Broncos Select WR Courtland Sutton With 2nd Pick In NFL Draft

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By Michael Spencer

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (CBS4) – With the 40th overall pick in the 2018 NFL Draft the Broncos selected wide receiver Courtland Sutton from SMU.

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Courtland Sutton of the Southern Methodist Mustangs (credit: Michael Hickey/Getty Images)

Sutton had 1,085 yards and 12 touchdowns in 2017 after an impressive 2016 campaign where he recorded 1,246 yards and 10 touchdowns.

“I had no idea that I would be a Bronco,” Sutton said.

“I’m really excited to be a part of this organization and be a part of something that’s greater than myself.”

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SMU wide receiver Courtland Sutton in action during the NFL Combine at Lucas Oil Stadium on March 3, 2018 in Indianapolis. (credit: Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

“I am a guy who is going to come to the field and demand respect wherever I am on the field, whether it is in the slot, whether it is on the outside, on the right or the left. Wherever I am at on the field, if it is a pass play or run play, defenses have to know where I am at because they know that I am going to do my job.”

“To just be able to have this opportunity, I’m blessed,” he said. “I’m very thankful for the Broncos organization giving me this opportunity to come in and prove myself and to help the organization get to where we want to get to.”

The Broncos have no picks remaining in the second round, but two have two picks in Friday’s third round. They’ll selected 71st and 99th overall.

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Their remaining needs include running back and offensive line.

Michael Spencer is a Sports Anchor at CBS4. Read his bio or connect with him on Twitter @MichaelCBS4.

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