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SDSU's Rashaad Penny drafted by Seattle Seahawks

Posted: 8:19 PM, Apr 26, 2018
Updated: 2018-04-27 06:28:42Z

SAN DIEGO (KGTV) -- San Diego State’s Rashaad Penny was selected by the Seattle Seahawks Thursday night.

The running back led the NCAA Division I players with 2,027 rushing yards as a senior in 2017, according to the OC Register .

Penny is considered a patient runner with an ideal build. Penny was also named the All-CIF Southeast Division co-offensive player of the year in 2013.

The Seahawks tweeted out the news just after 8 p.m. Thursday night. Penny was selected 27th overall.