Sheppard, Ridley, Nevis, Barksdale drafted on Friday
Four former LSU Tigers were selected in the third round of the NFL Draft Friday. Linebacker Kelvin Sheppard went to the Buffalo Bills with the 68th overall pick. Just five picks later running back Steven Ridley was selected by the New England Patriots. Then, defensive lineman Drake Nevis was drafted by the Indianapolis Colts at the number 87th overall selection. Finally, offensive tackle Joseph Barksdale went to the Oakland Raiders at the 92nd overall slot.