NFL Draft 2013: David Amerson Selected by Washington Redskins

Sept 22, 2012; Raleigh, NC, USA; North Carolina State Wolfpack cornerback David Amerson (1) during the game against the Citadel Bulldogs at Carter Finley Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Rob Kinnan-USA TODAY Sports

While the Dallas Cowboys added match up nightmare Gavin Escobar to their arsenal, the division rival Washington Redskins countered with the selection of North Carolina State defensive back David Amerson. Heading in to the season, Amerson was considered a top ten talent.

After a few struggles early in the season, Amerson plummeted down draft boards.

His draft stock quickly jumped back up after an incredible performance at the 2013 NFL Scouting Combine and the Redskins were comfortable making him their pick. If Amerson can return to his 2011 form, this is a steal for Washington. He has the size and skill set to develop in to a starting corner.

Here is how the second-round of the 2013 NFL Draft has played out:

1 (33) Jacksonville Jaguars — Jonathan Cyprien, safety, Florida International
2 (34) San Francisco 49ers (from Chiefs) – Justin Hunter, wide receiver, Tennessee
3 (35) Philadelphia Eagles — Zach Ertz, tight end, Stanford
4 (36) Detroit Lions — Darius Slay, cornerback, Mississippi State
5 (37) Cincinnati Bengals (from Raiders) —  Giovanni Bernard, running back, North Carolina
6 (38) San Diego Chargers (from Cardinals) — Manti Te’o, linebacker, Notre Dame
7 (39) New York Jets — Geno Smith, quarterback, West Virginia
8 (40) San Francisco 49ers (from Titans) — Tank Carradine, defensive end, Florida State
9 (41) Buffalo Bills — Robert Woods, wide receiver, USC
10 (42) Oakland Raiders (from Dolphins) — Menelik Watson, offensive tackle, Florida State
11 (43) Tampa Bay Buccaneers — Johnthan Banks, cornerback, Mississippi State
12 (44) Carolina Panthers — Kawann Short, defensive tackle, Purdue
13 (45) Arizona Cardinals (from San Diego Chargers) — Kevin Minter, linebacker, LSU
14 (46) Buffalo Bills (from St. Louis Rams) — Kiko Alonso, linebacker, Oregon
15 (47) Dallas Cowboys —  Gavin Escobar, tight end, San Diego State
16 (48)  Pittsburgh Steelers — Le’Veon Bell, running back, Michigan State
17 (49) New York Giants — Johnathan Hankins, defensive tackle, Ohio State
18 (50) Chicago Bears — Jonathan Bostic, linebacker, Florida
19 (51) Washington Redskins — David Amerson, cornerback, North Carolina State

Topics: 2013 NFL Draft, David Amerson, Washington Redskins

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