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2019 NFL Draft: Detroit Lions select CB Amani Oruwariye in the fifth round

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The fall has stopped.

Appalachian State v Penn State Photo by Justin K. Aller/Getty Images

With the eighth pick in the fifth round of the 2019 NFL Draft, the Detroit Lions have selected Penn State Amani Oruwariye.

It was shocking to see Oruwariye that deep in the draft, but the Lions finally snagged him up and he could potentially contend for a starting outside corner job immediately.


Lions remaining picks

  • Round 6, Pick 11 (184 overall)
  • Round 6, Pick 13 (186 overall)
  • Round 7, Pick 10 (224 overall)
  • Round 7, Pick 15 (229 overall)

Top remaining needs for Lions:

  • Guard
  • Cornerback
  • Tight end
  • Wide receiver
  • EDGE
  • Linebacker
  • Safety
  • Backup QB

NFL Draft schedule

Saturday

What: Rounds 4-7 of the NFL Draft
When: Saturday, April 27, Noon ET
Where: Nashville, TN
TV: NFL Network, ESPN, ABC
Time per pick: Rounds 4-6: 5 minutes; Round 7: 4 minutes

Estimated time of Lions picks:

  • Pick 184 overall: ~3:55 p.m. ET
  • Pick 186 overall: ~4:00 p.m. ET
  • Pick 224 overall: ~5:38 p.m. ET
  • Pick 229 overall: ~5:49 p.m. ET