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Brian Orakpo in Brief

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Sunday, April 26, 2009

Pick: 13th overall

Position: Defensive end

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Born: July 31, 1986

School: Texas

Tale of the Tape: 6-4, 260

Data: After finishing tied for 28th in the NFL with 24 sacks last season, the Redskins opted to use their No. 13 pick on a pass rusher. Orakpo played in 47 games, starting 21, and had 132 tackles and 22 sacks. Last Texas player taken by the Redskins in the draft? Guard Derrick Dockery, in the third round in 2003. Orakpo is the 14th Longhorn drafted by the Redskins and figures to line up opposite DE Andre Carter to fill the slot vacated by Jason Taylor.


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