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Meet the 2017 Bengals draft class

Oklahoma running back Joe Mixon (25) tries to get around Auburn defensive lineman Carl Lawson (55) as he carries the ball during the second half of the Sugar Bowl NCAA college football game, Monday, Jan. 2, in New Orleans. (AP Photo/Butch Dill) Oklahoma running back Joe Mixon (25) tries to get around Auburn defensive lineman Carl Lawson (55) as he carries the ball during the second half of the Sugar Bowl NCAA college football game, Monday, Jan. 2, in New Orleans. (AP Photo/Butch Dill)
Tennessee wide receiver Josh Malone (3) catches a pass for a touchdown as he's defended by Ohio cornerback Randy Stites (10) and Winton Poling (32). (AP Photo/Wade Payne) Tennessee wide receiver Josh Malone (3) catches a pass for a touchdown as he's defended by Ohio cornerback Randy Stites (10) and Winton Poling (32). (AP Photo/Wade Payne)
Memphis' Jake Elliott (46) kicks an extra point from the hold of Evan Michael (35) during the first half of an NCAA college football game against Cincinnati, Friday, Nov. 18, 2016, in Cincinnati. (AP Photo/John Minchillo) Memphis' Jake Elliott (46) kicks an extra point from the hold of Evan Michael (35) during the first half of an NCAA college football game against Cincinnati, Friday, Nov. 18, 2016, in Cincinnati. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
Washington's John Ross, left, poses with NFL commissioner Roger Goodell after being selected by the Cincinnati Bengals during the first round of the 2017 NFL football draft, Thursday, April 27, 2017, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke) Washington's John Ross, left, poses with NFL commissioner Roger Goodell after being selected by the Cincinnati Bengals during the first round of the 2017 NFL football draft, Thursday, April 27, 2017, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
CINCINNATI (FOX19) -

The 2017 NFL Draft will conclude Saturday with rounds four through seven.

Here's a recap of who the Bengals have selected so far: 

  • First round (9): WR John Ross, University of Washington - Ross finished his collegiate career with 1,729 years and 22 touchdowns.  He ran a 4.22 40-yard dash, which was the fastest in modern combine history."It's impossible not to talk about his speed, but he can stop. That's what's most important. That's where he jumps out on film,” Bengals wide receivers coach James Urban said.

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  • Second round (48): RB Joe Mixon, University of Oklahoma - In two years as a Sooner, Mixon rushed for 2,027 yards with 17 touchdowns.  He also had 894 receiving yards and nine touchdowns.  The 5-foot-10 running back was one of the top players available at his position, but teams were wary because of his history. A controversial video in 2014 of Mixon punching a woman in the face in a restaurant, which ultimately led him to be suspended for his freshmen year.The Bengals said they met with Mixon and three years later they have a plan in place for him to move forward. 
  • Third round (73):  OLB Jordan Willis, Kansas State University - In 2016, Willis racked up 52 tackles, 17.5 tackles for loss and 11.5 sacks in 13 games. He was the 2016 Big 12 Defensive Player of the Year. The Bengals said they felt fortunate to get Willis.
  • Fourth round (116): DE Carl Lawson, Auburn - The redshirt junior was All-SEC with 13.5 tackles for loss. He finished his collegiate career with 67 total tackles. 
  • Fourth round (128): WR Josh Malone, University of Tennessee - The Volunteers' top receiver caught 50 passes for 972 yards and 11 touchdowns in his final year.
  • Fourth round (138): DT Ryan Glasgow, University of Michigan - Glasgow was 2nd-team All-Big Ten in 2016 with 39 tackles, 9.5 for loss and four sacks
  • Fifth round (153): Kicker Jake Elliott, University of Memphis - Elliott was a four-time 1st-team All-AAC.  He made 10 field goals from 50 yards (or longer) for the Tigers. Career long was 56 yards. Never missed an extra point.

  • Fifth round (176): J.J. Dielman, Three-year starter on Utah's offensive line, starting in 31 of 32 career games.
  • Sixth round (193): Jordan Evans, Linebacker from Oklahoma 
  • Sixth round (207): Brandon Wilson, Running back from Houston 
  • Seventh round (251): Mason Schrek, Tight end from Buffalo

FOX19 NOW will continue updating this story with the latest Bengals draft picks Saturday. 

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