2012 NFL Draft Results, Round 6: Nate Ebner Picked By New England Patriots, No. 197 Overall

With the 27th pick in the sixth round of the 2012 NFL Draft, the New England Patriots have selected defensive back, Nate Ebner, from THE Ohio State.

Ebner is a former rugby players and spent most of his time playing special teams at Ohio State. He joined the program as a walk-on freshman in 2009. He recored 11 tackles and one sack for the Buckeyes in 2012.

He wasn't at the combine, but impressed at Ohio State's pro day with a 4.55 40 yard dash, 39 inch vertical and 4.04 shuttle. He also put up 225 on the bench, 23 times.

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