UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa.; April 23, 2010 – The Dallas Cowboys selected Penn State linebacker Sean Lee (Pittsburgh) Friday night in the second round of the National Football League Draft. Nittany Lion linebacker Navorro Bowman (District Heights, Md.) was chosen by the San Francisco 49ers in the third round.
Lee was the No. 55 overall selection in the draft, as Dallas traded its second and fourth round picks to Philadelphia in order to select him.
Lee and Bowman join defensive tackle Jared Odrick as Nittany Lions selected in the 2010 NFL Draft. Odrick was a first round selection by the Miami Dolphins. “Linebacker U.” was the first Big Ten team with multiple choices in this year’s draft.
Lee and Bowman become the third and fourth Penn State linebackers selected in the first three rounds of the NFL Draft since 2007.
With their selections, 242 Nittany