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Texas A&M OL Germain Ifedi drafted in first round by Seattle, proves skeptics wrong

For four years in a row, a Texas A&M has an offensive lineman go in the first round.

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It was close, but there was another Aggie drafted in the first round last night. Germain Ifedi is heading to Seattle. Ifedi declared early and was a redshirt junior who started for three seasons for the Aggies and was second-team All-SEC in 2015. He is a versatile athlete and can play both guard and tackle. Ifedi joins Luke Joeckel, Jake Matthews, and Cedric Ogbuehi to keep the offensive line first-rounder streak alive. Watch him get the call from Pete Carroll here.

There was some skepticism about his decision to declare early, but it looks as if at least one NFL Draft writer is ready to own up to his predictions: