan
2.  Jacksonville Jaguars — Luke Joeckel, offensive tackle, Texas A&M
3. Miami Dolphins (via Oakland Raiders) — Dion Jordan, Outside Linebacker, Oregon
4. Philadelphia Eagles —  Lane Johnson, offensive tackle, Oklahoma
5. Detroit Lions — Ezekiel Ansah, defensive end, BYU
6.  Cleveland Browns — Barkevious Mingo, outside linebacker, LSU
7. Arizona Cardinals — Jonathan Cooper, guard, North Carolina
8. St. Louis Rams (from Buffalo Bills) —  Tavon Austin, wide receiver, West Virginia
9. New York Jets —  Dee Milliner, cornerback, Alabama
10. Tennessee Titans —  Chance Warmack, guard, Alabama
11. San Diego Chargers — DJ Fluker, offensive tackle, Alabama
12. Oakland Raiders (from Miami Dolphins) — DJ Hayden, cornerback, Houston
13. New York Jets (from Tampa Bay Buccaneers) — Sheldon Richardson, defensive tackle, Missouri
14. Carolina Panthers —  Star Lotulelei, defensive tackle, Utah
15. New Orleans Saints — Kenny Vaccaro, safety, Texas
16. Buffalo Bills (from St. Louis Rams) —  EJ Manuel, quarterback, Florida State
17. Pittsburgh Steelers — Jarvis Jones, linebacker, Georgia
18. San Francisco 49ers (from Dallas Cowboys) — Eric Reid, safety, LSU
19. New York Giants — Justin Pugh, offensive tackle, Syracuse
20. Chicago Bears —  Kyle Long, guard, Oregon
21. Cincinnati Bengals — Tyler Eifert, tight end, Notre Dame
22. Atlanta Falcons (from St. Louis Rams) — Desmond Trufant, cornerback, Washington
23. Minnesota Vikings — Sharrif Floyd, defensive tackle, Florida
24. Indianapolis Colts —  Bjoern Werner, defensive end, Florida State
25. Minnesota Vikings (from Seattle Seahawks) — Xavier Rhodes, cornerback, Florida State
26. Green Bay Packers — Datone Jones, defensive end, UCLA
27. Houston Texans — DeAndre Hopkins, wide receiver, Clemson
28. Denver Broncos —  Sylvester Williams, defensive tackle, North Carolina
29. Minnesota Vikings (from New England Patriots) — Cordarrelle Patterson, wide receiver, Tennessee
30. St. Louis Rams (from Atlanta Falcons) —  Alec Ogletree, linebacker, Georgia

The draft is always a treat for NFL fans, so be sure that you tune in and see who the newest players to rock your favorite teams uniforms will be, and stay tuned to FanSided.com throughout the draft for the latest news, rumors and analysis of every pick.

Topics: 2013 NFL Draft, St. Louis Rams

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