SAN ANTONIO – Reagan Rattler Ty Summers is headed to the NFL.
The Green Bay Packers used their eigth and final pick to select the former TCU linebacker in the seventh round, 226th overall.
Making it to the NFL is the realization of a lifelong dream for Summers, who overcame two labrum injuries during his time at TCU. Summers was a three time All-Big 12 selection and logged 10.5 career sacks.
Seven other San Antonio-area athletes that didn't hear their named called during the draft will still get an opportunity to showcase their abilities at the next level.
UTSA linebacker Josiah Tauaefa was quickly picked up by the New York Giants on Saturday as an undrafted free agent.
Three Incarnate Word Cardinals have also signed free agent contracts. Linebacker Silas Stewart is headed to the Baltimore Ravens, defensive lineman Justin Alexandre has signed with the New York Jets and Jamarkese Williams has received an invitation to try out with the Minnesota Vikings.
Elsewhere, Brennan's Derick Roberson, who played defensive end at Sam Houston State, was picked up by the Tennessee Titans.
Judson's Andre Wilson, who played wide receiver at UAB, and UTSA's Kevin Strong are headed to the Motor City with the Detroit Lions.
A second Judson Rocket, Abdul Beecham, who played collegiately at Blinn Junior Collage and Kansas State, has signed with the Buffalo Bills. Wide receiver Antione Wesley, who played at Texas Tech, is headed to the Ravens as a priority free agent.
Kansas State OL Abdul Beecham is headed to The Bills!!— NFL Draft Diamonds (@DraftDiamonds) April 28, 2019