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‘Hang Out’ With 2nd Round Pick Amerson

Posted by Chris Herting on May 24, 2013 – 5:21 pm


The Redskins selected cornerback David Amerson (N.C. State) in the second round (51st overall) of this year’s draft and here’s your chance to ask him your burning questions, or simply just ‘hang out’ with the rookie.

The selection marks the earliest the Redskins have taken a defensive back since selecting safety LaRon Landry out of LSU with the sixth overall pick in the 2006 NFL Draft.

Furthermore, Amerson is the sixth defensive back selected by a Shanahan-coached team in the first 51 picks of a draft, joining Middlebrooks, Kenoy Kennedy (No. 45, DEN 2000), Deltha O’Neal (No. 15, DEN 2000), Tory James (No. 44, DEN 1996) and Terry McDaniel (No. 9, LA Raiders 1988).

And did you know that Amerson shares something in common with Redskins Defensive Coordinator Jim Haslett? Haslett was also selected with the No. 51 overall selection back in the 1979 NFL Draft.

Anyway, we have all kind of fun facts and stats for you. Fact of the matter is that you all thought the Redskins needed a cornerback and the team listened, selecting the ball-hawking Amerson, who led the nation in 2011 with 13 interceptions, with their first pick in the 2013 NFL Draft.

And we’re bringing him to YOU, the fans. Amerson will be the team’s next participant in a Google+ Hangout, next Thursday, May 30th at 1 p.m. Here’s how you can be picked to participate:

  1. Add the Washington Redskins to your Google+ circle.
  2. Tell us why you want to hang out with the rookie second round draft pick!

Yup, that’s all!

If you aren’t picked to participate but still want to watch Friday’s Google+ Hangout LIVE, you can do so by visiting the Washington Redskins’ YouTube Channel at 1 p.m. Thursday.

Amerson is just the most recent in a series of hangouts that Redskins players have participated in this season. If you’re new to the process or haven’t seen the others, check out some of our previous hangouts from this season so you can see how this whole process works:

– Quarterback Robert Griffin III

– Defensive end Jarvis Jenkins

– Running back Alfred Morris

– Defensive lineman Stephen Bowen and nose tackle Barry Cofield

– Fullback Darrel Young

– Linebacker Lorenzo Alexander

– Tight End Logan Paulsen

 Kicker Kai Forbath

So be sure to tell us why you want to participate in a Google+ Hangout live and on air next Thursday at 1 p.m. and stay tuned to see if you’re selected!

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– Twitter – www.twitter.com/redskins

– Google+ – www.google.com/+washingtonredskins

– Foursquare – www.foursquare.com/redskins

– Pinterest – www.pinterest.com/redskinsdotcom

– Instagram – http://instagram.com/redskins

– Redskins YouTube Channel

– Download the Official Redskins Mobile App

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