Trade Details For Saints’ Move To Select Tennessee RB Alvin Kamara

The New Orleans Saints traded up with the 49ers in round three of the draft to select RB Alvin Kamara with the No. 67 overall pick.

Saints receive:

  • 2017 third-round pick (No. 67): RB Alvin Kamara

49ers receive:

  • 2017 seventh-round pick
  • 2018 2nd-round pick

Kamara, 21, began his college career at Alabama but spent just one year there before transferring to Hutchinson Community College for the 2014 season. Kamara transferred to Tennessee a year later and spent his final two years of eligibility there.

During his two years at Tennessee, Karam rushed for 1,294 yards on 210 carries (6.2 YPC) to go along with 74 receptions for 683 yards receiving and 23 total touchdowns over the course of 24 games. Pro Football Focus has him rated as the No. 4 running back prospect in this year’s draft class and the No. 45 player overall.

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