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April 27, 2013
Roundup of Raiders on Day 3 of the draft

Here's a summary of today's picks by the Raiders:

Tyler Wilson
* Selected: 112th (fourth round)
* College: Arkansas
* Position: Quarterback
* Height, weight: 6-2, 218

Nick Kasa
* Selected: 172nd (sixth round)
* College: Colorado
* Position: Tight end
* Height, weight: 6-6, 269

Latavius Murray
* Selected: 181st (sixth round)
* College: Central Florida
* Position: Running back
* Height, weight: 6-2, 223

Mychal Rivera
* Selected: 184th (sixth round)
* College: Tennessee
* Position: Tight end

Stacy McGee
* Selected: 205th (sixth round)
* College: Oklahoma
* Position: Defensive tackle
* Height, weight: 6-3, 308

Brice Butler
* Selected: 209th (seventh round)
* College: San Diego State
* Position: Wide receiver
* Height, weight: 6-3, 205

David Bass
* Selected: 233rd (seventh round)
* College: Missouri Western
* Position: Defensive end
* Height, weight: 6-4, 262

Raiders general manager Reggie McKenzie summed up the day like this:

"Well, we're excited that we added 10 new players. We feel like we got 10 young guys that will help this ballclub and I want to congratulate and say thanks to all the personnel staff and the coaching staff and everyone involved in this whole process. It was a, ended up being a good day. Ended up well, and we're excited for the future of the Raiders."

McKenzie on ending up with 10 picks after starting the draft with seven and if that was the plan:

"No, it developed that way. I mean, going into this today and the whole draft week I wanted to make sure we added seven good players. If we it happened to turn into five or 12, there was no way to determine that, especially going in to it. I didn't want to go into it making trades, but I did want to stay true to the board and if it tells me, hey, you should move down because of the value of it, then I'm going to look into it, I'll take the calls."

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About Raiders Blog and Q&A

Matt Kawahara was born in Sacramento and attended McClatchy High School and UC Berkeley, where he wrote for the independent student paper The Daily Californian. He graduated from Cal in 2010 and started at The Sacramento Bee as a summer intern. He joined The Bee's sports staff in fall 2011.

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