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More local football stars drafted by NFL teams

DETROIT (WJW) — NE Ohio is well represented in the NFL Draft Saturday with two more local athletes getting the call from NFL teams.

Aurora High School alum AJ Barner has been drafted by the Seattle Seahawks.

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Aurora HS shared the good news on its social media page with a photo of Barner getting the big call!

St. Ignatius HS & Ohio State alum Tommy Eichenberg has been drafted by the Las Vegas Raiders.

The Ohio State Buckeyes congratulated Eichenberg in a social media post Saturday afternoon.

Browns pick Streetsboro native, OSU defensive tackle in NFL Draft

Tommy’s brother Liam plays for the Miami Dolphins.

After sitting around on Day One, the Cleveland Browns finally made picks in Rounds 2 and 3 of the NFL Draft Friday night.

Defensive Tackle Michael Hall Jr., who played for Ohio State University, will be joining the Browns. He also played high school football in Streetsboro.

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