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Mountaineer Sunday Roundup: NFL Draft & WVU Baseball Edition

More on the selections of the four Mountaineers drafted plus recaps and analysis of yesterday's baseball loss to TCU.

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NFL Draft

NFL Draft ends with 4 from WVU chosen - Exponent Telegram
Even though West Virginia had solid representation in the NFL Draft, which concluded late Saturday afternoon, it proved to be a serious down year for the Big 12 Conference.

Bears GM Ryan Pace on Kevin White: 'Big-play weapon for us' - Chicago Tribune
The Chicago Bears ended months of suspense Thursday night, finally able to make the No. 7 pick in this year’s NFL draft , a selection first-year general manager Ryan Pace used on West Virginia wide receiver Kevin White.

Draftee Kevin White: Bears were meant to be - Chicago Sun Times
Bears draftee Kevin White saw the signs last week when he visited Halas Hall. Cosmically, the connection started last fall.

2015 NFL draft: Bears pick Kevin White - Chicago Bears Blog - ESPN
A few quick thoughts on the Chicago Bears' first-round draft pick.

Kevin White Joins WVI After NFL Draft Selection - WVillustrated
The newest Chicago Bears tells us all about the moment when he heard his name called in the first round of the NFL Draft and why it still hasn't sunk in yet.

HERTZEL COLUMN: Dear Chicago: Take care of Kevin White - Times West Virginian
An open letter to the city of Chicago:

White’s path to NFL led by determination - BGN
Chicago Bears wide receiver Kevin White, selected seventh overall in the 2015 NFL Draft, took the road less traveled on his way to being a first-round pick.

Can Kevin White finally give the Mountaineers an NFL star? - Beckley Register-Herald: College Sports
When Anthony Becht heard his name called with the 27th pick of the 2000 NFL Draft, West Virginia fans almost couldn’t believe it. Before the tight end from Drexel Hill, Pa., was selected in the opening round, it had been a full 10 years since such an occurrence, when Renaldo Turnbull was selected No. 14 by the New Orleans Saints in 1990.

Kevin White: "I plan to do big things" - EerSports
When the Chicago Bears took receiver Kevin White with the No. 7 pick in the NFL Draft, they were accomplishing a few different things.

Three More Players Taken in NFL Draft - WVU Athletics
Four players were selected in this year's NFL draft.

Three more WVU players picked in final three rounds - Beckley Register-Herald
The list of former West Virginia football players in the National Football League continued to grow Saturday when three more Mountaineers — offensive lineman Mark Glowinski, defensive lineman Shaquille Riddick and wide receiver Mario Alford — were selected by NFL teams during the final three rounds of the NFL Draft.

Final Day of Draft is Good to WVU -
Earlier this week, wide receiver Kevin White became the third West Virginia player in four years to be selected in the first round of the NFL Draft when the Chicago Bears picked him seventh overall.

4th-rounder Glowinski heads to Seattle pledging to ‘compete my ass off’ - WV MetroNews
The two-year starter at guard for West Virginia goes to the Seahawks at pick No. 134.

Draft Quick Hit: Mark Glowinski - BGN
Mark Glowinski became the second Mountaineer to hear his name called this week when he was drafted No. 134 overall by the Seattle Seahawks in the fourth round of the NFL draft Saturday.

Draft Quick Hit: Shaq Riddick - BGN
Not long after his teammate got his name called, another Mountaineer learned that he would also be heading to the NFC West.

Alford goes to Bengals in final round, becoming 4th Mountaineer drafted - WV MetroNews
Speedy receiver/returner was drafted in seventh round at No. 238 overall.

Draft Quick Hit: Mario Alford - BGN
Mario Alford became the second Mountaineer receiver, and fourth player overall, to be drafted in this year's NFL draft when he was picked by the Cincinnati Bengals in the seventh round.

WVU Baseball

Morrison’s arm, TCU’s big 3rd inning combine to sink Mountaineers 6-2 - WV MetroNews
The Frogs topped West Virginia for the fifth consecutive meeting behind the reigning Big 12 pitcher of the year.

Vance Struggles In WVU Loss - BGN
West Virginia never found a good rhythm in its loss to TCU. The Horned Frogs scored six run in the first three innings from a combination of hit batters and passed balls. By the time Ross Vance and the offense found the same page it was too late.

Mountaineers fall to TCU, 6-2 - Exponent Telegram
The attendance of 2,107 marked the fifth time this season WVU has had 2,000 or more fans at Monongalia County Ballpark.

WATCH: WVU Baseball Drops Series to No. 4 TCU - WVillustrated
The WVU Baseball team dropped its fourth straight game, falling to No 4 TCU 6-2 on Saturday afternoon.