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WMU's Eskridge Taken by Seahawks in Second Round

KALAMAZOO, Mich. -- D'Wayne Eskridge will move from Western to the Pacific Northwest to continue his football career.

The Western Michigan football product was a second-round pick (56th overall) of the Seattle Seahawks in the NFL Draft on Friday, April 30. He was Seattle's first pick of this year's draft.

Eskridge becomes the 52nd Western Michigan player taken in the NFL and AFL drafts, as well as the ninth Bronco selected since 2016 (including one supplemental pick). WMU has now produced seven picks in the first two rounds of the NFL Draft since the year 2000, most in the Mid-American Conference (the rest of the league combined has 12 and no other school has more than four).