NFL Draft 2019: Cleveland Browns join the party on Friday night

Published: Friday, April 26, 2019 @ 8:16 PM
Updated: Friday, April 26, 2019 @ 10:27 PM

NASHVILLE, TENNESSEE - APRIL 25: Fans attend Day 1 of the 2019 NFL Draft on April 25, 2019 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Frederick Breedon/Getty Images)
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NASHVILLE, TENNESSEE - APRIL 25: Fans attend Day 1 of the 2019 NFL Draft on April 25, 2019 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Frederick Breedon/Getty Images)(Frederick Breedon/Getty Images)

Sione Takitaki is the second player drafted by the Browns in 2019. 

A senior linebacker from BYU, Takitaki was 31st in the nation last season with 118 tackles. 

Cleveland used the 80th overall pick (17th in the third round) to add the Cougars captain who played inside and outside for BYU.

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He had nine tackles for loss and three sacks last season. 

**EARLIER***

They had to wait a night and more than an hour, but the Cleveland Browns are finally on the board in the 2019 NFL Draft. 

With the 46th overall pick, the Browns chose LSU cornerback Greedy Williams. 

Cleveland acquired the pick in a trade with the Indianapolis Colts. 

The Browns did not have a first rounder following a March trade that brought them celebrated receiver Odell Beckham Jr. in exchange for Cleveland’s first-round pick, a third rounder and safety Jabrill Peppers.