A look at the Browns' picks in the 2009 NFL Draft.
Selection: Round 1, pick 21
Measurements: 6-foot-4 1/8, 312 pounds
Noteworthy: An older rookie, set to turn 24 during the 2009 season. ... Highly intelligent player who earned a degree in legal studies 11 months ago. .... Redshirted as a Cal freshman in 2004, played as a backup in 2005, then made first-team, All-Pac 10 in 2006. ... Third-team Associated Press All-America as a fifth-year senior in 2008, first-team on other lists. ... Started 39 straight games at center. ... Credited him with 256 “key blocks/knockdowns.” ... High school wrestler, posting a 26-1 record as a senior.
Selection: Round 2, pick 36
Position: Wide receiver
College: Ohio State
Measurements: 6-foot-2 7/8, 207 pounds
Noteworthy: Received one of the last Ohio State scholarship offers in 2005. ... Not a speedy receiver but reliable second or third option. ... Dependable pass catcher for the Buckeyes, regular contributor for three seasons and played as a true freshman. ... Had his best game of the season in the Fiesta Bowl loss to Texas. Caught five passes for 116 yards. ... Production slipped in 2008. ... Nominated for the Draddy Award, won by now-teammate Alex Mack.
Selection: Round 2, pick 50
Position: Wide receiver
Measurements: 6-foot-1 3/8, 210 pounds
Noteworthy: Played in 51 games at Georgia, with 36 starts. ... Amassed 2,282 career receiving yards. Only Terence Edwards, Fred Gibson and Brice Hunter had more at Georgia. ... Key target of No. 1 overall draft pick Matthew Stafford. ... Viewed as a smart, high-character player. ... Made 58 catches for 920 yards and eight TDs as a senior captain, 32 catches for 491 yards as a junior. ... Set a North Carolina high school record with 4,851 career receiving yards. ... Had an 11-catch, 180-yard day in the regular-season finale against Georgia Tech. ... Made just one catch in bowl game vs. Michigan State.
Selection: Round 2, pick 52
Position: Outside linebacker
Measurements: 6-foot-2 3/8, 257 pounds
Noteworthy: Took an interesting journey to University of Hawaii. Born in Alaska, spent four years in New Mexico and opted on the Rainbow Warriors, where he transferred after first signing with Colorado. ... Very strong and one of Hawaii’s best players in the weight room. Benched pressed 225 pounds 35 times at Combine. Top bench press is 455 and squats 500 pounds. ... Played defensive end at Hawaii but projects at an outside linebacker in Cleveland’s 3-4. ... Only started one year at Hawaii. ... Was a projected second-day pick and seemed genuinely surprised the Browns drafted him in the second round.
Round: 4, pick 104
Measurements: 5-11 5/8, 235
Noteworthy: Undersized, but strong and fast. ... Named player of the game in 2008 regular-season finale vs. Notre Dame; picked off Jimmy Clausen to set up a TD. ... Defensive MVP of this year’s Rose Bowl vs. Penn State. ... In Game 2 in 2008, dropped Ohio State’s Terrelle Pryor for a 5-yard loss on a first-and-goal bootleg. ... Backed up Keith Rivers and starred on special teams in 2007. ... Got an ‘07 start vs. Arizona State and made 10 tackles. ... Made 77 tackles behind the line of scrimmage as a high school player in Hawaii. ... Became a special teams dynamo at USC in 2006 but didn’t start at LB until 2008. ... Related to wrestler/actor Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson and is the grandson of a pro wrestler. ... Turned 22 last month.
Round: 6, Pick 177
College: Norfolk State
Measurements: 5-foot-11, 194
Noteworthy: Hails from same college alma mater as former Browns corner Ron Bolton. ... Bolton coached Carey in high school. ... Played against the likes of William & Mary and Morgan State in college. ... Opened some eyes against major-college athletes at the East-West Shrine Game. ... Grew up in Norfolk, Va. ... Ranked second on his high school team in grade-point average. ... Four-year starter at Norfolk State. ... Pro Football Weekly: “Has raw ability and ball skills that warrant developing.” ... Can play cornerback or safety. ... Full name is Don Juan Carey III.
Round: 6, Pick 191
College: San Jose State
Measurements: 6-foot-0 3/8, 185
Noteworthy: Rated as a second- to third-round talent by Pro Football Weekly.. ... PFW calls him a “long-armed, field-fast, press corner who plays with vigor.” ... Ran slow pre-draft 40 times. ... Kicked out of Oregon State following a gun-related incident and played just one season at San Jose State. ... It was his third college football team. ... Started four games at Oregon State in 2006 and was slated to start in ‘07. .... An Eric Mangini team has drafted a San Jose State corner two straight years. Mangini’s 2007 Jets drafted Dwight Lowery in Round 4.
Round: 6, Pick 194
Position: Running back
Measurements: 5-foot-11, 218
Noteworthy: Clemson’s all-time leader with 47 rushing TDs. ... Also was prolific as an Atlanta high school star, rushing for 7,339 yards and 80 TDs. ... Came out of the gate with a 1,031-yard freshman year for Clemson in 2005. ... Rushed for 1,187 yards in ‘06 and 1,064 yards in ‘07 before slipping to 751 yards in 2008. ... Pro Football Weekly scouting report: “Lacks the toughness and vision to be a desired NFL starter, but has enough hip strength and size for a team to get by with. Has always split time in college and could compete for a job as a complementary back.”