Tennessee Makes Sankey First Running Back Taken in Draft
Former Washington Husky running back Bishop Sankey joins his old Husky teammate Jake Locker in Tennessee after the Titans selected him with the No. 54 overall pick.
Sankey becomes the first running back picked in this year's draft at No. 54, the latest the first running back has ever been picked in the NFL Draft.
Sankey joins the Titans after former running back Chris Johnson was released by the team in April. Sankey rushed for a school-record 1,873 yards along with 20 touchdowns in 2013. Sankey also holds the UW school-record with 37 career rushing touchdowns.
Sankey joins backs Shonn Green, Dexter McClusterand former Seahawk Leon Washington in the Tennessee backfield.