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Draft takes 5 Arizona players

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Posted: Sunday, April 27, 2008 2:44 pm | Updated: 10:05 pm, Fri Oct 7, 2011.

Four Arizona State football players were taken Sunday in Rounds 3 through 6, bringing the total of Sun Devils drafted to five.

Cornerback Justin Tryon went in Round 4 (No. 124 overall) to Washington.

Robert James, who wasn’t widely mentioned by some draft analysts, went in Round 5 (No. 138 overall) to Atlanta.

With the very next pick, Denver picked running back Ryan Torain.

The Broncos also drafted Sun Devil safety Josh Barrett, taking him in Round 7 (No. 220 overall).

On Saturday, ASU center Mike Pollak went in Round 2 (No. 59 overall) to Indianapolis

Three Arizona players were drafted: cornerback Antoine Cason, who went to San Diego in Round 1 (No. 27 overall); linebacker Spencer Larsen, who went in Round 6 (No. 183 overall); and cornerback Wiley Fontenot in Round 7 (No. 212 overall) to Atlanta; and defensive tackle Lionel Dotson in Round 7(No. 245 overall) to Miami.

Larsen played at Gilbert Highland High School.

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