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Chattanooga LB Davis Tull Selected 148th by New Orleans Saints

An FCS legend is off the board.

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">With the 148th pick in the NFL Draft the <a href="">#Saints</a> select LB Davis Tull from University of Tennessee at Chattanooga! <a href="">#SaintsDraft</a></p>&mdash; New Orleans Saints (@Saints) <a href="">May 2, 2015</a></blockquote>

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UT-Chattanooga linebacker Davis Tull was selected by the Saints with the 12th pick in the fifth round. It's tough to have a more productive collegiate career than Tull-- he was a four-time All-American at Chattanooga and a three-time Southern Conference Player of the Year.

Tull excels at pass rushing, with 10.5 sacks and 18 tackles for loss in his senior campaign. Analysts are a bit worried about how his skills will translate to the NFL after playing at the FCS level for four seasons, but Tull's got the physical tools to make the leap: he ran a 4.57 40 at his Pro Day, and tallied a sack and two tackles for a loss against Tennessee last season.