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2018 NFL Draft: Andrew Brown selected by the Cincinnati Bengals

Brown goes to Cincy with the No. 158 pick overall.

NCAA Football: Virginia at Pittsburgh Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports

Just 11 picks after teammate Micah Kiser was chosen by the Los Angeles Rams, Virginia defensive end Andrew Brown was selected by the Cincinnati Bengals with the 158th pick in the 2018 NFL Draft.

Brown got off to a slow start as a Cavalier under then-coach Mike London as he struggled with injuries, but flourished under Bronco Mendenhall. He’s 6-3 and just shy of 300 pounds, using his strength to claw through opposing lines. Brown impressed at the Reese’s Senior Bowl and had an overall solid performance at the NFL Combine with impressive times in the 20-yard shuttle (4.48 seconds) and three-cone drill (7.51 seconds). He also hit 31 reps in the bench press.

With the Bengals, Brown could see some action in their 4-3 defense as a defensive tackle. His size and ability allows for some position switching, and the Bengals needed depth in the defense.

Congratulations, Andrew! Kick ass in Cincy!