NFL drafts first Estonian ever

  • 2005-05-04
  • By TBT staff
TALLINN - He was granted All-American honors from the American Football Coaches Association, but Michael Roos, 22, is an Estonian at heart. More than a decade after moving to the United States with his family, Roos became the first ever Estonian to be drafted by the National Football League on April 23. The Eastern Washington offensive tackle was picked 41st, in the second round of the NFL draft, by the Tennessee Titans. Most of the draft experts had Roos ranked from 10th to 15th of all the offensive linemen available, while many predicted him to be middle to late third round pick.Yet, as i...
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