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Saints wrap up draft with RB in the 7th round

Daniel Lasco, RB, was the Saints final pick in the 2016 NFL Draft. (source: NFL.com) Daniel Lasco, RB, was the Saints final pick in the 2016 NFL Draft. (source: NFL.com)
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With their fifth and final pick in the 2016 NFL Draft, the Saints selected a running back with big potential.

The Saints took Daniel Lasco with the 237th overall pick in the 2016 NFL Draft. Lasco, a running back out of California, measures in at 6'1" tall and 209 lbs.

In 2014, Lasco rushes for 1,115 yards and 12 touchdowns, earning him team MVP and an All-Pac-12 honorable mention. Unfortunately, Lasco injured his hip and ankle his senior year.

Lasco also has a reputation on special teams. During his freshman year, he led his team with 12 special teams tackles.

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