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NFL Draft 2016: Raiders select Vadal Alexander in seventh round

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Mark Konezny-USA TODAY Sports

With their seventh round selection at Pick #234, the Raiders have picked LSU guard Vadal Alexander. The Raiders have two quality starting offensive guards in Kelechi Osemele and Gabe Jackson, but the addition of Alexander gives the Silver and Black more depth on the offensive line.

At 6'5", 326 lbs, Alexander is a huge guard that also has experience playing offensive tackle. He earned First Team All-SEC Honors in 2015 and was projected a third round draft pick by NFL Network. Alexander fell in the draft after running the slowest 40-yard dash (5.62) of any offensive lineman at the NFL Combine. He was the top graded offensive lineman in pass rush drills at the Senior Bowl by Pro Football Focus.

Picks So Far:

Round 1: Karl Joseph, S, West Virginia

Round 2: Jihad Ward, DL, Illinois

Round 3: Shilique Calhoun, DE, Michigan State

Round 4: Connor Cook, QB, Michigan State

Round 5: DeAndre Washington, RB, Texas Tech

Round 6: Cory James, LB, Colorado State

Best Available Players:

Jeremy Cash, 6'2, 210 pounds, S, Duke

Charone Peake, 6'2 3/8, 209 pounds, WR, Clemson

Vadal Alexander, 6'6" 329 pounds, OT/G, LSU

Shawn Oakman, 6'9, 275 pounds, DE, Baylor

Jack Allen, 6'2, 296 pounds, C, Michigan State

Beau Sandland, 6'4 1/2, 253 pounds, TE, Montana State

Tyler Matakevich, 6'1, 235 pounds, MLB, Temple

Darrell Greene, 6'2 3/4, 321 pounds, G, San Diego State

Joe Haeg, 6'6, 293 pounds, OT, North Dakota State

Jay Lee, 6'3, 220 pounds, WR, Baylor

Alex McCalister, 6'6 1/8, 239 pounds, DE, Florida

Keyarris Garrett, 6'4, 221 pounds, WR, Tulsa

Keith Marshall, 5'11, 219 pounds, RB, Georgia